| Feb 9, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand.
That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Now that the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check program is open for application to any American, its reach is growing quickly: Eight airport enrollment centers have opened nationally since November, and at least 40 more are expected by the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
In the near future, airline passengers may be screened for weapons without having to stop walking or remove their coats and shoes.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is pushing for private contractors to create a screening machine with "screen and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:57 PM
After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans.
The measures include a special team of 300...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The man accused in the deadly shooting rampage last fall at Los Angeles International Airport is likely to be moved soon from a county jail to a federal holding facility, his attorney said in court Monday.
Paul Anthony Ciancia entered a federal...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:54 PM
An in-depth report that critiques the response of public safety agencies and airport officials to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be released to the public Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:21 AM
An apparent false alarm Thursday evening caused panicked travelers and employees to flee at least one terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
The incident occurred three weeks to the day after a gunman sprayed bullets across a crowded Terminal 3,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The man suspected of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a TSA agent, was shot in the leg and head, making it difficult for authorities to gather information, a law enforcement official told The Times.
| Nov 7, 2013
The recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has raised questions about how airport security can be improved, specifically, whether Transportation Security Administration airport screeners should be armed. In part, this reflects the natural...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX.
The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The 23-year-old accused of perpetrating a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport made his first court appearance Wednesday, facing a murder charge in the slaying of a security screener.
Paul Anthony Ciancia appeared before a judge in a...