A computer outage at United Airlines delayed thousands of travelers on Thursday. The two-hour outage held up morning flights from Los Angeles to London. It was United's third major computer mishap this year, Associated Press says . . . .
More than 1.792 million passengers will pass through LAX during the Thanksgiving holiday period, a modest increase of 0.3% over last year. If you need help navigating the busy airport, keep an eye open for red-vested volunteers, who will be there to answer questions . . . . LAX is second to only Chicago’s O’Hare for Thanksgiving traffic, the online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide reports . . . .
L.A. Tourism has become the first U.S. convention and visitors bureau to hit 1 million Facebook fans, according to a commissioned study conducted by Sparkloft Media. The organization’s page, facebook.com/LosAngelesFan, was launched in May 2009 and is a resource on Los Angeles events, attractions and hotels . . . .