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June 5, 1998 | Bloomberg News
SuperShuttle International Inc., which carried more than 7 million passengers to and from airports in its bright blue and yellow vans last year, plans to sell 3.32 million shares in an initial public offering. The Phoenix-based company operates in 15 U.S. cities serving 18 airports, including Los Angeles International. It wants to build a national brand by expanding into new cities and targeting corporate customers, according to its registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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April 23, 1999 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A state regulatory panel Thursday cleared away most hurdles hindering efforts by Los Angeles International Airport to restrict shuttle van operations at the nation's third-busiest airport. The state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to grant authorization allowing Prime Time Shuttle and Xpress Shuttle to be among three full-service passenger van companies allowed to troll the airport for walk-up customers.
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BUSINESS
April 3, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A plan by Los Angeles International Airport officials to award exclusive shuttle contracts to the area's two largest van companies--half the number expected--has mom-and-pop operators vowing to fight to protect their airport turf. An airport staff committee this week revealed that it has selected Phoenix-based SuperShuttle Inc. and Prime Time Shuttle of Sun Valley to become the only non-reservation providers of door-to-door passenger van service at the airport.
BUSINESS
June 5, 1998 | Bloomberg News
SuperShuttle International Inc., which carried more than 7 million passengers to and from airports in its bright blue and yellow vans last year, plans to sell 3.32 million shares in an initial public offering. The Phoenix-based company operates in 15 U.S. cities serving 18 airports, including Los Angeles International. It wants to build a national brand by expanding into new cities and targeting corporate customers, according to its registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
BUSINESS
April 23, 1999 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A state regulatory panel Thursday cleared away most hurdles hindering efforts by Los Angeles International Airport to restrict shuttle van operations at the nation's third-busiest airport. The state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to grant authorization allowing Prime Time Shuttle and Xpress Shuttle to be among three full-service passenger van companies allowed to troll the airport for walk-up customers.
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February 14, 2000
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July 15, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON and STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a sweeping overhaul of passenger van service that critics predict will lead to higher fares for consumers, airport officials voted Tuesday to essentially boot mom-and-pop shuttle operators from the curbs around Los Angeles International Airport as part of a plan to improve ground transportation at the nation's third-busiest airport.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying that questions about the shuttle companies' licensing compliance have been resolved, a Los Angeles Airport Commission panel has recommended that Prime Time Shuttle and two other van operators receive exclusive shuttle concessions at Los Angeles International Airport.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON and STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With a standing-room-only crowd of angry shuttle van operators looking on, the Los Angeles Airport Commission on Tuesday postponed voting on a plan to award exclusive shuttle concessions to LAX's two largest operators amid concerns that one may be operating without proper state licensing. Commission President Daniel Garcia tabled the vote based on an April 2 letter from the California Public Utilities Commission, which regulates all ground transportation at the state's airports.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mom-and-pop van operators are fuming over a proposed overhaul of shuttle service at Los Angeles International Airport that they say will put many of them out of business and lead to higher fares for passengers traveling to and from LAX. The flap centers around an effort to thin the crowd of shared-ride van companies competing at LAX to just four full-service firms. Currently 38 shuttle operators vie for customers at the world's third-busiest airport.
BUSINESS
April 3, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A plan by Los Angeles International Airport officials to award exclusive shuttle contracts to the area's two largest van companies--half the number expected--has mom-and-pop operators vowing to fight to protect their airport turf. An airport staff committee this week revealed that it has selected Phoenix-based SuperShuttle Inc. and Prime Time Shuttle of Sun Valley to become the only non-reservation providers of door-to-door passenger van service at the airport.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1998 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to pick up a financial cushion from Wall Street, van-ride operator SuperShuttle International Inc. plans to go public with a 3-million-share stock offering. Phoenix-based SuperShuttle, whose blue-and-yellow passenger vans are familiar sights on Southland freeways, provides shared rides to and from 18 airports in 15 U.S. cities, including airports in Los Angeles, Burbank, Orange County and Ontario. Nine of the cities are served by company-owned operations, and six are franchises.
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