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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 2008 | Dan Weikel
The city's board of airport commissioners on Monday authorized the sale of $950 million in bonds to help finance Los Angeles International Airport modernization projects, including renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Airport officials say it is the largest bond issue undertaken at LAX. They said the last major bond issue was for $200 million. Even after the bonds are sold, airport officials said LAX would have far less debt than other major airports across the country, including Miami and San Francisco international airports.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 2012 | Dan Weikel
Trying to reverse its low grades from the flying public, Los Angeles International Airport marked a milestone in its modernization program Tuesday by dedicating a $238-million renovation of one of its aging passenger terminals. The remodel of Terminal 6, the new home of Alaska Airlines, includes a variety of improvements to bag check, ticketing, security screening, waiting areas at gates and more. "The whole thing is designed with the customer in mind," said Bill Ayer, Alaska's chief executive, who attended the terminal's grand opening.
NEWS
September 13, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
The new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport is scheduled to open to the public Wednesday. The long-awaited terminal, now tricked out with the latest technology, cost $1.9 billion for 18 new gates, a great hall and more than 60 shops and eateries. But it's not clear that all amenities and new airline lounges at the LAX terminal will open on time, an airport spokeswoman said. Retail manager Westfield on Thursday was still determining which stores and restaurants would be ready.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 8, 1995
Authorities at Los Angeles International Airport believe that the spirits of its global travelers need a lift. The Los Angeles Airport Commission recently approved plans to jazz up the Tom Bradley International Terminal with a thundering waterfall, interactive videos and a gourmet food court. Oh, let's not forget a sweeping grand staircase leading to a street-scene shopping arcade.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 2009 | Dan Weikel
Plans to modernize Los Angeles International Airport advanced Tuesday when airport commissioners approved another $68 million in spending for architectural design and construction-related services. The largest allocation went to Fentress Architects of Denver, which received more than $51 million to design various major projects, including the modernization of the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The award increases the company's current contract to almost $93 million and extends the agreement from three to seven years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 2013 | By Kate Mather
The international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was partially evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a suspicious bag was discovered, authorities said. The ticketing area of Tom Bradley International Terminal was cleared after the luggage was reported to police about 12:45 p.m., Los Angeles Airport police Sgt. Belinda Nettles said. Less than an hour later, a Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad had evaluated the bag and determined only clothes were inside, Nettles said.
OPINION
June 23, 2013
Re "A party despite delay," June 21 There is plenty of jubilation going around about the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, and deservedly so. However, once the terminal opens, arriving and departing passengers will still face the same problems that have built up over the last 60 years. The traffic congestion caused by shuttle vans, cars, taxis and no presence at all of rail transport keeps LAX in the dark ages. It's going to take more than just spiffing up one building to create a world-class airport.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez and Joel Rubin
Detectives late Monday were investigating how four dry ice bombs -- two of which exploded -- were placed in restricted areas at Los Angeles International Airport. A dry ice bomb exploded Monday about 8:30 p.m. in a section accessible only to employees near the gate of the Tom Bradley International Terminal, law enforcement authorities said. Two similar devices were found in the area. All three were bottles with dry ice inside, according to LAX police. The devices appeared to be outside the terminal near planes, according to television news footage.
NEWS
April 9, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Los Angeles International Airport will feature a new lineup of 60 shops and restaurants in selected terminals this year, an upgrade that's part of the airport's LAneXt project, according to a statement released Monday. The accent for the new terminal offerings is on L.A. chefs and businesses. Newcomers to Terminal 5 include the Mattel Experience, a stand-alone store that will feature Barbies, Matchbook and Hot Wheels, and Ford's Filling Station restaurant. Trendy Kitson opened up shop last week in Terminal 7. The shops and restaurants will be phased in by the end of the year, an LAX spokeswoman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein and Robert J. Lopez, This post has been updated. See the note below for details.
Authorities were searching the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday night for someone who hacked into multiple flight status boards to write: "Emergency Leave the Terminal," law enforcement authorities told The Times. [Updated, 2:04 a.m. PDT April 23: LAX officials declared the display of an emergency evacuation message on flight status screens Monday night an accident. An airline contract worker with authorized access to the display system accidentally caused the override of screens that normally display flight statuses, according to LAX spokeswoman Nancy Castles.
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