April 23, 1999 |
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.
February 26, 1999 |
The April 1 launch date for reduced shuttle van operations at Los Angeles International Airport was thrown into question Thursday after a protest by small shuttle van operators delayed licensing of one of the three companies tapped for full-service operations at LAX. A dozen independent shuttle operators lodged a protest against Xpress Management Systems, which operates Xpress Shuttle, at a hearing of the state Public Utilities Commission in downtown Los Angeles.
February 23, 1999 |
Airport commissioners decided Monday to limit the number of full-service shuttle van companies operating at Los Angeles International Airport to three starting April 1. Only one of the three companies approved by airport commissioners to operate the new concession has so far obtained the required state permits. At least one of the others must obtain a license for the plan to move forward, airport officials said Monday.
November 14, 1998 |
The Los Angeles City Council pushed mom-and-pop van shuttle owners closer to the exits of Los Angeles International Airport on Friday by approving a controversial plan to slash from 38 to three the number of full-service firms operating at LAX.
July 15, 1998 |
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.
May 16, 1998 |
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.