Los Angeles, California – 2012-12-28 — / — The November/December issue of LAX Connection E-newsletter is now available online at The newsletter provides information to the public and the travel-tourism industry about Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) passenger services and air service developments.

This issue features news on Los Angeles Airport Police safety programs and equipment; new art exhibitions on display in Terminal 3 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal; Lufthansa offering the first-ever Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental passenger service to Frankfurt; LAN Airlines launching daily Boeing 787 Dreamliner service to Lima, Peru; United Airlines offering Boeing 787 Dreamliner service to Narita, Japan; Virgin America adding new flights to Newark, N.J.; United Airlines beginning daily flights to Wichita, KS; and Hawaiian Airlines expanding flight service to Maui in Summer 2013.

About Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

LAX is the sixth busiest airport in the world and third in the United States, offering more than 600 daily flights to 91 domestic cities and more than 1,000 weekly nonstop flights to 56 cities in 32 countries on nearly 75 air carriers.  It ranks 13th in the world in air cargo tonnage processed.  In 2011, LAX served nearly 62 million passengers, processed over 1.8 million tons of air cargo valued at nearly $80 billion, and handled 603,912 aircraft operations (landings and takeoffs).  LAX is part of a system of three Southern California airports – along with LA/Ontario International and Van Nuys general aviation – that are owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles that receives no funding from the City’s general fund.

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