LAWA Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Transportation Innovation

LAWA Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Transportation Innovation

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is honored to be the recipient of two notable awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Los Angeles community. WTS-LA, the Los Angeles chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar, presented LAWA officials with the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award and the Innovative Transportation Solution Award during its Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner that was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on November 9, 2017. The event was host to more than 400 attendees. Approximately $71,000 in scholarships were also awarded to the upcoming generation of transportation professionals during the exciting event.

LAX Aviation Career Day Helps Students’ Futures Take Flight

LAX Aviation Career Day Helps Students’ Futures Take Flight

On November 8, 2017, approximately 750 California high school students were presented with the opportunity to discover inspiring careers in the aviation industry and the paths that will take them there. The second annual LAX Aviation Career Day, which was held by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Los Angeles Unified School District, was host to more than 30 powerful exhibitors including the Transportation Security Administration, American Airlines, United Airlines, Los Angeles Airport Police, Customs and Border Protection, NASA, a variety of aviation maintenance companies and more. This impressive event was held at the LAX Flight Path Museum & Learning Center.

Pilot Program to Address the Unique Needs of Sick and Injured Guests at LAX

Pilot Program to Address the Unique Needs of Sick and Injured Guests at LAX

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) are teaming up to expedite medical care and assistance to injured and ill guests of the Los Angeles International Airport. The six-month trial program brings the Advanced Practitioner Response Unit and two teams of bike medics to the airport to help address everything from low acuity issues to critical medical emergencies suffered by travelers and the employees of LAX.

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