CARES Act Funding, Dispelling COVID-19 Myths and the Angeleno Card

Team LAWA,  Today we received word on how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for airports will be allocated. This is the funding from the federal government, approved by Congress and signed by the President. While it is not as much as we had hoped for, it is more than we […] Read More »

Mental Health Resources and Wellness Classes for LAWA Employees

Team LAWA,  At yesterday’s Board of Airport Commissioners meeting, at the end of my management report, I spoke about the impact that COVID-19 and the Stay at Home orders have on our collective mental health, as well as some of the resources available to our employees. I have mentioned these in my CEO messages in […] Read More »

BOAC Meeting, Economic Impacts and Face Covering Best Practices

Tomorrow is our weekly special meeting of the Board of Airport Commissioners. At that meeting, the Board will be considering proposals for temporary financial relief for our airline and concession partners in response to the reductions in revenue caused by COVID-19. Due to the pandemic and the resulting reduction in passengers, concession sales revenue is down between 80 and 90 percent compared to the same time last year. Our rental car partners are also feeling the impact of COVID-19, with rental car sales revenue down almost 90 percent compared to last year. The board will be considering several agenda items aiming to provide temporary assistance to our partners. You can find the agenda for tomorrow’s BOAC meeting and watch a livestream of the meeting, which begins at 10:30 a.m., here.  Read More »

Flight Reductions, Revenue Impacts and Temporary Closures

Team LAWA,  COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on aviation in the U.S. and at our airports. Today, United Airlines announced that it would be reducing the number of daily flights to/from LAX from 33 to 13, and the number of destinations from 19 to six for at least the next three weeks. In […] Read More »

What Does the New “Safer at Home” Order Mean for LAWA Workers?

Team LAWA, Tonight, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, along with County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, the mayors of Pasadena and Long Beach, and the LA County Department of Public Health, announced a “Safer at Home” order. Under this order, which goes into effect tonight, Thursday, March 19, at 11:59 pm, residents in the County of Los […] Read More »