SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

Los Angeles World Airports

November 22, 2009 17:00 ET

REMINDER: Media Advisory: LAX FlyAway® Service Formally Inaugurates Daily Nonstop Bus Service to Irvine, Six Times Daily

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 22, 2009) -


WHAT:    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa will be joined by
         officials from the City of Irvine and Orange County transportation
         agencies to formally inaugurate the new LAX FlyAway® nonstop bus
         service to Irvine Station.

         The new service, with six roundtrips daily, adds a fourth location
         in the LAX FlyAway® network that includes Van Nuys, Union Station
         and Westwood. Already, these three existing locations handle more
         that 1.5 million LAX travelers each year. Passengers board
         22-passenger CNG buses at the Irvine Station, a transit hub that
         also serves Amtrak, Metrolink, Orange County Transit Authority
         buses and other commuter services. Passengers are dropped off and
         picked up at each Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
         terminal.

WHO:     -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa
         -- City of Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang
         -- Board of Airport of Commissioners Vice President Valeria
            Velasco
         -- Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director Gina Marie
            Lindsey

WHEN:    11 a.m. on Monday, November 23, 2009

WHERE:   Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) lower (arrivals) level
         curbside between Terminals 1 and 2. The news conference site
         is at the open air patio between the terminals.

VISUALS: -- New LAX FlyAway® 22-passenger bus on display
         -- Speakers at podium
         -- Photo opportunity of Mayor Villaraigosa greeting City of Irvine
            and Orange County transit officials upon arrival at LAX.

PARKING:  Media should park either in Parking Structures 1 or 2. Parking
          validation is available. Limited parking curbside for broadcast
          media vans is available or in Vendor Lot 6 between the Theme
          Building and Terminal 6.

CONTACT:  -- Thomas Winfrey/Treva Miller, LAX Public Relations Division at
             (424) 646-5260
          -- Craig Reem, City of Irvine, 949-724-6077

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Thomas Winfrey/Treva Miller
    LAX Public Relations Division
    (424) 646-5260

    Craig Reem
    City of Irvine
    949-724-6077