SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

June 07, 2007 08:00 ET

Reminder - MEDIA ADVISORY: LA/Palmdale Regional Airport Opens to United Airlines Service to San Francisco and Points Beyond

PALMDALE, CA--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) -

WHAT:     Los Angeles and Palmdale city officials, Los Angeles World
          Airports (LAWA) and United Airlines will hold a press conference
          and special dedication ceremony at LA/Palmdale Regional Airport
          (PMD) to signal the start of regularly scheduled air service to
          San Francisco with connecting flights to over 160 worldwide
          destinations.

WHO:      Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City of Los Angeles Mayor
          Jim Ledford, City of Palmdale Mayor
          Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County Supervisor
          Bill Rosendahl, Los Angeles City Councilmember and Chair of the
          Southern California Regional Airport Authority
          Alan Rothenberg, President, Los Angeles Board of Airport
          Commissioners
          Gina Marie Lindsey, Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director
          Bill Norman, Senior Vice President, United Airlines

WHEN:     Thursday, June 7
          9:00 a.m.

WHERE:    LA/PALMDALE REGIONAL AIRPORT
          41000 N. 20th Street East
          Palmdale, CA 93550

VISUALS:  1. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Palmdale Mayor Jim
             Ledford will welcome arriving United Express flight carrying
             first passengers from San Francisco.
          2. Special presentation to Betty Moore of Lancaster, widow of the
             late Clifton A. "Mr. Airport" Moore, by Board of Airport
             Commissioners President Alan Rothenberg
          3. Refurbished airport terminal

MEDIA:    Due to airfield security restrictions all media MUST arrive
          early, check-in and wear special identification tags while
          on the tarmac area.

CREDENTIALS:  Media credentials will be honored.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    PMD Community and Public and Relations
    (909) 208-1777