SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

December 18, 2006 15:03 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Holiday Travel Safety Tips Demonstration by Los Angeles Airport Police

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is considered one of the safest airports in the world. In addition to quickly responding to incidents, Los Angeles Airport Police conducts programs visible to the public, as well as behind the scenes, which ensure the public's safety. With the holiday travel season here, Los Angeles Airport Police are educating the traveling public on what they can do to prevent themselves from becoming victims of crime.

WHAT:          Los Angeles Airport Police will demonstrate "Travelers
               Safety Tips" to educate the traveling public on how to
               safely secure their belongings while at LAX.

WHY:           With the holiday travel season here, safety tips for
               travelers who pass through LAX are important to prevent
               them from becoming victims of thefts that may occur if
               they do not watch their belongings at all times.

WHEN:          Tuesday, December 19, 2006, at 10:00 a.m.

WHO:           Los Angeles Airport Police Officers (uniformed and in
               plain clothes). Officers will be available for
               television/radio interviews in English and Spanish.

WHERE:         Bust of former Mayor Tom Bradley in front of the center door
               on Upper/Departure Level LAX Tom Bradley International

MEDIA PARKING: All media may park in Vendor Lot 3 across from Terminal 3
               on the Lower/Arrivals Level.  Broadcast-equipped TV and
               radio vehicles displaying the LAX Media Parking Permit
               may park curb side, as long as vehicles are attended at
               all times.

VISUALS:       Demonstrations of: (1) how to properly watch your bags
               while waiting at an airline ticket counter; (2) how to
               avoid being a victim of a distraction theft; (3) how to
               secure your bags while waiting at boarding gates.

Contact Information

    Los Angeles Airport Police Public Information Officer
    Belinda Nettles
    (310) 646-5260.