SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

November 20, 2007 13:39 ET

Media Advisory: Los Angeles World Airports, Transportation Security Administration Representatives Available for Thanksgiving Travel Interviews at LAX

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2007) -

WHAT:     Media representatives from Los Angeles World Airports and the
          U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security
          Administration (TSA) will be available at terminal curbside for
          news interviews at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
          These representatives will share travel tips and travel forecast
          for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. Airport officials
          estimate 1.85 million passengers are expected to come through
          LAX during the 10-day holiday period between Friday, Nov. 16
          and Sunday, Nov. 25. The busiest travel days are expected
          to include Wednesday, November 21, and Sunday, November 25.

WHEN:     Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007
          4:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

WHERE:    Two locations on Upper/Departure Level: (1) between Terminals 1
          and 2, and (2) between Tom Bradley International Terminal and
          Terminal 4.

PARKING:  Television and radio broadcast-equipped vehicles displaying a
          valid LAX Media Parking Permit ONLY will be allowed to park
          terminal curbside. Media vehicles parked curbside must be
          attended at all times. All media with valid LAX Media Parking
          Permits may park in Vendor Delivery Lots 3, 4 and 6 located
          across from the same numbered terminals on the Lower/Arrival
          Level. All other media must park in parking structures.

CONTACTS: -- LAX Public Relations Specialist Katherine Alvarado (also
             Spanish-speaking) at (310) 646-5260 or 24-hour pager at
             (310) 523-8994
          -- TSA Western Regional Public Affairs Officer Nico Melendez
             at 24-hour pager at (877) 561-6212.

NOTE:     LAX Public Relations Office will be closed Thanksgiving Thursday,
          Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Katherine Alvarado
    LAX Public Relations Specialist
    (also Spanish-speaking)
    (310) 646-5260
    24-hour pager: (310) 523-8994

    Nico Melendez
    TSA Western Regional Public Affairs Officer
    24-hour pager: (877) 561-6212