SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

November 29, 2007 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Media Pool Coverage Available for Airbus A380 On-Board Activities During Demonstration Flight

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 29, 2007) - A media pool has been arranged to cover on-board activities prior to takeoff and during a flight demonstration today of the Airbus A380, the world's largest airliner. The flight is scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 7:30 a.m. and return at 9:30 a.m. On the flight will be 137 aviation, business and travel industry executives, and a combined 34 crew members from Qantas Airways and Airbus.

As customary with media pool arrangements, media pool members will share their coverage of on-board activities with media present at LAX immediately after the flight. News organizations wishing photography, video and print copy prepared by the media pool onboard the flight should contact the following organizations:

--  Still photos -- Reuters News Pictures, Sam Mircovich at (818) 613-4993
--  TV footage -- KABC-TV at (818) 863-7600
--  Spanish-language TV footage -- Univision at (310) 348-3496 or 3484
--  Print reporter -- Daily Breeze reporter Art Marroquin at (310) 543-
    6674
--  Spanish-language print reporter -- La Opinion reporter Ruben Moreno at
    (562) 413-3632
--  Radio reporter -- KFWB Travel Editor John Clayton at (310) 541-2180
    

News organizations wishing photography and video covering the three-day visit of the A380 should contact the following organizations:

--  LAWA videography at LAX PR at (310) 646-5260
--  Still photos -- Qantas photographer at Qantas PR at (310) 641-2525
--  Still photos -- LAWA photographer at LAX PR at (310) 646-5260
--  LAWA Electronic Newsroom for Media at www.lawamedia.org
    

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    LAX Public Relations
    (310) 646-5260

    24-hour pager duty officer
    (310) 523-8994