SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

Los Angeles World Airports

November 13, 2009 09:00 ET

REMINDER: Media Advisory: LA/Ontario International Airport Hosts "Pull for Autism" Plane Pull 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2009) -

WHAT:  LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) will host "Pull for Autism"
       Plane Pull 2009 benefiting Autism Speaks, the nation's largest
       autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding
       research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for
       autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and
       advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their
       families. The event will also benefit other non-profit
       organizations including the Friends of Ontario Airport, Travelers
       Aid of the Inland Empire and Baldy View ROP Foundation.

       The Plane Pull is a fun and competitive tug-of-war exercise pitting
       teams of men and women against a 95,000 lb. 727 aircraft. Each team
       of 20 will have two attempts to pull the 727 a distance of 25 feet.
       The winners will receive awards for Fastest Pull, Slowest Pull, Most
       Creative Team Name and Top Fundraising Team.

       Scheduled to pull are ONT Airfield Operations, ONT Fire & Rescue
       Unit, Los Angeles International Airport Police, Southwest Airlines,
       United Parcel Service, California Department of Corrections,
       Montclair Police Department, Fontana Police Department, Niagara
       Bottling Co., Citizens Bank Arena and Delaware North Co.

WHEN:  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
       Saturday, November 14, 2009

       All media must check in at 8:45 a.m. at the Volunteer Check-in

       NOTE: This is not a public event. It is open to Plane Pull teams,
       their family members and friends, and airport employees only.

WHERE: LA/Ontario International Airport
       Terminal 1 Tarmac
       1940 E. Moore Way
       Ontario, CA 91761
       Entrance at Vineyard Ave. and Airport Drive
       Free parking at Lot F (no curbside parking)

Contact Information

    Maria Tesoro-Fermin
    (909) 975-5360