Tag Archives: Los Angeles International Airport

Bandit taxi crackdown at Los Angeles International Airport

With holiday flying in full flower, Los Angeles International Airport is cracking down on “bandit cabbies,” those who approach passengers as they wait for ground transportation. Their promise: cut-rate, sometimes “first class” ground transportation to your hotel. In a limo, perhaps. Airport police say these illegal, for-hire operators are unsafe. Neither the California Public Utilities Commission nor the City of …

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LA airports are the least safe

A report from the Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) has found that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and two others nearby have the worst safety record for the country’s largest airports. Of the 25 largest US airports, Long Beach Airport, John Wayne Airport and Los Angeles had the first, second, and third worst incursion rates. Nationally, the number of incidents has …

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