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Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill in the Senate to help address airplane noise. We strongly encourage everyone to contact their representatives in Congress to express their informed views on this matter.

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L.A. is suing the FAA as residents are fed up with noisy planes in their neighborhoods - LA Times

Original article: HERE

Citing concerns about airplane noise for residents in West Adams, Mid-City and surrounding neighborhoods, the city of L.A. is suing the Federal Aviation Administration to get a court to invalidate the routes jets now use to access Los Angeles International Airport.

The lawsuit follows complaints from residents in those neighborhoods who say planes are bearing down on their homes, causing a thunderous and constant commotion.

The city’s three-page petition challenges the FAA’s May 2018 publication and subsequent implementation of its “North Downwind” approach procedures to LAX.

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Rep. Cook Announces FAA Plans to Fix Lake Arrowhead Flight Pattern

Rep. Cook Announces FAA Plans to Fix Lake Arrowhead Flight Pattern

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun work on a new flight pattern over the Lake Arrowhead area. The current flight pattern, in use since 2017, has generated numerous complaints from local residents over impacts to their quality of life.

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Ontario airport, locally owned, outstrips its rivals for passenger growth - LA Times

Original article: HERE

Airports across the country have been touting record or near-record passenger numbers because of a robust economy, strong demand for air travel and relatively cheap airfares.

But Ontario International Airport is handling a passenger surge that is outpacing growth at other local airports in the last few months.

Passenger totals at Los Angeles International Airport increased almost 4% in the first 10 months of the year, compared with the same period in 2017. Hollywood Burbank Airport moved 12% more passengers in the first nine months of the year while Long Beach Airport saw an 8% increase in the same period.

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