The Valley International Trade Association Newsletter – February 2018

The Valley International Trade Association Newsletter – February 2018

VITA hosted an exclusive tour and program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on February 9, 2018. The event began at the LAX Flight Path Museum and Learning Center with a program including a presentation on Capital Improvement Project updates by Diego Alvarez, Director of Planning of Los Angeles World Airports.

Ramon Olivares, Director of Properties with Los Angeles World Airports also presented on cargo and shared that LAX is the major international cargo airport serving Southern California; the world’s eleventh largest economy. Asia­Pacific is Los Angeles’ top regional trading partner with 582,283 tons annually valued at $45.2 billion. Europe is second with 166,190 tons valued at $13.7 billion annually.