Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

Toni Guinyard

Access to the Private Suite is available for a fee of $3500 ($5084) for each domestic flight or $4000 for each global flight.

That was the assessment from LAX spokeswoman Katherine Alvarado, surveying the aftermath of the overnight, partial relocation of one major airline - Delta - and several smaller carriers.

The airlines in new locations so far include Allegiant and Frontier, which have both moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5; Boutique Air, which has moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 6; Sun Country, which has moved from Terminal 2 to Terminal 5; and Virgin America, which has moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 6.

Delta is planning improvements valued at up to $1.9 billion over the next seven years, modernizing and connecting Terminals 2 and 3 to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

- already Monday morning, all Spirit aircraft have been moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5.

"Well, I started apparently at Terminal 2, and then they told me to walk all the way around - take the shuttle - which everybody is doing, it's pretty insane, so going to Terminal 6 now to catch my flight", flier Sean Leedy told KCAL9 Saturday morning. Celebrities who are sick of being stalked by photographers at Los Angeles International Airport can now find some privacy — not to mention luxury — at a new terminal. "Once at LAX, passengers should check flight and gate status on flight information display boards in each terminal to ensure they are in the correct location". Annual memberships are also available.

Image from the Reuters video on LA airport woes from airlines' switch of terminals.But LAX spokeswoman Mary Grady says there are more staff AND signage throughout the airport. Volunteers helped her on a shuttle bus back to another terminal. Delta flights arrived and departed at Terminals 3, 5 and 6 on Saturday, and were scheduled to complete their move to Terminals 2 and 3, on the north side of the airport loop, this week.

Travelers are reminded to ask for help if they have problems finding their flights.

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