Van Nuys, CA — On July 11, 2012, Bauer Transportation, Inc. became the new operator of the Van Nuys FlyAway. Bauer’s was awarded the contract in January 2012 after responding to a
Request for Proposals (RFP) released by Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) in August 2011. New buses being introduced at the FlyAway will use a bio-diesel fuel mix and amenities such as free Wi-Fi, Direct TV, power outlets, and luxurious leatherette seating. Bauer’s management is also looking at ways to make the Van Nuys FlyAway more efficient by offering; automated ticket vending machines, tickets sold by bus drivers at Los Angeles International airport (LAX) and online ticket sales.
The Van Nuys FlyAway is part of the LAX FlyAway system. About Van Nuys Airport (VNY): One of the world’s busiest general aviation airports, VNY serves as a valued San Fernando Valley resource, providing ongoing leadership in general aviation, business and community service. Dedicated to noncommercial air travel, VNY had more than 310,000 operations in 2011. More than 100 businesses are located on the 730- acre airport, including five major fixed-base operators and numerous aviation service companies. Annually, the airport contributes approximately $1.3 billion to the Southern California economy and supports over 12,000 jobs. In addition, VNY provides programs to benefit local residents, along with educational initiatives and aviationrelated career and training opportunities. For more information, visit www.lawa. aero/vny or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/VNYofficial.