D.C. Circuit Denies Challenge to Santa Monica Airport Consent Decree — Santa Monica Airport

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – In a judgment handed down on June 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected a challenge to an historic Consent Decree that allowed Santa Monica to shorten the runway at Santa Monica Airport (reducing jet traffic by over 80%) and gave the City the absolute right to close the airport at the end of 2028.

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Angel Flight West Will Mark Its 75,000th Flight

On Friday March 23rd, Angel Flight West, a Santa Monica-based charitable aviation organization, will mark its 75,000th flight. His passenger will be 19-year-old Juan E. Juan has an unpronounceable genetic disorder, familial hypercholesterolemia, which can lead to premature heart attacks or strokes. Once a month, the teenager sees a cardiology specialist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, with transportation provided by Angel Flight West (AFW) -- for free.

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