Qatar Airways has rung in the New Year with a new daily, non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha. The new route features the airline’s landmark Boeing 777-200 and represents Qatar Airways’ first passenger service to the West Coast of the United States.
There’s never been a better time to eat well in Los Angeles. LA faces the Pacific Rim and straddles the gateway to Latin America; and it has long been a destination due to its weather, topography and opportunity.
From iconic Beach Boys tunes that celebrate hot-rodding to freeway interchanges that are compared to artistic sculptures to institutions like the Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles has long celebrated the car as a symbol of freedom, status, expression and style. But, LA also has an efficient and effective public transportation system that provides Angelenos and visitors alike with a great way to view the region from a different and more collective perspective.
LA’s trademark industries — entertainment, fashion, art, design and cuisine, among others — have been magnets for creative gay and lesbian trendsetters for more than a century. And by their sheer numbers and substantial influence, these pioneering men and women have left a permanent, positive and gay-friendly legacy on LA’s culture, political climate and sense of community.