Make LAX great again?

United Airlines and American Airlines planes pass at Los Angeles International Airport on July 30, 2016. (Photo by Todd DeFeo)

(defeo.biz) — Whose team is President Trump on here?

Following a meeting today with representatives from the aviation industry, Trump said he wanted to help Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) be the busiest airport in the country (or maybe the world).

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is currently the world’s busiest airport. Here’s the light-hearted exchange, according to a White House transcript:

MS. FLINT:  Good morning, Mr. President.  Deborah Flint, the CEO of Los Angeles World Airports.  LAX is the world’s seventh largest airport and the country’s third largest airport.

THE PRESIDENT:  We’ll make it number one worldwide.  Let’s make it number one.  (Laughter.)  I didn’t like the number.  What is number one now in terms of service?

MS. FLINT:  Atlanta.

THE PRESIDENT:  That’s good.  We love the state of Georgia.  I love Georgia — I tell you that’s for sure.  So that’s good.

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