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Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Mexico City Route

Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Mexico City Route

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to launch daily service between Los Angeles and Mexico City on December 1. The carrier previously operated the route, but discontinued it in 2005.
Flights are scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport at 9:30 a.m. an arrive at Mexico City International Airport at 3:10 p.m. Flights from the Mexican capital to Los Angeles will depart at 4:30 p.m. and arrive at 7 p.m.
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Xiamen Airlines Begins Xiamen-Los Angeles Flights

Xiamen Airlines Begins Xiamen-Los Angeles Flights

Xiamen Airlines announced the launch of new service between Xiamen, China and Los Angeles. The route is the carrier’s third route to the United States, and its fourth to North America.
Flights will depart Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 6 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights are scheduled to depart at 12:15 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, …

Lufthansa to Add More Destinations from Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa to Add More Destinations from Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa announced that it plans to offer new flights from both Frankfurt and Munich next summer, as well as increase its flights to existing destinations.
The carrier will begin service between Frankfurt and San Diego next year, with five weekly flights between the two cities.
From Munich, Lufthansa plans to begin new service to Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Beijing. The carrier will use Airbus A380 aircraft to operate the new routes.
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American Airlines to Upgrade and Increase Presence at Los Angeles International Airport

American Airlines to Upgrade and Increase Presence at Los Angeles International Airport

American Airlines, the world’s largest carrier, announced Friday plans to expand its presence at Los Angeles International Airport and invest $1.6 billion in its terminals.
The airline signed a letter of intent Friday with Los Angeles World Airports, which operates LAX, in which American commits to making substantial improvements to Terminals 4 and 5 over the next 15 years.
Plans for the upgraded facilities include unified passenger check-in and baggage claim areas, …

United to Launch Los Angeles-Singapore Route

United to Launch Los Angeles-Singapore Route

United Airlines announced that it will launch new, daily service between Los Angeles and Singapore on October 27. At 8,700 miles (14,001 kilometers), the route will be the longest scheduled non-stop service to or from the United States.
Flights are scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport at 8:55 p.m. and arrive at Singapore Changi Airport at 6:50 a.m. two days later. Flights from Singapore to Los Angeles will depart at …

Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico announced multiple new routes and increased frequencies as part of their new joint venture.
The two will launch five new routes, increase the frequency on four existing routes, and upgauge aircraft used to serve two routes.  All told, the two plan changes that they say will yield a 10% increase in transborder seat capacity by the end of the year.
The two carriers will begin new service …

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Mexico City from three California cities, namely San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, this year.
On August 8, the carrier will begin daily flights between Los Angeles and Mexico City, which are slated to depart Los Angeles at 8:18 a.m. and arrive in Mexico City at 1:55 p.m. Return flights will depart at 5:25 p.m. and arrive at 7:25 …