According to a press release from Delta, “Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) plans to begin daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport on Dec. 16, 2016, pending U.S. Department of Transportation and foreign government approval.”
Delta Launches New Service From LAX
Shanghai service was added in July 2015, and Delta will be the only carrier to offer service to both Beijing and Shanghai from Los Angeles.
Delta’s Los Angeles-Beijing flight will offer customers convenient connections to more than 39 cities in China, including – Chengdu, Shenyang, Qingdao, Xian and Hangzhou on SkyTeam partners China Eastern and China Southern, while the Los Angeles-bound Beijing flight will offer key connections to Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, San Diego and Phoenix as well as 35 other markets throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
The route will operate using a 291-seat Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with 37 full flat-bed seats in Delta One, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 218 seats in Main Cabin.
Delta’s rapidly expanding Los Angeles service currently includes 162 peak-day departures and a recently completed $229-million facilities enhancement of Terminal 5 at LAX that features a remodeled Delta Sky Club, a renovated Sky Priority lobby, and a brand new premium check-in experience, Delta ONE at LAX. Delta’s seat growth in Los Angeles has grown more than 99 percent since 2009, the most of any carrier.
Delta is really increasing their Los Angeles service. It’s great to see Delta expanding its service between the West Coast and Asia more options is always a good thing for passengers! Can you take advantage of this new daily nonstop service from LAX to Beijing?
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