Delta Air Lines will increase service at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with daily year-round and seasonal service to 14 destinations, including eight new markets, adding 12% more daily seats.
The expansion includes new daily service to Nashville and three daily flights to Seattle from April 8, new intra-West service with four daily flights to San Jose from July 1 and one daily flight to Spokane from June 10. Summer seasonal service will also be introduced to Boston (daily from June 10), Anchorage (Fridays to Sundays from June 21) and Bozeman (Saturdays from June 22).
New flights to San Jose in Costa Rica will launch on July 1, whereas from June 10, one additional flight will be added to Oakland, Phoenix and Sacramento. Service to Puerto Vallarta will increase frequency from Saturday only to daily from July 1, and one additional Saturday flight will be added to Guadalajara from July 6. One additional flight to New Orleans will bring the daily total to three from September 4.
Four of the seven New York-JFK flights will reportedly feature full flat-bed seating in BusinessElite. Las Vegas will increase to six daily mainline flights in June.
By summer, Delta will operate 118 peak-day departures to 40 non-stop destinations from Los Angeles, including Sydney and Tokyo. Additionally, Delta plans to begin codesharing on flights between Los Angeles and London-Heathrow Airport with partner Virgin Atlantic Airways later this year.