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Delta adds service from Los Angeles to Austin, Boise and San Salvador

New service connects Los Angeles customers to all major U.S. tech centers, strong Latin network through LAX

Mar 17, 2014

ATLANTA, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) this summer will continue its expansion at Los Angeles International Airport with new daily nonstop service to Austin, Texas, and Boise, Idaho, along with new daily nonstop service to San Salvador, El Salvador, pending government approval. Delta also has filed for approval to begin daily service between Los Angeles and Monterrey, Mexico.

Delta Air Lines and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 370 destinations on six continents. For more information visit news.delta.com.

"With direct access to all of the key U.S. tech markets as well as additional Latin service through our gateway at LAX, we can continue to provide business and leisure customers with the best service options to meet their travel needs," said Bob Cortelyou, Delta's senior vice president – Network Planning. "Los Angeles is a key market for Delta as we continue growing our presence on the U.S. West Coast."

Delta's new Los Angeles service includes:

Twice daily nonstop service to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

 Flight

 Departs

 Arrives

 Service Begins

2569

 AUS at 7:30 a.m.

 LAX at 8:25 a.m.

 June 16, 2014

2571

 AUS at 4:30 p.m.

 LAX at 5:45 p.m.

 June 16, 2014

2570

 LAX at 9:45 a.m.

 AUS at 2:40 p.m.

 June 16, 2014

2572

 LAX at 6:15 p.m.

 AUS at 11:30 p.m.

 June 16, 2014

Daily nonstop service to Boise Airport

5818

 BOI at 6:15 a.m.

 LAX at 7:15 a.m.

 June 6, 2014

5820

 LAX at 7:30 p.m.

 BOI at 10:35 p.m.

 June 5, 2014

Daily nonstop service to El Salvador International Airport

436

 SAL at 7:20 a.m.

 LAX at 11:35 a.m.

 July 2, 2014

433

 LAX at 12:10 a.m.

 SAL at 6:10 a.m.

 July 2, 2014

Service from Los Angeles to Austin and San Salvador will be operated using Delta Boeing 717 and Boeing 737 aircraft, respectively. Service from Los Angeles to Boise and Monterrey will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Compass Airlines using two-class, 76-seat CRJ-900 aircraft.

With new service to Austin, Delta will now connect Los Angeles' growing Silicon Beach tech and startup community with all the major tech centers in the United States, including: Boston, beginning June 5; New York; Oakland, Calif.; Portland, Oregon; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; San Jose, Calif.; Seattle; and now Austin. 

Additionally, customers in Austin, Boise, Monterrey and San Salvador will soon have one-stop service to Tokyo-Narita, Tokyo-Haneda, and Sydney through Delta's international gateway in Los Angeles.

Delta has made significant enhancements to its Los Angeles service both on the ground and in the air in the last few years. Travelers through Los Angeles will enjoy the benefits of the $229 million expansion and enhancement of Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport. The current project will double the size of the ticketing lobby and screening checkpoints, open an exclusive, separate Sky Priority lobby and checkpoint, and include renovations to the Delta Sky Club and new baggage carousels. The project has already begun and is scheduled to take place in several phases with full completion in 2015.

Delta currently operates 130 flights to 43 destinations from LAX, and every flight offers BusinessElite/First Class and Economy Comfort seating. By this summer, Delta will operate more than 140 peak-day flights to LAX, including our new service. Nearly every domestic flight features Wi-Fi service.

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and was named to FORTUNE magazine's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 324 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta's blog takingoff.delta.com.

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

For further information: Delta Corporate Communications, 404-715-2554


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