Original news was published on 16 September, 2014
Delta Air Lines will launch twice-daily nonstop service from Los Angeles to San Antonio, Texas, beginning April 7, 2015. The San Antonio service complements Delta’s daily service from Los Angeles to Dallas, which launches Nov. 3, and the addition of a third daily flight between Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, beginning Nov. 2. All flights are operated by Delta Connection carrier Compass Airlines.
With the addition of San Antonio and Dallas service, Delta customers will have access to nine daily departures to three destinations between Los Angeles and Texas, including:
•Four daily flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
•Three daily flights to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
•Two daily flights to San Antonio International Airport
For Texas customers, the new service also will provide more options when connecting to destinations in Delta’s trans-Pacific portfolio from Los Angeles. This includes service to Tokyo-Haneda; Tokyo-Narita; and Sydney, as well as partner-operated service to Brisbane, Australia; Guangzhou, China; Shanghai; and Taipei.
“For more than a year, we have grown our Los Angeles network into one of the largest operations at LAX and given our customers undefined particularly those in the entertainment, production, automotive and growing tech startup communities undefined nonstop options to destinations throughout the US,” said Ranjan Goswami, Delta’s staff vice president – Global Sales, West Region. “The addition of Dallas and San Antonio marks the next big intra-West milestone for Los Angeles as we continue building this key market and West Coast network for our customers.”
In the last year, Delta has significantly expanded its network from LAX, adding service to Austin; Boise, Idaho; andSan Salvador, El Salvador; increasing the number of flights from destinations it already serves; and expanding to year-round service in Boston. Delta will also launch service from LA to Monterrey, Mexico, in November. Last fall,Delta expanded its service from Los Angeles to San Francisco with the launch of its hourly, nonstop Delta Shuttle product. In October, Delta will launch international service from LAX to London-Heathrow as part of its joint venture partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways. Service to Austin, Boise, Monterrey and San Francisco is operated by Delta Connection carriers Compass Airlines and SkyWest Airlines.