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Delta Adds Nonstop to Los Angeles

3/18/2014

For Immediate Release
Contact: Patti Miller, Marketing & Communications, 208-424-5666

Delta Adds Nonstop to Los Angeles
Service Begins June 6, 2014

Boise, Idaho – June will be a month of new flight opportunities for Boise travelers. Delta Air Lines has published a new nonstop between Boise and Los Angeles International Airport. The new jet service, a 76-seat Embraer 175 operated by Delta Connection, offers Wi-Fi connectivity and First Class cabin amenities. The flight will originate in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 5th and overnight in Boise for the early morning departure on Friday.

Daily Schedule -

Flight#  City Pair                         Departs             Arrives               Frequency         Aircraft
5818     Boise-Los Angeles          6:15 a.m.            7:15 a.m.         Daily                  ERJ-175
5820     Los Angeles-Boise          7:30 p.m.          10:35 p.m.         Daily                  ERJ-175

The Boise announcement is part of Delta’s larger strategy to grow its presence at Los Angeles Airport. "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."  According to Delta, this new service will provide customers one-stop service to Tokyo-Narita, Tokyo-Haneda, and Sidney through Delta’s international gateway in Los Angeles.

“We are pleased Delta sees opportunity for growth in the Boise region and that they have chosen to dedicate their valuable resources to our market. The new Delta flight will provide Boise passengers with an additional choice when traveling to southern California as well as valuable connection options for international travel.” noted Airport Director Rebecca Hupp.

This flight to LAX aboard Delta Air Lines follows other recent announcements of increased air service to the Boise region including,  seasonal daily Southwest service to Chicago Midway and daily Alaska service to Salt Lake City, boosting the Treasure Valley’s available air service seat numbers during the busy summer months.

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BOISE AIRPORT (BOI) is a municipally owned entity operating as a self-supporting enterprise. No City of Boise general funds are used to operate the Airport. BOI is served by 6 airlines which offer daily service to 18 non-stop cities. In 2013, more than 2.6 million passengers traveled through Boise Airport.

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