Delta Air Lines is launching hourly, non-stop Delta Shuttle service between Los Angeles International and San Francisco International airports on September 3. The Delta...

Delta Air Lines is launching hourly, non-stop Delta Shuttle service between Los Angeles International and San Francisco International airports on September 3.

The Delta Shuttle services on the Los Angeles-San Francisco route will offer 14 daily round-trips and a service product tailored to business travelers.


Compass Airlines, a subsidiary of regional airline holding company Trans States Holdings, operates 30 Embraer 175s and six Embraer 170s

Compass Airlines, a subsidiary of regional airline holding company Trans States Holdings, operates 30 Embraer 175s and six Embraer 170s

 

Flights will depart on the hour beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Mondays through Fridays. They will be operated by Delta Connection partner Compass Airlines using Embraer 175 jets, each fitted with 12 First Class, 12 Economy Comfort and 52 Economy seats.

“With our growth in Los Angeles, our ongoing investments to transform Terminal 5 and the introduction of more convenient schedules, we’re listening carefully to customers and doing everything possible to give them the experience they want from Delta,” says Tim Mapes, Delta Air Lines’ senior vice president – marketing.

Customers flying the Delta Shuttle between Los Angeles and San Francisco can expect:

● Check-in up to 30 minutes prior to departure;

Compass Airlines operates 30 Embraer 175s  for the Delta Connection network. Each Embraer 175 is fitted with 12 domestic First Class, 12 Economy Comfort and 52 Economy Class seats

Compass Airlines operates 30 Embraer 175s for the Delta Connection network. Each Embraer 175 is fitted with 12 domestic First Class, 12 Economy Comfort and 52 Economy Class seats

 

● Dedicated check-in counters exclusively for Delta Shuttle customers;

● Gates located near the security checkpoint;

● Complimentary newspapers for all customers including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Financial Times and others;

● Assigned seating;

● Two classes of service, with complimentary upgrades for SkyMiles Medallion members when available;

Compass Airlines' fleet consists entirely of Embraer E-Jets, operated on the Delta Connection network. This is one of the carrier's Embraer 175s

Compass Airlines’ fleet consists entirely of Embraer E-Jets, operated on the Delta Connection network. This is one of the carrier’s Embraer 175s

 

● Complimentary onboard snacks provided by Lyfe Kitchen, a California-based lifestyle food brand;

● Complimentary beverages in-flight including Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. craft beer, Starbucks coffee and wine from Wente Vineyards in all classes of service;

● Cocktails available for purchase in Economy; and

● Access to in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity on all Shuttle flights.

Delta SkyMiles members will earn a minimum of 500 miles for all Shuttle flights.

This is the flight deck of a Compass Airlines Embraer 170

This is the flight deck of a Compass Airlines Embraer 170

 

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has partnered with the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports to invest $229 million to overhaul Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport. The construction project has already begun and will be complete in 2015.

Highlights of the project include doubling the size of the ticketing lobby and federal security screening checkpoints; an exclusive Sky Priority experience with a separate lobby and checkpoint; a renovation of the Delta Sky Club; new baggage carousels; upgraded facilities to improve international baggage recheck; and new finishes providing a cleaner, brighter customer experience.

All Delta and Delta Connection flights serving Los Angeles offer customers the option of First Class, Economy Comfort or Economy seating, along with in-flight Wi-Fi.

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