Delta to Launch Nonstop Los Angeles-Beijing Service
Delta Air Lines plans to begin daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport on Dec. 16, 2016, pending government approval.
The start of Beijing service marks Delta's fifth daily nonstop flight to the Asia-Pacific region in addition to Tokyo-Narita, Tokyo-Haneda, Shanghai and Sydney.
Shanghai service was added in July 2015, and Delta will be the only carrier to offer service to both Beijing and Shanghai from Los Angeles.
Delta's Los Angeles-Beijing flight will offer customers convenient connections to more than 39 cities in China, including - Chengdu, Shenyang, Qingdao,Xian and Hangzhou on SkyTeam partners China Eastern and China Southern.
The Los Angeles-bound flight will offer key connections to Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, San Diego and Phoenix as well as 35 other markets throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
The route will operate using a 291-seat Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with 37 full flat-bed seats in Delta One, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 218 seats in Main Cabin.