NASHVILLE – Nashville International Airport (BNA) has announced that Delta Air Lines will start a daily, nonstop flight from Nashville International Airport (BNA) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), beginning April 8. A mainline 737-800 aircraft will serve this flight, offering 16 first-class and 18 economy comfort seats to Los Angeles passengers.
This new flight makes Nashville’s fifth daily nonstop flight to Los Angeles.
“As travelers can see from our significant flight additions in the latter half of 2012, the MNAA is committed to increasing the quantity and quality of BNA’s air service,” Rob Wigington, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, said. “Los Angeles is an important destination for many of our travelers – both business and leisure. We’re grateful to Delta Air Lines for being able to increase flight options to this important market for our travelers.”
“We're very excited about the new route. Delta's recent addition between Nashville and Los Angeles adds another avenue from the expanding LA operation and demonstrates our focus and commitment to the Nashville market. This has been a tremendous win for Delta, connecting two Entertainment capital’s of the world together within our Network. The Nashville flights will use a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, and are fully equipped with WiFi. Currently Delta operates the world's largest WiFi-equipped fleet and the most First Class seats in the industry,” Kanye Harris, Sr. National Account Executive to Delta Air Lines, said.
Delta’s daily flight leaves LAX at 10:15 a.m. and arrives at BNA at 4:10 p.m. The aircraft then departs from BNA at 5 p.m. and arrives at LAX at 7:35 p.m.
American Airlines and Southwest also offer nonstop service to LAX.
Nashville International Airport is currently served by 10 airlines and offers 380 daily arriving and departing flights. Nashville International provides nonstop air service to 52 markets. Visit www.flynashville.com for more information.