Fresno airport expands L.A., Phoenix flights


Aug. 20--Fresno Yosemite International Airport is adding two daily flights to Los Angeles and increasing capacity on flights to Phoenix.

Starting Aug. 25, American Eagle will add two daily flights to Los Angeles. And US Airways Express will upgrade its early-afternoon Phoenix-bound aircraft with an Airbus A319 starting Sept. 9.

The flights to Los Angeles will depart at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The Phoenix-bound Airbus will carry up to 124 passengers; the current CRJ900 aircraft carries 86.