Southern Californians Set To Discover The Palm Beaches With First-Ever Non-Stop Flight From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)


THE PALM BEACHES, Fla., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to welcome a new and important market of travelers from the West Coast with the announcement of the first-ever, non-stop, year-round daily flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) via American Airlines. Great introductory round-trip airfares from December 2013 to February 2014 give potential visitors an option to arrive in South Florida at a significantly lower cost than if flying into other area airports during the same time period.

The new service will commence on Nov. 21, 2013, with Flight AA 2366 departing daily from LAX at 12:05 a.m. and arriving at PBI at 7:55 a.m. Flight AA 2357 will depart daily from PBI at 8:50 a.m. and arrive at LAX at 11:50 a.m. American is also launching seasonal non-stop service between PBI and New York LaGuardia (LGA) on Nov. 21. All flights will be operated with American's Boeing 737 aircraft.

"We are thrilled with the market expansion opportunities this new non-stop flight represents for The Palm Beaches," said CVB President and CEO Jorge Pesquera.  "Thanks to our partners at American Airlines and PBI, travelers from the largest metropolitan area in the country have easy, convenient way to visit our breathtaking collection of cities and towns along Florida's southeast coast. We are looking forward to welcoming Californians to Palm Beach County - America's First Resort Destination."

"New non-stop service is always in high demand from our loyal passengers," said Bruce Pelly, Director of Airports for Palm Beach County. "We are thrilled to have additional service to our No. 1 destination, New York, and, for the first time, direct service to the West Coast into Los Angeles."

"American is excited to announce new service between Palm Beach International Airport and our Los Angeles and New York hubs," said Chuck Schubert, American's Vice President – Network Planning. "This schedule is a great complement to our existing service between West Palm Beach and Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth. It will give customers in the West Palm Beach area convenient access to Southern California and New York, and allow them to connect to additional destinations throughout the American Airlines and oneworld® global network."