Jetsetters travelling with Qantas to Los Angeles and then onwards with Oneworld partner US Airways will now find their connecting flight departing from Terminal 6 rather than Terminal 3.
And for those enjoying a stopover on the Californian coast, that also means heading to the check-in desks at Terminal 6, which you’ll find on Level 2.
All Qantas flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and New York arrive at Tom Bradley International (Terminal B), so allow a little extra time to reach Terminal 6 as it’s a little further away than the airline’s previous home.
US Airways flights will now depart via four dedicated gates in Terminal 6 – 60, 61, 62 and 63 while all American Airlines flights continue to use Terminal 4.
The change brings “larger, updated facilities and closer, easier connections between terminals (to) improve our customers’ experience and give us more room to grow,” said J.C Liscano, American’s Managing Director of LAX.
Ahead of the eventual AA/US Airways merger, American is kicking offflights from Los Angeles to Atlanta in March 2015, and recently commenced services from LA to Vancouver, Edmonton, San Antonio and Tampa.
The airlines’ top customers at LAX with tight transfer times may be treated to a luxury airport transfer program that escorts customers to their next gate of departure in a Cadillac CTS, SRX or Escalade.
Combined, American Airlines and US Airways provide nearly 200 daily departures to 54 destinations in seven countries/territories from LAX.
Source : Australian Business Traveller