American Airlines has been chosen over Delta Air Lines to operate daily Los Angeles (LAX)-Beijing (PEK) flights. Both carriers had applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for the route rights in March, seeking to become the only US airline operating nonstop LAX-PEK service. DOT has tentatively awarded the route to Dallas/Fort Worth-based American. “DOT tentatively found that selecting American would add a third US-carrier to the West Coast-Beijing market, in addition to ...

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