On May 3, United, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc., begins daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL). This service will be operated by Continental Airlines.
Flight CO672 departs Los Angeles at 8:20 a.m. daily, arriving in Guadalajara at 1:15 p.m. The return flight (CO673) departs Guadalajara at 2:10 p.m. daily, arriving in Los Angeles at 3:30 p.m. The Los Angeles – Guadalajara service is operated with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with seating for 160 customers (16 in first class and 144 in economy).
Guadalajara is both a tourist and business destination. The new Los Angeles-to-Guadalajara service complements the airline’s 38 weekly flights to Guadalajara from its hub in Houston. The airline also will begin nonstop service to Guadalajara from its San Francisco hub on June 9.