Delta Air Lines will add its first nonstop Los Angeles (LAX)-London Heathrow (LHR) service, while Virgin Atlantic will add a new link with Delta’s Atlanta (ATL) home hub, following a swap between the joint venture (JV) partners. The two airlines are switching a single daily frequency on the two key routes following Delta’s decision to take an equity stake in Virgin Atlantic. This gave rise to a JV partnership that formally launched Jan. 1. Following the change, which takes effect ...

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