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Airlines Compete On Luxury Perks For N.Y. To L.A. Fliers

Posted on December 3, 2014

A chauffeur-driven Cadillac meets American Airlines’ elite passengers on the tarmac at LAX to help them make tight connecting flights in style. (Hugo Martin/Los Angeles Times)
A chauffeur-driven Cadillac meets American Airlines’ elite passengers on the tarmac at LAX to help them make tight connecting flights in style. (Hugo Martin/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles International Airport has become a battleground for airlines trying to draw well-heeled business executives and Hollywood celebrities flying coast to coast.

The weapons in the fight for the transcontinental VIP are luxuries like down pillows, in-flight espresso machines, chauffeur-driven Cadillacs and meals cooked up by celebrity chefs.

Los Angeles Times article here

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