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WICHITA, Kansas — United Airlines kicked off its new daily, non-stop service from Wichita to Los Angeles Wednesday.
The 6 a.m. departure gets fliers to LAX in just over three hours, and passengers can return the same day without exhausting layovers and passengers can return the same day without exhausting layovers.
“Having to handle a toddler on a flight twice is stressful enough, having a non-stop flight where you can just get there, get to your destination, have time to relax settle in, I think it’s gonna be awesome and take the stress off lots of parents,” said Amanda Topinka, traveling to LA.
“My parents live in LA County, generally it’s two connections. I’m pretty patient travelling, but it’s nice to have a direct flight to spend time with my family and not at airports,” said Barry Wentz, traveling to LA.
The flights are operated by Sky West.
Return flight arrive in Wichita at 11:30 p.m.