La Crosse Airport heralded the launch of Delta Air Lines’ inaugural service from Detroit on 2 March. On hand to celebrate the launch was Miss Onalaska 2018 Maddie Adickes. The carrier will operate the 666-kilometre route daily.
- Delta Air Lines launched two new routes from Detroit (DTW) on 2 March, starting services to La Crosse (LSE) and Bozeman (BZN). Services on the 666-kilometre route to La Crosse will be flown daily using CRJ 200s based on OAG schedules, while the 2,245-kilometre hop to Bozeman will be served weekly (Saturdays) using E175s. A third route was also inaugurated by the airline on 2 March, with it initiating a weekly (Saturdays) service on a 1,963-kilometre airport pair between Boston (BOS) and Sarasota (SRQ), a route already flown by JetBlue Airways eight times weekly. Delta will utilise its fleet of E175s on the latter airport pair as well. Neither route from Detroit will face direct competition.