Delta Elevates Passenger Experience at LAX with High-Speed Porsche Connections

Picture this: You step off your flight, racing against the clock to catch your next plane, and suddenly, a sleek red Porsche 911 GT3 RS pulls up to whisk you away. Sounds like a scene from a movie, doesn’t it? Well, for some lucky travelers flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week, this fantasy becomes a reality thanks to a unique collaboration between Delta Airlines and Porsche.

Delta has teamed up with the iconic German automaker to surprise select passengers with tight connections at LAX by offering them a speedy shuttle service in a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. While you won’t be tearing through the airport at full throttle (safety first, after all), the opportunity to ride in one of Porsche’s most exhilarating road-legal track cars is an experience to remember.

This isn’t the first time Delta and Porsche have joined forces to enhance the passenger journey. For over a decade, Delta has maintained an exclusive partnership with Porsche, utilizing a fleet of Cayennes and Panameras to cater to its elite clientele. Last summer, the two companies delighted VIP customers at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport with rides in a Porsche 918 hybrid supercar.

But this time around, the excitement extends beyond the VIP lounge. From now until February 26, travelers arriving at LAX with tight connections may find themselves being chauffeured in the coveted 911 GT3 RS, regardless of their status.

The 992-generation 911 GT3 RS stands as the pinnacle of Porsche’s performance lineup, boasting a rear-mounted naturally-aspirated 4.0-liter flat-six engine churning out 518 horsepower. With a top speed of 184mph and the ability to go from 0 to 60mph in just 2.7 seconds, it’s no wonder this track-focused sports car commands a price tag upwards of $250,000 and is in high demand among enthusiasts.

Securing an allocation for the GT3 RS is a challenge in itself, reserved typically for those with a special relationship with the brand. Yet, for a lucky few traversing the bustling corridors of LAX, Delta and Porsche are making dreams come true with a ride in one of the automotive world’s most coveted machines.