In April 1957 they scheduled 17 weekday departures from LAX to 11 heliports from North Hollywood to San Bernardino to Santa Ana to Long Beach; they didn't fly to downtown Los Angeles. The OAG doesn't say what helicopter, but the drawing shows an S-55.
LAA was the first civil operator of the Sikorsky S-61, introducing it on March 1, 1962 for a price of $650,000 each.
Los Angeles Airways ceased operations in 1971 after failure to consummate a contract in which it would have been purchased by Golden West Airlines.
Passengers boarded, in thousands, scheduled flights only: 30 in 1957, 39 in 1960, 396 in 1967, 62 in 1970.
Los Angeles Airways Sikorsky S-61L helicopter, lifting off from the Disneyland Heliport, 1963. This is the aircraft that crashed—killing all on board—in August, 1968. Note the Matterhorn Mountain in the background.