Delta Air Lines has announced that in cooperation with joint venture partner Air France KLM, they will begin offering will bring nonstop trans-Atlantic service from Indianapolis to its European hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle starting on May 24, 2018.
Delta is Indianapolis’ leading global airline with service to 13 destinations and 37 peak-day departures and the only airline to offer a premium lounge, the Delta Sky Club. With the new service to Paris, customers from across Indiana will have convenient, one-stop connections at Paris-Charles de Gaulle to more than 100 destinations in Europe, Africa, Middle East and India.
”This new service is a great example of the strength of our trans-Atlantic joint venture and we look forward to providing a new economic link between the state of Indiana and Europe,” said Dwight James, Delta’s Senior Vice President – Trans-Atlantic.
The flight will be operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, equipped with 25 fully lie-flat seats in Delta One, 29 seats Delta Comfort+ and 171 seats in the Main Cabin. Every seat has access to Wi-Fi, free personal in-flight seatback entertainment screens as well as power ports. Complimentary meals and beverages will also be provided in all cabins of service.
Delta’s Indianapolis-Paris service will be available for sale beginning Sept. 23 and is scheduled to operate as follows:
Delta’s history in Indianapolis goes back more than five decades. Today, Delta carries thousands of Hoosiers every day on frequent service across its global network via its hubs in Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, and Salt Lake City in addition to nonstop flights to Orlando, Raleigh/Durham and Cancun.
If you’ve been following my blog, you have noticed how Delta Air Lines is aggressively and proactively expanding their international non-stop routes to major cities like Nigeria, Shanghai, Seoul and now Paris. It is definitely a great time to consider a Delta Status Match Challenge like the one I am currently doing.