Delta, in cooperation with joint venture partner Air France KLM, will connect Indianapolis with its European hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle beginning May 24, 2018. With the new nonstop trans-Atlantic service from Indianapolis to Paris, customers from across the Hoosier State will have convenient, one-stop connections at Paris-Charles de Gaulle to more than 100 destinations in Europe, Africa, Middle East and India.
"Indiana and the Indianapolis metropolitan area has long been an important part of our route network and we are honored that Delta will be the first U.S. carrier to take Indiana nonstop to Europe," said Bob Cortelyou, Delta's Senior Vice President – Network Planning.
Dwight James, Delta's Senior Vice President – Trans-Atlantic said, "Indiana's pro-business reputation continues to grow and spread around the globe, and that's why securing a direct trans-Atlantic flight is so important," Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said. "This flight is a big win for our state's business community and for Hoosier travelers. I cannot wait to see that first Delta flight take off for Europe in just a few short months."
Delta's onboard experience between Indianapolis and Paris will be on 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:
|DL500||Indianapolis (IND) at 6:20 p.m.||Paris (CDG) at 8:45 a.m. (next day)|
|DL501||Paris (CDG) at 1:15 p.m.||Indianapolis (IND) at 4:35 p.m.|