Delta Air Lines is to launch nonstop flights
from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Paris Charles de
Gaulle Airport on 12 May 2016.
The flight will operate in conjunction with the
airline's joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia
using 164-seat, Boeing 757-200ER aircraft.
From Delta's joint venture hub in Paris,
customers can connect to more than 75 onward destinations
throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing global
access for a region with strong international ties through its
world-class universities and global companies.
The daily flight
will be Delta's 13th destination from Paris and the only nonstop
link between the two cities.
"RDU and Delta Air Lines have
been business partners for more than 40 years. During this time,
Delta has increased its presence at RDU to meet the demand of our
region, which it does today with nonstop service to 20 cities,"
said Mike Landguth, CEO and President of RDU Airport Authority.
"Today, we celebrate Delta's latest expansion in our market with
nonstop service to Paris' Charles de Gaulle International Airport.
We thank Delta for its continued investment in our community and
for connecting our region to the world."
passengers flying in Delta's business class cabin, Delta One,
can enjoy a full range of premium products, including flat-bed seats
with Westin Heavenly Inflight Bedding and Tumi amenity kits.
Flights also feature Wi-Fi, power available at every seat and inflight entertainment with hundreds of the
latest TV shows, movies and more – all on demand.
The flights will be available for sale
beginning Saturday, 26 September 2015.
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