Continental launches first nonstop flight from Cleveland to Paris

22nd May 2008, Comments 0 comments

Continental Airlines is launching the first nonstop seasonal service from Cleveland, Ohio, to Paris on Thursday.

22 May 2008

NEW YORK - Continental Airlines said Wednesday it was launching the first nonstop service from Cleveland, Ohio, to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris.

"Cleveland is important to Continental and we are pleased to add Paris to our portfolio of flights from this hub," said Continental president Jeff Smisek.

"Including the new service to Paris, we will have launched flights from Cleveland to 10 new destinations so far in 2008."

The carrier said the Cleveland-Paris route will also provide connections for travellers to other points in Europe, Asia and Africa.

The seasonal service begins Thursday and continues through 1 September, seven days a week.

The service will be operated by Boeing 757 aircraft, with 159 economy passengers and 16 in business-first class.

[AFP / Expatica]

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