Indy to L.A. Flight Set For Takeoff

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Indianapolis International Airport is set to mark the inaugural nonstop flight to a high-profile destination today. The airport authority will hold a ceremony commemorating the new American Airlines route to Los Angeles. August 26, 2013

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - American Airlines inaugural nonstop service to LAX

WHAT: The inaugural nonstop American Airlines flight from IND to LAX will be commemorated with a unique ribbon cutting featuring the historic scissors used in a much earlier ribbon cutting: that marking the first ever American Airlines jet flight from IND on June 1, 1960. In addition, the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) will provide a water-cannon salute to the departing Boeing 737-800 as it embarks on flight 1337 to LAX..

WHO: American Airlines executives

Passengers

IAA officials, including Executive Director Robert Duncan

Special guests with links to the historic first jet flight mentioned above

WHEN: Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Flight 1337 departs at 6:40 p.m.

Source: The Indianapolis Airport Authority