Delta Tacking on Seattle Nonstop

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INDIANAPOLIS -

A second daily, nonstop flight to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is coming to the Indianapolis International Airport. The Delta Air Lines route, expected to begin June 18, adds to existing service to the Pacific Northwest city by Alaska Airlines. IND flies nonstop to 51 destinations -- a record -- including two added by Allegiant earlier this month to Charleston, South Carolina and Sarasota, Florida.

Indianapolis International Airport now connects to every Delta hub in the U.S. The carrier serves 22 percent of all IND passengers, the second-highest total behind Southwest Airlines.

Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez says "from coast to coast – and here soon internationally – Delta is connecting Hoosier travelers to key markets that support Indiana businesses and economic development. That's the kind of investment that really leverages and enhances the airport's value to the Indianapolis community, the state and the thousands of businesses that make up the Indiana economy."

Delta will also handle the first Transatlantic route from Indianapolis International Airport in May when flights begin to Paris's Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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