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
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
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