Inauguration of the first direct flight Paris - Indianapolis

May 25, 2018. Paris and Indianapolis are now connected!

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Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Consul General Guillaume Lacroix



Inauguration of the first non-stop flight Paris-Indianapolis with Delta Air Lines. Guillaume Lacroix, French Consul General to the Midwest joined Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and his delegation in Paris to celebrate the launch. "The direct flight is a great opportunity for trade, investment, students mobility, tourism, for both France and Indiana... It is a two-way street. Thank you Governor Holcomb for choosing France" said Consul General Lacroix. Honorary Consul of France Martin Baier was also part of the trip.

On May 24, Deputy Consul general Frederic Chole and FACC-Chicago President Juan Luis Goujon went to Indianapolis for a grand event hosted by Indianapolis International Airport. Mayor of Indianapolis Joe Hogsett, representatives of the State and City economic departments, members of the business community, students... were present at the event.

The opening of the non-stop transatlantic service also coincides with the 2018 Indianapolis 500 race on May 27.


Launch reception in Paris


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Consul General Lacroix with Shane Peak - Delta Airlines



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Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David C. Long, Indiana House Speaker Brian C. Bosma, and Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and their spouses



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Consul General Lacroix and Honorary Consul in Indiana Martin Baier holding the Indianapolis 500 green flag


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Consul General of France Guillaume Lacroix at the launch reception in Paris



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Launch event at Indianapolis International Airport



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Juan Luis Goujon, President of the FACC-Chicago and Frederic Chole, Deputy Consul general of France in Chicago



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Juan Luis Goujon, President of the FACC-Chicago, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Frederic Chole, Deputy Consul General of France



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Frederic Chole, Deputy Consul General of France



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Photo credit: Indianapolis Airport - The first transatlantic flight calls for a custom Indy Car!



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