Continental Airlines launches Cleveland to Paris service

Continental Airlines will tomorrow launch the first-ever non-stop service between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France.“Cleveland is important to Continental and we are pleased to add Paris to our portfolio of flights from this hub,” said Continental Airlines President Jeff Smisek. “Including the new service to Paris, we will have launched flights from Cleveland to 10 new destinations so far in 2008.”

In addition to providing a link for the business communities on both sides of the Atlantic, the Cleveland to Paris route will provide convenient onward connections for travellers from North America to points throughout Europe, Asia and Africa.

“Continental’s new international service to Paris from Cleveland Hopkins will connect Cleveland to the global marketplace and open doors to new business opportunities and tourism,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Cleveland. “I commend Continental for their commitment to this service and look forward to partnering with them in the future.”

The seasonal service will operate from May 22 through Sept. 1. Flights will depart Cleveland daily at 5:25 p.m. and arrive in Paris at 7:25 a.m. the next morning. The return flights will depart Paris daily at 11:20 a.m. and arrive in Cleveland at 2:30 p.m. the same day.