INDIANAPOLIS, 2015-3-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) celebrated its new international nonstop flight from IND this morning with an inaugural flight to Cancun by way of Vacation Express. Vacation Express will operate weekly flights to Cancun through August 2, departing from IND on Sundays and returning on Saturdays.
Since early 2014, the Indianapolis International Airport has had a total of 18 new airlines and destinations, representing the largest net increase in new IND air service in a decade.
Vacation Express, one of the country’s largest tour operators, might be new to the Indianapolis market but it comes to IND with more than 25 years of experience. They offer all-inclusive vacation packages with exclusive, nonstop flights to destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. For IND’s flight to Cancun, Vacation Express is partnering with Volaris Airlines out of Mexico.
“Vacation Express is providing Central Indiana leisure travelers with nonstop international service to a top vacation spot,” said Michael Wells, IAA board president. “This new air service announcement allows us to further reach our goal of providing the best, most convenient service to our travelers by providing new nonstop service to a desirable destination.”
Additional international flight services at IND:
- Air Canada offers twice daily service between IND and Toronto (YYZ)
- Delta offers Saturday-only seasonal flights to Cancun (CUN) between December and August
- Delta also offers seasonal Saturday-only service to Nassau during December and January
“This new flight from Vacation Express is indicative of the strength of our community economically and the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s continuing commitment to show our community that we are listening to them,” said Mario Rodriguez, IAA executive director. “Business and leisure travelers have told us they want more air service options and we are aligning with their needs. This is their airport and we are broadening their choices for international service and nonstop flights.”
To book a reservation with Vacation Express, please visit http://www.vacationexpress.com/.
About the Indianapolis Airport Authority The Indianapolis Airport Authority owns and operates Indiana’s largest airport system. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport, its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport, Indianapolis Regional Airport and Metropolitan Airport. IND has received numerous prestigious awards recognizing it as a leader within its class, including best airport in North America in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 in Airports Council International’s annual Airport Service Quality awards. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus, and it has won additional recognition for excellent customer service, concessions programs, and art and architecture.
IND generates an annual economic impact in Central Indiana of more than $4.5 billion without relying on state or local taxes to fund its operations. About 10,000 people work at the airport each day. IND serves more than 7 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 140 daily flights to 38 nonstop destinations. Home of the world’s secondlargest FedEx Express operation and the nation’s eighth-largest cargo facility, IND is committed to becoming the airport system of choice for both passenger and cargo service. For more information, visit IND’s Facebook page at Indianapolis International Airport and Twitter page at @INDairport.
Video footage from today’s event: https://file.ac/ZBqUCo23k3E/
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