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Delta announces the new Raleigh-Durham to Paris CDG route, increases New York JFK – Tel Aviv flights

Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) has announced it will connect the Research Triangle to Europe with nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport beginning on May 12, 2016.

The flight will operate on the following schedule in conjunction with the airline’s joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia using 164-seat, Boeing 757-200 aircraft.

Flight number Departure Arrival

DL230 Raleigh-Durham at 6:13 p.m. Paris (CDG) at 8:35 a.m. (next day)
DL231 Paris (CDG) at 10:45 a.m. Raleigh-Durham 1:57 p.m.

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In other news, Delta will add four weekly year-round flights between its New York-JFK hub and Tel Aviv beginning on May 26, 2016.

The additional flights will complement Delta’s existing daily service to Tel Aviv for a total of 11 weekly flights between the two cities and the third largest trans-Atlantic market. Delta will operate the added flights with a 291-seat, Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 757-26D N900PC (msn 28446) arrives in Las Vegas.

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Shanghai Airlines retires its last Boeing 757

Shanghai Airlines (Shanghai) has retired its last Boeing 757-200 from revenue service. The pictured Boeing 757-26D B-2875 (msn 33966) on March 21 operated flight FM 9172 from Harbin to Shanghai (Pudong) according to wcarn.com.

Shanghai Airlines added the first Boeing 757-200 in 1993.

Copyright Photo: Royal S. King/AirlinersGallery.com. B-2875 was delivered new on March 31, 2005.

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L’Avion slowly slips into airline history

 

Respecting L'Avion's original purple colors, the OpenSkies titles have been painted in purple.  Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

Respecting L'Avion's original purple colors, the OpenSkies titles have been painted in purple. Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

 

 

Boeing 757-26D F-HAVI (msn 24473) arrives at Paris (Orly) with the new colors.  Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

Boeing 757-26D F-HAVI (msn 24473) arrives at Paris (Orly) with the new colors. Please click on photo to see how it was painted before repainting. Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

 

 

L’Avion (Elysair dba) (OpenSkies) (subsidiary of British Airways) (Paris-Orly) is slowly slipping into the sunset. One example is the repainting of its Boeing 757-26D F-HAVI (msn 24473).  After repainting at London (Heathrow), F-HAVI ferried back to Paris (Orly) on March 19. The airliner is now painted in full OpenSkies colors with a few subtle differences besides the French registration.