It's now possible to take in Paris the city and Paris Las Vegas the casino/hotel within days as XL Airways France flight 042 touched down in Las Vegas on the evening of May 27, launching new nonstop service from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris to McCarran International Airport. The new service is the first nonstop route from France to Las Vegas and provides greater access to one of Las Vegas' top sources of overseas visitors. The airline is expected to bring more than 10,000 visitors to Las Vegas this summer.
Operating twice weekly on Sundays and Thursdays, the 354-seat passenger plane will depart from Paris at 3:30 p.m., and arrive in Las Vegas at 6:05 p.m. local time. The return flight departs Las Vegas at approximately 8:20 p.m. and arrives in Paris the following day at 3:15 p.m.
Check out footage of the inaugural flight below, including comments from Laurent Magnin, president and CEO, XL Airways France.