Airport officials say the first electric bus is in operation and that it will have five more by early next year.
The new Southwest flight will be the first nonstop service from Indianapolis to Oakland.
The Indianapolis International Airport is moving Frontier from one concourse to the other to help balance overall airline growth at the facility. It’s the first time since the terminal’s opening in 2008 that an airline tenant will be moved.
The airline says the route, established in 2014, doesn’t have enough “sustained traffic” to keep it flying.
The Paris flights, announced Wednesday, may lessen the urgency local officials feel to attract a direct flight from Indianapolis to London. Delta Air Lines stands to land $5.5 million in incentives if it can keep the flights filled.
The airport hadn't previously explored the option because of its proximity to larger airports in Indianapolis and Chicago.
Southwest Airlines plans to add weekly nonstop flights from Indianapolis to Austin, Texas, starting in April, the carrier announced Monday.
The Las Vegas-based airline said the Indianapolis base will create 66 high-paying jobs and allow the company to offer more routes from Indianapolis in the future.
Southwest Airlines plans to add weekly nonstop flights from Indianapolis to a popular Mexican vacation destination starting in March, the carrier announced Thursday.
The new netting will replace a system installed in 2009 after birds began roosting under the terminal’s front roof overhang, creating unsanitary conditions for visitors at ground level.
The new flight is part of a larger system expansion by Denver-based Frontier, which once was part of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings.
The route is one of 28 new routes that the Las Vegas-based airline plans to launch this year.
Airlines that establish new international flights from Indianapolis now can receive up to $400,000 in marketing and promotional support, up from $50,000.
With conditions ripe for attracting an airline offering service to a destination such as London or Paris, officials with the Indianapolis International Airport have hired the Indy Chamber to help lay the groundwork.
In two acquisitions totaling nearly $9 million, one firm plans to expand an existing business park while the other has a big logistics facility in mind.
Daily nonstop service between the two cities begins Thursday. Optimism over demand and Indianapolis’ tech sector already have persuaded Alaska Airlines to add service to San Francisco.