As of June 11, Air France will begin the only nonstop service between Paris and Seattle. This flight will depart from Seattle at 4:55 p.m. and arrive the following day at 11:40 a.m. in Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Flights returning from Paris depart at 1:20 p.m. and arrive in Seattle at 2:35 p.m. the same day. Introductory sale fares for this route start at $662 one-way, based on round-trip, and are good for travel through September 10. Purchases must be made 21 days in advance and include a maximum stay of 30 days. A closer look at these sample introductory fares below:
- Seattle to Paris $662 one-way: That's $1,324, plus the $98 in taxes, which puts us at $1,422 for travel from June 12 through June 20. We were able to find this trip for $1,123 on Air Transat, but that includes two long and bothersome stops- one in Vancouver and one in Montreal. Continental comes in second place, with a fare of $1,259 and only one layover in Newark.
- Seattle to Barcelona $600 one-way: Good luck finding this fare. It seems to be completely sold out, although we were able to find $662 one-ways for June 7 through June 11. The $1,429 fare on Air France sounds like a lot of money for such a short trip, n'est pas? We found a fare of $1,265 round-trip on Delta Airlines for June 7 through June 14, by searching ITAsoftware.com.
- Seattle to Moscow $718 one-way: We had better luck finding this fare, which ends up being $1,555 round-trip, with taxes, for travel on June 27 through July 4. Searching the same travel dates on ITAsoftware.com, we found a fare of $1475 on Aeroflot, the national carrier of Russia.
- Seattle to Venice $713 one-way: This comes to $1,546 round-trip, with tax, using August 2 through August 12 as your travel dates. Using the same dates, we searched ITAsoftware.com and found $1,421 round-trip, with tax, on US Airways.