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DFW Airport’s Growth Continues with Four New Destinations, Added Flights to Europe
DFW Airport offers more domestic destinations than any other U.S. airport

(DFW AIRPORT, Texas – December 13, 2018) – Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport will offer customers more destinations than ever in 2019, continuing its fastest rate of growth in the last 15 years. American Airlines is adding new destinations, increased frequencies and larger aircraft from its biggest hub. By adding a second daily flight to Paris and Madrid, American will provide DFW customers with more than 16 daily non-stop flights to Europe for the peak summer schedule.

 

“DFW is growing at a record rate, and these new destinations, increased service and larger aircraft will provide more choices for our local customers and those who connect through DFW on the American Airlines global network,” said John Ackerman, DFW’s executive vice president of Global Strategy and Development. “DFW’s network now connects to 186 domestic destinations – more than any other airport in the U.S., and the increased frequencies to Paris and Madrid improve our international connections to key markets.”

 

New Destinations

Dates

San Luis Obispo, California (SBP)

Year-round service begins April 2

Glacier Park-Kalispell, Montana (FCA)

 Seasonal service begins June 6

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (MDT)

Year-round service begins June 6

Sonoma County-Santa Rosa, California (STS)

Seasonal service begins June 6

 

Increased Frequencies

 

Paris – Charles De Gaulle (CDG)

Increases to 2x daily, seasonal service June 6

Madrid (MAD)

Increases to 2x daily, seasonal service June 6

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR)

Increases to daily, seasonal service May 3

 

To accommodate peak summer demand on flights to two popular tourist destinations, Cancún, Mexico, and Anchorage, Alaska, American will operate widebody Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner aircraft.

 

In 2018, DFW added 28 new destinations, including service to 20 domestic and eight international airports. DFW Airport now offers service to 248 destinations worldwide, including 62 international destinations. The Airport served more than 69 million customers in 2018, up from 66 million the prior year.

 

In 2019, DFW anticipates a summer schedule with an additional 100 flights per day compared to 2018. Facilities are being expanded to accommodate the growth with six new gates under construction in Terminal E for regional operations, and four new gates planned for Terminal D widebody and international flights.

 

About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

DFW Airport warmly welcomes more than 69 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 186 domestic and 62 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website or download the DFW Mobile App for iOS and Android devices.

 

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