(DFW AIRPORT, Texas – August 8, 2019) – Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport customers will have direct access to Israel for the first time when American Airlines launches service to Tel Aviv next year. American Airlines will operate the only nonstop service between Texas and Israel with three weekly flights, utilizing Boeing 787-9 aircraft on the route.
“DFW Airport is pleased to connect our customers to another international destination during this time of unprecedented growth,” said Sean Donohue, chief executive officer at DFW Airport. “Nonstop service to Tel Aviv will provide added convenience for customers traveling to Israel for business or leisure, whether local to North Texas or connecting through DFW on the American Airlines global network.”
“The market in Israel is growing, and offering year-round service from DFW gives us the opportunity to offer more customers the most direct flights possible to and from the region,” said Cedric Rockamore, Vice President of DFW Hub Operations at American Airlines. “And with about 900 daily flights and more than 9,000 daily one-stop combinations of connections from DFW, the possibilities are pretty close to endless.”
Tel Aviv flights will be available for sale on Oct. 10, 2019. With this addition, DFW Airport provides nonstop service to 66 international destinations and 190 domestic destinations.
About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (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. Customers can choose among 190 domestic and 66 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. In 2019, DFW Airport earned the prestigious Airport of the Year award from Air Transport World. For more information, visit the DFW website or download the DFW Mobile App for iOS and Android devices.