(DFW AIRPORT, Texas – May 22, 2019) – The unofficial start of summer begins this weekend and Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is ready kick-off its biggest season yet. The Airport has been growing at a record rate and that trend is expected to continue with more than 20 million customers this summer, a 7.6% increase from last year. DFW Airport will begin this big summer by welcoming approximately 1.4 million passengers during the Memorial Day travel period of May 23 to May 29, an 8.2% increase from this time last year.
Customers will take off to some new destinations this season as DFW Airport has added 27 new destinations since this time last year, nine of which are international. Some of the most highly anticipated additions include service to Dublin, Ireland, and Munich, Germany, which are scheduled to begin on June 6, 2019. American Airlines also recently announced the addition of new service from DFW Airport to Acapulco and Huatulco, Mexico; St. Thomas, USVI; and St. George, Utah.
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 63 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.