(DFW AIRPORT, Texas) – September 24, 2021 – Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is pleased to announce the launch of new international service between DFW and Istanbul aboard Turkish Airlines. The airline will service four direct flights per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) beginning September 24, utilizing Boeing 787-9s on the route.
“As the most connected airport in the United States, DFW is pleased to introduce non-stop travel from Istanbul to North Texas for the first time,” said Sean Donohue, Chief Executive Office, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. “This new partnership with Turkish Airlines reflects DFW Airport’s commitment to continued growth and providing customers with more travel options.”
Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey and will become the 15th international carrier serving DFW Airport.
“With the opening of our 11th US gateway, we look forward to welcoming travelers aboard this new route to experience our world-class service, award-winning cuisine and world-famous Turkish hospitality. We continue to make health and safety a top priority for our passengers and employees and maintain a strong commitment to keeping the world connected through our expanded North American presence,” said M. İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines.
The inaugural flight from DFW Airport, TK 192, is scheduled to depart September 24, 2021 at 8:25 p.m. local time and is anticipated to arrive at Istanbul Airport (IST) at 3:50 p.m. local time.
Media assets available at: https://dfw.to/Turkishservice
About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. Centered between owner cities Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major job generator for the North Texas region 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.