Japan Airlines returns to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Japan Airlines (JAL) said it has begun nonstop service between Tokyo Narita (NRT) Airport and Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport, reviving a route that had been discontinued in 2001.

JAL will start the service with four flights per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday utilizing Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, and the airline announced it plans to increase to daily service on March 20, 2016. Japan Airlines is one of the world´s leading air carriers from Japan, with hubs in Tokyo Narita and Haneda, and it is a member of the oneworld® alliance in partnership with American Airlines and 13 other carriers.

In addition to the new route, JAL shares two daily DFW-Narita flights operated by American Airlines in a trans-Pacific joint business partnership through the oneworld® alliance. Japan Airlines serves 55 destinations within Japan and another 37 international destinations in addition to DFW.

With its return to DFW, Japan Airlines becomes the 14th international carrier to serve Dallas Fort Worth from DFW´s International Terminal D.

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport welcomes more than 63 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. 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 USD37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel.