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American Airlines Introduces Oakland–Dallas Nonstop
New Daily Bay Area Link to DFW Launches Today
OAKLAND, CA: (April 3, 2018) – Today at Oakland International Airport (OAK), American Airlines commences daily nonstop service between OAK and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). The new link is significant for Bay Area residents, providing OAK with roughly 100 unique connections currently not possible through American’s Phoenix hub.
American offers more than 760 daily flights from DFW, serving more than 200 destinations in 31 countries.
The new daily service departs Dallas/Fort Worth at 9:10 a.m., arriving at Oakland at 10:37 a.m. The return flight departs OAK at 11:30 a.m. and arrives back in Dallas at 5:20 p.m. (all times are local). A second flight, added for the peak summer season, will operate westbound from DFW at 10:35 p.m., arriving at OAK at 12:13 a.m. The eastbound flight will operate overnight, departing OAK at 11:49 p.m. and arriving DFW at 5:14 a.m.
“We celebrate and acknowledge our partners at American Airlines in offering this new daily nonstop service to the people living and working both here in the Bay Area and in the Dallas/Fort Worth area,” said Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis. “This route represents a new link between regions known for culture and opportunity, and both regions will benefit greatly from the convenient and greatly improved access.”
Airport officials say that the significance of this flight addition is substantial in that the extensive list of unique nonstop markets available via DFW make it possible to reach numerous markets not currently accessible with a single connection from OAK.
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About Oakland International Airport Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 13 million travelers annually, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top business and tourism venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents.
Oakland’s air service roster to over 60 nonstop destinations is offered on 14 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.
The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by The Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States.
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Media Contact: Keonnis R. Taylor | 510-563-6500 KRTaylor@portoakland.com