Showing posts with label Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Show all posts

30 September, 2022

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Orders Fleet of ENC Axess Zero-Emission Buses

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Orders Fleet of ENC Axess Zero-Emission Buses
Photo REV Group
ElDorado National (California), Inc. or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group Inc. and an industry leader in heavy-duty transit buses and emission-free technology, announces Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has ordered 22 of its 40' Axess CNG-powered buses and four of its new 40' Axess EVO-BE™ Battery Electric buses.

DFW, one of the largest airports in the world, is the first carbon-neutral airport in North America. This new fleet of ENC buses is part of the airport’s ongoing efforts to maintain this status. This fleet of Axess buses, ordered through Creative Bus Sales, ENC’s largest dealer in North America, is expected to be delivered to DFW in Summer 2023.

ENC’s Axess platform delivers industry-leading performance and safety and features a low floor making it an ideal choice for airports. Axess buses are in operation at 33 airports around the country. The new Axess EVO-BE™ is the next generation in ENC’s line of zero-emission battery electric buses which is purpose-built for every transit and shuttle application, and available with an industry-leading 738 kWh of battery energy storage.

18 April, 2022

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) welcomed more than 62.5 million passengers in 2021 making it the second busiest in the world by passenger volume.

Photo DFW

As passenger demand increases, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) welcomed more than 62.5 million passengers in 2021 making the Airport the second busiest in the world by passenger volume according to Airports Council International (ACI). DFW saw a 58.7% growth over 2020 and has its sights set on returning to 2019 numbers in 2022. This increase showcases DFW’s collaboration with airline partners who continue to expand their routes and services at the Airport.

As one of the only airports in the U.S. to increase service and the number of destinations served over the past two years, DFW focuses on customer experience as the Airport continues as a leader in the industry. The Airport has implemented numerous advancements to enhance the customer’s experience like ultraviolet-C (UV-C) lighting within the ventilation system to better clean circulated air, automated self-bag drops, smart restrooms and other innovative solutions to best serve customers during their time at DFW.

“At DFW, we continue on a path forward that prioritizes the customer’s journey, operational excellence, and a culture that welcomes all to North Texas. We look forward to working with all of our business partners to serve customers as the busy summer travel period approaches,” shared Sean Donohue, CEO of DFW Airport.

The ACI report also recognized DFW as the world’s most connected airport for the second consecutive year by offering more convenient connection opportunities than any other hub airport in the world. DFW also was listed as the third busiest airport in terms of flights for the third consecutive year.

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07 December, 2019

American Airlines to invest more at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

American Airlines has announced plans to build a new, larger catering kitchen at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). 

The new facility is part of American’s long-term growth strategy at its largest hub, and will allow the airline to better serve customers as it grows.

The investment reaffirms American’s commitment to grow and improve customer experience at DFW. In addition to the new kitchen, construction is also slated to begin on a state-of-the-art aircraft parts distribution facility, which will help reduce maintenance delays by providing parts from DFW to American’s global network.

This year alone, American has expanded at DFW by adding 15 more gates and increasing the amount of flying to 900 daily departures. Additionally, the airline introduced a Flagship Lounge to serve premium customers travelling to international destinations. The growth is part of a larger strategy that will continue as American continues to invest in the operational efficiency and customer experience initiatives at DFW.

25 September, 2019

San Diego International Is the Most Connected Low-Cost Megahub Outside of Asia

14 North American Airports land in OAG’s Global Megahubs Index, including Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Atlanta (ATL) and Los Angeles (LAX)

Key Findings:

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is the most connected airport in the U.S. and third in the world. This is the fourth consecutive year ORD is the most connected Megahub in North America.
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) ranks second in the U.S. and eighth globally for its connectivity.
Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) is now third in the U.S. for domestic connectivity, swapping places with Charlotte Douglas (CLT), which finished fourth.
Three Canadian airports are among the Top 50 Global Megahubs, including Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Vancouver International (YVR) and Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL).
London Heathrow (LHR) remains the most internationally connected airport in the world.

OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, released its Megahubs Index 2019. The analysis reveals the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world and the Top 25 most domestically connected airports in the U.S.

Chicago O’Hare (ORD; Domestic Connectivity Index: 459) leads North America in connectivity for the fourth consecutive year and is the third most internationally connected airport in the world. On the busiest day in aviation this year, 83,580 domestic connections were possible within a three-hour window at ORD – 2% more than last year. United Airlines operates the majority of flights at O’Hare at 48%, down 2% from 2018.

20 May, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines reveal plans for 6th terminal

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and opportunities for businesses and customers in the fastest growing region in the United States.

The plans call for DFW to invest up to $3 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the construction of Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C. The identified site south of Terminal D provides significant flexibility for phasing in the number of gates for Terminal F, with a long-term projection of up to 24 gates, as demand for additional facilities is warranted.

04 May, 2019

American Airlines opens 15 new gates at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Terminal E satellite will support increased departures, more connections than ever before

Photo AA
American Airlines has just opened 15 new gates in the Terminal E satellite at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), supporting more than 100 daily regional flights for American Eagle service.

The completely renovated space includes refreshed ticket counters and gate areas as well as new ramp lighting, moving walkways, elevators and escalators. Later this summer, American will also open a new Admirals Club in Terminal E, and the satellite terminal will be home to DFW’s only Whataburger.

“DFW is a premier hub for the airline and our new gates are just the latest investment,” said Cedric Rockamore, Vice President of DFW Hub Operations for American. “The Terminal E satellite is the result of hard work and collaboration from across the airline and the airport, and everyone should be proud of what we’ve accomplished together.”

17 January, 2019

American Congratulates DFW International Airport

American Airlines has sent congratulations to its largest hub, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), on being named Airport of the Year today by Air Transport World (ATW), the leading monthly magazine for the global airline industry. The airport joined an impressive list of past winners around the world to receive the honour.

In recognizing DFW, ATW noted the airport’s continued record growth and traveller enhancements that include modernized facilities, updated amenities, added concessions and the opening of the largest duty-free store in the Western hemisphere.    

21 August, 2018

Two new direct European routes from DFW from June 2019

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, in Dallas, Texas will get two new nonstop international flights next year thanks to American Airlines.  The new routes will be to Dublin, Ireland and Munich, in Germany, starting June 6th, 2019 and with these flights, DFW Airport will get its first-ever nonstop service to Ireland, while Munich will be the airports third daily nonstop flight to Germany.

"These new flights will advance DFW Airport's mission to bring more international passenger and cargo service to the Dallas Fort Worth region," said Sean Donohue, chief executive officer at DFW Airport. "DFW anticipates tremendous growth in the year ahead, and with nonstop service to Dublin and Munich we're offering two great new destinations, more travel choices, business connections and opportunities for tourism.".

The launch of Dublin and Munich service in June 2019 will give DFW a total of 59 international destinations and 235 unique destinations. The new destinations will be DFW's eighth and ninth European cities served.

28 July, 2018

Developments for Dallas Fort Worth

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport today received a Letter of Intent from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) committing up to $180 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant funding for two end-around taxiway systems. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao delivered the Letter of Intent to the Airport in person, underscoring the importance of investing in airport infrastructure.

11 May, 2018

Three New Flights, Two New Airlines, One New Cool Destination for DFW Airport Customers

Customers at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport have three new, nonstop flights to Iceland just in time for the peak summer travel season. Two Icelandic-based airlines, Wow air and Icelandair, will begin flying from DFW to Reykjavík–Keflavík (KEF) International Airport in late May and American Airlines will launch its KEF flight in early June.

New options for travel from DFW to Iceland 
begin in time for summer vacation season

"The new flights to Iceland represent even more choices for our customers and the entire Dallas Fort Worth region," said John Ackerman, DFW's executive vice president of Global Strategy and Development. "One of our top goals at DFW Airport is to grow international passenger and cargo air service to kindle new business and travel opportunities in our home region. The addition of three routes to this beautiful new destination shows the strength of demand for international travel to and from North Texas."