AA to Fly Nonstop from DFW to Hong Kong, Shanghai 10/17/13
FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines has unveiled plans to offer
nonstop flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to two major
aviation hubs in Asia.
American on Wednesday announced nonstop service planned next summer to Hong
Kong International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, pending
Daily service between DFW and Hong Kong will use the Boeing 777-300ER, the
first time American will deploy its flagship aircraft to Asia. The DFW-Shanghai
route will use Boeing 777-200s.
The U.S. Department of Justice has raised antitrust concerns about the
proposed merger of American, operated by AMR Corp., and US Airways. The federal
trial is scheduled next month in Washington.