Turkish Airlines and DFW Airport announced that the carrier will be connecting to the North Texas area for the first time with direct flights to Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines will launch 4x weekly flights between Istanbul (IST) and Dallas (DFW) as of September 24, 2021. The flight will operate with the following schedule on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, in both directions:
TK191 Istanbul to Dallas departing 2:10PM arriving 6:55PM
TK192 Dallas to Istanbul departing 8:25PM arriving 3:50PM (+1 day)
The 6,275-mile flight will be operated by a Boeing 787-9, featuring 300 seats, including 30 business class seats and 270 economy class seats. The flight is blocked at 12hr 45min westbound and 11hr 25min eastbound.
"This is another major win for Dallas as we continue to grow our city’s global stature and economic ties.", tweeted Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson.