By: Ryan Tharp, Director of Research and Economic Development
Air connectivity is vital for a business to thrive. Dallas-Fort Worth is a booming economic powerhouse that utilizes global air connectivity to reach new markets. The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field offer passengers direct, non-stop routes to over 200 destinations around the world. New international routes to Asia, Europe, and South America have opened in the last few years with dozens more to come in the next five years.
Next month the restrictions on long-haul flights from Love Field will expire, and new non-stop flights will be added to the growing list of destinations. Cities on either coast are accessible within a three-hour flight. For business professionals, this means that one could leave for a meeting in New York or Los Angeles in the morning and be back in time to pick up the kids from school. Businesses need this type of air connectivity to thrive, and Dallas-Fort Worth’s connections help facilitate that.