American Airlines has been granted authority by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to launch Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)-Beijing (PEK) Boeing 777-200ER flights. The daily service will start May 7 and be the only direct flight between DFW and PEK. American filed an application with DOT seeking permission for the route last September. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has also cleared the route. American currently flies to Beijing from Chicago O’Hare and ...

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