American Airlines said it has received government approval for flights between Beijing and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.
Customers can begin booking the DFW-Beijing route starting on January 24 and the first flight will launch on May 7, the Fort Worth-based carrier said on Thursday.
The daily flight will depart DFW at 10:40 a.m. and arrive in Beijing at 2:15 p.m. the next day. The return flight leaves Beijing at 4:25 p.m. and arrives at DFW at 5 p.m. the same day.
American will use a Boeing 777-200 aircraft on the route which has business class and economy class seats. The carrier currently operates flights to Beijing from its hub at Chicago O’Hare.