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New Non-Stop Flight Service Connects Eugene To Dallas/Ft. Worth

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A new non-stop flight between the Eugene Airport and Dallas-Fort Worth International begins today (3/4/21.)

Acting Airport Director Cathryn Stephens says the American Airlines service is a welcome addition to their current flights.

“We really need some additional eastbound service," says Stephens.  "So this is a great way if you’re either going south or if you’re headed to the east coast, it’s a great connecting point. So this should provide a lot more options for our local passengers and some good connectivity from the IDFW hub.”

COVID-19 protocols remain in place, which includes wearing masks during flights.

Stephens says both the Eugene and Dallas-Fort Worth airports have received accreditation by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council for their cleanliness and sanitation efforts.

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Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. In his 25+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (19 regional), the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
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