Dulles International Airport Traveler Update on Coronavirus
New Nonstop Flights to Dakar on Air Senegal
New Nonstop Flights to Dakar, Senegal on Air Senegal Begining September 2021.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) welcomes Air Senegal with new one-stop direct service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Dakar, Senegal’s Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) beginning September 2, 2021, with two flights weekly.
Dakar is the capital of Senegal, in West Africa. Located at the westernmost point of the African continent, Dakar stands as a multicultural, diverse city full of vibrant arts and traditions. Residents from various ethnic groups present assorted crafts, foods, jewelry, fabrics and wood and metal goods at bustling markets such as Marche Sandaga or Marche HLM. Senegal is also know for its tasty cuisine and claims to be the originator of the West African delicacy, jollof rice.
While visiting this Atlantic port city, check out the Médina quarter, home to the Grande Mosquée, marked by a towering minaret. The Musée Théodore Monod displays cultural artifacts including clothing, drums, carvings and tools. The city’s vibrant nightlife is inspired by the local mbalax music. The city is home to museums and mosques, cliff walks and beaches, and makes a convenient jumping point for excursions to any of Senegal's national parks and nature reserves.