logo
  Join        Login             Stock Quote

American Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Boeing (BA) 777-300ER Aircraft

 December 11, 2012 03:18 PM
 


(By Balaseshan) AMR Corp.'s subsidiary American Airlines said it has taken delivery of its first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft, another step in its plan to create the industry's most modern fleet.

American Airlines is the first U.S. airline to order and take delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER, which will give American's fleet additional network flexibility, while delivering increased efficiency and better operating economics.

American's 777-300ER, delivered Tuesday without the traditional American livery, marks the beginning of the airline's brand new fleet type and points toward the airline's future. Inside, the cabin is configured with three classes, featuring lie-flat seats in First and Business Class.

[Related -United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX): How Pension Shift Will Drive EPS?]

The Dallas/Fort Worth-Sao Paulo route, scheduled for January 31, 2013, will be the first to feature the newest addition to American's fleet. Subsequently, the aircraft is slated to fly to London Heathrow from both Dallas/Fort Worth and New York JFK.

The modern new aircraft will feature a freshly painted livery on the outside. Upon boarding, American customers will be invited inside through a dramatic archway and ceiling treatment and mood lighting, to continue the modern experience and the look and feeling of spaciousness.

A walk-up bar in the premium cabin stocked with snacks and refreshments will be a first for any U.S. airline and adds another distinctive luxury feature to the 777-300ER.

[Related -The Boeing Company (BA): Why You Should Look At Boeing's Defense Business?]

Entertainment options include up to 120 movies, more than 150 TV programs and more than 350 audio selections that will be offered throughout the aircraft. Also, every seat will feature individual 110-volt AC power outlets and USB jacks for charging personal electronic devices.

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers nearly 900 aircraft.

AAMRQ is trading up 4.00% at $0.598 on Tuesday, while BA trades up 0.40% at $75.83.

iOnTheMarket Premium
Advertisement

Advertisement


Post Comment -- Login is required to post message
Name:  
Alert for new comments:
Your email:
Your Website:
Title:
Comments:
 

rss feed

Latest Stories

article imageCrude Rebound

Since the price of crude oil broke below $90 per barrel in September, the Brent global benchmark has been read on...

article imageShould You Invest In The Hottest New Trend In Finance?

Thanks to major changes in regulation, social media and technology, the business of banking has undergone read on...

article imageStrong Attractor in Action Pulling S&P 500 Down

The attractor is formed by the 200-day moving average and the 50% Fibonacci retracement of the up move from read on...

article imageIs The Weak Housing Market A Warning Sign For The US Economy?

Today’s US economic releases – housing starts and business survey data for the manufacturing sector – read on...

Advertisement
Popular Articles

Advertisement
Daily Sector Scan
Partner Center



Fundamental data is provided by Zacks Investment Research, and Commentary, news and Press Releases provided by YellowBrix and Quotemedia.
All information provided "as is" for informational purposes only, not intended for trading purposes or advice. iStockAnalyst.com is not an investment adviser and does not provide, endorse or review any information or data contained herein.
The blog articles are opinions by respective blogger. By using this site you are agreeing to terms and conditions posted on respective bloggers' website.
The postings/comments on the site may or may not be from reliable sources. Neither iStockAnalyst nor any of its independent providers is liable for any informational errors, incompleteness, or delays, or for any actions taken in reliance on information contained herein. You are solely responsible for the investment decisions made by you and the consequences resulting therefrom. By accessing the iStockAnalyst.com site, you agree not to redistribute the information found therein.
The sector scan is based on 15-30 minutes delayed data. The Pattern scan is based on EOD data.