American Airlines recently took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft making American the first US airline to order and take delivery of the 777-300ER. The airline has ordered 14 of these 300-person aircrafts. “This is an important step in demonstrating how American is focused on putting our customers at the center of everything we do,” said Virasb Vahidi, American’s Chief Commercial Officer. “This aircraft will deliver a new level of comfort, connectivity, and convenience for our customers. We are especially pleased to be among the first in the industry to offer a combination of fully lie-flat seats with all-aisle access, international Wi-Fi, and state-of-the-art in-seat entertainment.”
The Dallas/Fort Worth-Sao Paulo route, scheduled for Jan. 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.