American Airlines on Friday 23 January welcomed its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft arrived at in Dallas/Fort Worth following its delivery flight from Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington.
American has placed firm orders for 42 Boeing 787 aircraft, with the right to acquire an additional 58. American will take delivery of both the 787-8 and 787-9 as part of the firm orders. American expects its first 787 to enter revenue service in the second quarter, flying domestically between American’s hubs for several weeks before being launched on international flights.
American says it has the youngest fleet of the U.S. global network carriers, with an average aircraft age of 12.3 years. In 2015, the airline plans to take delivery of an average of two new aircraft per week.
Source: American Airlines