Texas-based carrier American Airlines (OTC: AAMRQ) said it has added its first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft into its fleet.
American said it became the first US carrier to fly the 777-300ER when it departed on its inaugural flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Sao Paulo on January 31.
The aircraft is painted with American's new livery, featuring a an eagle against silver mica paint and stripes flying on the tail.
American said that the 777-300ER introduces new enhancements to the in-flight experience, including fully lie-flat seats in first and business class, a walk-up bar for premium cabin customers and an in-flight entertainment system available at every seat.
The 777-300ER offers an enhanced international premium class experience including increased customer choices with new menu selections, new china and flatware designs, and amenity kits.
American said that the 777-300ER is the first aircraft in the carrier's fleet to offer international Wi-Fi, enabling customers to remain connected throughout the flight, whether over land or over water.
The carrier said it intends to take delivery of a total of 15 of the aircraft through 2014. In addition to service to Sao Paulo, the aircraft is slated to fly to London Heathrow Airport from both Dallas/Fort Worth and New York Kennedy.
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