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Has AA Ever Landed An A300 At Dfw?  
User currently offlineCody From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1932 posts, RR: 9
Posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2582 times:

I have never ever seen one there and I was just wondering.

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User currently offlineJet Setter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2546 times:

I remember reading a Flight International article in 1988 when the A300s entered service, and I'm pretty sure the first revenue flights were out of Dallas. They were delayed beacasue of thuderstorm activity in the DFW area. Although now AA mainly uses the A300s out of MIA and on shorter Atlantic routes, when the A300s were ordered AA had no MIA hub and their Trans Atlantic network was small and served only by DC-10s and B767s.

I don't have the article any more or I'd be able to tell you the initial route network, sorry!


User currently offlineDFW-JETS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2533 times:

AA has never scheduled A300s into DFW. There have been A300s that have come into DFW on rare aircraft substitutions and diversions on the former MIA-LAX routes that the A300s use to fly. AA also use to fly the A300s into LAS from ORD in the early 90s. I dont think the AA A300 inagurals were out of DFW, I think it was JFK.

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2509 times:

I remember seeing an a300 around 3 years ago maybe in november? it was cool, we never see a300's at dfw


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User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1757 posts, RR: 28
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

I was listening to DFW ATC late one night earlier this summer and heard the tower request somebody to fall in behind "American ___ airbus heavy." Maybe it was my imagination, but it could have been an A300. I don't know what other Airbus heavies American has in their fleet..... 
but i've never seen one there....sad thing...and no 737-800s either  

jderden777



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User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8034 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2482 times:

It's not likely you'll see the A300-600R that AA flies at DFW because that plane is primarily used on JFK-LGW/CDG trans-Atlantic routes and routes from MIA south throughout Latin America.

AA could transfer the A300-600R to US West Coast to Hawaii operations, but then AA will have to setup up facilities that can service/repair this plane on the West Coast.

With AA increasingly committed to buying more and more 772ER's, we may see the A300-600R replaced by 772ER's in the next four years.


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