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Its Here Finally! The American A319 Part 2  
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12115 posts, RR: 18
Posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 14200 times:
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Link to the origial thread Its Here Finally! The American A319! (by jayeshrulz Jun 21 2013 in Civil Aviation)

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User currently offlinewilliam From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1268 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 14044 times:

Nice video, notice the hydralics backup turbine is extended, must be for testing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4fvMeUjA_A&feature=youtu.be


User currently offlineuberflieger From United States of America, joined Jun 2013, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 13931 times:
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very cool video

can anybody confirm N8001N?

thanks



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 13769 times:

How about 2 A319s?



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 13674 times:

Quoting uberflieger (Reply 2):
can anybody confirm N8001N?

N8001N is correct. Here is a video of the landing:

http://youtu.be/HseC-u99Lu8



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 5, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 13648 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 3):
How about 2 A319s?

And these 2 frames are:

MSN 5678 / D-AVYQ / N8001N
MSN 5698 / D-AVYR / N9002U



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User currently offlinemilestones787 From United States of America, joined Mar 2012, 72 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 13350 times:

I'm joining this thread a little late...can someone tell me when these are expected to be handed over to AA? Thanks.

User currently offlineGUYAIR707 From Guyana, joined Jan 2011, 708 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 13346 times:

Quoting 777ER (Thread starter):

I'm joining late also, I guess they're abandoning Boeing 737's??

GUYAIR707


User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2335 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 13282 times:

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 7):
I'm joining late also, I guess they're abandoning Boeing 737's??

   they still have tons of 737s on order.



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User currently offlineFSXJunkie From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 13175 times:

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 7):
I'm joining late also, I guess they're abandoning Boeing 737's??

No, American chose to ride the post 9/11 airline crash without bankruptcy (unlike Delta and United who decided that strategic bankruptcy would make them stronger a few years later) in order to accomplish this American delayed the MD-80 retirement. Unfortunately this means American has a problem, the MD-80's have to be phased out on an accelerated schedule to avoid airframe loss and Boeing can't supply enough 737's to meet the new requirement, so American's picking up A319's and A321's to cover the spread.


User currently offlinewilliam From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1268 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 13041 times:

If I remember correctly AA is leasing these and buying the NEOs when they go into production.

User currently offlineGUYAIR707 From Guyana, joined Jan 2011, 708 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 12729 times:

Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 8):
Quoting FSXJunkie (Reply 9):

Thanks for clearing that up for me.

GUYAIR707


User currently offlineRobt760 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago) and read 12635 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 5):
And these 2 frames are:

MSN 5678 / D-AVYQ / N8001N
MSN 5698 / D-AVYR / N9002U

A bit off topic, but...Does anybody have info on the progress of the A321T model that AA is to be receiving some time in Sept/Oct? The production list I saw didn't even list American, but there were several for US Airways about ready to go through.


User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 13, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 12504 times:

Quoting Robt760 (Reply 12):
Does anybody have info on the progress of the A321T model that AA is to be receiving some time in Sept/Oct?

What is the A321T?

But according to my information, AA will receive 2 A321s with sharklets in November and December (MSN 5834 and 5860).



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User currently offlinerojo From Spain, joined Sep 2000, 2447 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 12359 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 13):
What is the A321T?

The A321's that AA will use for its transcon flights (JFK-LAX/SFO) that will have F, J, and Y


User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 15, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 12346 times:

I see. Unfortunately, I have no information about the cabin configuration of the 2 A321s due for the end of the year.


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User currently offlineRobt760 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 12050 times:

Quoting rojo (Reply 14):
The A321's that AA will use for its transcon flights (JFK-LAX/SFO) that will have F, J, and Y

Yes,it will be configured as follows: First Class 10 Business Class 72 Coach (with 36 of those being similar to Economy Plus but not labeled as such).

See this article: http://hub.aa.com/en/nr/pressrelease...with-more-comfort-and-connectivity


User currently offlineTristan7977 From United States of America, joined Feb 2013, 101 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 11839 times:

Don't the A319/321's get entertainment systems for each seats??? Or will it be for only selected aircraft? And how about the 737's, won't they get them eventually??


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User currently offlineBAW076 From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2006, 750 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 11814 times:

When are these due for delivery to AAL?

Regards,
Chris



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 19, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 11789 times:

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 18):
When are these due for delivery to AAL?

The schedule:

> MSN 5327 (N9015D) November (ex-testbed)
> MSN 5678 (N8001N) July
> MSN 5698 (N9002U) August
> MSN 5704 (N93003) August
> MSN 5745 (N9004F) September
> MSN 5753 (N4005X) September
> MSN 5761 September
> MSN 5781 October
> MSN 5786 October
> MSN 5788 October
> MSN 5789 October
> MSN 5798 October
> MSN 5810 October
> MSN 5827 November
> MSN 5842 November

Subject to change.



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User currently offlineBAW076 From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2006, 750 posts, RR: 26
Reply 20, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 11759 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 19):
The schedule:

> MSN 5327 (N9015D) November (ex-testbed)
> MSN 5678 (N8001N) July
> MSN 5698 (N9002U) August
> MSN 5704 (N93003) August
> MSN 5745 (N9004F) September
> MSN 5753 (N4005X) September
> MSN 5761 September
> MSN 5781 October
> MSN 5786 October
> MSN 5788 October
> MSN 5789 October
> MSN 5798 October
> MSN 5810 October
> MSN 5827 November
> MSN 5842 November

Subject to change.

Thanks for the info!



N754AN (x2), G-CPEL, G-MIDE, G-BPEC, G-BZHC, EI-DCH, LN-KKN, G-VIIW, G-BNLT, G-DBCA, G-MEDE, G-DBCE, G-MIDP.
User currently offlineJoePatroni707 From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 493 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 11536 times:

Will AA's Airbus have "mood lighting" or standard light bulbs. I know they will all have PTV's for the initial deliveries. Rumor is that AA will discontinue domestic IFE early next year.

User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3332 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 11450 times:

Quoting JoePatroni707 (Reply 21):
Rumor is that AA will discontinue domestic IFE early next year.

A good call, I'd say. With power outlets and inflight Wi-Fi, passengers can now provide their own IFE without the cost and complexity of wiring it into the aircraft.


User currently offlinecrAAzy From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 785 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 10878 times:
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Quoting OB1504 (Reply 22):

A good call, I'd say. With power outlets and inflight Wi-Fi, passengers can now provide their own IFE without the cost and complexity of wiring it into the aircraft.

No. It just continues the cluster F@##$ decision making again between old and new AA leadership. Continuing along the lines of adding more seats back into the MCE planes, going back to Eagle pilots for more cuts after a contract had just been ratified and now we're hearing about the removal or IFE less than a year after it is being implemented.

After advertising the make overs for over a year and on the verger of new aircraft delivery with the new interiors, new seats, and IFE it just is going to confuse people even more. What are they going to do just turn it off on the planes that have it so people on those flight continue to think American sucks, their service sucks, and their new planes are already broken or not working? Or maybe they are going to just gut the aircraft and install all new interiors?

While other mergers weren't perfect, they at least presented an early coherent plan and brand for the customers that provided some direction where the airlines were going (for better or worse). I still think the biggest problem with this merger is going to be the lack of direction with respect to where the hard product is going and the changes that are made will be to align AA more with US's mediocre product offering while continuing half-hearted improvements in US's product offerings.

Devaluation of AAdvantage program miles with respect to award travel, likely change in meal service (AA and DL have meals for flights 2 hours or longer while US meals start at flights 3.5 hours and longer), smaller MCE cabins, rumored removal of IFE, etc. the list just goes on.


User currently offlinearffguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 157 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 10548 times:

N9002U. Really?

Used on one of the early United 737-200s.

How wild is that?



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User currently offlinemiaami From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 580 posts, RR: 0
Reply 25, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 11085 times:

Here are some shots of the new 319 interiors.

User currently offlinemiaami From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 580 posts, RR: 0
Reply 26, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 10994 times:

for some reason A.net won't accept the link.

boardingarea.com/onemileatatime/2013/07/13/pictures-of-americans-new-airbus-a319s/


User currently offlinewilliam From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1268 posts, RR: 0
Reply 27, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 10995 times:

8 First class seats?

User currently offlineuberflieger From United States of America, joined Jun 2013, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 28, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 10671 times:
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N8001N should be flying off to her new home any day now

somebody in the know? possible stops along the way?

thanks



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User currently offlineRobt760 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 29, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 10244 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 19):
The schedule:

> MSN 5327 (N9015D) November (ex-testbed)
> MSN 5678 (N8001N) July
> MSN 5698 (N9002U) August
> MSN 5704 (N93003) August
> MSN 5745 (N9004F) September
> MSN 5753 (N4005X) September
> MSN 5761 September
> MSN 5781 October
> MSN 5786 October
> MSN 5788 October
> MSN 5789 October
> MSN 5798 October
> MSN 5810 October
> MSN 5827 November
> MSN 5842 November

Subject to change.

These are A-319 Aircraft, right? I was looking at the A321 fleet list and there are no AA orders showing.


User currently offlineflyfree727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 658 posts, RR: 0
Reply 30, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 10057 times:

AA ORD

Quoting Robt760 (Reply 16):
Yes,it will be configured as follows: First Class 10 Business Class 72 Coach (with 36 of those being similar to Economy Plus but not labeled as such).

The A321T (for Transcon) will have 10 lie flat FC seats, 20 lie flat BC seats, 36 Main Cabin Extra (MCE) seats and 36 MC seats.

AA ORD


User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 31, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 9857 times:

Quoting Robt760 (Reply 29):
These are A-319 Aircraft, right? I was looking at the A321 fleet list and there are no AA orders showing.

Correct, that list is A319 only. AA will receive only 2 A321 aircraft this year:

> MSN 5834
> MSN 5860

Another 20 A321 aircraft are scheduled for 2014, the first 8 are already allocated:

> MSN 5884
> MSN 5895
> MSN 5904
> MSN 5938
> MSN 5946
> MSN 5955
> MSN 5975
> MSN 5983



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 32, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 9520 times:

MSN 5704 (N93003), the third AA A319, has been spotted in full paint today.


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User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2335 posts, RR: 1
Reply 33, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9435 times:

Quoting uberflieger (Reply 28):
N8001N should be flying off to her new home any day now

somebody in the know? possible stops along the way?

Will delivered Tuesday according to AA



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User currently offlineJoePatroni707 From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 493 posts, RR: 0
Reply 34, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9373 times:

Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 33):

WIll it deliver to DFW (DWH) or TUL?? Any event hopefully spotters will be out and ready with cameras.... My little niece looked at a picture of the A319 in new AA livery and she thought it was one of the airplanes from the new Disney film...LOL


User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2335 posts, RR: 1
Reply 35, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 9282 times:

Quoting JoePatroni707 (Reply 34):

I assume it would be DFW

[Edited 2013-07-19 12:42:51]


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User currently offlineLH707330 From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 755 posts, RR: 0
Reply 36, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8726 times:

I saw one doing an approach and go-around at runway 23 in Hamburg Fuhlsbuettel yesterday, are they doing training flights with the DLR?

User currently offlineOC2DC From United States of America, joined Feb 2013, 366 posts, RR: 0
Reply 37, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 8537 times:

Quoting Tristan7977 (Reply 17):

Don't the A319/321's get entertainment systems for each seats??? Or will it be for only selected aircraft? And how about the 737's, won't they get them eventually??

All new deliveries will receive IFE in every seat, that includes new 737 deliveries starting in December. . . This is assuming nothing changes when DP takes the reigns...



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User currently offlineckfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5225 posts, RR: 1
Reply 38, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 8093 times:

Quoting OB1504 (Reply 22):
A good call, I'd say. With power outlets and inflight Wi-Fi, passengers can now provide their own IFE without the cost and complexity of wiring it into the aircraft.

But for every passenger who comes aboard with a smartphone and tablet/laptop, you might have someone like me who is still trying to figure out how to use a smartphone after 10 months of use, and still uses a desktop computer. Another point is that a lot of people are carrying smartphones and computers owned by employers. Start using company equipment for non-approved purposes, like watching sports, sit-coms, or movies on a flight, and the boss will be having a little chat at the behast of the company IT guru.

And frankly, if JetBlue, Virgin America, and other competitors offer IFE on domestic flights, why should AA just say, "Use your phone or computer"?

Quoting crAAzy (Reply 23):
While other mergers weren't perfect, they at least presented an early coherent plan and brand for the customers that provided some direction where the airlines were going (for better or worse). I still think the biggest problem with this merger is going to be the lack of direction with respect to where the hard product is going and the changes that are made will be to align AA more with US's mediocre product offering while continuing half-hearted improvements in US's product offerings.

Devaluation of AAdvantage program miles with respect to award travel, likely change in meal service (AA and DL have meals for flights 2 hours or longer while US meals start at flights 3.5 hours and longer), smaller MCE cabins, rumored removal of IFE, etc. the list just goes on.

Rumors about what airlines will do are just that, rumors. Much of the time, they are either completely wrong or partially true.

That said, Doug Parker admitted, when he was meeting with union leaders to get them on the merger bandwagon, that US's in-flight product, as well as other aspects of customer service, is inferior to AA's. US doesn't have the route network that generates premium traffic. Considering that Parker got his start in the airline business at AA, when Bob Crandall was trying to out-innovate every other airline, one would assume that Parker understands that AA can't effectively compete with UA and DL by offering US's product.


User currently online1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6494 posts, RR: 2
Reply 39, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 8039 times:

Quoting OB1504 (Reply 22):
A good call, I'd say. With power outlets and inflight Wi-Fi, passengers can now provide their own IFE without the cost and complexity of wiring it into the aircraft.

That A.net myth has to stop. Fact is, far more people still use the IFE system than their own devices, and in-flight Wi-Fi providers are bleeding cash as we know it.

[Edited 2013-07-21 13:25:03]


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User currently offlinebmibaby737 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1807 posts, RR: 9
Reply 40, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 7962 times:

Just to expand on what's already posted above, Planespotters.net American Airlines' listings provide the following details for the upcoming Airbus A319 aircraft

5327 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9015D
5678 Airbus A319-112(WL) N8001N
5698 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9002U
5704 Airbus A319-112(WL) N93003
5745 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9004F
5753 Airbus A319-112(WL) N4005X
5761 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9006
5781 Airbus A319-112(WL) N5007E
5786 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9008U
5788 Airbus A319-112(WL) N8009T
5789 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9010R
5798 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9011P
5810 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9012
5827 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9013K
5842 Airbus A319-112(WL) N3014R
5902 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9016

I have to admit, I do think the A319 looks fantastic in the new American colours!


User currently offlineckfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5225 posts, RR: 1
Reply 41, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 7411 times:

Quoting bmibaby737 (Reply 40):

5327 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9015D
5678 Airbus A319-112(WL) N8001N
5698 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9002U
5704 Airbus A319-112(WL) N93003
5745 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9004F
5753 Airbus A319-112(WL) N4005X
5761 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9006
5781 Airbus A319-112(WL) N5007E
5786 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9008U
5788 Airbus A319-112(WL) N8009T
5789 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9010R
5798 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9011P
5810 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9012
5827 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9013K
5842 Airbus A319-112(WL) N3014R
5902 Airbus A319-112(WL) N9016

Just a bit curious as to why the N-numbers appear out of sequence, and why some N-numbers have a single letter as the last character. Granted, there are only so many numbers ending in AA, AM, and AN, and the recent 738 deliveries have N-numbers ending in NN. I seem to recall that the F100s had four numbers that were sequential with delivery, followed by a single letter. It seems to me that the letter in the N-number was the third character in the ship number (NxxxxK would be ship number 2BK.


User currently offlinebmibaby737 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1807 posts, RR: 9
Reply 42, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 7207 times:

Quoting ckfred (Reply 41):
Just a bit curious as to why the N-numbers appear out of sequence, and why some N-numbers have a single letter as the last character. Granted, there are only so many numbers ending in AA, AM, and AN, and the recent 738 deliveries have N-numbers ending in NN. I seem to recall that the F100s had four numbers that were sequential with delivery, followed by a single letter. It seems to me that the letter in the N-number was the third character in the ship number (NxxxxK would be ship number 2BK.

I believe fin 015 is the test aircraft, and thus isn't being delivered straight away? As for the registrations, I believe whatever registrations are available with the fleet number within it. It looks a lot how Southwest Airlines are going about their new aircraft...

http://www.planespotters.net/Product...rer=Boeing&subtype=737-800&sort=fn


User currently offlineuberflieger From United States of America, joined Jun 2013, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 43, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6864 times:
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Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 33):

and...? is she home?  



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 44, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 6849 times:

First delivery is imminent.



Picture by http://www.flickr.com/photos/erussell1984



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User currently offlinemiaami From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 580 posts, RR: 0
Reply 45, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 6736 times:

The new paint scheme looks great on the new AA 319. Looking forward to seeing these planes flying out of Miami eventually.

User currently offlineusflyguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 932 posts, RR: 0
Reply 46, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 6702 times:

Quoting JoePatroni707 (Reply 34):
My little niece looked at a picture of the A319 in new AA livery and she thought it was one of the airplanes from the new Disney film...LOL

It is... http://variety.com/2013/film/news/sm...es-with-disneys-planes-1200562686/

Quoting 1337Delta764 (Reply 39):
Fact is, far more people still use the IFE system than their own devices, and in-flight Wi-Fi providers are bleeding cash as we know it.

Fact? Source? You being nosy and looking at what people are doing on the aircraft that you are on, doesn't make it a fact. People passing off opinion as fact has got to stop.

Do you work for an IFE provider? I find it odd that someone is so passionate about IFE... In the past year, I've had broken seat-back IFE machines on AA, UA and NZ. In my experiences, the odds of it working correctly are lower than it working period. I'm sure the inflight crews would love to see them disappear as that is one less thing they will have to trouble-shoot and/or be blamed for.



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 47, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 6747 times:

It is done, AA has taken delivery of its first A319 jet.

http://twitter.com/AirbusInTheUS/status/359668593820069888
http://www.airbus.com/presscentre/pr...of-its-first-a320-family-aircraft/



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User currently offlineuberflieger From United States of America, joined Jun 2013, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 48, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 6686 times:
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 44):

OMG she's g o r g e o u s   



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User currently offlineTUSAA From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 240 posts, RR: 0
Reply 49, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 6559 times:

The first AA A319 is scheduled to fly XFW-BGR-DFW on Saturday the 27th. It's due to arrive DFW at 1600.

User currently offlinewimdemeester From Netherlands, joined Dec 2011, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 50, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 6387 times:

It looks like I missed something. I know that earlier AA firmed 130 A321NEO's but that the CEO's didn't still hit the order books. If so how is it then possible to deliver the A319 or is it imaginable that the order has been firmed but not yet officially announced?

User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 51, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 6328 times:

I believe they were ordered via lessors.


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User currently offlinejporterfi From United States of America, joined Feb 2012, 443 posts, RR: 0
Reply 52, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 6191 times:

Quoting TUSAA (Reply 49):

The first AA A319 is scheduled to fly XFW-BGR-DFW on Saturday the 27th. It's due to arrive DFW at 1600.

Do you have a flight number to go with that routing? FlightAware won't let me look it up by N-number.


User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 53, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 6112 times:

And here is a video showing the assembly process of the first AA A319:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHSQkmOkaKs



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User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2335 posts, RR: 1
Reply 54, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5996 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 53):

Nice Video. Thanks for sharing that.



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User currently offlineTUSAA From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 240 posts, RR: 0
Reply 55, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5908 times:

Quoting jporterfi (Reply 52):

It will be flt 9708


User currently offlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32737 posts, RR: 72
Reply 56, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5919 times:

Quoting JoePatroni707 (Reply 21):
I know they will all have PTV's for the initial deliveries. Rumor is that AA will discontinue domestic IFE early next year.

Why do people even start these nonsense rumors?

IFE isn't being removed; and 738s will have them with all deliveries starting in October.

What is true is that IFE will not be retroactively installed.



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User currently offlineb377 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 57, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5539 times:

Quoting TUSAA (Reply 49):
The first AA A319 is scheduled to fly XFW-BGR-DFW on Saturday the 27th. It's due to arrive DFW at 1600.

The above information is incorrect according the the AA M&E site.


It is scheduled to ferry on the routing, but tomorrow, Jul 24th. The flight number will be 9707.


User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 58, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5199 times:

And here is the delivery flight XFW-BGR:

http://fr24.com/AAL9707

And BGR-DFW for later:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9707



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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 11388 posts, RR: 33
Reply 59, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 4969 times:

Quoting wimdemeester (Reply 50):
It looks like I missed something. I know that earlier AA firmed 130 A321NEO's but that the CEO's didn't still hit the order books. If so how is it then possible to deliver the A319 or is it imaginable that the order has been firmed but not yet officially announced?
Quoting wimdemeester (Reply 50):

Seems like Avolon is one of the lessors.

http://twitter.com/e_russell/status/360019000480112643
http://www.avolon.aero/



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User currently offlineRobt760 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 60, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 4779 times:

It's on it's way to it's new home in DFW now. ETA 3:30pm

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9707


User currently online1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6494 posts, RR: 2
Reply 61, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4478 times:

Quoting usflyguy (Reply 46):
Fact? Source? You being nosy and looking at what people are doing on the aircraft that you are on, doesn't make it a fact. People passing off opinion as fact has got to stop.

Do you work for an IFE provider? I find it odd that someone is so passionate about IFE... In the past year, I've had broken seat-back IFE machines on AA, UA and NZ. In my experiences, the odds of it working correctly are lower than it working period. I'm sure the inflight crews would love to see them disappear as that is one less thing they will have to trouble-shoot and/or be blamed for.

In another thread, this was confirmed by an airline crew member (whose post was unfortunately deleted). I highly doubt he/she would be lying. Yet the people who say that more passengers use the in-flight Wi-Fi than PTVs are trying to present their view as fact when it is actually blatantly false as confirmed by that crew member.

[Edited 2013-07-24 16:05:46]


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User currently offlinexcoaster1 From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 52 posts, RR: 0
Reply 62, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4403 times:

Arrival into KDFW today:
http://youtu.be/6EDfPTL50iE


User currently offlineb377 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 63, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4194 times:

Per AA M&E site, the next delivery is scheduled for 27Jul as Flight 2708 and then followed by the third on Aug 1st.

All will fly via Bangor


User currently offlinexcoaster1 From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 52 posts, RR: 0
Reply 64, posted (1 year 1 month 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3543 times:

The second delivery today at KDFW [N9002U]
http://youtu.be/jb42eahG7Co


User currently offlineJoePatroni707 From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 493 posts, RR: 0
Reply 65, posted (1 year 1 month 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3176 times:

AA's first A319 will fly tomorrow from DFW to BTM (shows unlinked in BTM). Will operate as AA9140. Assume its more crew training and the like.

User currently offlineRobt760 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 66, posted (1 year 1 month 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2800 times:

BTM is a known airport code used for "other" operational uses. AA doesn't fly to any Montana airports. In all likelihood it will be a training flight of some sort (non-revenue)

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