The last TWA Route to Europe was STL-LGW ! AA ordered 9 new 767-300ERs to replace them. American originally placed an order for 15 767-300s to replace the A300s that were being removed from transatlantic service. That order was subsequently reduced to nine, and unrelated at the time to the TWA tran...Jump to post
It looks like this is a "front-line" (customer service) staff offer, whereas I believe the AA offers announced recently is for management. DL's may have been broader since fewer employees are represented but, either way, AA/UA offer comparisons may not be valid.Jump to post
Will Doug Parker sign up to this? Not at all, Parker is very smart and has done a great job. Remember AA was on track to liquidate in 2011 before he led the US/HP purchase of AA. American started its CH11 restructuring in Nov 2011, and would have emerged with or without a merger. The AA/US merger w...Jump to post
Didn't I read somewhere that production of elements specific to PAX 767s have been stopped long ago, suppliers scrapped their lines etc ? The cargo (and military) one is still in production, so that would just be a reengine of those, but the PAX is another story. True, that's one of the reasons it'...Jump to post
VCy wrote:Maybe AR would be a better fit? AA could work with the Argentine government to restructure / invest in the troubled national career.
US Airways/America West looked good from a route network perspective - the combined airline would have strong presence in west and east USA. The merged US/HP became strong enough to eventually buy American and grow into the world's largest airline. The US Airways management team may have developed ...Jump to post
That said, might an MD-80 be a suitable replacement for the B732, if AA allows some to be sold?
Perhaps less noteworthy on its own, but add the mix Jeff Knittel (formerly CIT) taking over as Chairman and CEO of Airbus mid-January. With responsibility for Airbus’ commercial aircraft business throughout the Americas, as well as for providing leadership for the company’s helicopters and space and...Jump to post
OB1504 wrote:American only has 20 airplanes with more than 300 seats (the 777-300ERs), and until 2013 their largest aircraft had only 247 seats.
737max8 wrote:On the other hand, how does 67 new deliveries in a year stack up in history?