American Airlines News
Alaska Airlines has confirmed its intentions to join the oneworld alliance. Also, the airline seeks to expand its relationship with American Airlines.
American Airlines has released, that it plans to add 200 new routes for the Summer 2020 schedule. Both domestic and international services will be added.
American Airlines has placed a firm order for 15 Embraer E175 jets. The jets in a 76-seat configuration are expected to be delivered to subsidiary Envoy in 2020 and are part of the airline’s fleet transformation.
Qantas and American Airlines have send out a new application, hoping to form a joint business. With newly stimulated demand, the carriers hope to generate up to 180,000 new trips between the US and Australia and New Zealand.
Embraer and American Airlines signed a firm order for ten E175 jets. American Airlines is exercising its purchase rights from its original contract with Embraer signed in 2013. This new order is in addition to the one placed in April for four aircraft. The contract is valued at USD 457 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s fourth-quarter backlog. Deliveries will begin in 2018 and continue through mid-2019.