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Now that the public service portion is over, here’s the topic of the day: American Airlines is adding more big planes in the air.
Let’s start the topic with with a look at this cool computer animated video that was created by Ken Jensen, a high school student in Denmark.
It’s an American Airlines 767 taking off from Newark.
American recently published an updated schedule of domestic wide-body service. Los Angeles and Miami gets the most new wide-body service, while flights between Boston and Los Angeles, and flights between San Francisco and Miami, are each going away.
Here’s a little anomaly: there’s one Boeing 763 flight traveling in each direction between Orlando and Miami. At 192 miles each way, it has to be one of the shortest AA routes served by a wide-body aircraft.
Here’s a look at the changes
These flights have been eliminated:
BOS to LAX: AA145 – 763 Discontinued
LAX to BOS: AA222 – 763 Discontinued
MIA to SFO: AA431- 763 Discontinued
SFO to MIA AA442 – 763 Discontinued
And these have been added to the schedule:
HNL to LAX: AA270 – 763 Daily
HNL to LAX: AA162 – 763 Daily
JFK to SFO: AA17 – 762 Daily
LAX to HNL: AA31 – 763 Daily
LAX to HNL: AA267 – 763 Daily
LAX to MIA: AA252 – 763 Daily
LAX to MIA: AA276 – 763 Daily
MCO to MIA: AA1593 – 763 Daily
MIA to LAX: AA203 – 763 Daily
MIA to LAX: AA271 – 763 Daily
MIA to MCO: AA1860 – 763 Daily
I’m a big fan of big planes, so I like to see them on the schedule.
But now for a little whining…..This is the portion of the post where I lament the loss of the 777 service between DFW and ORD. I miss that flight.
Anyway, go here to see the complete second quarter wide-body domestic schedule in Google Docs.