All first class seats on American Airlines A321s to have aisle access
American Airlines recently announced it will be retiring all 15 of its Boeing 757-200 aircrafts in its fleet by the end of 2014.
The airline in a statement said that it will also be replacing its twin-aisle Boeing 767-200 aircrafts, presently carrying 168 passengers, with single-aisle Airbus A321 aircrafts.
American Airlines stated that it has fitted only 102 seats on its single-aisle Airbus A321 aircrafts for all its flights departing Los Angeles and San Francisco from New York. However, the Airbus A321 aircrafts being currently operated by US Airways holds 183 seats.
The airline further stated that the process of retiring its 15 of the Boeing 767-200 aircrafts will start next year and will be completed by the end of 2014.
The airline disclosed that all its Airbus A321 aircrafts will have 10 lie-flat beds in the first class cabins. The airline has made it known that it will be targeting Hollywood and financial company customers by offering first class seats, and to all those who are willing to pay for comfort and privacy. The airline also said that each seat in the first class will provide aisle access to its customers.