American Airlines to become first carrier to add lie-flat business class seats on transcontinental flights
American Airlines recently announced it will be adding lie-flat seats in business class on its new Airbus A321 aircrafts on some of its cross-country flights.
The airline in a statement said that it will be installing the business class seats in its new Airbus A321 aircraft in November 2013.
With these newly-installed business class seats, American Airlines will be operating its business class flights between New York and California.
American Airlines will become the first U.S. carrier to install lie-flat business class seats in its new aircrafts to be utilized on transcontinental flights.
According to the airline, it will be installing 20 seats in the business class. The airline said that there will be two business seats on each side of the aisle. Apart from this, the airline will also be installing 1o lie-flat seats in the first class.
The new Airbus A321 aircrafts will be replacing Boeing 767-200 aircrafts on flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.