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American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs

Read more: In the first couple of days we’ve seen A321XLR orders from Qantas, Jetstar, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Frontier, JetSMART, and Wizz Air, and American. Should passengers dread the A321XLR, though?

Well here comes an A321XLR order that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone.

American orders 50 A321XLRs

American Airlines has just placed an order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. This deal includes the conversion of 30 A321neo orders (they have a total of 100 A321neos on order), as well as 20 additional A321XLR orders.

The A321XLR is Airbus’ new long range single aisle plane, which will be able to operate up to 4,700nm nonstop once it enters service in 2023.

When will American take delivery of A321XLRs?

American will take delivery of their A321XLRs over the following timeframe, which I consider to be pretty quick:

8 in 2023
22 in 2024
20 in 2025

Where will American fly A321XLRs?

American Airlines has desperately been in need of a pla… Read More

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