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American Airlines Announces New Planes and High-End Amenities

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December 28, 2011

The new American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

With a focus on enhancing the customer experience, American Airlines has announced plans for the much-anticipated Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Featuring increased fuel efficiency, this aircraft will offer new cabin interiors; added seat comfort including fully lie-flat First and Business Class seating with aisle access from every seat; and enhanced technology such as international Wi-Fi capability and power outlets and USB jacks at every seat. In addition, on select flights throughout the airlines' fleet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available to customers in the First and Business Class cabins. American Airlines is the first domestic airline to offer a branded tablet onboard its aircraft.

American Airlines' Boeing 777 Business Class seat
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, now offered on select American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER flights
Business Class seat
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

During the initial rollout, travelers can choose from more than 70 movies, including 30 new releases, with three titles exclusive to American Airlines from Paramount, as well as a variety of television programs and audio selections — all chosen to cater to the diverse tastes of American Airlines' premium cabin customers. The customized tablets feature a 10.1-inch screen and are just one of a selection of premium class enhancements rolled out by American Airlines over the past year. Additional upgrades range from luxury turndown service on international flights to meals designed by renowned chefs like Richard Sandoval.

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