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Shiny Boeing 767

Another cracking image from the ever-reliable Flyvertosset on our AirSpace gallery, this time of an American Airlines Boeing 767 taking off from San Francisco airport. Sadly the glint of polished metal in the sun will become a thing of the past once American brings in its new, much less interesting livery.  Flvertosset gallery on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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American and US Airways – together at last

I found this cracking image on the AirTeamImages website while looking for a shot to illustrate the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Showing a pair of Boeing 757-200s it’s just about perfect for the task.

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American Airlines goes back to the ’80s

To celebrate 30 years of flights to London Heathrow, American Airlines has released this tremendous, nay, glorious image of members of staff dating from 1988. I think it’s probably the hair – just the wrong side of boufant – that does it for us. As to whether the jet is still in service, well, it’s […]

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What happens to American’s orders?

Just to keep the American Airlines Chapter 11 theme going for a bit longer, it’s worth bearing in mind the carrier’s huge order backlog. The consenus appears to be that the orders won’t be affected by the bankruptcy, although that of course may change. Included within the tally are 141 Boeing 737NGs – not unlike […]

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American Airlines in Chapter 11

Much as the title suggests, really, given that the big news today is AA’s woes. Having flown with the troubled carrier yesterday – five hours on a Boeing 737-800 – here’s a shot of a 777 taxiing at London Heathrow 27L. Image credit: flcriminal @ AirSpace

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In tribute: 757s and 767s from American Airlines and United Airlines

I break with our norm of only featuring one aircraft/photo to feature four aircraft who bear the connection of being the types involved in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed their crew and passengers, civilians in the buildings three of the jets were crashed into, and averted additional deaths from courageous actions of […]

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Artist’s impression of American Airlines 777-300ER

Here’s an artist’s impression, from Boeing, of what American Airlines’ newly-ordered 777-300ERs will look like.American says it  plans to use its 777-300ERs to grow operations in slot-constrained airports and serve new long-haul markets. Read more…

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Image of the Week: Nose of American Airlines B777-200

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user erwan_ei. His photo depicts the nose of an American Airlines B777-200. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our Image of the Week.

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Dugan’s modified MD-80 reverser gets American scutiny

Engineers from American Airlines have closely examined a modified thrust reverser on a Pratt & Whitney JT8D-200 designed by Dugan Kinetics for Boeing MD-80s that could potentially cut fuel burn and reduce noise.The test aircraft (N789BV) completed functionality and performance testing during 9-12 December at Tucson International Airport, and then flew to American’s bases in […]

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American Airlines 767-300ER flying with new winglets

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