A True Luxury Domestic Journey from American Airlines
By Jenny Tzu-Yin Chen
A flight from New York to Los Angeles or to San Francisco may take about 5 to 6 hours and can be exhausting for passengers who sit for that long a time. Wouldn’t it be great if you could really lie down on such a long journey? It has now come true with American Airlines new aircraft A321T, where passengers can really enjoy a domestic luxury journey.
On Dec 17th 2013, American Airlines presented its new Airbus aircraft A321 Transcontinental at New York’s JFK airport. Jim Carter, vice-president of the Eastern sales division of American Airlines, categorized this new aircraft under the heading of comfortable and connected. As for comfortable, the A321T offers fully lie-flat First and Business Class seats. As for staying connected, the aircraft is served with in-flight Wi-Fi by Gogo’s upgraded air-to-ground technology throughout the aircraft to allow passengers the ability to stay connected in-flight with each seat equipped with one universal AC power outlet and USB jack.
With its A321T, American Airlines will be the only domestic carrier to offer a three-class configuration (First, Business, and Main Cabin) between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles, and between New York (JFK) and San Francisco, providing a valuable benefit to premium customers For customers traveling in the premium class cabins, a complimentary inflight entertainment selection of up to 200 movies, up to 180 TV programs, more than 350 audio selections and up to 20 games is available on a 15.4-inch HD-capable tilting touchscreen monitor positioned in each seat.
American Airlines has been serving the New York area for over 80 years and in New York’s JFK airport since 1948. The merger with U.S Airways in early December 2013 has made the network of the company even stronger. The new fantastic aircraft A321T is expected to provide a more pleasant and luxurious domestic journey for customers, and open another new chapter to a more modernized American Airlines.