American Airlines to Begin 777-300ER Service on New York-London Route
American Airlines announced it will begin to fly its new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its New York-London route starting March 15, 2013. The airline’s first 777-300ER made its inaugural flight on January 31, 2013, from Dallas/Fort Worth to São Paulo, Brazil.
The new 777-300ER flight, Flight 100, will depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 7:10 p.m. and arrive at London Heathrow at 6:20 a.m. the next day. The return flight will leave Heathrow at 12:35 in the afternoon and arrive in New York at 4:40 p.m. American also plans to add an additional 777-300ER to the JFK-Heathrow route beginning May 9 of this year. In addition, on April 2, the airline will begin flying the new aircraft on its New York-Sao Paulo route.
Read our Virtual Tour of American’s 777-300ER aircraft for complete details and photos.
The Boeing 777-300ER has a range of 7,930 nautical miles, and is 19% lighter than its closest competitor. The aircraft produces 22% less carbon dioxide and costs 20% less to operate per seat.
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