AA trans-Pacific services to debut 19 December.
American Airlines has confirmed the schedules for its new non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, which will operate under flight numbers AA72/73 using a three-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
The Sydney services will depart at noon each day, arriving into LAX at 6.50am the same day while the flights ex Los Angeles will depart at 9.50pm and arrive into Sydney at 7.55am two days later.
AA’s new product features all-aisle access fully lie-flat seats and a walk-up bar in the premium cabins, All seats have personal entertainment screens with up to 250 movies, over 180 TV programs and 350 audio selections, and the carrier said the planes would be fitted with “international Wi-Fi capability”.
The joint business between AA and Qantas will provide increased connectivity to destinations beyond the key gateways of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas Fort Worth.
“When travelling from Sydney, customers wishing to connect to New York have the opportunity to fly First Class from LAX regardless of the carrier they choose, either on American’s three-class Airbus A321T aircraft or Qantas’ Airbus A380 aircraft,” the airline said.
Seats on the new AA services will go on sale from Sunday 26th July 2015.
More information in today’s issue of Travel Daily.