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Simple Flying – March 13, 2019 – American Airlines To Retire Boeing 767s By May 2020

Posted on March 16, 2020

American Airlines To Retire Boeing 767s By May 2020

by Nicholas Cummins
March 13, 2020

American Airlines is set to ground and retire its entire fleet of Boeing 767s by the end of May 2020, and 757s by 2021. The two aircraft have served American Airlines well and have filled a very unique ‘middle of the market’ role for the airline. They are set to be replaced by a mix of Boeing 787 Dreamliners and the new Airbus A321XLR.

What are the details of the Boeing 767 retirement?

American Airlines has decided to bring forward plans to retire its fleet of 16 Boeing 767 aircraft, in an effort to remove inefficient models and save on maintenance costs. This is especially important during this time as many airlines struggle with reduced demand.

In a statement published by Aeronews Global, American Airlines outlined…

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