Re: American Airlines press release regarding Boeing order

Date:         08 Dec 96 04:12:38 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>Does AA have the 747 in their fleet today?

No.  American bought 16 747-123s which were delivered starting in
1970; they were all gone by about 1984.  Then, in 1987, American
bought two 747SP-31s from TWA for their then-new DFW-NRT route.
These two planes flew for American until 1993.

In the early 1990s, American also had a $330 million deal with
Canadian to take two of their early-delivery 747-400s, contingent
upon American obtaining ORD-NRT authority.  United beat American
for that award and so American never obtained any 747-400s.

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