13-Apr-2016 1:23 PM

American Airlines has not considered A321 transcon aircraft beyond cross-country routes

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, speaking at the CAPA Aviation Summit 2016, stated (12-Apr-2016) the carrier has not considered deploying its A321 transcontinental aircraft featuring lie flat seats beyond cross-country routes from New York JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Citing the "fantastic product", Mr Parker said he is not sure if the product would work in other markets. "You need a very high concentration of people who are willing to pay for that product."

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