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Infographic: American Airlines' Fleet Changes, 2006-16

American Airlines' fleet transformation the past decade was largely impacted by the announced merger with US Airways in 2013. According to Aviation Week's Fleet Discovery Database, over the past 10 years the airline has increased its fleet size by 40%.

American Airlines operates its largest hub at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas. American's fleet transformation the past decade was largely impacted by the announced merger with US Airways in 2013. According to Aviation Week's Fleet Discovery Database, over the past 10 yeares the airline has increased its fleet size by 40%, adding a total of 219 aircraft to its fleet that today totals 1,010. Notable changes include an extensive addition of Airbus A319-100s, A320-200s, and A321-200s. The airline also added 20 Boeing 777-300ERs and 15 Boeing 787-8s. At MRO Americas in March 2016, Lee Ann Shay reported the airline would like to fully integrate the US Airways fleet and technology by 2018. All regional aircraft will receive new livery in the first half of 2017, and the legacy narrowbody jets will be converted by the first quarter of 2018. In December, 2015, the carrier replaced the Boeing 757s with the A321s for service between Los Angeles (LAX) and Hawaii. Slide over the graphic to see more fleet details.

See more fleet comparison infographics: JetBlueSouthwestLufthansaKLM Royal Dutch AirlinesRyanairAir FranceBritish AirwaysEasyJetNorwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines System.

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