AA Cargo unveils first Dreamliner routes
08 / 06 / 2015
American Airlines Cargo has revealed which routes will benefit from the deployment of the new Boeing Dreamliner 787-800 aircraft.
Starting next month, four routes will be covered by the new 787 aircraft, which American said offer 28 positions for cargo, improved aerodynamics, advanced engine technology and better fuel efficiency.
The first route to gain the 787-800 will be Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)-Beijing, from June 2, Then DFW-Buenos Aires from June 4, DFW-Shanghai from June 26 and Chicago-Narita from August 18.
American Airlines Cargo president Jim Butler said: “With the addition of the 787, we are able to more effectively utilize our growing network and continue in our efforts to expand our reach.
“The efficiency of the aircraft allows us to offer more air cargo opportunities, while simultaneously reducing our carbon footprint and enhancing the customer experience.”
The aircraft contain loftier aft and bulk doors for loading larger shipments, as well as the capability to carry up to 1,000 pounds of dry ice for the shipment of high-value pharmaceutical and perishable goods.