Boeing 777-300ER Fact Sheet
This year, American Airlines takes the next step in its plan to create the industry’s most modern, fuel-efficient fleet with the introduction of the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft. American is the first U.S. airline to order and take delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER, which departed on its inaugural flight between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) on Jan. 31, 2013.
American plans to take delivery of 15 state-of-the-art Boeing 777-300ER aircraft through 2014. The 777-300ER will complement American’s fleet by offering additional network flexibility and providing increased efficiency due to better seat-mile economics and performance characteristics.777-300ER Quick Facts
- The state-of-the-art aircraft is painted with American’s new livery, featuring a clean look with silver mica paint to reflect the silver heritage of American’s aircraft, and stripes flying proudly on the tail as symbol of American’s origin and name.
- The work to modernize American’s look and airline began in earnest almost two years ago when American place the largest aircraft order in its history. Since then, American has been building anticipation for a time when the outside of its aircraft reflects the progress it has made on the inside.
- In addition to the Dallas/Fort Worth – Sao Paulo route, the 777-300ER aircraft is slated to fly to London Heathrow from both Dallas/Fort Worth and New York JFK.
- The Boeing 777-300ER is configured with three classes, featuring fully lie-flat seats in First and Business Class – all with direct aisle access. This aircraft provides American with more passenger and cargo capacity than any other aircraft in its fleet today.
- Upon boarding, customers are invited inside through a dramatic archway and ceiling treatment, complete with mood lighting. American is the first carrier to use this distinctive treatment on the 777300ER to create a feeling of spaciousness.
- The aircraft features a walk-up bar in the premium cabin stocked with a selection of snacks, sandwiches and assorted sweets – a first for any U.S. airline.
- Every seat onboard the 777-300ER will have a personal seat-back entertainment option, including up to 250 movies, more than 180 TV programs and more than 350 audio selections that are offered throughout the aircraft. Additionally, every seat features individual 110-volt AC power outlets and USB jacks for charging personal electronic devices.
- The 777-300ER will be the first aircraft in American’s fleet to offer international Wi-Fi, which will be provided by Panasonic. To celebrate the new international Wi-Fi service, American will offer complimentary inflight internet access through March on all flights operated with the new 777-300ER aircraft.
- The 777-300ER will provide a host of new upgrades for First Class and Business Class customers, offering an elevated international premium class experience. Product enhancements include new china and flatware designs and industry-leading amenity kits. New elements also include increases in customer choices with new menu selections and provide consistency in the premium experience across all international fleet types. Enhancements have also been introduced on all international 777200ER, 767-300ER and 757 aircraft flying in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Flagship Suite Seat: American’s First Class onboard the 777-300ER will have eight Flagship Suite seats arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration. Considered one of the most comfortable and popular First Class seats in the industry, the 777-300 will feature an updated and enhanced version of the customer-favorite Flagship Suite seat that transforms into a fully lie flat six-foot, eight-inch bed with drop-down armrests that allow for easier access and more sleeping space. Each Flagship Suite provides direct aisle access and allows customers to individually adjust any component of the seat for ultimate comfort. All suites feature privacy dividers, two universal AC power outlets, one USB outlet, two large tray tables, a swivel seat and many other comforts. The First Class cabin will use updated interior trim and finishes to achieve a comfortable, modern feel throughout the cabin.
Entertainment: A 17-inch touchscreen monitor will offer up to 250 movies, more than 180 TV programs and more than 350 audio selections, and a touchscreen video handset will serve as a remote that allows customers to easily select programming without touching the monitor and watch additional video programs, such as the moving map, while viewing the 17-inch monitor. First Class customers will also be offered Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headsets.
Power Source: All suites will feature two universal AC power outlets and one USB outlet.
Inflight Amenities: Upon boarding, First Class customers will receive a welcome aboard card and an amenity kit, stocked with Dermalogica® skincare products, that doubles as a tablet case. In addition, customers will enjoy upgraded closed-toe slippers, an additional pillow, and the choice of a specialty mimosa.
While inflight, First Class customers can choose from new menu selections that will be served on updated, more modern china along with new flatware and upgraded linens. In addition, First Class customers will receive other specially designed items including a textured placemat, napkin ring, accent water glass and an amuse-bouche, a bite-sized hors d’oeuvre.
Designed to resemble the personalized service provided in an upscale restaurant, First Class customers’ entrees and beverages will be hand-delivered upon request.
Food and beverage enhancements will include a variety of selections, including the introduction of a soup option and a customizable pasta entrée – a first for an airline. First Class customers will also receive American’s signature sundae with a featured sundae option, a breakfast card – similar to hotel room service, increased bread options and a pre-landing sweet treat and spa water.
A wine sampling will be offered inflight for First Class customers, who will receive a tasting card to assist in their selections for the remainder of the flight. All offerings will be specially chosen for the flight by American’s wine consultant, Ken Chase.
Business Class Cabin
Fully Lie-Flat Seats: American’s Business Class onboard the 777-300ER will have 52 seats arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration. The Business Class cabin will be outfitted with fully lie-flat seats – all with direct aisle access. The fully lie-flat seat has three motors that offer extensive flexibility and comfort. Customers can individually adjust any component of the seat, including the seat back, headrest and leg rest. The seats feature a large tray table in addition to a work surface. Each seat offers a water bottle holder and headset stowage – as Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headsets will be offered inflight.
Entertainment: Up to 250 movies, more than 180 TV programs and more than 350 audio selections will be available on a 15.4-inch touchscreen monitor positioned in each Business Class suite and a premium handset will serve as a remote that will allow customers to easily select programming without touching the monitor.
Power Source: Each Business Class seat features individual 110-volt AC power outlets and USB jacks for charging personal electronic devices.
Inflight Amenities: Upon boarding, Business Class customers will receive new closed-toe slippers and an amenity kit with Akhassa® cosmetics.
While inflight, Business Class customers can choose from new menu selections that will be served on updated, more modern china along with new flatware and upgraded linens. Business Class customers will also enjoy a customized sundae from American’s popular dessert cart.
Comfortable Seats: The Main Cabin will be outfitted with 30 Main Cabin Extra seats in a 3-3-3 configuration and 220 Main Cabin seats arranged in a 3-4-3 configuration. Seats throughout the Main Cabin have a higher recline pivot, providing increased knee room. The seat bottom articulates, producing an innovative cradling motion to better distribute weight while increasing the recline angle of the seatback, resulting in overall customer comfort while protecting the personal space for customers in the following row.
Main Cabin Extra: American’s premium seat product, which includes additional legroom for seats in the forward portion of the cabin, allows for greater personal space and convenient access when boarding and deplaning.
Entertainment: Each Main Cabin seat holds a 9-inch touchscreen Panasonic Eco Monitor, specially designed for the Main Cabin for inflight entertainment including up to 250 movies, more than 180 TV programs and more than 350 audio selections. The Panasonic Eco Monitor is lighter weight and more energy efficient than most standard monitors.
Power Source: Selected seats throughout Main Cabin feature individual 110-volt AC power outlets and USB jacks for charging personal electronic devices.
Inflight Amenities: When flying internationally, Main Cabin customers can sip complimentary beer and wine offerings.