Feb 10, 2019
BURG, 1 February 2019 – American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus
, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft, MSN8647, departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the A321neo ready for customer flights. * * * Airbus
is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017 it generated revenues of € 59 billion restated for IFRS 15 and employed a workforce of around 129,000. Airbus
offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus
is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus
provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.