Manchester Airport Passengers flying with American Airlines to Chicago will have the luxury of flying on the airline’s latest Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
The newest addition to the AA fleet, which comes as the airline celebrates 30 years of operation at Manchester Airport, will fly on the Manchester to Chicago O’Hare International Airport service.
Boasting superb in-flight services such as the very latest in satellite Wi-Fi; as well as touch screen TVs that access 260 moves and 240 TV shows, 13 radio stations and a music collection of 350 albums passengers can also enjoy playing 20 different online games, along with connection points for AC power outlets and USB compatibility.
The aircraft also makes for a more pleasant flight, with the cabin experiencing higher humidity and pressurization.
As a result, American Airlines will be able to passengers a choice of 28 Business Class seats, 55 Main Cabin Extra seats, and 143 Main Cabin seats.
Speaking about the new aircraft, David Thomas, Director, Sales UK & Ireland at American Airlines, said, “Upgrading our Chicago flight to the 787 underpins the importance of the Manchester market to American, and is a fitting way to celebrate our 30th anniversary in the Northwest,”
Whilst Stephen Turner, Commercial Director at Manchester Airport, added, “We are delighted that American Airlines is bringing the 787 Dreamliner onto their Chicago route in their 30th year of operations from Manchester Airport. I am sure our 23m annual passengers will appreciate the upgraded experience and the additional choice of service available on-board.”