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AA begins A321T 3 class Flagship transcon 2x a day BOS-LAX 2 Apr 2019

AA begins A321T 3 class Flagship transcon 2x a day BOS-LAX 2 Apr 2019

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Old Nov 29, 18, 10:22 am
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Originally Posted by mizzou miles View Post
Wonder if this (hopefully) means the end of BOSJFK on the A321T
Wait, what? Why would you want to end BOSJFK on the 321Ts? Lie flat seat for MCE price? Unless you're talking about delays ex-JFK because of late incoming from LAX/SFO.

If anything, this solidifies the BOSJFK 321Ts I assume for aircraft rotation - it looks like 2x/day glancing at the schedule in June
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Old Nov 29, 18, 10:26 am
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Originally Posted by no2chem View Post
Wait, what? Why would you want to end BOSJFK on the 321Ts? Lie flat seat for MCE price? Unless you're talking about delays ex-JFK because of late incoming from LAX/SFO.

If anything, this solidifies the BOSJFK 321Ts I assume for aircraft rotation - it looks like 2x/day glancing at the schedule in June
I don't think it does at all. Look at the flight times, it looks like the planes originate in LAX and turn around in BOS.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 10:55 am
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Originally Posted by bridge29 View Post
I don't think it does at all. Look at the flight times, it looks like the planes originate in LAX and turn around in BOS.
Hrm actually, good point. I wonder what the BOS-JFK 321Ts are still in the schedule for. Maybe the can borrow one in case it goes mx?

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Old Nov 29, 18, 11:00 am
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And sill no PHL-LAX with the A321T. I would have thought BOS and PHL have a similar premium demand for the LAX market.
I don't know about premium demand on that route specifically but overall, PHL has 35% less domestic O&D than BOS. It punches way below its weight for metro size.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 11:02 am
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Originally Posted by mizzou miles View Post
Wonder if this (hopefully) means the end of BOSJFK on the A321T
Maybe not. They could continue to fly A321T on BOS-JFK to position the aircraft for its transcon flights.

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And sill no PHL-LAX with the A321T. I would have thought BOS and PHL have a similar premium demand for the LAX market.
AA is responding to Delta, United, and JetBlue who fly flat beds on LAX-BOS. No competitor flies flat beds on LAX-PHL. However, one of AA's LAX-PHL flights is on A330 which has flat beds.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 11:31 am
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Originally Posted by 3Cforme View Post
I don't know about premium demand on that route specifically but overall, PHL has 35% less domestic O&D than BOS. It punches way below its weight for metro size.
B/c there's several airports including EWR and BWI within 30-40 minute drive of much of the metro. Heck, a lot of people take the JFK Shuttle for certain discount international flights. Way more competition than at BOS which is the region's main hub.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 11:33 am
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Originally Posted by beachfan View Post
Without more planes, they have to come from either LAX-JFK or SFO-JFK.

BOS-LAX and the JFK routes are prone to IRROPS in winter (and sometimes summer). If they fly a mixture of the 2 class and 3 class 321s, it will be pretty miserable to get bounced from a 3 class to a 2 class. The J seat in the 2class sucks.
yeah...I agree on the problems about having a mix of 321T and non 321T service
Google flights shows 6 AA nonstops a day LAX to BOS. AA is announcing 2 of them will be 321T in each direction
Great, so a 2/3 chance you WON'T be on it, and if you book it and there's an issue, you DEFINITELY won't be on it. It'll be nice when it works though, and better than not having the option at all.
Best case scenario they make it more uniform and find a couple more 321Ts to put on it. If it proves profitable, I'm sure they will.
Would definitely like to see them do the same on their nonstop long haul routes from LAX to PHL, CLT and RDU (and of course MIA)
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Old Nov 29, 18, 11:36 am
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the 10 3-cabin F seats will be a waste - should be using an intl-configured 75W
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Old Nov 29, 18, 12:01 pm
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And sill no PHL-LAX with the A321T. I would have thought BOS and PHL have a similar premium demand for the LAX market.
I'd say BOS definitely has more premium demand. PHL has the 332.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 12:07 pm
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the 10 3-cabin F seats will be a waste - should be using an intl-configured 75W
You'd rather fly in a 757 with 16 premium seats vs a 321T with 30? How's this a waste?
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Old Nov 29, 18, 12:07 pm
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Originally Posted by Colin View Post
the 10 3-cabin F seats will be a waste - should be using an intl-configured 75W
They're a waste out of JFK too. It's all employees and upgraders, every time I'm in 321T F.
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Old Nov 29, 18, 12:59 pm
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For main cabin and main cabin extra, which would you choose? 321T or 321S (LAA 2 class)
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Old Nov 29, 18, 1:12 pm
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For main cabin and main cabin extra, which would you choose? 321T or 321S (LAA 2 class)
A321T for the smaller cabin and better UPG odds (20J v 16F)
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Old Nov 29, 18, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by Austin787 View Post
AA is responding to Delta, United, and JetBlue who fly flat beds on LAX-BOS. No competitor flies flat beds on LAX-PHL. However, one of AA's LAX-PHL flights is on A330 which has flat beds.
The issue with the 332 is its timed for the intl bank from Europe. So those 20 seats go fast (if they are available at all)
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Old Nov 29, 18, 1:57 pm
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321S also has personal tv installed, no IFE? thanks
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