American retires the Airbus A300 after 21 years

 

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American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) officially retired its last Airbus A300-600 from scheduled service in the early morning hours of August 25 at New York (JFK). However the A300 came to the rescue and operated a charter flight to JFK on August 26. The last AA A300 flight to depart from Miami was flight AA 869 to San Juan on August 24. The first A300B4-605R (N91050, msn 423) was delivered on April 21, 1988 and entered revenue service on May 10, 1988. At the end the A300 operated mainly from the Miami, New York (JFK) and San Juan hubs.

 

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nycaviation.com/2009/08/23/last-day-of-american-a300-service-august-24/