American Airlines has begun using Airbus’ Airspace XL overhead baggage bins in revenue service on an A321neo, thus becoming the first carrier to operate the new equipment. Designed to follow the increasing proportion of passengers traveling with a roller suitcase, the Airspace XL bins make the suitcase-to-passenger ratio close to 1:1 on American Airlines’ 196-seat Airbus A321neos, according to American VP-global marketing Janelle Anderson. Standard roll-on bags can be loaded on ...

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