American Airlines’ fleet planning strategy hinges on having a variety of different-sized aircraft that can match varying route needs, but there is a gap in an aircraft type that would fill the role of the Boeing 757, the airline’s head of network planning said Thursday. Speaking as a panelist at the 24th Annual Phoenix International Aviation Symposium, American Airlines VP-network planning Charles Schubert said that tailoring aircraft to routes was a “What we see on the ...

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