Per the Dallas News Business, American Airlines plans to remove their entire First Class cabin from their s Boeing 777-200ER fleet later this year.
Currently these planes offer 247 seats, however with the loss of First Class the total number of seats will increase to 260 per airplane.
Details of the new interiors include in increase from 37 angle-flat seats to 45 lie-flat seats Business Class seats. Similar to Delta, these new seats will offer direct aisle access.
In the main cabin, the 194 seats drop down to 170 seats, however they are adding 45 Main Cabin Extra seats, which is their premium economy product.
Total Breakdown of new 777-200ER seats:
- 45 Business Class
- 45 Main Cabin Extra
- 170 Main Cabin