American Airlines flies 737 MAX to Brazil.
American Airlines began operations with the Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Brazil, becoming the third company to resume flights with this type of aircraft in South America.
The model, which was recently certified for operations in Brazil, is configured with two classes, with 16 seats in the Executive class and 156 in the Economy class.
Use of aircraft Boeing 737 MAX strengthens the company's commitment to Brazil. In December, American Airlines announced the resumption of flights between Rio de Janeiro and Miami and currently operates flights from São Paulo-Guarulhos (GRU) to Miami and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), totaling 26 flights a week.
American operates five weekly flights on the route Manaus (MAO) - Miami (MIA).
American operates five weekly flights on the route Manaus (MAO) - Miami (MIA) (AA 964 and AA 1265), on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flight duration is approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes.
"Brazil is a very important market for Americans, and therefore we always want to offer the best experience to our passengers. With MAX, we will provide one of the best experiences for passengers on the Manaus and Miami route. ”, said American Airlines Commercial Director for Brazil Alexandre Cavalcanti.
Brazilian airline GOL and Panama Airlines Copa Airlines fly regularly with 737 MAX aircraft to and from Brazil and expect Aerolíneas Argentinas to resume flights with Boeing 737 MAX soon.
American Airlines resumed flights with 737 MAX on December 29, 2020, the aircraft operating flight AA718, on the route Miami - New York. This was the first flight operated by the airline with a 737 MAX after their recording on the ground, in March 2019.