As you can probably imagine, American is refurbishing their Legacy US Airways A321’s, since those aircraft are a dread to fly… I will actively avoid flying through Charlotte or Philadelphia, for example, to avoid these atrocious A321’s.
Why will I avoid them? Well, the biggest reason is lack of power. To fly this plane on a trans-con Charlotte to San Fransisco, for example, you’re at constant fear that your laptop will go dead and you’ll have no way to charge it.
Well, looks like American hasn’t taken notice of this vital element as the A321s getting retrofitted do NOT have power being added.
Via the @AirlineUSA Twitter account:
The refurbished plans have new bulkheads, carpet and will have seat covers replaced, but no power is being added.
Just lovely. Guess I better ensure my laptop and phone are fully charged prior to boarding. The saga continues…
As a side note, I do believe it’s in the works to add power to these jets, just on a later re-fresh…
Looking for the best way to earn miles and points quickly? Visit the "Credit Cards" drop down on the main menu bar above for the hottest deals!Want to learn more and stay up to date on the latest tips, tricks and deals? Join My Travel Tips Facebook Page! This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.