A New Domestic Route with Lie Flat Seats!

Airlines often use wide body planes on several domestic routed for aircraft utilization. For example, you can often find a 3-class American 777 flying between Dallas and Miami. There’s also a 767 that flies between Miami and Orlando, a uniquely short route. They do this to not waste the time of the aircraft. While the aircraft may arrive into a city in the morning, and not be scheduled to leave out until later in the evening, it can certainly fly a few domestic short-hops during the day.

There’s a new domestic route you can fly with lie-flat seats in First Class.

American is now flying one of their Legacy A330 aircraft between Philadelphia and Boston.

AA 790 operates Monday, Thursday and Sunday, departing PHL at 2:00p and landing in BOS at 3:16p.
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AA 746 operates daily, departing PHL at 3:50p and arriving into BOS at 5:09.

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AA 791 operates BOS-PHL, departing BOS at 11:00a and arriving into PHL at 12:28p (M,T,W,Th,F,Su), and AA 714 operates M,Th,Su, departing BOS at 4:20 and arriving into PHL at 5:55p.

This aircraft features the legacy US Airways A330 flat-bed seat, a nice treat on a short hop up the east coast. It’s worth noting that the service will be domestic short haul service which, in First Class, includes beverage service and a pass of the snack basket. It’s not a bad seat, to be honest, with a pull out television from the seat ahead, and a decent amount of room to work via the pull out tray.

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If you’re able to take one of this flights during the day, you might as well, to avoid the A320’s and E190’s that usually fly this route (traditional recliner First Class seats).

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