American Airlines takes delivery of Boeing 787-9

American Airlines (NYSE: AAR) has taken delivery of a new B787-9 Dreamliner from the Boeing delivery center in Charleston, South Carolina, the company said.

The company said more than 100 of its employees from across the system flew a ceremonial flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on the recent addition to the fleet, and took a private tour of the Boeing factory.

American Airlines, Inc. is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Together with its regional partners, American operates an international and domestic network with an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.