New American Airlines Seattle to London Flight
American will operate three times a week between Seattle and London Heathrow on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The new service will operate with the following schedule:
AA156 Seattle to London departing 7:15PM arriving 12:50PM (+1 day)
AA155 London to Seattle departing 10:05AM arriving 12:10PM
The 777-200 operating the route will feature 273 seats, including:
- 37 business class seats
- 24 premium economy seats
- 66 extra legroom economy seats
- 146 standard economy seats
American Airlines has a transatlantic joint venture with British Airways, and this flight will be operated as part of that. As of the summer of 2021, British Airways will operate two daily flights between Seattle and London, meaning the airlines combined will offer three daily flights.
In addition to the oneworld service, in the summer of 2021 Virgin Atlantic is also scheduled to operate up to 11 weekly flights between Seattle and London, in cooperation with its joint venture partner Delta Air Lines.
What’s Next for American Airlines?
- American plans on launching a Seattle to Bangalore route; this was supposed to launch as of September 2020, but due to the current pandemic, the launch has been pushed back to October 2021.
- American plans on launching a Seattle to Shanghai route, replacing the current Los Angeles to Shanghai route