MIAMI — In an internal memo, American Airlines (AA) confirmed that its fleet of 23 Boeing 767-300(ER)s will be phased out in 2021.

Ryan Travis, Managing Director of Fleet Planning at AA, confirmed that “The 767 will retire in early 2021 as new 787s arrive.”

Currently, AA operates 24 767-300(ER)s, the oldest being delivered back in 1993. The current average age of the 767 fleet is 20 years.

American Airlines deploys these planes on long-haul transatlantic routes, as well as to South…

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