4/2/2013

Carbon fiber aircraft reduce fuel costs, but the planes do not have a metallic finish. American Airlines searched for a metallic paint for its 777s to match the rest of its aircraft. "Metallic paint doesn't exist in the airline industry, so we worked with a paint vendor to create this pearlescent finish," said Jill Surdek, brand manager at American Airlines.

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