American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) has confirmed the order for five additional B777-300(ER)s originally verbally announced by chairman and CEO Tom Horton on the carrier's inaugural B777-300(ER) flight in February. It has however cancelled orders for five remaining B777-200(ER)s instead. Once delivered, American will then operate a total of 18 B777-300(ER) and 47 smaller B777-200(ER) aircraft.