A replacement aircraft was flown to Lubbock. However, the new plane had not enough fuel and had to fly for Dallas to get the difference needed. After, they took off to the initial destination and was in Los Angeles just in time to take the coffee . Thursday morning. American Airlines said Thursday it was still trying to figure out the mechanical issue with the original plane. For the frustrated passengers this was a bad experience considering they were heading home for the holidays. Unexpected things can however occur in the every minute of the life. As of 30 November 2015, a total of 6,821 Airbus A320-family aircraft have been delivered from the manufacturer in France, of which 6,531 are in service. Another 5,569 airliners are on firm order. American Airlines is the largest operator of the Airbus A320 family aircraft, operating 356 planes.