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You have the option of booking a seat with up to six inches more legroom in Economy Class for a fee of just $20. Not that much extra for a comfortable journey! Or splurge a little and enjoy the luxurious seating and space of First Class.
The American Airlines App allows you to check in on your mobile 24 hours before departure, along with choosing your seat and much more. Simply present and scan your boarding pass at security and hop on board.
If you hate the thought of your furry companion being uncomfortable during a flight, American Airlines has a solution. In 2015 they introduced First Class cabins for pets, called Cuddle Class, available to First Class passengers travelling between Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York!
A quick online search for American Airlines will reveal that there is a unanimous understanding that it is indeed ‘the world’s largest airline’. Since merging with US Airways in 2013, the airline has accumulated a fleet of more than 1 000 aircraft, operating almost 6 700 flights to more than 330 destinations.
American Airlines has been around since 1930 and its growth model has largely been to merge with smaller airlines. The airline has a total of 9 hubs, all located in cities across the United States.
American Airlines flies to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Book cheap flights to Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and other exciting places!
American Airlines has a variety of different check-in baggage options for different classes, regions and destinations.
The general free baggage allowance is as follows:
Economy Class – 2 pieces at 23kg each.
Business/ First Class – 2 pieces at 32kg each.
Parents travelling with infants are allowed to check in one collapsible stroller and one car seat per ticketed passenger.
American Airlines check-in counter
If you are travelling within the US or to Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands, arrive at least 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time of your flights. International travellers should check in at least 2 hours before the scheduled departure time of their flight.
Self-service kiosks at a select number of airports offer a convenient alternative for those who want to avoid the queues at the counter. Check-in generally opens 4 hours before the scheduled departure of your flight.
The most convenient way to check in for your flight by far! Online check-in opens 24 hours prior and closes 90 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time. You have the option of either printing out your boarding pass or getting an e-boarding pass sent to your mobile phone.
Cabin classes available with American Airlines fleet are as follows.
• Main Cabin (Economy)
• Main Cabin Extra
• Premium Economy
• Domestic Business Class
• Domestic First Class
• Flagship Suite (Business/ First Class)
American Airlines has dedicated 17 Airbus A321s in its fleet for specific transcontinental routes between New York JFK – Los Angeles, and New York JFK – San Francisco.
They offer only:
• Business Class
• First Class
Stay connected on board with Wi-Fi available on most domestic and international routes. Wi-Fi passes can be purchased on board.
Enjoy a wide variety of inflight entertainment with American Airlines’ large library of movies, TV shows, music and games. First and Business Class passengers can enjoy these features on a Samsung Galaxy Tab on selected flights.
Top chefs are commissioned to bring you only the best in inflight dining options. Snacks and beverages are included on all flights, while long-haul international flights offer hot meals.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is American Airlines’ primary and largest hub. Apart from this one there are eight others across the USA:
Top destinations for American Airlines include:
• Charlotte Douglas International Airport
• O’Hare International Airport
• Philadelphia International Airport
• Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport
• Miami International Airport
• Ronald Regan Washington National Airport
• Los Angeles International Airport
• John F. Kennedy International Airport
|Hub airport:||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|Inflight magazine:||American Way Magazine|
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