An elevated travel experience
A Premium Economy ticket includes special amenities with seats behind Flagship®, Business or First. You can buy a ticket on these aircraft with more coming soon:
- 787-8s flying internationally and to Alaska
On the ground
Speed through check-in, security and boarding at the airport and get your checked bags first when you land.
In the air
More legroom and wider, adjustable leather seats with extendable foot and head rests.
Chef-inspired meal with complimentary beer, wine and spirits.*
*On flights with full drink service. The number of drinks served may be limited.
Shinola and D.S. & Durga amenity kit**
Get comfortable with travel essentials from leading design and lifestyle brands Shinola and D.S. & Durga.
Casper sleep set
We’ve got comfort covered with a pillow and blanket created alongside sleep technology company Casper exclusively for us.
**Only available on international flights
Earn more Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs) when you buy a Premium Economy ticket – helping you get to elite status faster. See what you’ll earn on American flights.
Awards and upgrades
You can now redeem AAdvantage® miles for award travel in Premium Economy.
AAdvantage® upgrades into Premium Economy aren’t available now, but will be at a later date.
For now, you can upgrade from Main Cabin or Premium Economy to First or Business using your AAdvantage® miles or systemwide upgrades. For flights to / from Hawaii and Alaska, Executive Platinum and Platinum Pro members receive complimentary upgrades if seats are available. Platinum and Gold members can use 500-mile upgrades.
Flying with AAdvantage® / oneworld® status? You can enjoy even more benefits like mileage bonuses, extra bag allowances, lounge access and more.