Choose from a library of movies and television shows
Check out available entertainment options on board our planes
Listen to your favorite music during the flight or enjoy our award-winning magazines
When it comes to inflight entertainment, you'll find more choices than ever before on your next flight. Sit back, relax, and let us entertain you. Catch up on a favorite television show, finally watch that movie your friends have been talking about, or play a video game. Or maybe you'd like to listen to music? We have up to 300 full CDs and music channels covering a wide variety of genres.
Movies, television and more
Entertainment available at every seat
On each of our new and refurbished planes, you will have access to the latest, personal in-seat entertainment. You can choose from various entertainment options on the seatback screen in front of you:
Up to 250 movies*
Up to 180 TV programs
More than 350 audio selections
18 American Airlines Radio channels
Up to 20 games
These entertainment options will be available gate to gate. Once you have taken your seat, you can begin enjoying your selection. We offer this entertainment complimentary on all international flights as well as in all First Class and Business Class cabins. The Main Cabin offers a choice of complimentary or special entertainment packages for purchase.
*Up to 250 movies on international flights and up to 150 movies on domestic flights.
Overhead video screens
We also offer overhead inflight entertainment options on select flights with NBCU on American. This includes full episodes of popular NBC entertainment as well as clips from hit late night comedy shows.
The innovative Samsung Galaxy TabTM, featuring a 10.1 inch screen, allows for a customized viewing experience. Our First and Business Class passengers will enjoy this amenity on select international and transcontinental flights where in-seat entertainment is not available. You can expect a variety of entertainment options including:
New movie releases and top classics
Hit TV shows and games
Various music selections
Best-selling book excerpts
Bring your own device
Browse our inflight library of movies and television shows which can be purchased and streamed to your Wi-Fi-enabled device.
Current devices that will stream these entertainment options include:
Or any tablet that runs iOS or Android OS 3.2 and above
Follow these easy steps to stream video:
- Connect to the "gogoinflight" signal and launch browser.
- Click on the entertainment banner and select a movie or TV show.
- Download plugin or tablet app, if prompted.
- Log in or create an account.
- Enjoy your program!
Entertainment options by airplane
1Available on select routes in First Class and Business Class
2New airplanes only
3Available on airplanes without in-seat entertainment
4Business Class only
Enjoy the complimentary use of Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones when traveling in First or Business Class on select international and transcontinental flights. Tune out the world or tune in to entertainment – either way, you'll love the performance of these acclaimed headsets.
If you're flying in the Main Cabin, enjoy improved sound quality on our new earbuds available for inflight purchase. The new earbuds are complimentary in the Main Cabin on select international flights.
We also have up to 18 channels that span classical, jazz, pop, country, alternative rock, international pop and more.
Our station names include:
The Hit List
Showcase: Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts
Live on American
Rhythm of Brazil
Magazines and newspapers
Exclusive interviews with some of the world's most interesting people can be found in the pages of our award-winning inflight magazines. And when traveling on flights to Europe, Asia and select flights to South America, you'll also have a choice of daily newspapers to read including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times and local newspapers based on availability.