Stay entertained in flight

Entertainment options on your flight

Highlights

  • 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.

See what's playing on your next flight

Overhead video screens

We also offer overhead inflight entertainment options on select flights with NBCU on American. This includes full episodes of NBC entertainment ("Chicago Fire," "Parenthood," "Parks and Recreation," and more) as well as clips from comedy shows ("Saturday Night Live" and "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon").

See what's playing on your next flight

Tablets

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:

Samsung Galaxy Tab™
  • 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. And, if you don't finish your movie or TV show in flight, you can continue watching the remainder of your show up to 24 hours after you land.*

Current devices that will stream these entertainment options include:

  • Laptops

  • iPad

  • Galaxy Tab

  • Motorola Xoom

  • Or any tablet that runs iOS or Android OS 3.2 and above

Follow these easy steps to stream video:

  1. Connect to the "gogoinflight" signal and launch browser.
  2. Click on the entertainment banner and select a movie or TV show.
  3. Download plugin or tablet app, if prompted.
  4. Log in or create an account.
  5. Enjoy your program!
*You must use the same device and browser that you used for the original onboard rental. Then you can connect to gogoair.com and log on to your account. Click My Library, and select the title of the eligible program that you want to continue viewing. Click Play Video.

Entertainment options by airplane

  In-seat
entertainment
Tablets1 Overhead
video
Streaming
video
Inflight
radio
1Available on select routes in First Class and Business Class
2New airplanes only
3Available on airplanes without in-seat entertainment
4Business Class only
Airbus A319      
Airbus A321      
Airbus A321T      
Boeing 737  2 3
Boeing 757
domestic
   
Boeing 757
international
 4  
Boeing 762  
Boeing 763    
Boeing 772      
Boeing 773      
Boeing 787      
MD80        

Bose headphones

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.

Bose headphones

Music

Earbuds

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:

  • Symphony Hall

  • Jazz Mix

  • Chill

  • The Hit List

  • American Jukebox

  • Country Roads

  • Spotlight

  • On The Edge

  • Totally 80's

  • Latin Showcase

  • Smooth

  • Pop Piano

  • Japanese Horizons

  • Rhythm of Brazil

  • The Vault

  • Mandarin Mix

  • Metro

  • London Calling

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.