As the world's largest airline, we provide convenient options to top business and leisure destinations across Europe, bringing you easier access to the destinations that matter most while offering a more modern and comfortable transatlantic travel experience.
Explore Europe with ease
Along with US Airways, we offer service to more than 20 destinations in Europe, including Athens (ATH), Dublin (DUB), Dusseldorf (DUS), Helsinki (HEL), London Heathrow (LHR), Madrid (MAD) and Munich (MUC).
Together offering you more across the Atlantic
Through our enhanced relationship with fellow oneworld® members British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, we have established an extensive network for transatlantic travel centered around key cities such as Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Helsinki (HEL), London Heathrow (LHR), Los Angeles (LAX), Madrid (MAD), Miami (MIA) and Paris (CDG). Starting this spring, we will offer new service from JFK to Birmingham, UK (BHX) and Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI). We will also be upgrading our aircraft between New York JFK and Manchester, UK (MAN).
As a member of the oneworld alliance, we offer an average of nearly 60 flights per day between the United States and London, including up to 17 daily nonstop flights between New York and London. Additionally, starting March 28, 2015, American Airlines and British Airways will offer four flights per day between LAX and London on new 777-300 and A380 aircraft.
Our enhanced relationship with British Airways, Finnair and Iberia provides unmatched coverage to London and convenient service to top destinations in Europe.
Coming together to offer you more
Together, we offer you more options across the Atlantic and an easier and more rewarding global travel experience to Europe and beyond, including:
Access to an enhanced network of more than 50 destinations in 15 countries
Convenient itineraries through coordinated schedules with nearly 100 routes between North America and Europe
More opportunities to earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles while you explore the world
Together, American and British Airways offer up to 17 daily nonstop flights between New York and London, more flights between the two cities than any other airline or alliance. And, we offer the only direct service between New York Kennedy (JFK) and London City Airport (LCY) twice daily.
Explore Europe with the convenience of British Airways nonstop routes between London and more than 20 U.S. destinations, including New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Washington, D.C. (DCA), Newark(EWR), Houston (IAH), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO).
Plus, enjoy new nonstop service between Austin (AUS) and London (LHR) on British Airways brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring smooth ride technology, larger windows, ambient lighting and the latest in-flight entertainment.
Finland awaits with Finnair
Enjoy convenient flight options, including nonstop to Helsinki (HEL) from New York Kennedy (JFK), on one of the most modern fleets in Europe. With flights to more than 65 destinations in 30 countries, including an increasing number of intercontinental flights to and from Asia, Finnair's Helsinki hub is ideally placed as a gateway between the Far East and Europe.
See Spain with Iberia
Iberia is Spain's flagship airline and the leading carrier between Europe and Latin America. From its Madrid hub, you can fly to almost 120 destinations in 45 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and United States. Fly nonstop with Iberia between Madrid (MAD) and Boston (BOS), New York Kennedy (JFK), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA) and Chicago (ORD).
Whether you're in the air or on the ground, enjoy cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art amenities and more ways to stay comfortable and connected throughout your travels.
Enjoy the ride
Along with British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, we're bringing you a state-of-the-art travel experience with enhanced features across each carrier's updated fleet, including:
Our Boeing 777-300ER, which offers fully lie-flat seats in First and Business Class, as well as international Wi-Fi and personal in-flight entertainment offered at every seat
British Airways new Airbus A380, updated to feature two passenger decks with innovative cabin redesigns and a private First Class cabin, available on their transatlantic flights from Los Angeles
Finnair's A330-300 aircraft, which features new-generation lie-flat seats with pillows, blankets, amenity kits and personal entertainment systems
Iberia's new A330-300 aircraft, offering fully lie-flat beds with direct aisle-access, individual seat back entertainment with over 200 entertainment options and Apple and USB connections at every Business Class seat
Unparalleled comfort across the Atlantic
If you're traveling in First or Business Class between New York and London, you can experience the unparalleled comfort of fully lie-flat seats on every American or British Airways flight, ensuring a state-of-the-art travel experience on our modernized fleets. Along with British Airways, we offer nearly three times more fully lie-flat seats between New York and London than any other airline partnership.
Ease into your journey
Enjoy an expedited check-in process with our exclusive Flagship® Check-In service, available at our hubs in Chicago O'Hare (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA) and New York Kennedy (JFK).
Catch up on work or sleep in our Admirals Club® lounges in select cities, providing personalized service and exceptional amenities. Our dining and premium beverage selections will keep you refreshed and ready for your travels.
And, if you are an AAdvantage® Executive Platinum or Platinum member, or you are traveling in a First or Business Class cabin on any oneworld member airline, you can access more than 600 airport lounges throughout the world. Visit Iberia's VIP lounge when flying from Madrid (MAD), or check out British Airways lounge in Manchester (MAN).