Seats in the Main Cabin

Main Cabin seats

Main Cabin Extra

More legroom. Early boarding.

Toward the front of the Main Cabin and available on most flights, seats start at $20. Available when you book, at check-in or anytime in between.

Main Cabin Extra seats are complimentary*See footnote for:

AAdvantage Gold and oneworld Ruby members may purchase Main Cabin Extra seats for 50% off or enjoy complimentary access to available seats within 24 hours of departure.

*AAdvantage Executive Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum, oneworld Sapphire and Emerald members, Alaska Airlines MVP® Gold and MVP® Gold 75K customers and up to eight traveling companions on the same reservation.

Seats in main cabin

Preferred seats

Standard legroom in a more favorable location

In the Main Cabin on American Airlines flights, Preferred seats are available to purchase when you book, during check-in or anytime in between.

Preferred seats are complimentary for:

**Includes Alaska Airlines MVP® Gold and MVP® Gold 75K customers and up to eight traveling companions on the same reservation.


Premium Economy seats

Introducing a new way to enhance your journey

Beginning with the delivery of the first Boeing 787-9 aircraft in the fall of 2016, we’ll offer you a new enhanced seating option for international travel.


Don’t want to buy a seat?

If you prefer not to buy a seat option, you can choose any available standard seat when you book your reservation, during check-in or anytime in between.

If you choose not to reserve a seat or there isn’t one available when you book, we’ll assign you an available seat at no charge during check-in or at the gate.