More Seating Options

Flying on US Airways?

Both American Airlines and US Airways offer favorably located seating options. If you would like more information on their seats, visit

Which airline is operating my flight?

We have enhanced our seat choice offering to provide a more comfortable travel experience for you. Seats can be purchased or reserved at the time of booking on,, airport self-service machines, American Airlines Reservations or through select travel agencies.

Main Cabin Extra

  • Main Cabin Extra seats provide more room between rows, creating additional legroom and more comfort
  • Group 1 boarding privileges are also included with Main Cabin Extra seats
  • AAdvantage® Executive Platinum, AAdvantage® Platinum members and their oneworld® equivalents as well as Dividend Miles Preferred members* and customers who purchase a full-fare Main Cabin ticket have complimentary access to these seats
  • Main Cabin Extra seats are available on select flights, with the majority of our planes targeted for completion throughout 2013

Preferred Seats

  • Preferred Seats are standard legroom seats more favorably located within the Main Cabin. They are available for purchase when you book your flight, or up until the airport check-in cutoff time
  • AAdvantage elite status members as well as their oneworld equivalents and full-fare customers have complimentary access to Preferred Seats*

Reserve Your Seat

  • Take comfort in knowing you have an assigned seat prior to your flight by selecting an available seat when you book your itinerary or up until airport check-in cut-off time
  • If you decide not to reserve a seat or there is not one available when booking your itinerary, we will automatically assign you a seat at no charge at check-in

We're focused on improving your travel experience by providing more legroom, expedited boarding and the assurance of a reserved seat on your flight.

Want more information about our seating options? Check out our frequently asked questions for details.

Terms and Conditions

*AAdvantage Executive Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum, oneworld Sapphire and Emerald members. Dividend Miles Chairman's Preferred, Gold Preferred and Platinum Preferred members, Alaska Airlines MVP® Gold and MVP® Gold 75K customers and up to 8 traveling companions on the same reservation.


Preferred Seats