Inflight entertainment

Inflight entertainment

Movies and more, right from your seat

Catch up on your favorite TV show, see the blockbuster everyone’s talking about or relax to the latest music from the comfort of your seat with our inflight entertainment system, American Spotlight.

The entertainment you can enjoy depends on your flight. Plug in your info to see what’s in store!

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Seat-back screens

Free entertainment

You can access all in-seat entertainment for free. American Spotlight offers you the largest library of complimentary inflight entertainment among U.S. carriers. Choose from:

  • 160+ movies including nearly 50 new releases
  • 290+ TV shows
  • 700+ music selections
  • 20 games

Live TV

Never miss a play with live streaming TV from Sport24. Enjoy your favorite sports, from the NFL and EPL to Formula One racing and the US Open. You can also catch programs on BBC World, CNBC and CNN. Live options are presented by MasterCard® on select planes and routes.

Wireless streaming

On select U.S. domestic flights we offer free wireless streaming from your phone, tablet or laptop. To watch:

  • Before your flight, download the latest version of the American Airlines app
  • During your flight, access the wireless entertainment portal from your device's browser

American Airlines app

Overhead screens

Catch some of today’s best movies, full episodes of hit NBCUniversal shows and clips of other popular segments during your flight.

First and Business Class

Flight perk: we’ve got exclusive entertainment options for our VIP travelers.


On select flights without in-seat entertainment you can use the Samsung Galaxy TabTM, loaded with new movie releases, hit TV programs, games, music and best-selling book excerpts.


Tune everyone else out with complimentary Bose® QuietComfort® 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones on select routes.

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