Mobile boarding pass

Mobile boarding pass

Save time, save paper

Once you get your boarding pass, just scan the barcode on the screen at airport security checkpoints and at the gate during boarding for American flights. It's fast and convenient!

How to get your mobile boarding pass:

  1. Check in on and choose 'Email with Mobile Option.' You can also check in from our app and your mobile boarding pass will be stored on your mobile device.
  2. Check your email from your mobile device and follow the link to get your mobile boarding pass.
  3. Save the boarding pass to your device for easy access at security and when you board.
  4. Make sure the entire barcode is visible on the screen when you show it at security.

Where can I use my mobile boarding pass?

You can use your mobile boarding pass at most airports. Before you leave, check to see if your departure or connecting airports accept mobile boarding passes:

Does my airport accept mobile boarding passes?

Find your airport, then look under 'Airport details' to see if mobile boarding passes are available. If not, you can print a boarding pass before you head to the airport or from any self-service kiosk once you're there.