Flagship® First Dining

First class starts on the ground

Enjoy our complimentary First-class dining experience available inside select Flagship® Lounges, leaving more time to relax in flight. We're excited to now include dishes created in partnership with the James Beard Foundation, a premier American culinary organization.


Elevated sit-down service

Elevated sit-down service

Signature wines

Signature wines

James Beard Foundation-inspired dishes

Chef-inspired dishes

Craft beers & spirits

Craft beers & spirits

Locally sourced ingredients

Locally sourced ingredients

Hand-crafted cocktails

Hand-crafted cocktails


If you’re flying on American Airlines in Flagship® First on qualifying international or transcontinental flights, you automatically have access.*

Qualifying international flights

Flights between the U.S. and:

  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • South America

Qualifying transcontinental flights

3-class non-stop flights between:

  • New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)
  • JFK and San Francisco (SFO)
  • LAX and Boston (BOS) – traveling on A321T aircraft only
  • LAX and Miami (MIA) – traveling on Boeing 777-300 aircraft only

*Departing flight must be marketed and operated by American on the same day (or before 6 a.m. the following day). Customers traveling on airline industry non-revenue tickets are not eligible for access.

Guest access

Flagship® First – International

1 guest (children over 2 count as a guest)

Flagship® First – Transcontinental

No guests


Open now

Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) – Terminal D

Concourse level between gates D21 and D22; inside the Flagship® Lounge.

Open daily

8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

JFK – Terminal 8

On the mezzanine level after the Concourse B security checkpoint; inside the Flagship® Lounge.

Open daily

4 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Los Angeles (LAX) – Terminal 4

Concourse level across from gate 40

Open daily

5 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Miami (MIA) – Concourse D

Near gate D30

Open daily

1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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