How to fly American’s lie-flat business-class seats domestically October-December 2019

Oct 18, 2019

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American Airlines’ fleet is frustratingly inconsistent, especially on U.S. domestic routes. Some long domestic routes will lack power outlets and in-flight entertainment screens — even in first class. Meanwhile, you can find lie-flat business-class seats sold as economy on one-hour flights. So if you’ve got some flexibility in your travels, knowing American Airlines’ fleet schedule can mean getting a superior experience.

The problem is: AA’s fleet schedule varies widely from month to month. So, we here at The Points Guy dig into it regularly to unveil where you can find these excellent seats.

Whether you splurge on a first-class award or paid ticket, get a free upgrade using 500-mile upgrades or get a complimentary upgrade as a Platinum Pro or Executive Platinum member, here are the ways to fly on American Airlines’ best business-class seats without having to bring your passport.

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777-300ER Zodiac

As one of the best business-class seats in the sky, American Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER (77W) is a great way of traveling anywhere. However, it’s typically expensive to buy an international round-trip on this aircraft; award availability on these flights is especially hard to get and upgrades on these premium routes are highly sought after.

If you’re looking to try it out with out a passport, the good news is that the aircraft returned to domestic routes on earlier this year. From October-December, you’ll mostly find this aircraft operating on cross-country flights between Miami (MIA) and Los Angeles (LAX). There are a number of one-off flights between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Miami and a sole round-trip between Los Angeles and New York Kennedy (JFK):

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
DFW LAX 2318 17:20 18:40 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW MIA 2386 7:03 10:45 16-Nov 16-Nov One-Off
DFW MIA 736 15:30 19:08 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
DFW MIA 2567 6:00 9:34 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 2239 14:36 18:15 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW MIA 2386 7:04 10:50 21-Dec 22-Dec Daily
JFK LAX 331 11:00 14:06 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
LAX DFW 2354 9:50 14:51 27-Oct 27-Oct One-Off
LAX DFW 2484 19:50 0:39 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
LAX JFK 10 21:00 5:08 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX MIA 1297 12:55 20:50 14-Oct 27-Oct Daily
LAX MIA 775 8:20 16:20 28-Oct 28-Oct One-Off
LAX MIA 1297 13:00 20:45 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
LAX MIA 1473 6:40 14:24 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX MIA 1297 13:00 20:45 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:06 16-Nov 16-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 2808 9:15 11:19 21-Nov 21-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 1042 10:55 13:09 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 1573 19:36 21:47 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 2485 11:48 13:54 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:05 21-Dec 22-Dec Daily
MIA LAX 277 6:00 8:20 14-Oct 26-Oct Daily
MIA LAX 277 6:00 8:15 27-Oct 27-Oct One-Off
MIA LAX 277 8:45 11:25 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MIA LAX 2289 18:45 21:24 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MIA LAX 277 8:45 11:25 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily

Spot-checking these flights, AA isn’t selling premium economy as a separate cabin. Instead, premium economy seats are available to economy passengers as Main Cabin Extra seats — meaning these seats are free for Platinum, Platinum Pros and Executive Platinum elites.

777-200: B/E Aerospace Super Diamond or Zodiac Concept D

American Airlines has two different business-class seats in its 777-200 fleet — the “rocking” Zodiac Concept D seats and the much-better B/E Aerospace Super Diamond seats. You can’t tell these apart from looking at the seat map. And, even if you do book a particular version, equipment changes means there’s no telling which type will show up at your gate.

However, both versions are lie-flat business-class seats and all of AA’s 777-200s have been retrofit with premium economy. While sold as premium economy on international flights and flights to/from Hawaii, these seats are labeled as Main Cabin Extra on mainland domestic routes. That means that these seats are free for Platinum, Platinum Pros and Executive Platinum elites. While you won’t get any extra service while sitting in premium economy seats on mainland domestic routes, these seats are a definite upgrade over the rest of the economy cabin.

So, looking for 777-200s on domestic routes is sure to provide a better-than-average first-class experience and a better-than-average Main Cabin Extra experience. Here are the routes on which AA is using these aircraft within the U.S.:

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
DFW HNL 123 9:15 12:36 3-Oct 31-Oct Thurs-Monday
DFW HNL 123 9:15 12:36 1-Nov 2-Nov Daily
DFW HNL 5 11:20 15:57 3-Nov 17-Dec Daily
DFW HNL 123 9:15 13:52 3-Nov 17-Nov Thurs-Sunday
DFW HNL 123 9:35 14:07 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
DFW HNL 123 9:35 14:07 25-Nov 2-Dec Mon,Thurs,Sun
DFW HNL 123 12:50 17:20 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
DFW HNL 689 9:39 14:11 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW HNL 123 9:25 14:09 18-Dec 22-Dec Daily
DFW HNL 123 9:25 14:09 23-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
DFW HNL 123 12:45 17:24 25-Dec 25-Dec One-Off
DFW KOA 229 11:10 15:54 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 2460 15:30 16:42 27-Oct 27-Oct One-Off
DFW MIA 1219 17:20 21:04 3-Oct 27-Oct Daily
DFW MIA 2550 10:55 14:47 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 2386 7:00 10:48 14-Oct 26-Oct Daily
DFW MIA 2206 18:05 21:43 27-Oct 2-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 1219 17:20 21:00 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 2386 7:03 10:45 5-Nov 10-Nov Tues,Thurs-Sun
DFW MIA 2386 7:03 10:45 11-Nov 20-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
DFW MIA 1039 11:15 15:00 21-Nov 22-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 1908 12:25 16:05 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Sat)
DFW MIA 2206 18:20 21:57 21-Nov 24-Nov Thurs,Sat-Sun
DFW MIA 2720 20:59 0:39 22-Nov 22-Nov One-Off
DFW MIA 468 11:15 15:00 24-Nov 3-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 1276 9:05 12:50 25-Nov 27-Nov Mon,Wed
DFW MIA 2206 18:20 21:57 25-Nov 1-Dec Sat-Wed
DFW MIA 286 8:10 11:49 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 1219 16:45 20:27 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
DFW MIA 2720 20:59 0:39 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW MIA 736 18:20 21:57 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 1219 16:45 20:27 4-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 2550 10:55 14:40 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 2386 7:00 10:41 5-Dec 20-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 268 11:00 14:47 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW MIA 2386 7:04 10:50 23-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW OGG 119 11:15 14:28 4-Sep 31-Dec Daily
DFW OGG 7 9:20 13:48 22-Nov 24-Nov Daily
DFW OGG 7 12:39 17:00 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
DFW OGG 7 9:20 13:48 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
DFW OGG 595 15:30 19:48 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW OGG 7 9:05 13:43 18-Dec 22-Dec Daily
DFW OGG 585 14:55 19:25 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW OGG 7 9:05 13:43 23-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
DFW OGG 7 12:40 17:11 25-Dec 25-Dec One-Off
DFW PHX 1887 7:00 8:33 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
DFW PHX 2014 15:15 16:45 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
DFW PHX 1887 7:13 8:48 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 102 19:45 8:10 3-Oct 31-Oct Thurs-Monday
HNL DFW 102 19:45 8:10 1-Nov 1-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 102 20:45 8:10 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 8 18:20 5:36 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
HNL DFW 102 20:45 8:04 3-Nov 17-Nov Thurs-Sunday
HNL DFW 102 20:30 7:49 21-Nov 2-Dec Thurs-Monday
HNL DFW 8 18:15 5:31 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
HNL DFW 8 23:15 10:33 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 8 18:20 5:35 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
HNL DFW 102 20:30 7:51 18-Dec 29-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
HNL DFW 102 22:10 9:34 24-Dec 24-Dec One-Off
HNL DFW 102 20:30 7:51 30-Dec 31-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 243 15:30 18:43 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
JFK MIA 243 15:00 18:12 21-Nov 23-Nov Daily
JFK MIA 1566 13:00 16:07 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 243 15:00 18:12 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 243 15:30 18:47 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 243 14:45 18:04 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 2572 13:00 16:11 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
JFK MIA 1571 10:30 13:41 21-Dec 28-Dec Saturdays
KOA DFW 230 18:00 5:00 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX MIA 1297 12:55 20:50 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
LAX MIA 1297 12:55 20:40 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
LAX MIA 1317 8:20 16:10 22-Nov 3-Dec Daily
LAX MIA 4 14:30 22:11 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
LAX MIA 865 14:49 22:30 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
LAX MIA 865 14:30 22:11 28-Nov 30-Nov Daily
LAX MIA 1297 13:03 20:50 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 2575 7:10 9:18 3-Oct 30-Nov Daily
MIA DFW 2808 9:15 11:18 3-Oct 26-Oct Daily
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:01 14-Oct 26-Oct Daily
MIA DFW 2808 9:15 11:18 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
MIA DFW 1042 11:00 13:06 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:06 3-Nov 10-Nov Daily (exc. Mon)
MIA DFW 2808 9:00 11:08 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:06 11-Nov 20-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
MIA DFW 2469 17:30 19:42 22-Nov 22-Nov One-Off
MIA DFW 2808 9:15 11:19 22-Nov 17-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 1418 13:52 15:59 25-Nov 27-Nov Mon,Wed
MIA DFW 2469 17:30 19:42 25-Nov 3-Dec Sun-Wed
MIA DFW 286 12:56 15:01 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
MIA DFW 2524 18:45 20:52 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
MIA DFW 2575 6:54 9:05 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
MIA DFW 509 5:00 7:03 2-Dec 2-Dec One-Off
MIA DFW 2575 7:10 9:21 2-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:06 4-Dec 20-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 2808 9:00 11:15 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA DFW 2567 12:00 14:12 23-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 1199 16:11 19:10 3-Oct 31-Oct Daily
MIA JFK 1199 16:30 19:29 1-Nov 17-Nov Daily
MIA JFK 1199 16:40 19:29 18-Nov 24-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
MIA JFK 1566 8:56 11:42 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 1199 16:40 19:29 25-Nov 1-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
MIA JFK 1199 15:40 18:31 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
MIA JFK 2283 16:40 19:29 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 1199 17:00 19:51 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 1199 16:15 19:08 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 1571 8:45 11:36 18-Dec 20-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 279 14:42 17:29 21-Dec 21-Dec One-Off
MIA JFK 774 8:45 11:36 21-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MIA JFK 279 15:00 17:49 28-Dec 28-Dec One-Off
MIA LAX 277 6:30 8:56 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
MIA LAX 314 18:00 20:45 21-Nov 29-Nov Daily
MIA LAX 1228 8:45 11:25 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
MIA LAX 276 10:45 13:29 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
MIA LAX 276 10:30 13:10 28-Nov 30-Nov Daily
MIA LAX 314 17:45 20:29 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
MIA LAX 833 10:30 13:10 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
MIA LAX 314 18:00 20:45 2-Dec 2-Dec One-Off
MIA LAX 813 8:25 11:08 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
OGG DFW 6 17:55 5:57 3-Oct 31-Oct Daily
OGG DFW 6 17:55 5:57 1-Nov 1-Nov One-Off
OGG DFW 6 18:55 5:59 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
OGG DFW 6 18:55 5:56 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
OGG DFW 116 21:24 8:28 22-Nov 1-Dec Fri-Sun
OGG DFW 6 19:00 6:01 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
OGG DFW 6 23:15 10:18 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
OGG DFW 1175 8:00 19:07 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
OGG DFW 6 18:30 5:30 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
OGG DFW 6 18:30 5:35 18-Dec 29-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
OGG DFW 116 22:00 9:06 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
OGG DFW 122 23:00 10:06 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
OGG DFW 6 20:45 7:50 24-Dec 24-Dec One-Off
OGG DFW 6 18:30 5:35 30-Dec 31-Dec Daily
PHX DFW 235 17:55 21:09 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
PHX DFW 1887 9:38 12:54 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
PHX DFW 3 9:38 12:54 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
PHX DFW 1887 9:49 13:08 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off

787-9 B/E Aerospace Super Diamond

While American Airlines mostly keeps its fuel-efficient 787-9 Dreamliners on international routes, periodically it will have to position these aircraft between hubs due to scheduling needs. This opens up a golden opportunity to try out AA’s newest business-class seat for yourself.

From October-December 2019, you’ll mostly find these three-cabin (economy, premium economy, business) aircraft flying a triangle between Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Dallas (DFW) and Los Angeles (LAX). In addition, AA is also operating a this aircraft frequently between DFW and Honolulu (HNL) and a number of one-off routes:

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
DFW HNL 5 11:20 14:37 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
DFW HNL 5 11:25 16:06 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW HNL 115 15:25 19:58 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 84 22:20 23:38 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 200 18:50 20:12 21-Nov 30-Nov Daily
DFW LAX 200 19:10 20:33 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW LAX 200 18:50 20:12 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 1085 10:50 12:13 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
DFW LAX 1405 6:47 8:16 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 1836 5:00 6:15 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW LAX 2453 18:50 20:08 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
DFW LAX 2453 19:20 20:41 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1027 13:25 15:42 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1059 17:05 19:26 21-Nov 27-Nov Daily (exc. Sun)
DFW ORD 1301 9:18 11:44 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW ORD 1463 17:05 19:26 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 1463 17:05 19:26 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1579 17:10 19:31 3-Dec 3-Dec One-Off
DFW ORD 1734 8:35 10:52 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW ORD 2223 14:45 17:04 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
DFW ORD 2412 12:30 14:50 5-Sep 2-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 2916 23:59 2:15 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW PHX 2014 15:25 16:54 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW SFO 1535 20:47 22:37 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
HNL DFW 8 17:20 5:38 3-Oct 31-Oct Daily
HNL DFW 8 17:20 5:38 1-Nov 1-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 8 18:20 5:37 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
HNL DFW 8 19:00 6:16 18-Dec 29-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
HNL DFW 8 20:40 7:58 24-Dec 24-Dec One-Off
HNL DFW 8 19:00 6:16 30-Dec 31-Dec Daily
HNL DFW 9 23:50 11:07 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 582 12:30 17:24 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
LAX DFW 1882 8:40 13:42 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 2543 13:45 18:42 3-Oct 26-Oct Daily
LAX DFW 2543 13:45 18:42 28-Oct 31-Oct Daily
LAX DFW 2543 14:15 19:14 1-Nov 20-Nov Daily
LAX DFW 2543 14:40 19:37 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 2543 14:30 19:27 4-Dec 4-Dec One-Off
LAX DFW 2543 14:00 18:57 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 2733 17:00 21:52 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX DFW 2897 1:30 6:18 1-Dec 2-Dec Daily
LAX ORD 2452 6:35 12:34 21-Nov 21-Nov One-Off
LAX ORD 2452 6:35 12:34 27-Nov 3-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 116 20:35 22:59 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 1106 11:35 14:02 5-Nov 20-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 1106 12:00 14:27 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 1106 11:30 13:58 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 1180 9:05 11:34 3-Dec 3-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 1217 19:00 21:35 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 1625 6:30 9:02 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 2300 18:15 20:49 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 2412 9:05 11:34 21-Nov 26-Nov Tues,Thurs-Sun
ORD DFW 2754 12:49 15:15 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 2895 9:05 11:34 27-Nov 28-Nov Daily
ORD LAX 2611 13:45 16:06 27-Nov 3-Dec Daily
ORD LAX 2715 18:16 20:45 4-Dec 4-Dec One-Off
ORD SFO 345 6:55 9:34 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
PHX DFW 631 18:05 21:22 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
SFO DFW 1004 0:35 5:56 2-Dec 2-Dec One-Off
SFO DFW 1860 0:59 6:20 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
SFO ORD 345 10:45 17:04 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily

Upgrade didn’t clear? Or, don’t want to pay for first class? AA has made the decision to not sell premium economy on domestic routes (except to Hawaii), so the premium economy seats found on these 787s are sold as part of the economy cabin. However, these seats are labeled as Main Cabin Extra, so you’ll need AA elite status to choose them for free.

A330 Envoy Suite

While not the newest business-class seat in the fleet, the legacy U.S. Airways A330s provide a solid business-class product — and are certainly more than sufficient for a domestic flight. There’s an important difference to keep in mind through. The Airbus A330-200 have been retrofit with premium economy and Main Cabin Extra, but the Airbus A330-300 aircraft still won’t be retrofit.

From October to December, both the A330-200 (332) and A330-300 (333) aircraft are flying domestically. The premium economy retrofit A330-200 will be flying in and out of Charlotte (CLT), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Philadelphia (PHL) and San Francisco (SFO):

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
CLT LAS 624 19:35 21:24 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
CLT LAX 2044 17:45 20:11 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
CLT MCO 1849 9:20 11:04 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
CLT MCO 1879 20:30 22:17 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
CLT MCO 1939 16:38 18:28 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
CLT MCO 2092 22:24 0:06 3-Nov 19-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
CLT MCO 1849 9:10 10:53 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
CLT MCO 1849 9:21 11:08 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
CLT MCO 1849 9:20 11:05 4-Dec 8-Dec Daily
CLT MCO 1879 20:30 22:18 4-Dec 16-Dec Daily
CLT MCO 1849 9:20 11:05 9-Dec 17-Dec Thurs-Tues
CLT MCO 1849 9:19 11:05 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
CLT PHL 344 20:25 22:07 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
CLT PHL 2534 16:25 18:07 22-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
CLT PHL 2534 14:53 16:35 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
CLT PHL 344 20:15 21:57 4-Dec 15-Dec Daily (exc. Sat)
CLT PHL 344 20:09 21:50 7-Dec 14-Dec Saturdays
CLT PHL 344 20:15 21:57 17-Dec 17-Dec One-Off
CLT PHL 132 16:25 18:06 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAS CLT 525 22:25 5:34 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
LAS CLT 406 0:55 8:10 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX LAS 1763 21:45 22:55 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
LAX PHL 1799 7:50 15:57 14-Oct 19-Oct Daily (exc. Sun)
LAX PHL 1799 7:50 15:57 22-Oct 31-Oct Mon-Fri
LAX PHL 1799 7:50 15:57 1-Nov 20-Nov Daily
LAX PHL 1799 8:10 16:15 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
LAX PHL 1799 7:50 15:53 4-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MCO CLT 1849 12:05 13:48 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
MCO CLT 1939 19:28 21:18 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MCO CLT 461 8:25 10:16 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MCO CLT 1896 7:01 8:48 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily (exc. Sun)
MCO CLT 1849 11:55 13:37 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
MCO CLT 1849 12:08 13:51 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
MCO CLT 461 8:15 10:05 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
MCO CLT 1849 12:05 13:47 4-Dec 8-Dec Daily
MCO CLT 1849 12:05 13:47 9-Dec 17-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
MCO CLT 1849 12:06 13:50 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
MCO PHL 688 14:34 16:58 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MCO PHL 1848 16:31 18:58 21-Nov 27-Nov Daily
MCO PHL 1881 7:00 9:26 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
MCO PHL 1881 7:00 9:26 25-Nov 3-Dec Mon-Wed,Sat
MCO PHL 136 7:30 9:55 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
MCO PHL 140 16:31 18:58 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
MCO PHL 140 15:05 17:30 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MCO PHL 1848 16:31 18:58 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
MCO PHL 688 14:34 16:57 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHL CLT 563 6:00 8:00 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHL CLT 724 8:05 10:07 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
PHL CLT 724 8:05 10:07 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
PHL CLT 563 6:15 8:16 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
PHL CLT 563 6:00 8:00 5-Dec 16-Dec Daily
PHL CLT 1240 8:10 10:15 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
PHL LAX 726 15:36 18:38 21-Oct 31-Oct Sun-Thurs
PHL LAX 726 15:40 18:42 1-Nov 31-Dec Daily
PHL MCO 688 10:48 13:34 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHL MCO 1673 20:59 23:31 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
PHL MCO 1848 12:40 15:17 21-Nov 28-Nov Daily
PHL MCO 1673 20:59 23:31 25-Nov 3-Dec Mon-Wed,Fri,Sun
PHL MCO 1848 11:20 14:05 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHL MCO 1848 12:40 15:17 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
PHL MCO 688 10:45 13:32 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHL PHX 2478 18:05 21:27 22-Nov 27-Nov Tues-Wed,Fri
PHL PHX 2478 18:07 21:29 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHL SFO 680 15:55 19:14 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
PHL SFO 680 15:50 19:09 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
PHL SFO 791 20:50 23:59 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
PHL SFO 680 15:55 19:15 4-Dec 31-Dec Daily
PHX PHL 2890 22:50 5:06 22-Nov 27-Nov Tues-Wed,Fri
PHX PHL 547 22:50 5:06 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
SFO PHL 700 8:05 16:22 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
SFO PHL 700 8:30 16:47 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
SFO PHL 700 8:30 16:47 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
SFO PHL 2892 1:35 9:50 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
SFO PHL 700 8:05 16:21 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
SFO PHL 700 8:30 16:41 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily

And the Airbus A330-300 will mostly be on routes in and out of Charlotte (CLT), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Philadelphia (PHL) and Phoenix (PHX) — with flights between Phoenix (PHX) and Honolulu (HNL) starting mid-December:

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
CLT MCO 1509 11:40 13:28 23-Nov 23-Nov One-Off
CLT MCO 1509 11:18 12:59 28-Nov 3-Dec Mon,Tues,Thurs,Fri
CLT MCO 1509 11:16 12:57 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
CLT MCO 1509 11:27 13:11 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
CLT MCO 1695 11:27 13:11 21-Nov 24-Nov Thurs,Sun
CLT MCO 1695 11:18 12:59 22-Nov 27-Nov Mon-Wed,Fri
CLT MCO 1879 20:30 22:17 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
CLT MCO 2092 22:22 0:04 25-Nov 2-Dec Sat-Wed
CLT PHX 316 20:00 21:28 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
CLT PHX 316 20:00 22:32 3-Nov 19-Nov Daily
CLT PHX 316 20:10 22:43 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
CLT PHX 1678 7:33 10:25 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
CLT PHX 1696 18:00 20:35 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
HNL PHX 693 22:55 7:37 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX PHL 399 21:59 5:58 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
MCO CLT 361 8:15 10:06 3-Dec 3-Dec One-Off
MCO CLT 461 8:15 10:06 26-Nov 30-Nov Daily
MCO CLT 972 8:15 10:06 2-Dec 2-Dec One-Off
MCO CLT 1428 8:15 10:06 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
MCO CLT 1509 14:33 16:18 23-Nov 23-Nov One-Off
MCO CLT 1509 14:16 16:01 24-Nov 1-Dec Sundays
MCO CLT 1509 14:06 15:51 25-Nov 3-Dec Mon-Wed,Fri
MCO CLT 1509 14:02 15:47 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MCO CLT 1695 14:16 16:01 21-Nov 21-Nov One-Off
MCO CLT 1695 14:06 15:51 22-Nov 22-Nov One-Off
PHL CLT 563 5:44 7:38 17-Dec 17-Dec One-Off
PHL LAX 1997 17:45 20:34 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHX CLT 498 10:55 16:52 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHX CLT 498 11:02 17:00 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHX CLT 1664 8:09 14:00 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHX CLT 1696 9:45 15:43 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
PHX HNL 692 12:25 16:21 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily

787-8: Zodiac Concept D

While it’s certainly not my favorite American Airlines business-class product, the lie-flat seats up front on AA’s 787-8 are definitely worth booking over a standard domestic first-class seat. You’ll find this aircraft frequently flying between Dallas and Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
DFW LAS 2609 16:41 17:33 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
DFW LAS 2238 6:57 7:47 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW LAS 2390 22:25 23:16 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
DFW LAS 2609 16:30 17:20 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW LAS 1203 14:25 15:19 19-Dec 29-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
DFW LAS 2238 7:04 7:59 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
DFW LAS 2390 22:35 23:30 19-Dec 30-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
DFW LAS 1203 14:25 15:19 30-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 1405 7:00 8:18 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
DFW LAX 84 22:30 23:49 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW LAX 2318 17:20 18:38 21-Nov 30-Nov Daily
DFW LAX 2460 15:37 16:51 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW LAX 1851 23:59 1:15 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW LAX 2318 17:20 18:38 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 84 22:30 23:49 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 356 19:00 20:28 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW LAX 2811 11:40 13:04 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1258 11:50 14:08 3-Oct 27-Oct Daily
DFW ORD 1463 17:00 19:24 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 1258 11:50 14:08 29-Oct 2-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 1258 11:20 13:46 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 2220 7:10 9:32 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 2412 12:25 14:46 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 1027 13:25 15:44 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1294 20:51 23:13 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
DFW ORD 1059 17:05 19:26 24-Nov 29-Nov Fri,Sun
DFW ORD 1294 20:51 23:13 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
DFW ORD 2220 7:21 9:44 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
DFW ORD 2412 12:44 15:06 30-Nov 1-Dec One-Off
DFW ORD 2585 22:20 0:38 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW ORD 1301 9:35 11:56 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW ORD 1579 17:00 19:22 1-Dec 2-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1258 22:40 0:59 4-Dec 16-Dec Daily (exc. Sat)
DFW ORD 2412 12:25 14:46 4-Dec 31-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 2220 7:10 9:32 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW ORD 1258 20:40 23:00 7-Dec 14-Dec Saturdays
DFW ORD 1027 13:25 15:42 18-Dec 18-Dec One-Off
DFW ORD 2520 17:45 20:06 18-Dec 30-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
DFW PHX 2014 17:00 18:33 3-Nov 3-Nov One-Off
DFW PHX 1910 7:15 8:49 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW PHX 2014 15:15 16:44 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
DFW PHX 339 19:00 20:37 9-Nov 16-Nov Saturdays
DFW PHX 2014 15:15 16:44 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
DFW PHX 1887 7:05 8:38 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
DFW PHX 1910 7:15 8:49 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW PHX 2014 15:15 16:44 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
DFW PHX 339 19:00 20:37 7-Dec 14-Dec Saturdays
DFW SFO 1535 20:39 22:27 3-Nov 19-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
DFW SFO 1535 20:39 22:27 26-Nov 27-Nov Daily
DFW SFO 2248 10:55 12:50 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
DFW SFO 1260 9:10 11:07 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
DFW SFO 1535 20:39 22:28 4-Dec 16-Dec Daily (exc. Sat)
HNL ORD 74 18:00 6:04 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
HNL ORD 74 18:00 6:04 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
HNL ORD 74 22:00 10:05 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
HNL ORD 74 19:10 7:14 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
HNL ORD 74 19:30 7:33 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
HNL ORD 52 23:00 10:48 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
HNL ORD 74 19:30 7:13 18-Dec 29-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
HNL ORD 222 21:20 9:05 24-Dec 24-Dec One-Off
HNL ORD 74 19:30 7:13 30-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAS DFW 2249 14:00 18:42 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
LAS DFW 2949 18:28 23:04 27-Nov 30-Nov Wed,Sat
LAS DFW 294 8:44 13:19 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAS DFW 2526 1:23 5:56 1-Dec 2-Dec Daily
LAS DFW 2249 14:00 18:41 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
LAS DFW 1203 16:16 20:49 19-Dec 30-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)
LAS DFW 2238 8:56 13:30 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
LAS DFW 2526 0:42 5:14 20-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
LAS ORD 168 15:24 21:00 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
LAS ORD 168 15:24 21:00 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
LAS ORD 2775 8:30 14:04 25-Nov 1-Dec Mon-Wed,Fri,Sun
LAS ORD 2775 7:00 12:36 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX DFW 147 17:55 22:49 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
LAX DFW 147 16:20 21:12 3-Nov 24-Nov Daily
LAX DFW 147 16:20 21:12 25-Nov 28-Nov Mon,Thurs
LAX DFW 2733 17:00 21:52 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
LAX DFW 345 16:20 21:12 27-Nov 29-Nov Wed,Fri
LAX DFW 1052 18:00 22:49 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
LAX DFW 2681 16:20 21:12 30-Nov 1-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 291 16:20 21:12 2-Dec 3-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 147 17:00 21:52 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 2733 15:58 20:53 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX DFW 291 6:15 11:15 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily
LAX ORD 2452 6:35 12:34 25-Nov 26-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 830 17:25 19:51 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 2754 13:35 16:03 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 116 20:35 22:59 3-Nov 19-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 830 15:50 18:17 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 581 17:21 19:51 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 1876 11:20 13:48 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 2346 13:45 16:13 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD DFW 581 17:21 19:51 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
ORD DFW 1876 11:20 13:48 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
ORD DFW 2346 13:45 16:13 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Thurs)
ORD DFW 2412 9:05 11:34 25-Nov 25-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 2346 12:00 14:27 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 2895 9:05 11:34 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
ORD DFW 1180 9:00 11:32 1-Dec 2-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 2428 6:00 8:25 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 2501 16:35 19:05 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 2754 13:05 15:31 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 116 20:35 22:59 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 830 15:50 18:17 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
ORD DFW 2336 15:45 18:18 18-Dec 18-Dec One-Off
ORD DFW 328 5:15 7:46 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
ORD DFW 2346 15:50 18:23 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily
ORD HNL 75 10:05 15:12 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD HNL 75 10:05 15:12 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
ORD HNL 75 12:00 17:04 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
ORD HNL 75 10:00 15:09 4-Dec 31-Dec Daily
ORD HNL 165 14:30 19:58 18-Dec 31-Dec Daily
ORD LAS 2456 10:30 12:29 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
ORD LAS 168 12:24 14:16 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD LAS 2464 17:00 18:51 24-Nov 30-Nov Fri-Mon
ORD LAS 168 12:24 14:16 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
ORD LAS 2464 17:05 18:56 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
ORD LAS 2456 10:30 12:30 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
ORD LAX 307 16:45 19:06 2-Nov 2-Nov One-Off
ORD LAX 2611 13:45 16:06 25-Nov 26-Nov Daily
ORD PHX 876 8:36 11:25 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
ORD PHX 426 7:25 10:14 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD PHX 1706 15:44 18:25 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
ORD PHX 426 7:25 10:14 25-Nov 30-Nov Mon,Tues,Sat
ORD PHX 1706 15:44 18:25 25-Nov 30-Nov Mon-Wed,Sat
ORD PHX 447 7:25 10:14 27-Nov 3-Dec Sun-Thurs
ORD PHX 1352 9:10 11:55 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
ORD PHX 202 15:39 18:20 1-Dec 3-Dec Daily
ORD PHX 876 8:50 11:38 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
ORD SFO 2634 10:39 13:25 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
ORD SFO 345 6:55 9:34 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
ORD SFO 2634 10:35 13:22 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHX DFW 1744 19:30 22:39 3-Nov 3-Nov One-Off
PHX DFW 1744 17:55 21:08 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHX DFW 1887 9:55 13:15 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHX DFW 1295 21:50 0:58 9-Nov 16-Nov Saturday
PHX DFW 631 17:55 21:08 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHX DFW 1887 9:38 12:53 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
PHX DFW 1744 17:55 21:08 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHX DFW 1887 9:47 13:05 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHX DFW 1295 21:50 0:58 7-Dec 14-Dec Saturday
PHX ORD 615 13:10 17:32 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHX ORD 603 11:25 15:55 21-Nov 28-Nov Daily
PHX ORD 630 19:40 23:59 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
PHX ORD 630 19:40 23:59 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
PHX ORD 114 11:25 15:55 30-Nov 3-Dec Daily
PHX ORD 615 13:09 17:31 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHX ORD 615 13:10 17:32 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
SFO DFW 1004 0:35 5:56 4-Nov 20-Nov Daily (exc. Sun)
SFO DFW 2248 13:51 19:19 26-Nov 26-Nov One-Off
SFO DFW 1004 0:35 5:56 27-Nov 28-Nov Daily
SFO DFW 1260 12:04 17:31 27-Nov 27-Nov One-Off
SFO DFW 1004 0:35 5:55 5-Dec 17-Dec Daily (exc. Sun)
SFO ORD 2634 14:30 20:39 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
SFO ORD 345 10:30 16:49 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
SFO ORD 2634 14:30 20:38 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily

767-300

The sixth and final aircraft on the list is American Airlines’ old Boeing 767s. While these are far from the best AA business class seats — actually, these are #7 in our rankings — at least they’ve got lie-flat seats, meaning they’re significantly better than your standard domestic first-class options. Here’s where you can find them from October through December:

From To Flight # Depart Arrive Starting Ending Frequency
BOS PHL 544 6:00 7:30 15-Oct 25-Oct Daily
BOS PHL 544 6:00 7:30 28-Oct 2-Nov Daily
JFK MIA 291 12:29 15:34 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
JFK MIA 291 12:29 15:41 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
LAS MIA 1368 10:45 18:22 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
LAS MIA 1368 10:45 18:22 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
LAS MIA 2349 10:45 18:22 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
LAS PHL 111 22:42 6:18 20-Nov 20-Nov One-Off
LAS PHL 437 8:22 16:00 6-Nov 20-Nov Wednesdays
LAS PHL 589 22:50 6:26 3-Nov 18-Nov Thur,Fri,Sun,Mon
LAS PHL 589 22:50 6:25 5-Dec 16-Dec Thur,Fri,Sun,Mon
LAS PHL 784 9:30 17:08 29-Nov 29-Nov One-Off
LAS PHL 2088 12:09 20:00 15-Oct 24-Oct Daily
LAS PHL 2088 12:09 20:00 28-Oct 30-Oct Daily
LAS PHL 2088 12:09 20:00 1-Nov 2-Nov Daily
LAS PHL 2088 11:47 19:30 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily
LAS PHL 2088 12:10 19:55 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
LAS PHL 2088 12:10 19:55 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
LAS PHL 2088 11:54 19:29 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
LAX PHL 1799 7:50 15:58 20-Oct 27-Oct Sat-Mon
MCO PHL 1848 16:31 18:59 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
MCO PHL 1881 7:00 9:27 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
MCO PHL 2783 10:37 13:02 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
MIA JFK 54 8:36 11:34 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
MIA JFK 54 8:40 11:33 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
MIA LAS 1368 7:00 9:27 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
MIA LAS 1368 7:00 9:27 25-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Friday)
MIA PHL 376 15:40 18:22 21-Nov 23-Nov Thurs,Sat
MIA PHL 1156 15:40 18:22 26-Nov 3-Dec Tues-Wed,Sat
MIA PHL 1623 6:55 9:48 3-Oct 31-Dec Daily
MIA PHL 1778 19:35 22:15 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
MIA PHL 2333 19:28 22:18 19-Oct 20-Nov Daily
MIA PHL 2333 20:01 22:48 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily
MIA PHL 2570 13:41 16:29 3-Oct 31-Dec Daily
MIA SFO 383 8:45 11:47 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
MIA SFO 2421 20:35 23:54 20-Nov 20-Nov One-Off
MIA SFO 2688 18:12 21:34 20-Nov 20-Nov One-Off
PHL BOS 1874 21:05 22:35 14-Oct 20-Oct Daily
PHL BOS 1874 21:05 22:35 21-Oct 30-Oct Sun-Thurs
PHL BOS 1874 21:05 22:35 1-Nov 1-Nov One-Off
PHL BOS 2336 14:29 15:51 31-Oct 31-Oct One-Off
PHL LAS 696 8:35 11:04 15-Oct 24-Oct Daily
PHL LAS 696 8:35 11:04 28-Oct 30-Oct Daily
PHL LAS 696 8:35 11:04 1-Nov 2-Nov Daily
PHL LAS 696 8:10 10:42 3-Nov 20-Nov Daily (exc. Sat)
PHL LAS 696 8:04 10:36 9-Nov 16-Nov Saturday
PHL LAS 696 8:30 11:05 21-Nov 24-Nov Daily
PHL LAS 696 8:30 11:05 25-Nov 3-Dec Sat-Wed
PHL LAS 696 8:15 10:49 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHL LAS 1837 12:00 14:24 28-Nov 28-Nov One-Off
PHL LAS 2513 18:00 20:30 3-Nov 17-Nov Mon-Tues,Thurs-Fri,Sun
PHL LAS 2513 18:00 20:30 18-Nov 20-Nov Daily
PHL LAS 2513 17:56 20:27 5-Dec 16-Dec Mon,Thurs,Fri,Sun
PHL LAX 726 16:00 19:02 19-Oct 26-Oct Sat-Sun
PHL LAX 726 15:36 18:38 25-Oct 25-Oct One-Off
PHL MCO 1673 20:59 23:32 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHL MCO 1848 12:40 15:18 1-Dec 1-Dec One-Off
PHL MCO 2783 7:00 9:38 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHL MIA 736 19:20 22:17 21-Nov 21-Nov One-Off
PHL MIA 972 19:20 22:17 23-Nov 3-Dec Tues,Wed,Sat
PHL MIA 2571 15:35 18:33 14-Oct 17-Dec Daily
PHL MIA 2595 17:45 20:45 4-Sep 31-Dec Daily
PHL MIA 2665 10:55 13:49 3-Oct 20-Nov Daily
PHL MIA 2665 10:50 13:54 21-Nov 3-Dec Daily (exc. Sat)
PHL MIA 2665 10:55 14:00 23-Nov 23-Nov One-Off
PHL MIA 2665 11:00 14:05 30-Nov 30-Nov One-Off
PHL MIA 2665 10:45 13:49 4-Dec 17-Dec Daily
PHL MIA 2665 10:51 13:55 19-Dec 31-Dec Daily
PHL SFO 614 8:30 12:04 18-Dec 22-Dec Daily
PHL SFO 614 8:30 12:04 23-Dec 31-Dec Daily (exc. Wed)
SFO MIA 343 7:22 15:45 21-Nov 21-Nov One-Off
SFO MIA 383 12:53 21:27 3-Oct 2-Nov Daily
SFO MIA 1713 22:40 7:02 20-Nov 20-Nov One-Off
SFO PHL 651 13:15 21:33 18-Dec 30-Dec Daily (exc. Tues)

A321T & 757

(Photo by Katie Genter / The Points Guy)
Photo by Katie Genter/The Points Guy.

Although we’ve focused this post on widebody aircraft so far, it’s important to note that AA operates lie-flat seats on its specially-configured A321T aircraft and certain 757s. The trouble with both of these aircraft is that they can’t be distinguished from the standard recliner-seat versions of the A321-200 and the 757-200 without looking at individual seat maps.

However, the A321T can reliably be found on three domestic routes:

Featured photo by JT Genter/The Points Guy.

This is The Points Guy’s permanent page about flying American Airlines’ lie-flat business class products domestically, so you can bookmark it and check back for the latest update. Keep in mind you may see some reader comments referring to older versions below.

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