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 delicious menus and drinks from local chefs at each location. This program is in partnership with the James Beard Foundation, which celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture.


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 or Flagship® Business Plus on qualifying international or transcontinental flights, you automatically have access.*

Qualifying international flights

Flights between the U.S. and:

  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • New Zealand
  • South America

Qualifying transcontinental flights

3-class non-stop flights between:

  • New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)
  • JFK and San Francisco (SFO)
  • JFK and Orange County (SNA) – traveling on A321T aircraft only
  • 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 and Flagship® Business Plus

No guests


Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) – Terminal D

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

Daily: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Los Angeles (LAX) – Terminal 4

Concourse level across from gate 40

Temporarily closed

Miami (MIA) – Concourse D

Near gate D30

Daily: 1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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