American Airlines customers will enjoy an additional level of service with Premium Economy seating on its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The 787-9 will make its debut international flight between Dallas Forth Worth and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport on November 4
Customers sitting in Premium Economy will enjoy a leather seat featuring 38 inches of pitch with extendable foot, leg and head rests, personal on-demand entertainment systems and larger touchscreen monitors. When flying international, customers will receive noise reducing headphones and amenity kits, and will enjoy enhanced meal service with complimentary wine, beer and spirits.
“As the first U.S. airline to introduce Premium Economy seating on international flights, we continue to innovate new ways to meet our customers’ expectations with the products and service they value,” said Andrew Nocella, American’s chief marketing officer. “The 787-9 is going to be a fantastic addition to our widebody fleet, with international Wi-Fi and an inflight experience that’s second to none. Our existing widebodies will offer Premium Economy as we retrofit our cabins and continue to elevate the entire travel experience with our $3 billion investment.”
The new International Premium Economy service will launch in November and will be available to select customers before it goes on sale in early 2017.