Class rating 6.8
- Boarding 7.2
- Seat for sitting 7.2
- Seat for sleeping 7.6
- Service 6.8
- Entertainment 4.6
- Food & drink 6.2
- Punctuality 7.6
- Baggage 6.8
- Of course, your ratings vary widely for different classes. Choose one below for full details.
The First Class Suite is offered on Boeing 777s, including those serving Heathrow and Frankfurt. Seats are fully lie-flat, extending to a 6'6" bed.
Each seat has drop-down armrests that allow for easier access and more sleeping space. They feature privacy dividers, power ports, leather headrests, two large tray tables and a swivel seat.
Note, however, that there is an updated first class product on Boeing 777-300ERs. This new 'Flagship Suite' transforms into a fully lie flat 6' 8" inch bed with drop-down armrests that allow for easier access and more sleeping space. Each suite provides aisle access and features privacy dividers, two universal AC power outlets, one USB outlet, two large tray tables, a swivel seat and a host of other comforts, including Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headsets and a 17-inch touchscreen monitor.
On short-haul services, American Airlines brands its forward cabin as First Class, although this has the armchair-style premium seat.
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Fifth leg in a seven-sector trip. This time, AA86 from Chicago to London in a B777. It should have been in business class, but as the title gives away, I actually travelled in first class. CHECK-IN, IMMIGRATION & SECURITY Not applicable, since this was an onward connecting flight and I had already completed all these procedures in Charlotte before the previous... more
I flew AA909 First the 2nd week of November. While the lie flat seats are really great for sleeping, it should be noted that they are a bit worn and need replacing. Also, it should be said, that the screens for viewing movies are smaller than those used in both Business Class and Economy....unbelievable. On my particular flight a catering strike at Buenos Aires,... more