Beginning February 1, 2015, our domestic premium class service is designed for First Class flights within the United States and Business Class flights between Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Enjoy priority check-in, boarding and baggage handling and wider, more comfortable seats with generous legroom.

Inflight Dining

Chicken piccata tray in First Class

When you fly in First Class (within the U.S.) and Business Class (to/from Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean) with US Airways and American Airlines, you'll enjoy a choice of satisfying snacks, fine wine, beer and cocktails.

You'll also dine on fresh meals designed by our consulting chefs on flights between 5 AM and 8 PM. Meals are based on the number of flight miles and time of day. Options may vary slightly on flights operated by US Airways Express and American Eagle.

Domestic mainline meal service

0 – 699 miles

700 – 899 miles

900 – 1,298 miles

1,299+ miles

(under 2 hours)*(2 - 2:30 hours)*(2:30 - 3:30 hours)*(over 3:30 hours)*
A light snack, such as a fig bar, cookies or pretzelsWarmed mixed nuts and a plated snack, such as fruit & cheese, hummus & pita or spinach & pita.Most flights†: Warm mixed nuts, a three-course meal and a warm cookie for dessertMost flights: An appetizer paired with an entrée followed by cake for dessert after Lunch and ice cream for dessert after Dinner
Select flights**: A three-course meal and a warm cookie for dessert Flights over 2,200 miles/4:30 hours: Also includes choice of made-to-order ice cream or fruit/cheese plate for dessert

*Flight times are approximate.
**Select flights† between:

  • Dallas (DFW) and Chicago (ORD), Mexico City
  • Chicago (ORD) and Austin, Boston, Washington, DC (DCA), New York (JFK and LGA), Raleigh Durham
  • Miami and Port au Prince, Washington Reagan (DCA) and Washington Dulles (IAD)
  • Fort Lauderdale and Port au Prince

†Full meals are served on departures between 5AM-1:30PM and 4:01PM – 8:00PM. Warmed mixed nuts and Lite Bites are served on departures between 1:31PM – 4PM and after 8:01PM.

Domestic regional meal service

0 - 175 miles

176-899 miles

900 – 2,199 miles

(under 1 hour)(1 – 2:30 hours)(2:30 – 4:30 hours)
Light snack mix to accompany your beverage.Assortment of sweet and savory snacks that include options that are Gluten Free, Organic, All Natural, and/or Kosher plus other healthy choices. Warmed mixed nuts, followed by a choice of 2 meal options, including a dessert, is served on most flights**. On flights over 2,200 miles and over 4:30 hours, you'll also receive a selection of sweet and savory snack options prior to arrival.

**Full meals are served on departures between 5 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sweet and savory snacks are served on departures after 8:01 p.m.

Select regional routes under 900 miles

We will provide meal service on some of our most popular regional routes under 900 miles between:

  • Chicago (ORD) and Hartford (BDL), Newark (EWR), New Orleans (MSY)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Leon, Mexico (BJX), San Luis Potosi, Mexico (SLP), Queretaro, Mexico (QRO)
  • Atlanta (ATL) and New York LaGuardia (LGA)
  • Los Angeles (LAX) and Denver (DEN)
  • Phoenix (PHX) and Mazatlan, Mexico (MZT)


We added a premium cabin to many of our US Airways Express regional jets, so there are more opportunities to upgrade.

Each aircraft has a dedicated premium cabin and seats with generous legroom and personal space in a 1-2 configuration.

Day-of-departure upgrades*

You can upgrade to a premium cabin on flights within North America beginning 24 hours before departure (if seats are available). The cost is between $50 and $500, depending on the length of your flight.

If seats are open, you'll see the option to upgrade when you check in. If not, you can ask again at the airport or call 800-428-4322/TTY 800-245-2966 or 800-622-1015 (international). Upgrades are sold based on availability.

*Upgrades are only available to customers who have a confirmed, paid ticket (not for stand-by passengers). You'll be given your seat assignment after you pay for your upgrade. GoUpgrades (if available) are available starting 24 hours before departure. GoUpgrades North America upgrades are available at Web Check-in, through Reservations and at the airport.