American Airlines service in business class is largely the same across its fleet. You know you can expect Casper bedding, decent amenity kit, Bose noise canceling headphones, pre-ordered meals that may occasionally be inedible and every once in a while, the over entitled flight attendant. The one place that American Airlines has inconsistency, is with their business class hard product.  They offers 6 different types of business class seats that range in comfort and styles. Use the information below to help you figure out what kind of product you will have on board your next flight.

Zodiac Concept D

Available on: Boeing 777-200 and Boeing 787-8

American Airlines Boeing 787-8 routes where you can find this product:

Chicago (ORD) – Barcelona, Dublin, London (LHR), Manchester, Paris (CDG), Rome, Venice, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo (NRT), Dallas (DFW)

Dallas (DFW) – Santiago

American Airlines Boeing 777-200 routes where you can find this product:

Unavailable. Check the seat map on your flight to determine if it has the Zodiac Concept D seats or the B/E Aerospace Super Diamond Seats

Pros: New and unique design, large in-flight entertainment screens

Cons: Narrow Seats at shoulder level that make you feel like you’re in a coffin and connected seats that physically rock when your partner moves

Pitch Width Number of Seats
60-61″ 21-21.9″ 28-45

Thompson Vantage

Available on: Boeing 767-300

American Airlines Boeing 767-300  routes where you can find this product:

Dallas (DFW) – Kahului, Kona, Philadelphia, Miami

Miami – Belo Horizonte, Guayaquil, Lima, Milan, Montevideo, New York (JFK), Las Vegas, Charlotte, Chicago, Philadelphia

New York (JFK) – Madrid, Paris (CDG)

Philadelphia – Amsterdam, Budapest, Lisbon, Prague, Zurich

Pros: 2 Power outlets for each seat

Cons: Narrow seats and foot well, poorly designed tray tables, tablet in-flight entertainment, low to the floor when reclined

Pitch Width Number of Seats
60″ 19.8″ 28

Zodiac Cirrus

Available on: Boeing 777-300ER

American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER routes where you can find this product:

Dallas (DFW) – Hong Kong, London (LHR), Sao Paulo

Los Angeles – Hong Kong, London (LHR)

Miami – Buenos Aires, London (LHR), Sao Paulo

New York (JFK) – London (LHR), Sao Paulo

Pros: Private, large in-flight entertainment screens, lots of storage space

Cons: Not ideal for couples

Pitch Width Number of Seats
43″ 20.5″ 52

Rockwell Collins B/E Aerospace Diamond

Available on: Boeing 757-200 and Airbus A321T

American Airlines Boeing 757-200 routes where you can find this product:

Dallas (DFW) – Anchorage, Lima, Reykjavik

Miami – Brasilia

New York (JFK) – Dublin, Edinburgh

Philadelphia – Amsterdam, Glasgow, Lisbon, Shannon

American Airlines Airbus A321T routes where you can find this product: 

New York (JFK) – Los Angeles, San Francisco

Los Angeles – Boston

Pros:  Large in-flight entertainment watchable gate to gate (A321T Only), small cabin size

Cons: Limited storage space, no direct aisle access via window seats, tablet in-flight entertainment on 757

Pitch Width Number of Seats
58-59″ 19-21″ 16-20

Envoy Suite

Available on: Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A330-300

American Airlines Airbus A330-200 routes where you can find this product:

Charlotte – Barcelona, Dublin, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris (CDG), Orlando, Philadelphia

Philadelphia – Barcelona, Dublin, Frankfurt, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Paris (CDG),Orlando, Los Angeles, San Francisco

American Airlines Airbus A330-300 routes where you can find this product:

Pros: Direct Aisle Access and cappuccino’s

Cons: Old in-flight entertainment, limited storage space, older cabins

Pitch Width Number of Seats
48-49″ 20.5″ 20-28

Rockwell Collins B/E Aerospace Super Diamond

Available on: Boeing 777-200 and Boeing 787-9

American Airlines Boeing 787-9 routes where you can find this product:

Dallas (DFW) – Beijing, Madrid, Seoul (ICN), Shanghai

Los Angeles – Auckland, Beijing, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo (HND), Tokyo (NRT)

American Airlines Boeing 777-200 routes where you can find this product:

Unavailable. Check the seat map on your flight to determine if it has the Zodiac Concept D seats or the B/E Aerospace Super Diamond Seats

Pros: Private, lots of storage space, new in-flight entertainment

Cons: Not great when traveling as a couple, fixed in-flight entertainment monitor

Pitch Width Number of Seats
60-61″ 21″ 30-37

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