American Airlines activates free live TV on domestic flights

American Airlines has announced the activation of free live TV on its first 100 domestic flights with plans to extend high-speed internet and live TV in its narrowbody fleet of more than 700 aircraft during 2019, the company said.

American is already the only US airline to offer live TV on international flights.

All channels stream directly to customers´ laptops, phones or tablets free of charge. Live TV is easy to use and available from gate to gate — customers can choose it from American´s lineup of free entertainment that includes hundreds of movies and on-demand television shows.

Free live TV is now available on more than 100 aircraft equipped with Gogo 2Ku high-speed Wi-Fi including all 48 Airbus A320s, which are receiving in-seat power during 2019. It is also available on more than 60 A319s, which have power outlets in every row.

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, DC.