ENJOY STELLAR SERVICE WITH the new American Airlines Five Star™ Service options and its recently announced luxury experiences. Five Star™ Service allows for a personal, customized airport experience for departures, connections or arrivals made to enhance the travel journey.
For travelers in any of American Airlines premium cabins, Five Star™ Service is available, offering access to Flagship® First Check-In and the Admirals Club lounge (at the purchased airport on departure); a personal escort through all airports; priority boarding and re-accommodation status; and car service coordination. Starting at $350 per segment for the first passenger, the service is available at more than 12 U.S. and four international airports.
If passengers have a ticket in any of the premium cabins that don’t qualify for the Flagship® experience, they can upgrade to new Five Star™ Select service with access to the Flagship® First check-in and lounges; a Cadillac or car transfer; a personal escort through all airports; priority boarding and reaccommodation status; and cart service coordination (where applicable). This service is available at five U.S. airports for $650 for the first traveler.
New program offerings benefit New York City and Los Angeles travelers. The Big Apple can be notorious for traffic, and now Five Star™ Service allows JFK-bound travelers to skip the streets and instead book private helicopter transfers with BLADE. Customers are picked up at a destination of their choice in either city, and are flown to airport, where they are met by an American Airlines team member and escorted via Cadillac to Flagship® First Check-In. After clearing security, premium travelers can spend the remaining pre-flight time in the Admirals Club.
BLADE service can be booked through the BLADE app, and it also applies to arriving customers. A private charter for up to six people can be arranged. Additionally, prior to take-off, BLADE offers a private lounge for waiting. Upon arrival, enjoy an escort to customs and baggage claim, or, if a traveler has only carry-on luggage, there will be an American Airlines greeter at the gate.
LAX travelers valuing efficiency, luxury and privacy will want to book Five Star™ Private Arrival and Five Star™ Private Departure services. With its own private entrance at the airport, The Private Suite is an exclusive, first-of-its-kind terminal offering departing travelers private, expedited security screenings, Cadillac escort across the tarmac and directly to the gate and Flagship® Lounge and Flagship® First dining.
Arriving passengers clear customs in The Private Suite’s dedicated international arrivals hall in less than five minutes. Passengers flying internationally who book Five Star™ Private Arrival will receive a Cadillac transfer to The Private Suite, where they’ll enjoy a private customs experience. For domestic arrivals, there’s complimentary VIP Baggage Delivery to your final destination.
Five Star™ Private Arrival and Five Star™ Private Departure are available at LAX for passengers booked in a premium cabin. Both start at $1,200 for two people in the same party.
To learn more about Five Star™ Service, visit aa.com/luxury.
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