find_photog find_assist join_asmp

Member Benefit:
American Airlines

Category: Travel — Air and auto travel

Product/Service Description

American Airlines, along with their Atlantic Joint Business partners British Airways, Finnair, and Iberia, are introducing newly aligned/special "Entertainment and Media Baggage" ( Media Bag ) rates for eligible travelers who must take their gear out on assignment.


Member Benefit


Benefits and features of Media Bag rates include:


  • Special Media Baggage rate
    • $50 per bag on domestic itineraries one-way
    • $70/£50/€70 per bag on international* itineraries one-way


  • Fees for overweight bags and oversized baggage will be waived
    • Cannot exceed 100lbs/45kg or 320cm in total dimensions (max length of 190cm)


  • Each eligible media entity can check up to 25 bags at above rates per flight
    • Media entity is defined as a corporate account, production movement, media event
    • 25 bag limit subject to operational limitations and policies of regional carrier partners


Customers are eligible for these special rates on travel and bookings made and travel from April 22, 2015.


If any questions or problems encountered, please contact your American Airlines Entertainment sales representative, email, or call sales support at 800-621-8489.
For US Airways-operated flights, special entertainment/media bag procedures and eligibility are required until our Reservations Systems are fully integrated later this year; please email for further information.
For other questions specific to British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, contact their local sales support teams.


Media Bag policy on American Airlines site may be found under Baggage > Specialty and sports


*Always check details with agent or carriers before booking.

How to Acquire Benefit

ASMP members: Please log in to gain access to this benefit program.
Not a Member? Learn more about joining ASMP.

Company URL

Company logo