American Airlines will debut its international Premium Economy service during the first week of November, a spokeswoman told Travel Weekly.

The service will begin Nov. 3 on American’s daily flight between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sao Paolo. The following day, American will begin Premium Economy service between Dallas and Madrid.

The flights will offer the first true premium economy fare class by a U.S. airline. International premium economy products, which are offered by dozens of international carriers on routes around the world, feature their own cabin housing plusher and wider seats than those that are found in the plane’s economy cabin. The products differ from domestic flight offerings such as American’s Main Cabin Extra and United’s Economy Plus, which feature extra legroom and some other perks in seats at the front of the economy cabin.

Experts have compared today’s international premium economy sections to first-class seating on domestic flights or to the business-class offerings that were standard on 1990s-era international flights.

American will offer its Premium Economy service on newly configured Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Seats will have 38 inches of legroom, which is up to six inches more than what coach seats have. In addition, passengers will enjoy wider seats than those further back in the plane, on-demand entertainment, priority check-in and boarding, two-free checked bags, upgraded meals, amenity kits and complimentary spirits, beer and wine.

American began using its first Premium Economy-configured Dreamliner on Oct. 6 for flights between Dallas and Los Angeles. However, the carrier hasn’t implemented its Premium Economy service on that flight. That plane will be shifted next month to one of American’s two international Premium Economy routes.

The airline has not responded to a Travel Weekly inquiry about why it didn’t launch the reconfigured aircraft immediately on an international Premium Economy route.

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