American Airlines offers customers Oprah's Book Club access, free ebook

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What you need to know

  • American Airlines is offering Apple Books features to its customers.
  • Anyone flying on a special offer can listen to Oprah's Book club anytime, anywhere.
  • AAdvantage partners can also choose a free ebook from Oprah's selection.

American Airlines is partnering with Apple to offers its customers access to Oprah's Book club and a free ebook to AAdvantage members.

In a press release the company stated:

While the ways we connect to new worlds may look different right now, travel and reading are still experiences that can take us on incredible journeys. American Airlines is giving those customers who fly a special offer to kickstart or pursue their reading journey with Oprah's Book Club on Apple Books anytime, anywhere. Oprah's Book Club connects a worldwide community of readers to stories that truly matter by today's most thought-provoking authors.Customers can explore an American Airlines-curated collection on Apple Books, which highlights Oprah's Book Club picks and more great reads for every genre. Visit to learn more.

In addition, eligible AAdvantage customers flying on American can get one of Oprah's selections as a free ebook on Apple Books. The first title on offer is The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates. American's Chief Customer Officer Alison Taylor Stated:

"Travel and books connect us with other places and cultures in ways that are invaluable to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Set during one of the darkest periods in U.S. history, The Water Dancer is a look at the injustices of slavery that is also seeded with hope. We hope our partnership with Apple Books and Oprah's Book Club will encourage thought-provoking discussions that are critical to eliminating the systemic racism Black Americans still face today."

Last year, American Airliens added select pple TV+ content to its in-flight entertainment.

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