American Airlines Slashes In Flight Catering On Domestic Routes
2 May 2020 15:07:17
US carrier American Airlines has announced that it will further scale-back its meal services as of May 1st. The airline is making the reduction to minimize the potential for viral transmission onboard the aircraft.
New inflight catering changes
As of May 1st, American has updated its policies to further reduce inflight services. For flights shorter than 2,200 miles (most domestic legs under 4.5 hours), passengers can expect the bare minimum of service. There will be no alcohol service in economy class, while passengers in First Class will have to request it. Other beverages remain limited to water, canned drinks, or juice. There will be no inflight catering. Instead, during boarding, passengers will receive a goody bag of pretzels, Biscoff cookies or chips, and a bottle of water.
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