After a baggage fee American Airlines raises prices for alcohol

From 1 October alcoholic beverages — beer, wine and liquor — on Board passenger liners American Airlines will rise by $1. Champagne will still be sold at $9 per glass and only on certain flights, reports CNBC.

In recent years, American Airlines has significantly expanded the range of offered passengers with alcohol. So, recently was added 3 varieties of craft beer, said the representative of the largest American air carrier Sonny Rodriguez.

What alcoholic drinks can be ordered during the flight, passengers on American Airlines?

  • Beer ($8): Bud Light, Dos Equis, Heineken, Goose Island IPA, Samuel Adams Octoberfest and Fat Tire Belgian White.
  • Spirits ($9): Bacardi rum, Baileys Irish Cream, Bombay Sapphire gin, Canadian Club White Label, Dewar’s White Label, Disaronno Amaretto, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
  • Wine ($9): La Noria Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache Rose Les Papillons and La Montagne Noire Sauvignon Blanc.
  • Champagne ($9, flights to Hawaii and some transcontinental): Casa Gheller Prosecco Brut.

For domestic flights economy class free soft drinks. Passengers traveling to Europe, Asia, and some cities in Latin America and to Hawaii, can get free beer and wine.

Do not pay for alcoholic beverages in economy class on flights from Japan, Hong Kong, Sydney and Auckland.

Free booze remains for the passengers of economy class, have chosen for ticket purchase Main Cabin Extra (priority boarding, extra legroom), as well as for passengers in first and business class.

Another large national carrier, Southwest Airlines, has raised the price of alcohol in March. Here wine and beer on Board cost $6, and more spirits — $7 per serving.

Previously, we reported that American Airlines and Delta Airlines increased baggage fees.