Recently, American Airlines has declared that it will surge the rates of alcoholic beverages on its flights. Starting from October, the prices would increase by $1. The updated price of beer is $8 whereas wine and all other spirits can be purchased at $9.
One of the airline’s spokesperson commented, ‘The price of the beverages have been increased because the carrier has improvised its services.’
It has been stated that passengers flying in the economy class are not entitled to pay for any sort of non-alcoholic drinks. In addition, flyers traveling to various cities in Europe, Asia, Hawaii and Latin America have the opportunity to drink wine and beer for free whereas those who fly to Auckland, Hong Kong, Japan and Sydney can enjoy drinking spirits absolutely free of cost.
Furthermore, business and first-class passengers are also benefitted to receive their beverages for free and this facility can also be enjoyed by passengers in the Main Cabin Extra. You have to pay $20 extra if you are willing to upgrade. The upgradation can give you value for your money only if you plan to order maximum drinks.
With the rise in prices, the airline has also increased choices. At present, passengers can find a variety of options comprising craft beer, Woodford Reserve whiskey, and Tito’s vodka. For wine lovers, the airline has included Les Papillons Grenache Rose, La Noria Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon as well as La Montagne Noire Sauvignon Blanc.