American Ends Meals in First Class on Shorter Flights

An American Airlines flight attendant serving a meal in the 1950s Photograph by Underwood Archives/Getty Images

To make travel more consistent between US Airways and American Airlines, the combined airline is ditching meals in first class on flights under three hours. For the airlines, “consistency” is a nice way of saying that this change should save the world’s largest airline some money. For first-class passengers, it means snacks.

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