American Airlines raises prices on alcoholic beverages

American Airlines has announced that, beginning October 1, it has raised its prices on in-flight liquor, beer and wine by USD 1.0

American said that in-flight beverage options have improved over recent years. Customers could spend USD 8.0 to get a Bud Light, and for the same price, get Goose Island IPA, Samuel Adams Octoberfest or Fat Tire Belgian White.

Liquor prices will run USD 9.0. Wine is the same price and includes cabernet sauvignon, grenache and sauvignon blanc.

Passengers flying to Europe, Asia and select cities in Latin America and Hawaii can get free beer and wine. Spirits are only free for economy passengers on flights to and from Japan, Hong Kong, Sydney and Auckland.

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.