Fort Worth-based American Airlines will begin free meal service for Main Cabin passengers traveling on select transcontinental A321T flights.
American operates a unique Airbus A321T fleet designed with an international first class configuration on flights from New York-JFK and Boston to Los Angeles and San Francisco. The fleet features fully lie-flat seats in both first and business classes. The fleet also features inflight entertainment and power outlets at each seat throughout the cabin.
American’s VP of Global Marketing, Fernand Fernandez, said, “Some of our best customers fly our trans-continental routes and we want to give them a top-notch onboard experience. Providing complimentary meals in the Main Cabin is yet another step we’re taking to enhance our service in this competitive market.”
The Main Cabin meals will begin on May 1, 2017 on flights operating between Los Angeles and New York, as well as between San Francisco and New York.
The meals will be orientated around the time of day and include continental breakfast or a boxed meal with a sandwich wrap, kettle chips, and a dessert for lunch and dinner. Vegetarian options, as well as a fruit and cheese plate, will be available.
Currently, Delta Air Lines is the only U.S. carrier to offer dining options on transcontinental flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York-JFK. Breakfast is served between 5:00 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. on flights over 3 hours of flight time. Lunch and dinner is served between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on flights over 3 hours.
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