28-Sep-2010 10:30 AM

Continental Airlines to charge for economy-class F&B on short-haul services

Continental Airlines announced (27-Sep-2010) a new menu for purchase in economy class on select flights beginning 12-Oct-2010 with the new meals and snacks will be offered on many US/Canada and certain Latin American routes. The new food-for-purchase menu will replace the complimentary meals and snacks currently served in the economy cabin on the select routes. Continental will continue to offer complimentary food in the economy cabin on all intercontinental and certain other international routes, and on long-haul domestic routes over six-and-a-half hours. Continental will also continue complimentary food service in the front cabin (first class and BusinessFirst) on routes worldwide. Traditional non-alcoholic beverages will continue to be complimentary on every Continental flight.  [more]