CHICAGO – Chicago-based United Airlines has announced it will sell chips, cookies, candy and trail mix on its flights for $3 apiece.
The airline will test the new service, starting August 1, on Chicago-Denver and Chicago-Boston flights, plus a handful of other routes.
On Tuesday, United raised the price of alcoholic beverages for passengers flying coach in the U.S. by $1, to $6. The airline announced it plans to roll out a $1 price increase on Pacific and intra-Asia flights August 1.
Spokeswoman Robin Urbanski says United will continue to hand out free half-ounce bags of pretzels to passengers. And while sodas and juices will remain free, Urbanski says United won’t rule out charging for them in the future.