American Airlines Will Soon Only Accept Cold, Hard Credit Cards
Yesterday evening, we found ourselves on a flight where cold, hard cash was still the preferred method of paying for $5 beers and bags of M&Ms, and the ensuing mess reminded us why more airlines are turning to "cashless cabins."
February of this year saw both Delta and Southwest join the cashless club, and now American Airlines doesn't want to be left out in the cold. It's no wonder either, what with the issues of making change in-flight and possibly dealing with other currencies on flights from Canada and Mexico.
According to the AP, American "said it will not accept cash on flights within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada" beginning this upcoming Monday. Although the cashless policy won't affect AmericanEagle flights, we would still plan to whip out the plastic for your headset and Pepsi purchase anyways.
· Your cash will be no good on American Airlines [AP]
· United Airlines Joins the Cool 'Cashless Cabin' Crowd [Jaunted]
· Cashless Cabin Coverage [Jaunted]