American Airlines To Charge $8 For Blanket And Pillow, If You're Lucky

Starting in May, American Airlines will sell blanket-and-inflatable-pillow packs for $8 each on domestic flights longer than 2 hours. If your flight is under 2 hours and you tend to get cold on a plane, relax: you can’t shiver to death in under 2 hours, and by then you’ll be at your destination. Or, okay, still on the runway at your departure spot, raiding your carry-on for snacks. You might want to bring a light jacket.

The AA blanket and pillow come with a Bed Bath & Beyond coupon good for $10 off any purchase over $30. By comparison, discount airline JetBlue sells its blankets for $7, and includes a $5 off coupon for BB&B with no minimum purchase.

“American Airlines to charge $8 for blanket, pillow” [Dallas Morning News]