Free in flight meals are making a comeback — for some.
Fort Worth-based American Airlines announced Tuesday coach passengers flying coast-to-coast will be offered free meals.
The meal service launches on transcontinental flights between New York's Kennedy airport and Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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"Depending on the time of day, customers will be offered a continental breakfast or a boxed meal with a sandwich wrap, kettle chips and dessert," the airline said in a news release.
The meal service also includes a vegetarian option and a fruit and cheese plate.
American's announcement comes weeks after Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines debuted complimentary main cabin meals on select coast-to-coast flights.
The new meal service begins May 1.