British Airways scraps free snacks on short flights
British Airways said on Thursday it will no longer provide free snacks and food in economy class on short-haul and domestic flights, joining budget carriers like Ryanair (RYA.I) and easyJet (EZJ.L) which charge for sandwiches and other items.
BA, owned by IAG (ICAG.L), said from January it would sell food from British retailer Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) to economy class travellers. Passengers travelling in the class above economy will continue to receive free meals, as will passengers on long-haul flights.
The change comes as BA's parent company IAG tries to cut costs at a time of... read more
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