American Airlines to charge for blankets

February 9, 2010 4:39:57 AM PST
American Airlines will begin charging a fee to passengers who want a blanket on some flights. The airline is doing away with free blankets and will begin selling an $8 package that includes a blanket and a pillow.

This will be for flights over two hours in length to and from Mexico, Canada, Hawaii, the Caribbean and Central America.

The fee begins May 1.