US Airways Charges For Sleep Kits
First it was the meals, then it was your luggage, now, if you fly coach they are coming after your pillows and blankets. US Airways has announced they are joining Jet Blue in charging for sleeptime amenities. US Airways will start charging $7 for the "Power-Nap Sack" on Feb. 16. The kit includes a 34-by-60-inch fleece blanket, a neck pillow, eye shades, foam ear plugs and a $10-off coupon for items in the SkyMall catalog all in a drawstring bag embroidered with the airline's logo. Customers in first class and in Envoy and Economy class on trans-Atlantic flights will continue getting complimentary pillows and blankets. I say bring your own, there are a variety of sleep kit options out there ranging from the inexpensive to the luxe that offer superior comfort.