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CNN reports that America West will begin charging customers for meals on some flight, and suggests that if the experiment works, it will be taken up by other airlines as well.
KC's View:
Actually, we’re only going to start worrying if they start charging for parachutes.

We think that there are certain supermarkets -- depending on both location and demographics -- that could turn this into a marketing opportunity, creating and selling easily transportable meals for people to bring on airplanes. They’d be better than most of the crap served at 30,000 feet, anyway.

When we’re traveling and spending time in supermarkets, we make it a policy to pick up dinner before going to the airport. Our favorite is sushi…and it generally makes the other passengers crazy to watch us nibbling on California roll while they clamor for a lousy bag of pretzels.