Free Beer on some American Airlines Flights

Have you heard the news? Some flights on American Airlines will start offering free beer. No word yet on what beers they will be offering, but here’s the official news from their website:

Complimentary Beer And Wine

Free Beer And Wine on Select International Flights

Enjoy complimentary beer and wine when you travel in the main cabin onboard American’s international flights starting February 1. Customers traveling on American-operated flights between the U.S. and Europe, the U.S. and Asia and / or onboard long-haul flights between the U.S. and Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay can choose from a variety of complimentary beer and wine options, in addition to the full selection of nonalcoholic beverages.


American collaborates closely with classically trained wine maker and viticulturist Ken Chase to hand-select fine wines for various routes, paying close attention to menu parings, as well as the ethnic, cultural, seasonal and stylistic differences for each destination. Our award winning wines are custom-designed to best fit the particular market being served and complement our inflight menus.


Pair your favorite beverage with exciting, flavorful meal options, developed by our experienced culinary team who play an instrumental role in developing inflight menu offerings to enhance your dining experience onboard American.

And Relax.

Make your travel experience more relaxing, productive and enjoyable from the moment you step on board to the moment you arrive at your destination. So whether you want to relax in the Admirals Club lounge before your flight, stay productive or just be entertained with newly-released movies, audio and games from our extensive library – you can fly without putting your life on pause.

Whether you’re embarking on a trip or planning a future adventure, American now offers you even more access tohundreds of destinations around the world and a range of services and benefits to make your worldwide travel easier and more rewarding.

*Complimentary Beer and Wine Service is available in international main cabins onboard international flights between the U.S. and Europe, the U.S. and Asia and select flights between the U.S. and Latin America, including: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil (CNF); Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil (BSB); Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE); Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (GIG); Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU); Santiago, Chile (SCL); Montevideo, Uruguay (MVD); Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (SSA); and Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil (REC).

Beer and wine offerings will vary by flight.

As they are today, all nonalcoholic beverages will remain as complimentary offerings in all classes of service and all beverages will remain as complimentary offerings in First and Business Class.

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