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American Airlines urged to maintain liquor box fee waivers
Published on January 7, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has written to an American Airlines official urging the airline to maintain the policy that allows baggage fee waivers for liquor boxes.

The letter to Art Torno, vice president for Latin America, Caribbean and Miami, expresses concern about suggestions that American is considering changes to the liquor box waiver policy that allows travellers to bring home spirits without incurring additional baggage costs.

The governor asked Torno to consider revenues generated by the new policy must be “set against the loss of goodwill from travelers and the effect on continuing business, not to mention on our local industries and economy.”
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