US Airways to charge $7 for pillows and blanketsPosted: Updated:
TEMPE -- If you want a pillow and blanket in coach on US Airways, it's going to cost you $7.
They'll no longer be free for the asking.
As of Feb. 16., passengers will have to fork over $7 for what the Tempe-based airline calls a "Power-Nap Sack."
The kits include 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. They come in a fleece drawstring bag embroidered with the airline's logo.
Airlines are adding fees on checked luggage and now pillows and blankets to raise more money as they battle a downturn in travel caused by the recession.
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