In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo, a passenger talks on the phone as American Airlines jets sit parked at their gates at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. After 15 years of cutbacks, U.S. airlines are starting to add back some small perks for everyday coach passengers.
In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo, a passenger talks on the phone as American Airlines jets sit parked at their gates at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. After 15 years of cutbacks, U.S. airlines are starting to add back some small perks for everyday coach passengers. Susan Walsh AP
In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo, a passenger talks on the phone as American Airlines jets sit parked at their gates at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. After 15 years of cutbacks, U.S. airlines are starting to add back some small perks for everyday coach passengers. Susan Walsh AP

Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers

February 01, 2016 6:52 PM