United to change flight attendant staffing, charge more for snacks

Soaring fuel prices have prompted United Airlines to start charging up to $9 for snacks and to reduce flight attendant staffing to the minimum allowed by the FAA. "In the wake of high fuel prices and a challenging economic environment, we must continue to examine every aspect of our business and find new ways to improve our day-to-day operations through efficiencies that still meet our customers' expectations," United said in a memo.

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