By an overwhelming margin (more than 55 percent of all votes), the award for Favorite Free Airline Amenity is shared by Southwest and JetBlue, which both offer free checked bags (two per passenger on Southwest, one on JetBlue). Entertainment and food also got high marks, with JetBlue’s DirecTV coming in second and Hawaiian’s meals third.
We recognize that the days of having free amenities bundled in with your airline ticket are relics of the past. However, in your perfect world, what complimentary services would be included with your boarding pass?
First Place: Checked bags (Tie: Southwest, JetBlue)
Second Place: DirecTV (JetBlue)
Third Place: Meals (Hawaiian)
|Amenity||Percentage of Votes Received|
|Checked bags (Southwest, JetBlue)||55.5%|
|JetBlue’s unlimited snacks||3.0%|
|Virgin’s RED entertainment system||2.8%|
|XM Satellite Radio (available on Alaska, JetBlue, United)||2.3%|