American expands inflight food options on domestic routes

FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, an American Airlines passenger jet plane, an Airbus A321 model, approaches Logan Airport in Boston. Fort Worth, Texas based American on Monday, Sept. 24, announced the agreement with Zoe's Kitchen, which specializes in Mediterranean-style food. American says some Zoe's Kitchen signature items will be for sale beginning Dec. 1 on most domestic flights longer than three hours. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is expanding its inflight food options with the addition of a light and healthy Mediterranean menu.

The world’s largest carrier on Monday announced an agreement with the restaurant chain Zoe’s Kitchen.

American, which is based in Fort Worth, Texas, says the new Zoe’s Kitchen menu will be sold on most domestic flights longer than three hours beginning Dec. 1.

Options will include hummus topped with olives, a turkey sandwich with specialty cheese and crunchy Mediterranean slaw, and a chicken wrap with roasted tomatoes, arugula and artichokes.

American currently serves cookies and mini pretzels for free during flights over 250 miles (400 kilometers). Sandwiches, wraps and snack boxes are also available for sale on most domestic flights.

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