US Airways began charging $2 for each can of soda or juice and $1 for a cup of coffee or tea last Friday (ATWOnline, June 13). The Assn. of Flight Attendants-CWA, which represents US cabin staff, issued a statement protesting the new policy, saying the "complaints our flight attendants will be assaulted with and have to try to soothe will make our jobs much harder." It also claimed passengers might risk dehydration.

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