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This undated image provided by Virgin America airlines on Feb. 3, 2015 shows a cucumber vodka mojito cocktail available on the company's flights. Anthony Caporale, writer and host of the Off-Broadway musical comedy, "The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking." expects drinks options in the sky to continue to improve as customers used to the cocktail revolution that has swept through bars and restaurants bring their high expectations on board. (AP Photo/Virgin America)

“You can actually get a decent drink,” says Anthony Caporale, director of beverage studies at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York. “I started a few years back seeing small-batch bourbons on flights. Now I think it’s uncommon for me to get on a major airline that doesn’t have some sort of craft American whiskey.”

FILE - This March 21, 1965 file photo shows Martin Luther King, Jr. and his civil rights marchers crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., heading for the capitol in Montgomery. The 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches in Selma and the hit movie that tells the story are expected to bring thousands of visitors to this Alabama city. Tourists can retrace history by walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to a park and the National Voting Rights Museum on the opposite side.  (AP Photo/File)

“There are certain place names in American history where significant, history-making events took place, like Gettysburg, Valley Forge and Vicksburg, and I think because of this film, Selma becomes one of the place names that stands as a significant milestone in American history,” Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell said.

In this Jan. 15, 2015 photo, a worker prepares to fuel a United Express aircraft after it arrived at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren’t likely to share the bounty with passengers _ not while so many flights are already full. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Airline CEOs worry that oil prices could just as easily go higher. They hope consumers benefiting from cheaper gasoline will splurge on airline tickets. But the biggest reason airfares aren’t falling: Planes are plenty full at current prices.

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