Top tips for in flight drinking

Age restriction


While there is technically no age restriction on buying alcohol while in the air, individual airlines operate their own rules, almost always sticking to the laws of the country in which they are registered.

If you are flying on a US plane, don’t expect to be served unless you are 21. Likewise, if you are from the US and under 20, but flying on a British Airways plane, expect that you will be served.

As soon as you are on the ground, the laws of that country apply.

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