Airlines have soured on using limes on flights as prices for the citrus fruit skyrocket
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1:39 PM -
Some airlines are taking limes off the menu as prices skyrocket.
A spokesman for United says the airline is flying with 15 to 20 percent of its usual stock.
Alaska Airlines says they're serving lemons.
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One Florida-based lime importer says the average price for a box of limes in January was $22.
That price has now jumped to $100.