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The Associated Press | December 12, 2012 06:49 PM EST | AP


SKY HIGH: Airlines have found a way to take the edge off the stress of flying and make a few bucks along the way: fancy cocktails, craft beers and elegant wines.

DRINK UP: Flying isn't what it used to be. Long lines, ever-changing security rules and limited overhead bin space have all made traveling much more stressful. It's no wonder many passengers look for a little escape.

COMWE HERE OFTEN? Virgin America will launch a "send a drink" feature. Passengers can use the plane's seatback entertainment system to buy their neighbors a margarita, merlot or maybe a shot of tequila.