Crisis Management American Airlines explains the end of bereavement fares The airline says the practice of offering discounted fares to people flying to a family member’s funeral is outdated, but quite a few Facebook users called the company heartless. By Matt WilsonFeb. 28, 2014 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.