• United Airlines to Budget Travelers: Stay in the Back of the Plane

    29 days ago - By Fortune

    Flying just became a little harder for budget travelers. United Airlines says it will start charging economy passengers an extra fee if they want to reserve seats near the front of plane.
    United already offers premium seats with extra legroom and other passenger perks in its Economy Plus section. But the new " preferred " fees that United plans to introduce later this year concern regular old economy seats, located behind the Economy Plus section, USA Today reported. Their only advantage is passengers don't have to wait so long to disembark.
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