• I flew basic economy on both Delta and United within 72 hours - and the cheap seats aren't nearly as bad as people say

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Major airlines such as Delta , United , and American Airlines started offering basic economy fares in 2016 and 2017.
    Basic economy tickets are meant to be the cheapest tickets on the plane and restrict a traveler's flexibility, choices, and luggage.
    I flew basic economy on both Delta and United over a holiday weekend, and it was much easier and more pleasant than people make it out to be - as long as you know what you're getting yourself into.
    When major carriers including Delta and United introduced basic economy fares in the past few years, fliers were unhappy to say the least.
    While the...
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