When Anne Lederhos needed to purchase air tickets between Boston and Rapid City, S.D., she visited JustFly.com, made a reservation and paid $1,575 for tickets on American Airlines. But when she received her credit card bill, there was also a separate charge for $578, listed as “seat assignments.” “JustFly charged me $500 for seat assignments — after I paid for my tickets”
For air travelers, the choice of economy class airline seat — window or aisle — is an enduring question, if not also a source of countless arguments. And for most of the year, it’s also a highly academic one, since planes are so overbooked that you’re lucky to get any seat. “Which is better: window or aisle?”
Steven Steinberg doesn’t want to be squished on his flight from Los Angeles to London. But he’s traveling on Norwegian Airlines, and some of their seats can cause … well, squishing.
“He’s fighting for a little comfort on his next flight, but why does it seem so wrong?”
To say H. Robert Harrison’s recent flight from Philadelphia to Barcelona was uncomfortable might be something of an understatement.
“Want a better seat on the plane? There’s an app for that”