Pay a seat reservation fee — or your kids don’t fly with you

Being separated from your family while you’re traveling is every child’s worst nightmare. Every parent’s, too.

But Daniel Fitzsimmons recently experienced a different kind of separation anxiety, thanks to US Airways.
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Please don’t use the C-word at this airline fee conference

airport terminalFor some reason, I never got my invitation to the 2009 Ancillary Revenue Airline Conference, which is being held in Los Angeles next month. Maybe it was this post. Or this one. Or maybe this one?

At any rate, I’m not planning to show my face at this meeting unless I develop a sudden deathwish. I find it strange that my yield-managing friends should be so upset, when all I do is highlight their schedule of events. You’d think they would love the free publicity!
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