You want economy? United has “basic” economy

Gigi Douban Nov 16, 2016
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You want economy? United has “basic” economy

Gigi Douban Nov 16, 2016
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Starting next year, United Airlines will begin offering passengers a cheaper option for airline fares. The new “basic economy” fare, which gets you little more than a seat, makes United the latest major airline to try to lure passengers from ultra-low-cost carriers like Spirit and Frontier. 

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