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- Oct 27, 2007
- Total Time
Attention AirTran: We appreciate that you're trying to make a buck by selling upgrades to people after they've already boarded your planes. After all, you're in business to make money not friends. But is this the best way to describe your new spring-for-business-class deal?
"A lot of people see [business class] and say, `Wow, I want to sit there,'" says AirTran spokesman Tad Hutcheson. "People say, `I want to buy that seat because I don't want to be, you know, crammed in the back.'"If you don't want to get stuck with a sucky seat, we have a better idea than paying $50-$100 for an in-flight upgrade that may or may not be available: JetBlue offers at least three inches more seat pitch than AirTran, and Southwest also spaces its seats a bit farther apart than its competitor.