19-Aug-2010 10:24 AM

American Airlines to increase 'Express Seats'; to charge for front row

American Airlines announced (18-Aug-2010) plans to introduce Express Seats, enabling passengers to purchase seats in the first few rows of coach class, including bulkhead seats in that cabin. The Express Seats can be purchased via airport self-check-in machines from 24 hours to 50 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure for travel within the US, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Introductory pricing for Express Seats begins at USD19 per flight, with pricing based on distance. [more]

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