Basic Economy

Are Basic Economy Fares The Worst The Airlines Can Treat Us?

Basic Economy fares have now spread across all 3 of the legacy carriers. American Airlines and United Airlines took a harsher path than Delta did, taking away even more benefits than Delta did. Is this the beginning or the end of the latest round of cuts customers will have to endure?

What If You Purchase A Basic Economy Fare By Mistake, Or You Change Your Mind?

Now that Delta, American and United have Basic Economy fares, we have lots of questions. What if you purchased a basic economy fare from American Airlines and made a mistake, or changed your mind later? Are you stuck?

United Airlines’ New Basic Economy Fares Are Worse Than Expected (And Delta)

United Airlines has announced the parameters for their new basic economy fares. It’s a stark change from what customers get now. It’s also more punitive than I expected.