Comments for: Travelers are forced to fly solo, even on family vacations

Posted May 21, 2012, at 6:55 p.m.

NEW YORK — If you’re flying this summer, be prepared to kiss your family goodbye at the gate. Even if they’re on the same plane. Airlines are reserving a growing number of window and aisle seats for passengers willing to pay extra. That’s helping to boost revenue but also making …

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  • Anonymous

    and the airlines have the  insolence to still pretend they are providing “service”?

  • Anonymous

    Call your airline today and tell them that paying more for that window seat might buy you a seat next to two of my young kids…without me there to quiet them.  Is THAT worth the money?

  • Anonymous

    I take Amtrak anytime I can. None of this foolish fee stuff and they are actually nice.

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