Old Oct 18, 08, 4:21 pm
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seattle29
 
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Originally Posted by Tiger_lily View Post
And more to the point why are BA and Virgin reducing them only in Economy? There's no justification for wringing the last penny out of J pax IMO
I suppose that with a J seat... the passenger could in theory be checking in 2 bags, hence twice the weight and more fuel needed nah, but seriously, I don't agree with it either, but what can you do?

On a serious note, Southwest in the USA has just made it's first loss due to fuel hedging this article gives a good explanation how it works:

http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/a...e-you-die.html
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