Old Apr 12, 17, 10:16 am
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If UA was getting rid of basic economy, I think they would garner a more meaningful response if they present it as part of the response to the IDB incident (which Oscar mentioned will be on or before 4/30). "In addition to X, Y, Z changes, we will also be eliminating basic economy fares as part of our refocus on customer-friendly initiatives..."

Originally Posted by JBord View Post
Yes, that was my point. No benefit to pulling it quietly.
Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
I've read several articles in the past few days which identify the BE fare as indicative of the airline's contempt for its customers.

But you'd think they'd make this part of the PR campaign if there was a connection.
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