Alaska to Introduce Basic Economy Saver Fares

By Anna Breuer on 23 April 2018
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DSC_0333In the course of its first-quarter earnings call, Alaska Airlines announced plans for a basic economy-like fare called the Saver Fare.

The Saver Fare will make its debut in autumn the airline said it expects the new fare type to bring in an additional $100 million in revenue.

Passengers with Saver Fare tickets will have to abide by multiple limitations and restrictions. Those with such tickets will only be able to obtain seats in the rear of the aircraft and will board in the last boarding group. There will be no upgrades for elites and tickets will be neither changeable nor cancelable.

Other airlines including American, United, and Delta offer similar basic economy fares with varying restrictions.

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