Basic economy class airfares are getting complicated.
At least as far as passengers like Sue Elwell are concerned. She’s planning to visit her mother in Albany, N.Y., and is unhappy with the restrictions on the lowest-priced economy class tickets. On American Airlines, travelers with these tickets are allowed no upgrades or schedule changes, they’re the last to board and they’re not assigned seats until they check in.
“How to avoid basic economy class airfares”