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-- -- it is feared dead.
Pin up for a window -- -- -- -- airlines yet again finding another way to profit.
All -- increasingly unfriendly skies now reserving a growing number of window and aisle seats for passengers willing to pay extra.
Michael Boyd is president.
International aviation expert joining us from Denver Michael at what point it will passengers bulk.
And say no more or did they not -- even have any options when choosing airlines at this point.
We -- a lot of options but let's not put too much faith and that AP story they came out regarding this.
It was really sloppy journalism and implies that families routinely were split apart like.
You know like they can't sit together all the time that's not true.
It is harder and harder to find seats together because airplanes are full and airlines do reserve seats for the upper level frequent -- to give a most of their money but to imply that airlines -- family so they can sit together with just bad journalist.
No but I am noticing that increasingly if you look at a plane you have to pay acts drop.
For many of the rose and you're not get much in return in terms of what you're paying.
That you might get a little bit extra leg round but a bit that I think -- the point of the story is.
That the airlines are increasingly.
Charging an actor for things that you once it be you know considered to be just part of the flying experience where it's become all car.
Yes absolutely and that's how they that's how they can make a profit today.
And the argument there and -- there's some validity to what is people wanna pay a little extra might get a little after announced some airlines they'll charge extra for a seat and it's no different.
Other airlines will give you -- to leg room.
That's up to them to do but this doesn't mean that we have families who -- being broken apart -- mean -- airlines but we are paying more and we will continue to pay more.
Simply because it's hard to make money and if not all the fair the fair is just a down payment.
What about this summer Michael what are we looking at in terms of just delays in the difficulty of travel if in the united jammed -- jammed plane wasn't enough because we're -- -- -- really 206 million people are expected to fly.
In the US during the travel season.
Let's remember an airplane is not like the seventh avenue suddenly you cram on -- -- on.
When a 150 seats are full it's full so -- it airplanes have been full basically for the five or 610 years.
So the summer won't be any different except that it's hot.
There's a lot more people in the terminal and a lot more Shelley say -- travelers who don't understand it that's what makes a hassle factor go up.
Right and then throw in the weather in the thunderstorms and have fun -- do Michael thank you Michael Boyd of Boyd.