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International airlines have begun to auction off through their websites unreserved first class...

International airlines have begun to auction off through their websites unreserved first class seats in a growing trend that has at least some characteristics of a win-win proposition. While carriers can increase their revenue by selling unused luxury seats, coach passengers who prefer choice seats can avoid paying excessive fares or cashing in upgrades. Waiting to step in stateside: UAL, LUV, DAL, LCC, JBLU, ALK, HA, SAVE, ALGT.
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  • Sam Liu
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    Does the 1st Class seat auctions include Singapore Airline and Cathay Pacific?
    21 Jun 2012, 01:24 PM Reply Like
  • markcc
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    I don't see it anywhere on the web, all searches point back to this article.... Is this for real, or a hoax?
    21 Jun 2012, 01:44 PM Reply Like
  • rhysycup
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    It's interesting that LUV is mentioned in the article since there planes are all one seating configuration. There is no First or Business Class section.
    21 Jun 2012, 05:19 PM Reply Like
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