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Seat charges 'not a problem'

02 October 2009 08:06

Seat charges 'not a problem'

The recent introduction of seat reservation charges by British Airways should not give passengers a problem, it has been said, as it is an "additional service".

Commenting on the introduction of fees, industry affairs manager at the Air Transport Users Council James Fremantle pointed out that passengers will still be able to reserve a seat free of charge when they check-in.

"The BA charges are important because you can still reserve your seat for free up to 24 hours before booking," he said.

Mr Fremantle also went on to say that British Airways is trying to make more money like low-cost carrier Ryanair, which has been much in the news recently due to the introduction of many extra charges.

Brits who want to sit together on a plane may find it wise to reserve a seat and pay the extra money.

Therefore, when they are budgeting for all aspects of their holiday, such as flights, travel insurance and hotels, Brits should factor in the extra cost of getting the seat they want.

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