Delta flyers get option to pay for more leg room

Delta passengers will have to pony up to anywhere from 19 to 99 dollars one-way for extra leg room. The airline announced its new ‘Economy Comfort’ seating by rearranging the first three to five rows of seats in the economy cabin. Passengers who buy into the plan also get priority boarding.
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Delta passengers will have to pony up to anywhere from 19 to 99 dollars one-way for extra leg room. The airline announced its new ‘Economy Comfort’ seating by rearranging the first three to five rows of seats in the economy cabin. Passengers who buy into the plan also get priority boarding.

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