American Airlines To Charge Extra For Seats Closest To Exit

In a move that’s sure to screw cast members of The Amazing Race, American Airlines is now charging extra for seats that are closer to the exits. They’re calling this money grab “express seating.”

MarketWatch has the scoop:

Starting at $19, American Airlines customers can purchase seats in the first few rows of coach, which includes the bulkhead seats just behind the galley, usually popular for the extra legroom.

You can purchase these seats at the self-serve kiosk beginning 24 hours before your flight.

Is this something you’d actually pay for?

American Airlines to charge for ‘express seats’ [MarketWatch]