American Debuts Basic‑Economy Fare

American Airlines will introduce a basic-economy fare option as part of the Dallas/Fort Worth-based carrier’s effort to better compete with ultra-low-cost carriers, such as Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines. American follows United Airlines and Delta Air Lines in rolling out a basic-economy fare...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.