Here’s the saddest part about basic economy airfares: Even the airlines don’t like them. Check out what happens when you try to book basic economy on Delta Air Lines: Like a Jane Austen matron, Delta tries to usher you away from its ugly, basic stepchild and into the respectable arms of its normal main cabin…

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