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Airlines keep coming up with new names for seating, and they all relate to how they’re priced. Now, along with economy, there is basic economy. Considering economy is being squashed into a tiny middle seat with a 300-pound passenger on either side, basic economy must be even tighter. 

Actually, those cheapest passengers will be the last to board with no seat choice. They’ll have to stash carry-ons under them. One of the most unexpected is that if your bags are too big to fit, you’ll have to check them and pay another $25 to $50 to fly. Also, don’t be fooled by the budget airline ad that says you fly from hometown to destination for $99.99. With taxes and other add-ons, you’ll actually pay $159.99 plus plus.

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