Air New Zealand is allowing economy passengers to purchase an otherwise empty seat for NZ$75 ($41.12) per sector. Called a "comfort seat," it has been available for the past month at check-in for flights from Auckland to Los Angeles and San Francisco and was added to Vancouver service last week. GM-International Airline Ed Sims said response has been enthusiastic despite the fact that ANZ has "not marketed the product as yet." Inbound availability is expected soon, with the entire long-haul ...

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