Alaska Airlines will retrofit its aircraft to include a premium-class section in addition to its economy- and first-class seats, the airline announced Dec. 3 at its annual investor day in New York. The new premium option, available late next year, will offer seats in a configuration providing 3-4 in. of extra legroom compared to economy class. The fare will also include priority-boarding access and other yet-to-be announced amenities. Alaska said it will modify up to 60 aircraft with the ...

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