30 Sep '15, 9pm

What happened to the economy class lounge?

What happened to the economy class lounge? By Lars Condor on Sep 30, 2015 in Air Travel , Speciality Travel - Read 403 times Tweet There was a time, not so long ago, when air travel was really fun. Not the pretend fun that you see in airline ads, but a legit, party-in-the-sky kind of fun. For those too young to remember, airplanes once had living room-sized lounges onboard for economy class travelers. The lounges served drinks and food to patrons who were gathered around a piano, singing along at 30,000 feet. The best part? Lounge admission was included in the price of your ticket. Today, you are lucky to get an extra bag of peanuts with the price of your ticket. As airlines have reduced supply and jets have become increasingly crowded, many customers feel like they’re being nickel-and-dimed at every turn. But let’s forget about that for a minute and think back to a happie...

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