Looks like Sigmund Freud is inspiring the marketing folks at Delta Air Lines who have the unenviable task of telling us what else we will have to pay for when we fly. The airline’s latest letter to its customers would probably make the good doctor proud.
Say goodbye to seat envy! We’re giving you more power over where you sit on upcoming flights.
With our new Coach Choice Seats, you may now purchase select window, aisle or exit-row seats when you check in online or at a Delta airport kiosk.
Prices range from $5 to $25 per flight depending on distance traveled and seat location. So what are you waiting for? Simply check in online within 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure to make the change and claim your new seat. The choice is yours.
Seat envy? Have Delta’s marketers just coined a term?
If so, they may wish they hadn’t. Seat envy is an acknowledgment that some — if not many — of Delta’s economy class seats are unenviable. Did they really mean to imply that?
It’s a clever letter, but savvy air travelers will probably find it laughable. They know that Delta is just making another money grab — cashing in for seats that used to cost them nothing extra.
There’s another term Delta should look up in the medical dictionary before they write another letter: delusional
(Thanks for the tip, Tab.)