Carol Burnett’s “No Frills Airline” Predicted United’s Basic Economy!

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No bags in the overhead compartment.  No seat selection.  No snacks.

United Airlines and others have started selling these restrictive Basic Economy tickets that make the airline experience less enjoyable.  But supposedly these fares will come at a discount.

Whether or not you like concept, The Carol Burnett Show hilariously predicted this would happen back in the 1970s!

Thank you to Million Mile Secrets reader The Hawk for sending this to me on our Twitter!

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3 responses to “Carol Burnett’s “No Frills Airline” Predicted United’s Basic Economy!

  1. thanks for the memories. 🙂

    Best mms post of the year.

    (for an industry that deserves mightily to be lampooned)

  2. Literally have tears rolling down my face! Too true:). (Reminds me of Spirit)