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

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

Million Mile SecretsCarol Burnett’s “No Frills Airline” Predicted United’s Basic Economy!Million Mile Secrets Team

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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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I got a good giggle out of this!  Did you?

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

thanks for the memories. 🙂

Best mms post of the year.

(for an industry that deserves mightily to be lampooned)

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Ha! Glad you liked it.