Dubai-based Emirates Airlines made a policy change this week that probably won’t make its customers very happy.
The world’s largest international airline announced that it will “institute a minimal charge” for certain economy-class passengers who wish to select their seats before their flight.
Passengers should expect to pay $15 per person for short flights and $40 per person for long-haul flights, The Associated Press reported.
The policy, which will go into effect on October 3, applies only for customers traveling in economy on discounted special or saver fares. In a statement to Business Insider, an Emirates spokesperson wrote: More info