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Well done BA yet another nail in the coffin .
BA has just said that it would charge passengers for sitting together.
How does this work ,when you make a booking on the internet you then have the choice of phoning BA if you can get through and booking your seats for a price.
If you are going to Barbados it will cost you £60 each way say x 4 for the family the extra cost would be £480.
Of course you don’t have to do this and you could wait for 24 hours before the flight and take your luck
But if the flight is nearly full you will not have a choice and my mole inside BA tells me they will try to put a family apart to encourage you next time to pay up the extra £480.
You could always go elsewhere such as Virgin who let you book your seat as soon as you book on line and there is no charge for this. I would think Richard Branson is rubbing his hands with glee
At such a nice marketing advantage