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American changes standby rules; that will be $50, please

American Airlines, in a move last week, changed its policy on allowing standby passengers to take an earlier flight at no extra charge. Unless you're an elite-level frequent flier or full-fare passenger, it will cost $50 now. Some other airlines have a similar charge, others do not. Read more about it here.

American changes standby rules; that will be $50, please

American Airlines, in a move last week, changed its policy on allowing standby passengers to take an earlier flight at no extra charge. Unless you're an elite-level frequent flier or full-fare passenger, it will cost $50 now. Some other airlines have a similar charge, others do not. Read more about it here. 

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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