We have heard of European airlines charging fees for just about anything! The latest in charging fees for booking a seat in advance is British Airways. The airline says it will allow passengers to choose seats up to 355 days before flying — for a fee.
Charges will range from £10 ($16) per passenger for an economy class flight within Europe, £20 for a long-haul economy seat or £50 for an exit row seat.
Business-class passengers will be charged £20 for a short-haul flight and £60 for a long-haul flight.
Passengers now can choose a seat only in the 24 hours before departure, at no charge. The new policy is effective from October 7.