2 quick things to pass along from a flight on the US Airways Shuttle to Boston.
– I was offered a $49 upgrade to first class when I checked in. I turned it down (empty flight for 35 minutes) but I believe that is the least expensive upgrade I have ever been offered.
– I had to pay a small fee to standby on an earlier flight, which annoyed me for a second until I remembered that I own a few shares of US Airways, so I thought of it as paying myself a small fee. I suggest buying 1 share of every airline stock so you won’t be mad about paying ancillary fees. You’re just paying yourself!