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Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats
Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats

When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if Masunaga would switch seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together, and Masunaga, who teaches high school math in Hawaii, was presented with a carefully curated bag of snacks as a thank-you for trading. "It was wonderful," he says. "I had lots of stuff to nosh on while waiting for my connecting flight." Finding seats together when you fly isn't easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus" or other...

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