Back in the day when I traveled constantly for business I avoided Air Tran at all costs, and can understand everyone's dissapointment about the end of those inexpensive walk up Business Class upgrades. I used them myself to avoid the back of the bus cramped seating on Air Tran. But in fairness to Southwest, perhaps everyone should hold off complaining until the seating configuration is announced for the Air Tran aircraft they will acquire. The confirguration on a Southwest 737 allows for 32-33 inches between seats, which is generous by today's standards. I'm 6'2 and 220 so I pay alot of attention to those things. Non believers should just have a look at the seat guru website to see how rough it can be out there these days.
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