United Adds Same-Day Standby Fee
4/27/2010 5:07:15 PM Link
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United Airlines (UA) has added a $50 fee for an unconfirmed same-day standby seat.
Some information from United is Below.
Confirmed same-day travel changes
On the same day of travel as your scheduled itinerary, you can confirm a seat on an alternate United flight within three hours of the time of your request. If eligible seats are available on the alternate flight, your change will be confirmed for a $75 fee.*
You can request a confirmed same-day travel change during online check-in or at an EasyCheck-in® kiosk at the airport. You may also see a customer service representative at the airport check-in counter or call 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331).
- Confirmed same-day travel changes are available only for flights that are wholly within the United States.
- Available only for identical routings (same origin, destination and connection city, if applicable).
- Alternate flights must be scheduled to depart within three hours of your request. For flights departing more than three hours after your request, the standard change fee policy will apply.
- The confirmed same-day travel change fee is non-refundable and will be collected at the time when the change request is made.
See the rest of the changes at the United Airlines website, here