About Basic Economy Fares
United Airlines' new Basic Economy Fare, is designed to allow the airline to compete with Low Cost Carriers like Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant. The Fares are available to any United Airlines destination and can only be booked from United.com. While actual fare prices vary depending on when you book, and your destination we can tell you the fare between Paducah and Chicago, is as much as $100 round-trip, than before the Basic economy fare was introduced.
*** If you are a business traveler, and your corporate office books your travel, you may want to make them aware of this fare class and it's restrictions, so you aren't surprised by them when you show up for your flight.