I am so excited that Alaska Air is adding a Premium Economy section for their planes. I have been commuting for work from SEA to EWR for the past few weeks. It is such a major bummer on flights that my upgrade didn't clear.
I have long thought (and long provided Alaska Air feedback) that the lack of a 3 cabin set up for longish flights had put them at a significant competitive disadvantage as other airlines had that extra legroom option.
Another development is that Alaska Air is going to: Upgrades are as of December 5, 2016, will be factoring in fare class. Here are the details:
So, what are your thoughts? Chime in with your comments.