“That’s just the way competition works in an industry like this,” said Jan K. Brueckner, a UC Irvine economics professor, who noted that adding such extras doesn’t cost much for those airlines that already have the seat-back screens and onboard Wi-Fi installed. … “When one guy starts competing on quality, another guy competes and soon everyone has it,” he said of the upgraded entertainment.

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