Alaska Airlines is going to add extra legroom seat options for a fee in economy during the first half of 2015.
Per Alaska’s vice president and chief information officer:
Extra legroom can make economy bearable especially on the longer flights they run cross country. Presumably these seats will be confirmable at no charge at least for MVP Gold members.
Brian Sumers reports that they are not adding extra legroom seats as I first imagined.
Rather they’re charging more for exit row and bulkhead seats that have more legroom. Here’s the pricing: