Tag: displacing passengers

How And Why Airlines Sell You Tickets That Do Not Exist?

According to ABC News, in 2016, 46 000 US travelers were bumped from flights. In Britain, even more, 50 000 passengers were asked to leave the plane the same year. Many airlines worldwide deliberately overbook their flights for economic reasons ruining thousands vacation and business plans. Airlines do everything to maximize profit by selling extra […]

United Alter Crew Policy to Avoid Displacing Passengers

In response to last week’s highly publicised incident where a passenger on a United Airlines jet was forcibly removed to make way for a United crew member, the carrier has announced a change to its policy relating to ‘must-ride’ crew members. From now on, such crew members must make a seat booking at least one […]