Passengers’ Rights: What to Do If Your Flight Is Overbooked

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Most airlines oversell tickets assuming not all passengers will show up for their flight.  So what happens if everybody DOES show up? First they ask for volunteers, offering them compensation. Then they start bumping people. What are your rights and options if this happens? Airlines and Aviation Getting bumped from your flight – it’s the …

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Overbooking Flights: a Very Simple Solution to a Very Complex Problem

Passengers waiting in line to board a Singapore Airlines flight at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo Credit: Accidental Travel Writer Airlines and Aviation Should the U.S. Congress and legislative bodies in other countries ban the overbooking of airline flights? An analysis of a complex problem and a very simple and equitable solution. United Airlines has come …