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Delta Offers to Buy Seats Back
on Overbooked Flight for $10K
Jul 1, 2022 5:30 PM CDT
Delta Offers to Buy Seats Back on Overbooked Flight for $10K
Flight attendant first lowballed passengers at $5K
- The airline isn't talking, but passengers on a plane about to take off Monday in Michigan said the Delta crew offered them $10,000 each to give up their seat. The plane was still at the gate in Grand Rapids when a flight attendant announced over the intercom that...
Canada to Treat
Airline Passengers Like
'People,' Not 'Numbers'
May 19, 2017 12:39 AM CDT
Canada to Treat Airline Passengers Like 'People,' Not 'Numbers'
Ban on removing passengers from overbooked flights to be put in place
- No one who has bought a ticket for a domestic or international flight in Canada will be allowed to be removed because of overbooking under a new passenger bill of rights, the country's transportation minister announced this week. Minister Marc Garneau says the shoddy treatment of air passengers outlined...
Dad Won't Give
Up Toddler's Seat,
Delta Kicks Family
May 5, 2017 1:10 AM CDT
Dad Won't Give Up Toddler's Seat, Delta Kicks Family Off Flight
Brian Schear refused to give up paid-for seat for different child on overbooked flight
- "Did you know that the safest place for your child on an airplane is in a government-approved child safety restraint system (CRS) or device, not on your lap?" That's per the FAA , but Delta ordered a California family to go the lap route as they returned from a...
Bumped From Your Flight?
Airline Could Owe You $800
Apr 16, 2008 6:09 PM CDT
Bumped From Your Flight? Airline Could Owe You $800
Feds double amount passengers can receive over overbooked planes
- Passengers who get bumped off overbooked flights will be eligible for up to $800 for their inconvenience, the
Los Angeles Times
reports. The US Department of Transportation today doubled the amount passengers can receive, with the exact figure depending upon the ticket price and how long it takes passengers to...
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