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Plane Talk - In defence of overbooking your flight

Plane Talk // Finance// Travel // March 6, 2018

Ever been bumped off a flight because it was overbooked? It's infuriating, isn't it?

Chaitan, from the International Air Transport Association, explains why airlines overbook, how airlines deal with it and, fascinatingly, how they choose whether that person that's not getting on the plane is YOU.

Can he defend overbooking?




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