• How to Handle an Airline Overbooking

    How to Handle an Airline Overbooking
    Apr 26, 2017
    If you caught the video from April 9th of a man being forcibly dragged from a United Express plane bound for Louisville, you may be left with a number of questions about your rights when an airline overbooks. Although the Department of Transportation is investigating United Airlines regarding their compliance with federal regulations in this case, it can be disconcerting to learn that an airline may deny boarding to you when they oversell tickets, and even require that you disembark from an overbooked flight. Here are the facts about overbooking that you need to know in order to protect yourself as a consumer, and make the most of the situation, if an airline seeks to “re-accommodate” you.