Lawyer: United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

Lawyer: United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

Further, when presented with a hypothetical scenario in which the competing flight was both more expensive and longer, requiring a layover instead of a direct arrival, 44 percent of the respondents who had heard about United's recent news would still choose the alternative flight rather than fly United.

Earlier this week a video went viral on social media showing airport officers violently dragging the 69-year-old Asian-American physician David Dao from his seat on a sold-out United Express flight.

Delta Air Lines has increased the maximum possible payout to passengers to almost $10,000 if they voluntarily give up a seat on an overbooked flight, the company told AFP Monday.

United Airlines is changing the way it handles certain situations with passengers and crew members on its flights, almost one week after a man was dragged from an aircraft in Chicago.

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"This ensures situations like Flight 3411 never happen again", she said.

United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already onboard an airplane. United said on Friday it has to craft policies to win back customer trust. The airline would not disclose its current payment limit. The company said it was conducting a full review, and would announce the results by April 30. American Airlines updated its rules to say that no passenger who has boarded the plane will be removed to give the seat to someone else.

After no passenger has volunteered, it reportedly prompted United to manually choose four passenger names. The new cap only applies to passengers who voluntarily give up their seat.

It's worth noting that this change doesn't mean a passenger couldn't be bumped off a flight due to overbooking.

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Overselling flights is a fact of life in the airline business.

Delta has described overbooking as a necessary industry practice, in part because of weather uncertainty, and said the process can be managed effectively.

It sparked widespread outrage, with calls for congressional hearings and a petition urging the airline's chief executive to resign despite apologising to the passenger, his family and those on the flight. Later, Munoz offered a more emphatic mea culpa, saying: "No one should ever be mistreated this way". What United is getting in the way of horrendous blowback from the public is entirely justified. The compensation can be in the form of cash, travel credits or airline miles. He said he couldn't imagine many situations in which people wouldn't jump at almost $10,000.

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