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DE PALACIO: STOP WITH OVERBOOKING
BRUXELLES, European Commissioner for Transports, Loyola de Palacio, declared war on the unfair custom of overbooking, used by many airlines. This system involves the selling of more tickets of the effective available seats on the aircraft, so that the company may be sure the aircraft to take off full. Obviously carriers count on the fact that a percentage of passengers will not go to boarding, but...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency