Your editorial “ . . . Ban Passenger Bumping” describes the problem but not much of a solution. Airlines will keep overbooking. Checking who purchased what ticket and when, while trying to board last-minute standbys on nearly full airplanes may cause more departure confusion and delays. An easy, more workable solution to denied boarding of a ticketed passenger who is at the gate as required by the airline would be to pay real dollars. Require a minimum payment of a $1,000 check at the ...
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