dearJulius.com Write For Us

Here's What Passengers Think About Oversold Flights

SHARE:


By Donald Wood, TravelPulse

A new survey revealed passengers have widely divergent views on what might constitute fair compensation when their flights are oversold.

The survey was conducted by international ground transportation provider The GO Group LLC and asked more than 350 passengers what they believe to be fair compensation when asked to give up their seat and to take a later flight.

Results from the study found that only 22.6 percent of business travelers and 15.5 percent of leisure travelers said they would be unwilling to give up their seats no matter how substantial the compensation.

The GO Group president John McCarthy said the company expected more travelers to flat out refuse to have their flight plans changed.

The survey also found leisure travelers were more willing than business travelers to accept $750 or less in compensation, with 42.25 percent of leisure respondents approving of the compensation and only 27.7 percent of business travelers accepting it.

On the other hand, 14.5 percent of business travelers wanted at least $2,000 in compensation, while just 6.8 percent of leisure travelers requested that much. Many of the respondents agreed the compensation should be adjusted to reflect the degree of inconvenience of taking a later flight.

The survey also found that travelers believe airline employees should have more flexibility when determining compensation and the full cost of their ticket should be refunded if they give up their seat.

COMMENTS



Note: If you think this story need more information or correction, feel free to comment below your opinion and reaction.
Like & Follow to Stay Updated ...

Name

Travel,1375,
ltr
item
Travel - U.S. Daily News: Here's What Passengers Think About Oversold Flights
Here's What Passengers Think About Oversold Flights
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-h3fn1dBNDmo/WymKn6RX_7I/AAAAAAAAGe4/QnlRLcCPm_kgvaV_bA2WtktGrmbJo1vugCLcBGAs/s1600/DailyNews.US.com.jpg
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-h3fn1dBNDmo/WymKn6RX_7I/AAAAAAAAGe4/QnlRLcCPm_kgvaV_bA2WtktGrmbJo1vugCLcBGAs/s72-c/DailyNews.US.com.jpg
Travel - U.S. Daily News
https://travel.dailynews.us.com/2018/06/here-what-passengers-think-about.html
https://travel.dailynews.us.com/
https://travel.dailynews.us.com/
https://travel.dailynews.us.com/2018/06/here-what-passengers-think-about.html
true
3050905787730048509
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy