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United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« on: November 20, 2014, 07:22:38 PM »
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2014, 08:26:01 PM »
This was coming.....
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2014, 01:49:05 AM »
What nerve, the same airlines that keep raising their prices while fuel costs are the lowest in years....

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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2014, 06:42:30 AM »
“‘Hidden City’ ticketing is strictly prohibited by most commercial airlines because of logistical and public-safety concerns.”

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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2014, 07:18:19 AM »
Pretty amazing that UA actually thinks they can win this
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2014, 07:21:16 AM »
Pretty amazing that UA actually thinks they can win this

Looks like they just want him to clarify he's not affiliated with them
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United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2014, 07:22:09 AM »
Pretty amazing that UA actually thinks they can win this
on Bloomberg last night they made it sound like the suit was for more than just booking hidden City tickets, it has something to doo with how they use orbitz.

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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2014, 07:42:14 AM »
Pretty amazing that UA actually thinks they can win this

They don't need to win

Just to intimidate him into closing up shop

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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2014, 07:44:00 AM »
They don't need to win

Just to intimidate him into closing up shop
True though the potential downside if they lose is huge
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2014, 07:45:56 AM »
on Bloomberg last night they made it sound like the suit was for more than just booking hidden City tickets, it has something to doo with how they use orbitz.
That explains orbitz' role not ua, no?

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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2014, 07:57:29 AM »
They don't need to win

Just to intimidate him into closing up shop
Or give him much more exposure.....
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2014, 07:57:49 AM »
They don't need to win

Just to intimidate him into closing up shop
Once they're proceeding with the suit, isn't the intimidation, at least legally, over?
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2014, 08:13:36 AM »
They don't need to win

Just to intimidate him into closing up shop
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Re: United, Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2014, 08:28:48 AM »
In switzerland someone sued the airline for this
He booked cairo-zrh-jfk as it was cheaper then zrh-jfk. He only got on at zrh. They denied boarding and he had to buy a new ticket. He sued them and claimed it's no difference then buying a package of movies at a cinema and not going to the first movie... it's none of their business, he has a valid ticket for each flight...
Court gave him right, airline didn't appeal, as they didn't want a higher court to make a binding decision, but the court Cleary stated they consider this for the future as well