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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #400 on: September 14, 2017, 01:41:24 PM »

LOL, literally every time in this thread.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #401 on: September 14, 2017, 01:42:57 PM »
What about the other stories in the news recently about bumping minors (Air Canada etc.)?

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #402 on: September 14, 2017, 01:45:33 PM »

What about the other stories in the news recently about bumping minors (Air Canada etc.)?
That was a mechanical situation, unless there's something I should be writing about it or there's something else:
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/09/06/air-canada-put-14-year-old-in-hotel-room-with-strangers-mother-says_a_23199590/
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #403 on: September 14, 2017, 01:46:55 PM »
That was a mechanical situation, unless there's something I should be writing about it or there's something else:
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/09/06/air-canada-put-14-year-old-in-hotel-room-with-strangers-mother-says_a_23199590/
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #404 on: September 14, 2017, 01:52:19 PM »
So then skip it
Unless there's another recent story I'm missing.

Any other corrections?
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #405 on: September 14, 2017, 01:56:28 PM »
Unless there's another recent story I'm missing.

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Itís enough to make me avoid flying on Iberia.

I think this line should be bolded

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Her son dropped her off in Washington DC to fly to London via Newark. In Newark she was told that she was being involuntarily bumped off her flight to London.

United says they offered to take her to a hotel, but she wound up staying by herself in the airport for 12 hours.

No space needed

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #406 on: September 14, 2017, 02:01:22 PM »
The practice of bumping passengers at their connection city needs to end. Passengers at their origin or destination city often have a place to stay and are familiar with the area.

Itís simply unfair to involuntarily bump passengers at their connection city.

Should be changed to:

The practice of bumping passengers at their connection city needs to end. Itís simply unfair to involuntarily bump passengers at their connection city. Whereas Passengers at their origin or destination city often have a place to stay or are familiar with the area.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #407 on: September 14, 2017, 02:13:03 PM »
 I wonder what the stats are, for a plane going from a hub like CLT to FLO, how many passengers are originating in CLT, and how many are on a second leg of their journey.
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« Reply #408 on: September 14, 2017, 02:18:38 PM »
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They asked Iberia for their Madrid to Tel Aviv boarding passes
They asked Iberia for their boarding passes  Madrid to Tel Aviv

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #409 on: September 14, 2017, 02:35:20 PM »
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« Reply #410 on: September 14, 2017, 02:35:58 PM »
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #411 on: September 14, 2017, 02:36:55 PM »
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« Reply #412 on: September 14, 2017, 02:44:35 PM »
yes send an email to dan@dansdeals.com and wait for a response ;)
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #413 on: September 14, 2017, 02:46:55 PM »
Don't forget to include CC number and SSN.
No need. You cant just look it up on equifax?
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #414 on: September 14, 2017, 02:58:35 PM »
No need. You cant just look it up on equifax?
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #415 on: September 14, 2017, 04:42:02 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/airlines/airline-news/time-airlines-stop-bumping-passengers-connection-city-stop-bumping-vulnerable-passengers/

Not sure how to word it, but "limited mobility" doesn't encompass a broad enough definition of the vulnerable population (though it's an important first step). I know of people who aren't of limited mobility (definitely not in a wheelchair) for whom bumping would be a major issue.

Now that the (US) airlines have become more reasonable with raising their offers, maybe it's time to outlaw involuntary bumping altogether. There will always be a price at which they can find volunteers!
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #416 on: September 14, 2017, 05:15:39 PM »
Not sure how to word it, but "limited mobility" doesn't encompass a broad enough definition of the vulnerable population (though it's an important first step). I know of people who aren't of limited mobility (definitely not in a wheelchair) for whom bumping would be a major issue.

Now that the (US) airlines have become more reasonable with raising their offers, maybe it's time to outlaw involuntary bumping altogether. There will always be a price at which they can find volunteers!
If you have a better phrasing, feel free to suggest it.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #417 on: September 14, 2017, 10:23:14 PM »
If you have a better phrasing, feel free to suggest it.
If I would have a suggestion that I am fully comfortable with, I would have written it above.

A possible phrasing might be: "minors, seniors, and people with physical or other dependencies".

The more I think about it, the more I think that rather than phrase it in any way, your suggestion of putting a high mandatory price tag on involuntary bumping (for example: the greater of $5,000 or the highest fare paid for that route within the last 30 days) would be a lot more effective. If it's left for bidding, there will always be someone willing to go off for the right price, and then there will be the vulnerable population that will just not be bumped.

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« Reply #419 on: September 15, 2017, 04:32:07 PM »
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