A Comparative Analysis of United States and European Union Airline Overbooking Policies. Part One

13th December 2012 by Christopher J Hoertz

PDF IconOpen the Article

Mr and Mrs Jones have been waiting eleven months for this vacation. Their two children are finally on summer vacation from school, they cleared their schedules at work for ten days, and they have saved enough money to pay for it. This family of four is off to Maui to soak up the sun and waves in total relaxation. The room at the Grand Wailea Resort is reserved, the bags are packed, and the airline tickets are confirmed. Finally, it is time to get away – but then Mr Jones is ‘bumped’ by the airline. What are his rights?

About the Author

Christopher Hoertz is a graduate of the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Read More
We use cookies, just to track visits to our website, we store no personal details. ACCEPT COOKIES What are cookies?