Problem

Reservation overbooking

Other Names:
Involuntary boarding denial
Airline bumping
Incidence:

Airlines overbook passengers by 15 to 30%. As a consequence, it has been estimated that the number of airline passengers bumped annually in North America and Europe varies from 5 to 10 per 10,000, rising to 15 for some carriers. In the case of London Heathrow, on average there are 50 to 80 passengers bumped daily by the 70 airlines operating there.

Aggravates:
Air traffic delays
Strategies:
Making a reservation
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 13: Climate Action
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
24.04.2019 – 15:16 CEST