Airline Bumping: What You Need To Know [Infographics]

Recently, a shocking video on Facebook showed a man forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight by security personnel after he refused to give up his seat on an overbooked flight. If you haven’t seen it yet, scroll to the bottom for a look.

Now that this issue has become viral worldwide, it started raising questions for many people. Is airline bumping legal? Is overbooking normal? Can this unfortunate situation be avoided? What should I do if I am denied the flight?

We’re here to answer some of your questions in our handy infographics below.

Airline Bumping Infographics by

If you haven’t watched the video, take a look and let us know what you think!

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