We know overbooking
has a bad reputation,' De Juniac acknowledged, while adding that the industry has since evolved and has grown more sophisticated.
SOBRE(R)RESERVA is a term that is not registered in the general or specialized dictionaries, but it is confirmed by its use in the texts: "El overbooking
o SOBRERESERVA tiene lugar cuando se confirma una plaza al pasajero implicando que el numero total de reservas efectuadas para ese vuelo sobrepasa la cifra que corresponde a la capacidad real del avion" (Mapelli Lopez 1991: 475).
applies only to cases where a passenger has not yet checked in.
The underlying reason for overbooking
flights is that many passengers do not turn up for a flight they have booked.
Questioned more specifically on the issue of overbooking
, the commissioner indicated that the audit will provide a much more comprehensive understanding of this phenomenon.
Easyjet chief executive Ray Webster said: ``What started as a good piece of legislation, to prevent traditional airlines bumping off passengers through overbooking
, has become a bad piece of legislation and will cause unnecessary confusion and conflict.
We want to stop the practice of overbooking
and cancelling flights for purely commercial reasons and make airlines more responsive to the needs of their clients.
It's one thing for a flight to be cancelled due to weather or technical reasons, but the policy of overbooking
is a disgrace.
According to the terms of the US$1m (677,000 [pounds sterling]) agreement, Sabre will develop an advanced origin and destination (O&D) revenue management solution for Lufthansa Cargo, covering overbooking
control, bid price optimisation and automated queue handling.
and Nicole Wise, parents who work ceaselessly to assure their children's success may be overscheduling, overbooking
or overstimulating them.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin on June 1 paying up to 20,000 yen per head in compensation to those passengers who agree to take different flights due to overbooking
on domestic routes, the company said Wednesday.
Along with the overbooking
and canceled flights, flyers with MS have to factor in anxious bladders, fatigue, and possibly mobility problems.