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United pilots "infuriated" by dragging of passenger

How many times in the past year has United Airlines removed a passenger that has already boarded a plane due to overbooking or other reasons outside the customer's control? Dr. Raising the limits "lets them solve some PR problems" and might head off U.S. Transportation Department regulations to curb overbooking, said another travel blogger, Gary Leff.


Chicago police officer suspended after shocking United incident

Chicago police officer suspended after shocking United incident

A flight can end up overbooked because of weather-related flight delays and cancellations that force passengers to be moved from one flight to another, Bastian said. "We followed the right procedures", Mr Hobart said. But White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it was unlikely the federal government would launch a separate investigation.



United Airlines will no longer allow crew members to displace seated passengers

After several attempt to escort him off the plane, Dao was ripped from his seat and dragged down the aisle. A spokesperson for United told the Times the change is part of the "initial steps" the airline is taking, so it's unclear whether any more reforms to United's booking and seating policies will be coming.



Melania gives Donald Trump subtle reminder during national anthem

However Stephanie Grisham, Ms Trump's communications director, told CNN that Ms Trump deliberately kept the event smaller and less celebrity-studded than in past years. "As we renew this tradition, thank you for joining us", she said, clad in a high-collared, pastel pink dress. "I just want to thank first lady Melania Trump", he said.



Answers demanded after United passenger dragged off plane

The changes stem from 69-year-old doctor David Dao being forcefully removed from a plane to accommodate for airline personnel. The legislation would also bar the state of IL from making travel arrangements, doing business with or having investments in any commercial airline that maintained a policy of removing paying passengers to make room for employees traveling on non-revenue tickets.


North Korea on

North Korea on "Maximum Alert"

While the rhetoric is worsening and situation seems to be sliding, there are few untested options for any of the parties. "The US is disturbing global peace and stability and insisting on the gangster-like logic that its invasion of a sovereign state is "decisive and just and proportionate" and contributes to "defending" the worldwide order in its bid to apply it to the Korean Peninsula as well", said Kim.