Latest Overbooking Stories

2011-06-07 19:14:37

Cash bonuses can help hotel operators lure back disappointed customers who were displaced during overbooking snags, according to Penn State researchers.

2009-11-19 16:52:00

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today travelers across the country headed to their airports only to find out they'd be held hostage to an FAA glitch.

2008-09-15 15:00:23

BOSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While still an unfamiliar term to most, travelers will soon face the effects of the airline industry's latest way of trying to make money: capacity cuts.

2008-08-23 12:00:40

As overbooking on crowded U.S. airlines grows, so may demands for compensations from bumped passengers, an analyst said.

2008-08-18 21:00:21

From our Travel Blog: commercialappeal.com/travelblog With the recent flight and route cutbacks by the airlines, planes are more packed than ever.

2008-08-14 00:00:31

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Denial of boarding on a flight due to overbooking or for operational reasons may be a common occurrence at Indian airports.

2008-06-25 00:00:00

By Jon Hilkevitch, Chicago Tribune Jun.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.