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United cuts overbooking, hikes compensation after passenger fiasco

United cuts overbooking, hikes compensation after passenger fiasco

United Airlines on Thursday announced it will offer bumped passengers up to $10,000 in compensation and reduce overbooking following the dragging incident on board one of its flights that caused worldwide outrage.

Online fury as passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

Online fury as passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

Social media anger sparked by footage of United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger from an overbooked flight showed no signs of abating Tuesday, with calls for a boycott of the US carrier.

G7 united against Brexit but can only hope for an ‘In’ vote

G7 united against Brexit but can only hope for an ‘In’ vote

Finance leaders of the Group of Seven industrial powers united over the weekend in wishing that Britain stays in the European Union...

Obama calls for strong, united Europe

Obama calls for strong, united Europe

US President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea for European unity in the face of rising populism and scepticism Monday, warning this was a ‘defining moment’ for the continent.