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Offline scud

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I see oldmate was ripped off a united flight after paying for his ticket so his seat could be given to a crew member.  :thumbsdown:

We caught 6 flights in the US and at least 3 of them were overbooked and asking for people to catch the next flight and receive a voucher.

I'm aware Qantas overbook their international flights, and if everyone shows, they upgrade passengers. Only drama would be if first class is fully booked, guess that never happens?

Yanks are pretty hopeless with running their airlines, we had first hand experience.

Heaps more flights and people compared to us, but they could learn a thing or two off us.



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I believe our airlines do not intentionally overbook like in the USA. I'm sure we have some rules and regulations against it.
Flying internally in the USA is a cluster fuck.

I'm astounded how a country like the US can literally fuck such basic services up. Health care, airline travel and coffee.



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I believe our airlines do not intentionally overbook like in the USA. I'm sure we have some rules and regulations against it.
Flying internally in the USA is a cluster fuck.

I'm astounded how a country like the US can literally fuck such basic services up. Health care, airline travel and coffee.
qantas overbook for international.

Most times a % of passengers don't show.



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qantas overbook for international.

Most times a % of passengers don't show.

I got bumped off an overseas jetstar flight that was overbooked by 30 people



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The cynic in me is thinking being Jetstar had something to do with it...
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The cynic in me is thinking being Jetstar had something to do with it...

quite likely, but when the only options ex adelaide are jetstar and tiger.....it's russian roulette



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I've flown to Dubai from Adelaide by Emirates...  They're not too bad ;)
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I've flown to Dubai from Adelaide by Emirates...  They're not too bad ;)

they don't go to Bali unfortunately



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they don't go to Bali unfortunately

If my only option to get somewhere is Jetstar I'm not going.



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