WATCH: Why it makes sense that airlines overbook

2019-06-20 19:00
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If you've ever been bumped from a flight due to overbooking, you may have had a few explicit questions for the airline about how they could overbook a flight.

Every year, more than 450,000 passengers are denied boarding to flights they already paid for.

Overbooking has been happening for so long that we might not think twice about it, but ever wondered why they might do it intentionally?

READ: US government moves to set minimum size for airline seats and barring passengers from getting kicked off with new bill

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