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UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017

Despite changes, overbooking unlikely to yield $10,000 payoff

On Thursday, United and the victimized passenger, Dr. David Dao, settled their dispute out of court. But the repercussions have been much wider, triggering modified overbooking policies and even elimination …

Chicago O’Hare security chief fired weeks after United flub

The head of security at Chicago’s airports has been fired, just weeks after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines plane by security officers at O’Hare International Airport.

Senate bill would expand protections for air travelers, require study of airline overbooking

Legislation set to be introduced in the Senate on Wednesday would bar airlines from involuntarily removing passengers once they’ve boarded a flight and eliminate the caps on the compensation they …

United passenger dragged off plane with ‘minimal but necessary force,’ police say

The Chicago Department of Aviation is defending the officers in the infamous United Airlines video, saying they used “minimal but necessary force” when they dragged a passenger off a flight.

Lawyer: Doctor dragged from United flight plans to file lawsuit

A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight says it’s too late for the airline’s CEO to apologize face-to-face and that his client intends …

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

Dragged United Airlines passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose, lawyer says

The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, one of his lawyers said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of …