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United Updates Crew Travel Policies So Passengers Won't Be Booted Off Flights

United Updates Crew Travel Policies So Passengers Won't Be Booted Off Flights

On Friday, a United spokeswoman said the airline changed its policy to require traveling employees to book a flight at least 60 minutes before departure.

To make matters worse, United issued a statement two days later, after a video of the incident had gone viral, that's a masterclass in passive-aggressive corporate buck-passing, attached to a report that called Dao "belligerent".

As the PR disaster for United Airlines continues to rage on in the aftermath of a passenger being forcibly dragged off a flight, the airline is taking steps to ensure it doesn't happen again.

United Airlines is changing the way it handles certain situations with passengers and crew members on its flights, almost one week after a man was dragged from an aircraft in Chicago.

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Dr Dao's lawyer, Thomas Demetrio told the Chicago SunTimes said his client was not just missing his two front teeth when he was violented dragged off his flight in Chicago but also his luggage.

When Dao refused to leave his seat, Aviation Department officers dragged him from the plane. Had the rule been in place last Sunday, United Express Flight 3411 still would have been overbooked by four seats, but United employees could have dealt with the situation in the gate area instead of on the plane.

Facing public outrage, United finally apologized and promised that this kind of incidents would never happen again.

Linda said United reached out to her husband Wednesday to apologise and to offer compensation for the incident. "We are not going to put a law enforcement official onto a plane to take them off... to remove a booked, paid, seated passenger".

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"The family of Dr. Dao wants the world to know that they are very appreciative of the outpouring of prayers, concern and support they have received".

Other companies also said they were reviewing their regulations.

The airline plans to announce other changes and the results of its review by April 30. An aviation security police officer was placed on leave after videos of Dao's removal sparked a social media backlash against United.

When the American flight was both more expensive and included a layover, 65 percent said they would choose United.

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The Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton is set to start at 7.45pm local time , 12.15 am IST and 2.45 pm EST. N'Golo Kante's cross found Marcos Alonso, who headed across the 18-yard box for Cahill to power home a header.

"The safety and well-being of our passengers is the highest priority for United pilots, and this should not have escalated into a violent encounter".


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