So, the United Flight wasn't overbooked?

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 19: A United Airlines jet taxis at O'Hare International Airport on September 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. In 2013, 67 million passengers passed through O'Hare, another 20 million passed through Chicago's Midway Airport, and the t

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The United Airlines flight from which a passenger was forcibly removed to make room for airline employees wasn't actually overbooked, according to a company spokesman.  United was trying to find seats on the flight to Louisville, Kentucky, for four employees of partner Republic Airline so they could staff other flights in Kentucky, but no passengers volunteered to give up theirs when $400 and then $800 vouchers and a hotel stay were offered. After that, a United manager came on the plane and said passengers would be chosen at random who'd have to give up their seats.

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