Q. Airline Passenger Bumping (Oversales) Regulations


The U.S. Department of Transportation has finalized changes to the rules governing airline oversales, or "bumping."

Details are available in this final rule from April 16, 2008: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DOT-OST-2001-9325-1328

The docket number is OST-2001-9325.

To view this docket, including all comments submitted to date, please go to http://www.regulations.gov

Further information on the Department’s bumping rules is available at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/publications/flyrights.htm#overbooking .

You can also contact Secretary LaHoodby mail, phone or FAX:

Regular mail:

   The Honorable Ray LaHood
   Department of Transportation
   1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
   Washington, DC 20590

FAX: 202-366-7202

  • Last Updated Dec 14, 2016
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  • Answered By David Martin

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