What Are Your Rights As A Passenger When Traveling On An Airplane?

This Sunday, April 9, 2017, image made from a video provided by Audra D. Bridges shows a passenger being removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. Video of police officers dragging the passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, and a spokesman for the airline insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man. (Audra D. Bridges via AP)

United Airlines forcibly removed a passenger because they were overbooked leading to a situation where the passenger was forcibly removed. Some say the airline was out of line but the law states overbooking is not illegal.

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