United gives passenger $10K voucher after bumping her off flight

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Shirleen Allicot reports on the passenger's tweet storm with United Airlines.

A United Airlines passenger who was bumped from a flight in Virginia described the experience as "the best flight delay ever."

That's because United gave Allison Preiss a voucher for $10,000 - ten times the normal amount!


United had oversold the flight and asked Preiss to deboard.

Turns out, she's a communications director.
When she began unleashing an angry tweetstorm, it soon came to the attention of United, and the airline quickly increased its voucher.


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