United Airlines Unveils New Program To Combat Overbooking03:44
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A United Airlines counter is seen at LaGuardia Airport in New York. (Seth Wenig/AP)
A United Airlines counter is seen at LaGuardia Airport in New York. (Seth Wenig/AP)
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After negative headlines throughout the first part of this year, this week United Airlines announced a new program to better handle the problem of overbooking on flights. A hidden benefit to the plan? More profits for the airline.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Michael Regan (@Reganonymous), senior editor for Bloomberg News, about the details.

This segment aired on July 12, 2017.

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