.
April 21st, 2010
10:30 AM ET

Q & A: Who gets to fly first?

CNN Staff

Experts say it could be weeks before the backlog is fully cleared.

Experts say it could be weeks before the backlog is fully cleared.

With more flights beginning to take off on schedule, airlines are attempting to clear the backlog of passengers who have been waiting for days because of the volcanic ash cloud over Europe.

But with tens of thousands waiting to travel, there are questions over who gets to go first and how long the delays will last.

How are airlines prioritizing ticket allocation?
Other than a few special cases, most airlines are prioritizing those with pre-existing tickets for scheduled flights. In some cases, empty seats on these are being filled by customers with urgent travel needs....

Keep Reading...


Filed under: 360º Follow • Travel
soundoff (No Responses)

Comments are closed.