IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac warned against “more heavy-handed government oversight” in the aftermath of the United Airlines bumping incident. In particular, de Juniac defended the practice of airlines overbooking flights, which has come under scrutiny following the incident in which passenger David Dao was violently dragged off of an aircraft after being involuntarily bumped. “Everyone, including United, agrees there is no justification for what happened to ...

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