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Old 10-25-2019, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by TheMysteryWriter View Post
When you get kicked off a plane or they won't let you on, do they steal your money and force you to buy a new ticket on another plane, or do they roll over the fare you already paid to the new flight you have to take?
It depends, but in general if the airline is the one preventing you from flying then they must make accommodations or refund your money. If you accept a voluntary bump you generally get paid an agreed upon fee and fly at a later time. With an involuntary bump there are rules spelled out for when you are entitled to compensation and when you are not.

If you are responsible for missing your flight then it depends on what class of ticket you bought and whether the airline considers you a valuable customer. You may get charged a change fee, you may pay the difference in cost of the tickets, or you may get nothing.