Old Apr 16, 17, 2:47 pm
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Originally Posted by justhere View Post
From everything reported so far, they were "must ride". If that's correct then they were positive space. Essentially they would have had reservations in some way, shape, or form as soon as the airline put them on the flight manifest as passengers.
That's the crux of the whole thing. Once they got their reservations at last minute, that is what put it into the oversold situation where they needed 4 "volunteers". Flight was not oversold until the 4 crew member reservations hit. And that was at last minute. Which is why the new policy that no crew reservations can be booked if within 60 minutes of flight
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