Old Aug 2, 20, 11:19 am
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LAX_Esq
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
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Originally Posted by Often1 View Post
The carriers don't "get away" with anything. Rather, passengers agree to contracts which provide for things they later find they dislike.

DL, just like AA & UA, sells fully refundable tickets. It also sells deeply discounted tickets with various restrictions. Up to the passenger. All about consumer choice and not having someone else's choice rammed down your throat.
Let's dispel the notion that the US airline industry is anything other than a government-enabled oligopoly and that there is any meaningful "consumer choice."
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