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Merriam-Webster trolled a statement United Airlines issued Monday after a passenger was violently dragged off an overbooked flight.
The dictionary company pointed to the use of "volunteer" in the airline's statement. " 'Volunteer' means 'someone who does something without being forced to do it,' " it tweeted.
'Volunteer' means “someone who does something without being forced to do it.” t.co...
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) April 11, 2017
Totally agree. That's why I said they need to review their practices.
originally posted by: UnifiedSerenity
a reply to: ThirdEyeofHorus
The solution is very easy. Offer refunds up to three days before a flight. If you don't make it after that, then you pay for the seat unless someone else does use it. Set up a cash fund instead of this voucher crap. Be willing to pay what is needed if you have to have a seat for whatever reason.
United made some very bad management decisions. Did anyone with UA ask for what someone would take to get off the plane? Give the authority to make on the spot agreements. Also, you can't tell me the airline did not have word these crew were going to come to get on the plane. Just hold their 4 seats. UA dropped the ball, and it's the shareholders and employees that will suffer for it.
It's likely that anyone with common sense would see that a child would be with parents and/or it would be inappropriate to do this to a child.
originally posted by: research100
a reply to: UnifiedSerenity
how long before they get a new CEO...this guy isn't going to last....hope the dr sues the crap out of them....so they pulled these names of passengers randomly....what would happen if a childs name came up?? or a baby??