4 major airlines boot passengers more often than United; here's how 12 biggest carriers rank

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Which airlines most often keep passengers from boarding a plane against their will?

That's a question much on fliers' minds since early last month, when a United Airlines passenger who refused to give up his seat for an off-duty flight-crew member was dragged off a plane at the Chicago airport.

But despite all the bad publicity and the repeated apologies by United CEO Oscar Munoz, United isn't the worst offender when it comes to "involuntary denied boardings," or IDBs.

In fact, its IDB rate ranks No. 5 out of the 12 biggest U.S. airlines for the first three months of 2017, according to data released today by U.S. Department of Transportation.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bizj.us/1p6hla

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