Tag: over-selling

United Airlines: Four Seats Worth $1.5 Billion? | Time.com

United Airlines: Four Seats Worth $1.5 Billion? | Time.com

Many things are baffling about the decision by United Airlines employees to have a passenger dragged bleeding from one of their airplanes as other patrons taped the debacle on their smartphones. But with company CEO Oscar Munoz declaring that he “emphatically” backs the employees despite a plunge in the company’s stock price, it’s amazing that […]

Daily chart: United bumps more passengers than any other large American airline | The Economist

Daily chart: United bumps more passengers than any other large American airline | The Economist

GETTING “bumped” from a flight took on a whole new meaning on April 9th, when United Airlines summoned aviation-security officers to drag a passenger off a plane kicking and screaming—literally. The company needed to transport employees from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and the flight was too full to accommodate them. After no one accepted United’s offer […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/1/14

Pricing News Daily > 9/1/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

Has the Mini-Pack Become the New Season Ticket? | Ticketing Today

Has the Mini-Pack Become the New Season Ticket? | Ticketing Today

Understanding the Importance of Overselling While it is always comforting to suggest that the public fully invest in 81 MLB games, there is evidence to the contrary. Most season ticket holders do not attend Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday games, with the majority of tickets flooding the secondary market with rock-bottom prices. By always convincing customers […]