Have you ever been bumped from a flight because it was oversold or because the airline told you your ticket was only a stand-by?
One of our CHOICE staffers was recently told by check-in staff that her ticket was a “stand-by” and that she might have to wait for a later flight. Luckily she knew her ticket was legit - she stood her ground and ended up with an upgrade (never mess with a CHOICE staffer!). Her ticket wasn’t a stand-by at all, the airline had oversold the flight.
We’re wondering how often this happens to other flyers. Has an airline ever fed you this “stand-by” line?