Daily Archives: August 14, 2009

Strategy At The Gate

It is my husband’s habit to inquire, whenever we are waiting at the gate to board a flight that’s looking full, to ask the gate agents if they’re looking for volunteers to take a bump.

He did that for a recent connection from JFK to Los Angeles, where the flight was so full that we hadn’t even been able to reserve seats next to each other. And it paid off, though not exactly as we’d expected.

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