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easyJet gather most complaints for overbooking UK flights

British budget airline easyJet is facing accusations that it has ruined holidays by overselling flights.

easyJet slated for overbooking flights.
easyJet slated for overbooking flights. Image by Russell Lee Photography / CC BY-SA 2.0

More customers have complained about being bumped off easyJet flights than all other airlines put together, with the carrier accounting for three-quarters of all complaints. Family members have been forced to fly separately, and some passengers have been sent to different airports around the UK to board a different flight. An easyJet spokesperson said the company only overbooked by one or two passengers per flight, and that such incidents were rare. Read more: travelweekly.co.uk