United gives passenger $10K voucher after bumping her off flight

DULLES, Virginia -- A United Airlines passenger who was bumped from a flight in Virginia describing the experience as "the best flight delay ever".

That's because United gave Allison Preiss a voucher for $10,000 dollars -- ten times the normal amount.

United had oversold the flight and asked Preiss to deboard.

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Turns out, she's a communications director.

When she began unleashing an angry tweetstorm, it soon came to the attention of United, and the airline quickly increased its voucher.

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