Passengers score big on overbooked Delta flight to Rome

On September 14, a Delta flight from Boston to Rome faced an overbooking issue with 13 seats. Delta sprang into action, offering generous monetary compensation, free hotel rooms, and delicious meals to encourage passengers to voluntarily give up their seats. Astonishingly, 12 passengers accepted offers between $2,000 to $3,000, while one savvy traveler seized a whopping $4,000.