United Airlines accidentally posts $0 to $10 fares

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 12, 2013 at 4:27 pm •  Published: September 12, 2013
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But why wait. She decided to try booking a cheap flight to surprise her parents on Friday.

"It was $5 round-trip, no fees, nothing," she said. "This is nuts."

She checked in right away and printed her boarding pass hoping to increase her chances of being able to use the ticket.

Leahy said a co-worker scored a cheap flight to San Francisco while another got one to DC for later this year.

On one day in 2008, United accidentally dropped a fuel surcharge that ran as high as $130. It honored the tickets sold without the surcharge.

Today, Social media such as Twitter ensures that word of mistake fares spreads even faster than before.