quote: Therefore, if a consumer purchases a fare and that consumer receives confirmation (such as a confirmation email and/or the purchase appears on their credit card statement or online account summary) of their purchase, then the seller of air transportation cannot increase the price of that air transportation to that consumer, even when the fare is a “mistake.”A contract of carriage provision that reserves the right to cancel such ticketed purchases or reserves the right to raise the fare cannot legalize the practice described above. The Enforcement Office would consider any contract of carriage provision that attempts to relieve a carrier of the prohibition against post-purchase price increase to be an unfair and deceptive practice in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712.
quote: Delta said the glitch has been fixed and regular prices are up once again, but that it would honor the tickets purchased at super-low prices yesterday.
quote: I wouldn't be surprised if somewhere in the terms and conditions Delta do have the right to at least cancel the ticket, return the money, and then notify the customer of new fare prices