Delta pays passenger $4K to give up seat for college football fan

How much would it take to give up your seat on a flight?

Delta pays passenger $4K to give up seat for college football fan

Delta pays passenger $4K to give up seat for college football fan

$4,000 was the magic number for Tracy Jarvis Smith, according to the New York Daily News:

"The plane was reportedly packed with University of Georgia fans headed to Saturday’s game against Notre Dame. When the crew realized the flight was overbooked, they started offering money for someone to surrender a seat."



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Delta reportedly started the bidding at $2,200, but continued to up the offer when no one would budge.

The mother of three and UGA fan tweeted that she waited for the price to hit $4,000, an offer she couldn't refuse.



Jarvis was able to get the money and the next flight out — and made it to Indiana only eight hours later than the previous flight.



Just in case you were wondering, here's the UGA fan who got her seat:



They both made it to the game, a 20-19 Georgia win, just one was $4,000 richer.

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