For a few travelers earlier Thursday, the United Airlines Web site suddenly became their best friend. That's because for a short period, just about an hour according a Forbes report, United.com was pricing a wide variety of tickets at just $0.
The problem, which reportedly was due to a programming error, started about 11:30 a.m. PT and continued long enough for dozens of people to successfully book the rock bottom fares according to Flyertalk forum. After United noticed the fire sale, it stopped all online booking for at least an hour.
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