As U.S. airline capacity continues to shrink in the face of rising fuel prices, more travelers could be affected by overbooking, writes columnist Michelle Higgins. Looking for free travel, some fliers have perfected the art of getting bumped, choosing late-day flights at busy hub airports known for bad weather. If you're one of the many travelers who prefers to arrive on time, Higgins recommends taking note of such tactics -- and doing exactly the opposite.

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