PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Delta Airlines is giving fliers a $10,000 reason to give up their seats.

The airline just announced that it’s increasing compensation for customers who are bumped off overbooked flights.

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Now you can get as much as just under $10,000 for giving up your seat.

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Previously the largest amount Delta offered was $1,350.

Travel expert Chris McGinnis says, “I think it’s great that the airlines are responding to what happened and they are actually making a change.” He adds, “I don’t think there will be very many people out there who get $10,000 in vouchers because the bidding, people will accept much lower than that.”

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Last week, severe weather in Atlanta forced Delta to cancel more than 3,500 flights over five days