[Noisebridge-discuss] SecureFlight and name changes
tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Sat Aug 1 02:43:27 UTC 2015
Ask them if they have some other proof that its their name.
In my experience, yeah, the only other solution is to just re-book.
Because Terrorism, of course.
On Friday, July 31, 2015 05:26:31 PM James Addison wrote:
> Hey NB,
> Out of interest, has anyone had any experience dealing with name
> changes relating to flights?
> I have the frustrating situation that I booked a flight for a friend
> under a name that I've known them by since I met them, but it turns
> out that isn't the name they have on the generally-accepted forms of
> ID (driver license, passport).
> Since it's not a maiden name change, nor a legal name change, nor a
> typo, I'm running into dead ends even after attempting to escalate
> with the airline. Unfortunately the only solution for now appears to
> be to re-book. But thought I'd ask just in case anyone has any
> experience with this.
> (fortunately this isn't international travel / camp-related, but it's
> still not a trivial amount of monies to rebook)
> I did find this lovely little snippet of authority-speak while reading
> about the issue on the TSA's website: "Over time, passengers should
> strive to obtain consistency between the name on their ID and their
> travel information."
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