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Space missing between names on e-ticket.Will this a problem?

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1. Posted by Morssa (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

Hi,
i've booked some flights to travel inside India from a www.edreams.com. My name is Mario Correia de Sa and i used the name Mario (as first name) and Correia Sa (as surnames) and the e-tickets came as MARIO / CORREIASA (with no space). Do you think i will have problems boarding this flights?

Notice that the "de" between "Correia de Sa" isn't realy a surname but a linking name, like "Bin" or "of". Thats why i omitted it.

Thank you for your help.

2. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 6y

You must..MUST!! get in touch with the airline straight away. This could very well pose a problem.
E-tickets are generally needed to have the same name as on the p/port.
Good luck.

3. Posted by Morssa (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

Quoting BedouinLeo

You must..MUST!! get in touch with the airline straight away. This could very well pose a problem.
E-tickets are generally needed to have the same name as on the p/port.
Good luck.

Even if the missing name is just a "linking name" such as "de"? I read somewhere that this names could be left out in the tickets...

4. Posted by s96024 (Full Member 106 posts) 6y

I think your exagerating a bit. It will be no problem, I have had a ticket before where my name was spelt alot worse than that and no problem. Giving them a ring doesn't hurt thouggh does it?

5. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 6y

I'm not suggesting that there 'Will' be a problem, but it is still a good idea to contact the airline, as there could be.
If you read the smallprint of many airlines, it states clearly that the names on the p/port and boarding pass must match.

[ Edit: Edited on 19-Oct-2009, at 00:36 by BedouinLeo ]

6. Posted by Morssa (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

I called Jet airways representative here in Portugal today and they told me there was no problem. Ty both for the help.

7. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 6y

Good news.
The trouble is, you hear a story such as yours which has worked out 100% in your favour and you hear a similar story from someone else, where it has turned into a disaster because their name doesn't quite match.
Nice result then.

8. Posted by si403 (Full Member 130 posts) 6y

hi. if you hear otherwise then it's always good to double check.

but when i was in India and had internal flights, we booked through a couple of local travel agents. when we got the tickets, my name Simon Johnson was spelt something like Simond Johnes and somehow they still let me through. so i wouldnt worry too much,

that was with Spice Jet who i think are one of their better domestic airways.

9. Posted by Morssa (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

Quoting si403

hi. if you hear otherwise then it's always good to double check.

but when i was in India and had internal flights, we booked through a couple of local travel agents. when we got the tickets, my name Simon Johnson was spelt something like Simond Johnes and somehow they still let me through. so i wouldnt worry too much,

that was with Spice Jet who i think are one of their better domestic airways.

Good news. :) My flights are with Jet airways and Air India. I called portuguese jet airways representative and they told me it was no problem. To be sure i also called TAP (portuguese main air line) told them i had the same problem with one of their flights and they told me the same, not to worry.

Ofc this doesn't mean i won't get there, face someone having a bad day who gives me a hard time. But nothing more i can do now Just can't wait to November 26th to go :D

Ty all for the help.

10. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 6y

Nice result.
Incidentally you could get to there with all your docs being 100% in order, join the queue with someone having a bad day and still they gonna give you a hard time.
The check-in staff at airports sometimes think they are far above everyone else on the planet. Then again who are we, standing in the queue, to argue?