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due to weather, agent rebooked me to wrong airport 7900 miles away, should I fly?

due to weather, agent rebooked me to wrong airport 7900 miles away, should I fly?

Old Jul 28, 19, 2:26 am
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Originally Posted by 747FC View Post
Because he is not "A FlyerTalk Posting Legend"
I guess FT doesn't yet have a title for FT Non-Posting Legend.

With or without being flown, the OP's AA ticket reissuance(s) still makes for a legend to remember. Now only if someone else can replicate the legend.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 5:49 am
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Another possibility is that the OP was busted somewhere in the process, itinerary cancelled before or during, brouhaha with AA may or may have not ensued, and the whole story is just too embarrassing or painful or upsetting or risky to inflame the situation for the OP to further discuss.

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Old Jul 28, 19, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by nk15 View Post
Another possibility is that the OP was busted somewhere in the process, itinerary cancelled before or during, brouhaha with AA may or may have not ensued, and the whole story is just to embarrassing or painful or upsetting or risky to inflame the situation for the OP to further discuss.
I think AA has many better things to do than to make a fuss over AA's own mistake being used, or entertained for use, by a ticketed passenger. Unless this were a pattern of behavior by the OP, I would be completely surprised if AA were to make it any sort of serious matter for the OP.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 9:51 am
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Originally Posted by moondog View Post
20 years ago -- when I first started following FT -- I would have been somewhat freaked out as well, but internet and mobile technology have both grown by an order of magnitude since, and we have all had 20 years to hone our research skills. What do you expect when you give a small army of airline geeks such a cornucopia of resources?
I, for one, was very impressed!
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Old Jul 28, 19, 1:29 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
I guess FT doesn't yet have a title for FT Non-Posting Legend.
A Fly(ertalk)-By?
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Old Jul 28, 19, 2:37 pm
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Has anyone messaged the OP?
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Old Jul 28, 19, 2:48 pm
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If OP said a couple additional days off work were needed, that makes me think they may be in the middle of it all at the moment. Maybe something comes to light later this week.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 4:47 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
I think AA has many better things to do than to make a fuss over AA's own mistake being used, or entertained for use, by a ticketed passenger. Unless this were a pattern of behavior by the OP, I would be completely surprised if AA were to make it any sort of serious matter for the OP.
It's still fraud.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by writerguyfl View Post
It's still fraud.
How is it legally fraud if the OP didn’t use false or otherwise deceptive pretenses to induce AA to reissue the ticket with a misleading destination?
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Old Jul 28, 19, 5:42 pm
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Originally Posted by writerguyfl View Post
It's still fraud.
Hardly. In fact, I’d classify it as an inconvenience to the customer as the airline made an error.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 5:44 pm
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Maybe it's not illegal or fraud, but it's unethical for the OP to take this trip, not to mention a waste of time, especially of travelling in coach.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 6:03 pm
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How is it legally fraud if the OP didn’t use false or otherwise deceptive pretenses to induce AA to reissue the ticket with a misleading destination?
It is illegal in the same way it is illegal to keep money erroneously transferred by a bank into one's account. One cannot just spend the $3M if one finds it there. It has to be returned to the bank. The consequences of absconding with the money would be an arrest for theft/conversion.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 6:06 pm
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Originally Posted by 747FC View Post
It is illegal in the same way it is illegal to keep money erroneously transferred by a bank into one's account. One cannot just spend the $3M if one finds it there. It has to be returned to the bank. The consequences of absconding with the money would be an arrest for theft/conversion.
It's absolutely nothing like that.

NOT to say that what the OP was trying to do was ethical etc.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 6:11 pm
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It's absolutely nothing like that.
What is the difference? One is using the property/services not meant to be distributed.
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Old Jul 28, 19, 7:05 pm
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Originally Posted by 747FC View Post
What is the difference? One is using the property/services not meant to be distributed.
KNOWINGLY might i add
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