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Is DXB/DBX the IATA code most mistaken on FT?

Is DXB/DBX the IATA code most mistaken on FT?


Old Feb 24, 15, 10:08 am
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How about YYC or YYZ?
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Old Jun 13, 16, 6:47 pm
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Dug this thread up in a Google search, because the front page article on FT today made me doubt myself.

Sadly, not so hard to believe that the FT admins/editors/whoever didn't catch DBX in both the scrolling headline AND body text of the story...
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Old Jun 14, 16, 12:22 am
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DBX is a common "error" but not a big problem. You will have one if you want to go to ICN- Seoul and put in INC - Yinchuan as both are in the EK network
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Old Jun 14, 16, 12:29 am
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Originally Posted by stuie2210 View Post
LAS (Las Vegas and LAX (Los Angeles)
What...? I've never seen those two mixed up, and IMO it would be difficult to make that mistake.
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Old Jun 19, 16, 3:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Himeno View Post
I've never been able to work out how people mix up DBX and DXB. Do they think its like LAX or PDX or something?

I once had a check in agent at SIN routing SIN-HND-GMP, try to check bags through to SEL.
SEL is actually for all airports in and around Seoul.
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