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"Escaping" after boarding pass scan to collect miles?

"Escaping" after boarding pass scan to collect miles?

Old Jan 1, 20, 6:33 pm
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Old Jan 2, 20, 8:12 am
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If it’s discovered on the ground a passenger has deplaned the entire aircraft will have to be deplaned and a security sweep conducted. Several hour delay. If it’s discovered airborne the flight will have to divert to the nearest suitable airport.
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Old Jan 2, 20, 8:22 am
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Originally Posted by titan1 View Post
Everybody just calm down? I understand the security aspect and possible disruptions which is why I stay away from the original idea. But airlines offering loopholes that are subsequently exchanged and used by half of the people on here - isn't that the whole idea? I mean after all it's not stealing from anyone but these are paid tickets...
Take a look at the AA forum for some timely 'loophole' credit card threads.
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Old Jan 2, 20, 9:23 am
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At the Gate when you board the dcs shows what is on the boarding card including seat number, the name and check in sequence.
At the end it also shows who has not boarded. If that passenger has any checked baggage or not.
If the passenger does not have any checked bags it easier to off load him. If he has and the aircraft is containerised then it's easier to locate his bags and off load it as the load control system tells which container it's loaded and the container position loaded on the aircraft. It's non containerised more difficult.
Furthermore the staff ( mostly load controller in most countries) has to sign off for passenger baggage reconciliation. I have seen one sacked because he off loaded a passenger and the bag came off but a loader put it back on the aircraft thinking it was a late arrival bag. The controller signed off and sent the aircraft. They discovered it after take off and the aircraft had to turn around and land and take the bag off. The controller lost his job.
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Old Jan 2, 20, 11:07 am
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Furthermore the staff ( mostly load controller in most countries) has to sign off for passenger baggage reconciliation. I have seen one sacked because he off loaded a passenger and the bag came off but a loader put it back on the aircraft thinking it was a late arrival bag. The controller signed off and sent the aircraft. They discovered it after take off and the aircraft had to turn around and land and take the bag off. The controller lost his job.
I was on a TPAC flight and they stopped taxiing when they discovered an offloaded passenger's bag is still on board; captain announced it was illegal to take off on international flights with offloaded passengers' bags. Had to return to gate
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Old Jan 3, 20, 4:38 pm
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Reminds me of my plane being met in Amsterdam buy guys with automatic weapons because a count was off......
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Old Jan 3, 20, 8:26 pm
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As many have noted, this is against airlines rules and policies. There is no point continuing to debate the points here.

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