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Accidentally put business name on plane ticket

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Accidentally put business name on plane ticket

Hi this is probably stupid, but I paid for a plane ticket with my business credit card and somehow my name on my credit cards was used for my plane ticket. I just noticed this and my flight leaves in a few weeks. My business name has my first and middle name in it but not my last name. Am I completely screwed? Or will the airline/TSA let me through if I show documentation that I own the business

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1. Re: Accidentally put business name on plane ticket

I wouldn't rely on advice from a forum to plan to just show up. Call the airline ASAP and see what they can do to change the reservation. Within a few days of making the reservation, most would help.

If it has been longer, they may not help, because this would be a way for a business to book a flight without deciding who they were going to send until later, but you may get someone sympathetic. It will help if you are a regular customer of the airline.

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2. Re: Accidentally put business name on plane ticket

Welcome to the Forums!

While calling the airline is the best idea, there is an "Air Travel" forum for questions like this.


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3. Re: Accidentally put business name on plane ticket

My wife's name is Dianne but it's spelled Diane on her driver's license. Our last domestic flight they almost didn't let her past security. So I'd not assume it will be fine

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