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Could an airline cancel your ticket if they "know" you won't fly the last leg in advance?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Ben Holz, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. Ben Holz

    Ben Holz Member

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    Was looking at some EU-West Coast fares and found the following for 2500€ (booked thru LX):
    ARN-ZRH LX J ; ZRH-SFO LX F
    SFO-ZRH LX F ; ZRH-ARN SK J

    For a bit of context I am based in MUC. The earliest I could get back to ARN on the inbound flight is 18:50 and the last ARN-MUC flight is at 18:25, so I would essentially have to spend the night at ARN. However, SFO-ZRH arrives at 15:45, which would leave me with plenty of time to catch a flight back to MUC. Getting to ARN is no problem.

    My question is: If I book the itinerary above with LX and decide to book a second flight out of ZRH (ZRH-MUC on LX/LH) the same day as ZRH-ARN, could I risk LX cancelling my entire ticket?
     
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  2. rickyw

    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    Theoretically, yes, it could be an issue. I'd probably book the last leg, Zurich to Munich without your frequent flier number in the reservation.
     
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