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"Access" Printed On Boarding Pass  
User currently offlinelh526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2326 posts, RR: 14
Posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4271 times:
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Friends of my family recently flew FRA-GRU on TAM in Eco and wondered why they had the word "access" printed prominently on their boarding pass.

Can anyone help us what that means and why it's printed on the BP?

Thanks  


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User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5639 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4262 times:

Are they elite, or Star Alliance Silver/Gold status passengers? Often, elite members of alliances will have some word printed prominently, so that they are readily given the perks of such status by laymen, like the security screeners, for example...

User currently offlinelh526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2326 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4245 times:
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They are third agers in their early 60s, both ex Senators at LH (years ago), now only basic Miles & More members ...


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User currently offlinebond007 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 5343 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 4042 times:

Quoting lh526 (Thread starter):
the word "access"

Are you sure it didn't say "Elite access" or "Priority access" ??


Jimbo



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User currently offlinelh526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2326 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 4013 times:
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Jimbo: It definitely only said "Access", printed in normal font size on the middle left side of the BP left of the frequent flyer code


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31573 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3228 times:

Did they ask for any assistance than the normal Pax benefits to the Airline concerned.....


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User currently offlinemcdu From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1436 posts, RR: 17
Reply 6, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3166 times:

I believe this is to show the security inspection team the documents have been verified and they can proceed through screening. Some places stamp " DOC CHECKED" or some other notation. Think it just verifies the customer name and passport information match.

User currently offlineJetlagged From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 2532 posts, RR: 24
Reply 7, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3036 times:

Quoting mcdu (Reply 6):
I believe this is to show the security inspection team the documents have been verified and they can proceed through screening. Some places stamp " DOC CHECKED" or some other notation. Think it just verifies the customer name and passport information match.

If that was the case every boarding pass would have a similar marking.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31573 posts, RR: 57
Reply 8, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2790 times:

Sounds more like an Access to a particular facility.


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User currently offlinemcdu From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1436 posts, RR: 17
Reply 9, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2737 times:

Quoting Jetlagged (Reply 7):
If that was the case every boarding pass would have a similar marking.

It is facility specific. You see different methods in different airports for verifying documents have been checked. Ever fly to CDG and have the sticker placed on your passport? How about GRU does a sticker also. Each airport take a different tact at verifying documents


User currently offlineJetlagged From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 2532 posts, RR: 24
Reply 10, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2665 times:

Quoting mcdu (Reply 9):
It is facility specific. You see different methods in different airports for verifying documents have been checked. Ever fly to CDG and have the sticker placed on your passport? How about GRU does a sticker also. Each airport take a different tact at verifying documents

Yes, but the OP said it was printed on the boarding pass, presumably when issued. Not a sticker, stamp or marker pen tick, such as would be added afterwards by security.

You won't get a boarding pass without your passport matching the name details on your ticket anyway.

[Edited 2013-03-14 00:11:17]


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User currently offlinelh526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2326 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (1 year 1 month 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2325 times:
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Thanks for all your answers. It was even printed on the Internet check-in boarding pass. So I doubt it has to do with Passports matching. And no, they did not ask for specific assistance etc.


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User currently offlineJetlagged From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 2532 posts, RR: 24
Reply 12, posted (1 year 1 month 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2259 times:

I think the most likely reason is to permit access to the departure lounge.


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User currently offlineoksman From Brazil, joined Apr 2011, 111 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 1 month 1 hour ago) and read 2104 times:

Sorry guys, but none of the answers above is correct.

"Acess" is the name JJ uses for it's cheapest economy fare on international flights, except "Promo". The next one is called "Flex" ans the most expensive economy fare is called "Plus".

Denis


User currently offlineLTC8K6 From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 948 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (1 year 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2063 times:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Afo1FIl4dd...AABAU/JVQ1sgXIt_k/s1600/aviso2.jpg

You can just make it out.


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