|Quoting FlySSC (Thread starter):|
3 Norwegians tourists made a big mistake when they made the reservations for their holidays to the Island of Rhodos, in Greece.
Thinking hey were booking their flight to Rhodos on Ryannair website, they actually booked a flight Rodez, in the deep French South West countryside ...
|Quoting Stylo777 (Reply 5):
Mr. X wanted to spend his holiday in Mallorca. The colloquial speech for Mallorca in German is "Malle" and this sound like "Male" - the island somewhere in the Pacific ocean.
|Quoting Bjornstrom (Reply 7):|
It's also in the Indian Ocean, not the Pacific. I'd taken that flight anytime
|Quoting PanAm747 (Reply 4):|
I have also heard of people booking a flight to Sydney, Australia, and ending up in Sidney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
|Quoting Aswissinmad (Reply 12):|
When I was working the Swissair transit desk in Geneva, I had to deal every week with countless of seamen coming from all over the world (MNL and IST in particular) thinking they had landed in Genova, Italy,
|Quoting Emptyarm (Reply 14):|
Well, not only passengers commit mistakes, once a sub-chartered Nordic Airways MD88 operating on behalf of Spanair on a Barcelona-Santiago flight landed in Seville due to a mistake in the flight plan, as is it had been prepared wrongly after confusing SCQ (Santiago) and SVQ (Seville), which are more than 1.000 kilometers away from each other...
Of course, the flight landad in SCQ after correcting the route while flying
http://www.absurddiari.com/s/llegir.php?llegir=llegir&ref=10476 (sorry, Spanish only)
[Edited 2007-09-08 11:53:56]
|Quoting Stylo777 (Reply 17):
I don't think that this story is true