I bought on aa.com now I need manual tkt

Discussion in 'Qantas Frequent Flyer Program' started by Altair, Aug 31, 2006.

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  1. Altair

    Altair Active Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    I bought a QF flight ticket on aa.com, before the bad changes, and I think I may have a problem.
    I did not load my QFF number in the booking but after it was made I phones AA to load it in. The flgiht appeared on QF website with a different booking number. I then phoned QF to get my seats and meal preference loaded. Everything was good and confirmed with the aa.com emailing the receipt for an eTicket.
    The potential problem I discovered is that checkmytrip.com has the flight ticket details as follows:
    Manual ticket Ticket Number 001 2121$$$$$$.
    Now does this mean I have to get a paper ticket from an AA office in NZ, in Auckland I believe or that I can still turn up at the airport without it and get on the plane?

  2. kpc

    kpc Senior Member

    Mar 11, 2003
    I think this is a fault of checkmytrip. I have an eticket on QF to CHC on Sun, and checkmytrip is also stating that it is a manual ticket!!
  3. Dave Noble

    Dave Noble Senior Member

    Oct 10, 2005
    AA tickets come through as manual tickets onto checkmytrip. This does not mean that they are paper tickets.

    I don't think it is an error of checkmytrip, just the way that AA issues the ticket and informs Amadeus of the ticket number

  4. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    If you are in any doubt, just phone Qantas and ask if they see your reservation as being an e-ticket. I am sure the reservations staff can tell you over the phone.
  5. Mal

    Mal Enthusiast

    Dec 25, 2004
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    Yep should be nothing to worry about.

    "Manual ticket" routinely appears when another booking system has been used to make the original booking (eg booking through a travel agent using Sabre or booking through AA) and the data is imported into Amadeus. I think it may also appear when paper tickets are issued as well, but it's been a long time since I've had one.

    Agree about phoning up if you have any concerns.
  6. Altair

    Altair Active Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    Thanks guys.
    I phoned QF up last night and they said it was showing as an eticket on their system.
    I will take all copies of the eticket just in case but I do not think there will be any problems.

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