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Man used first-class airline ticket to get free meals in airport’s VIP lounge for almost a year

Posted on January 27th, 2014 at 20:07 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment


A man bought a first-class ticket and used it to have free meals and drinks at an airport’s VIP lounge almost every day for nearly a year.

The itinerary for the ticket was found to have been changed more than 300 times within a year, and the owner of the ticket used it to enjoy the facilities at the airport’s VIP lounge in Xi’an in Shaanxi, China.

The case was discovered by a China Eastern Airlines staff member, who then decided to investigate.

When the ticket’s validity was almost up, the passenger cancelled it for a refund. An airline spokesman said there were no means to stop this act, even if it was done on purpose.

  1. Now that is gaming the system! So, for the price of the interest of the ticket price on his credit card, he ate first class for a year? Neat! I’m sure that was a net sum gain for him! 🙂

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