My name has "Mr" appended on airline ticket reservation. Would that cause problems at the airport?

  • I recently booked tickets to travel by plane from the UK to Greece. The website I booked through (airfasttickets.co.uk) lists my name correctly, as "Mr Georgios [My surname]", exactly the same as in my passport.

    When I log in to the airline's (Aegean Air) website using the booking number the above website gave me, my name is somehow listed as "Georgiosmr [My surname]" (the title "Mr" seems to have been appended to my first name).

    Since I'm going to be travelling from the United Kingdom and my name is obviously non-english, I'm afraid they may have doubts about the "mr" at the end being a mistake instead of part of it and deny me entry.

    I've sent two e-mails to Aegean but it's been more than a week since the last one and 2-3 weeks since the first and they haven't replied. Calling them would be too expensive since they're based in a different country than my phone provider and I'd rather avoid it.

    Is there anything else I can do? Is it likely that they'll think "mr" is part of the name of the ticket's owner?

    Note that international calling is not too expensive through voip.

    I have had my middle name appended to my firstname on my ticket so that it appears SURNAME/FIRSTNAMEMIDDLENAME.. even seen it as FirstNameMiddleName Surname on tickets. Wouldn't worry about it

    The airline finally replied and confirmed what everyone has been saying. Once again, thanks for the help!

    @GeorgeT "I'm afraid they may have doubts about the "mr" at the end being a mistake instead of part of it and deny me entry." Deny you entry? Who do you mean, UK immigration? You don't have to show your boarding pass to them.

  • Correct answer

    7 years ago

    A number of airlines will append your title (MR, MRS, etc) to your first name when they issue your boarding passes, so it appears as SURNAME/FIRSTNAMEMR. It can appear this way on the gate agent's terminal as well.

    I have not had any personal experience with Aegean Airline's system, so can not say with 100% certainty, but likely you are OK.

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