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Name Change Fees  & Policies For UK Airlines

Eastern Airways

Some tickets allow name changes and must be made at least 3 hours in advance of takeoff and the administrative fee's change depending on what you are changing. Package holidays can be changed and transferred according to regulation 10 of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tour Regulations. Contacting Eastern Airways is necessary to find out the fee for your specific booking when wanting to make a name change.

Thomas Cook Airlines

Name changes are allowed and are £35.00 per person, per change for short and medium haul flights. For long haul flights the admin fee is £50.00 per person per change. If your flight is leaving with the next 25 hours and your flight duration is 7 hours or less or 80 hours and the flight duration is over 7 hours or you have checked in online, 100% cancellation fees apply.

British Airways 

Name changes are only allowed to be made within 3 letters in a first or second name.

Thomson Airways

Name changes are possible 57 days or more to departure, to change the surname, passenger for passenger type at £50.00 per person. This fee applies up until 14-0 days to departure which then you will pay 100% of the original booking.

They stipulate that there won't be a reduction in the price you pay even if the new travel arrangements are cheaper than the original booking.

Virgin Atlantic Airways

A name change is allowed and is £30.00 to amend the name on the ticket.

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Posted 12 June 2017

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