My sister's daughter, my niece, has a college graduation in another close neighboring state. Problem my sister purchased a ticket not realizing her eta will arrive after her daughters ceremony. The rebooking fee was too much as far as my sister was concerned so she was able to get a 1st class standby ticket. I wasn't going to the graduation due to finance. But since my sister & I look almost exactly alike she suggested using her ticket & not letting it go to waste. She will use her passport when she flies & I'll use her license. I would still have all my personal id such as license & passport. I just need my sisters license to board the plane with the ticket with my sister's name all with my sister's permission. No harm - no foul? Now there may be a chance of us being in the air at the same time since she has a standby ticket leaving from a different airport, 30mi away, and on a separate airline.
You haven't asked a question. But I will say that announcing an intention to do this online and then doing it are a pretty big mistake. There are airline policies prohibiting one person from using another's ticket and related laws stemming from terrorism concerns. But even if you are not a terrorist, you can get sucked into the system in a bad way if someone catches you using another person's ticket.
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Whether you look enough like your sister to get away with this is not the point if the airline, for security and other reasons which may not seem fair to you, has prohibited someone whose ticket this isn't, like you, from using her license and using her ticket as if it was yours.
Realize that airlines are governed by the FAA and this probably violates federal law.
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You want to travel under a false identity in the post 911 world---you should then expect more than a secondary inspection---expect to he arrested and charged with a felony. Not a good idea especially since you posted your plan on the internet, in an open and public forum.
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This is the second worst idea I have seen on AVVO this week. You must want to be locked up.
The worst one was:
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