This woman thought she was flying to Denmark but woke up in Greece 4 years ago

This woman thought she was flying to Denmark but woke up in Greece

A ticket mix-up caused the confusion.

Ana Maria Bittencourt Marques was trying to fly from Paris to Copenhagen when she was mistakenly given the wrong boarding pass at the airport.

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The Brazilian woman was travelling to Denmark for a holiday when she was given a ticket bearing another passenger's name, Marie-Christine Midavaine.

She said she did not have time to check the boarding pass herself as she was in a hurry.

She also alleged that the person working at the departure gate "did not check to see if the name was different.”

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Marques was then put on a plane to Athens instead of Copenhagen. She fell asleep soon after boarding, and woke to find that she had not reached her destination.

She told AFP that she first became concerned when she saw Greek letters at the airport.

Air France has launched an investigation into how the incident occurred. They confirmed that:

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“A passenger en route to Copenhagen on the Air France flight AF1750 on 25 July boarded flight AF1232 to Athens.”

However, the airline said that the woman's safety was never at risk due to the mix-up.