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@FDOS, as you well know, the airline could price a 3 sector trip more than a 4 sector trip, so if you drop the last sector, it could be argued that you intended defrauding the airline, by purposely skipping the last sector.

As we also know, this has not, as far as we know been tested in the courts.

Actually it has been tested in court albeit a Dutch one. I can’t remember the details but it involved KLM, a ticket bought by a passenger travelling to or through Egypt and it must have been in the late 80’s. The court found in favour of KLM and I remember being surprised as it involved a leg not being flown.

Perhaps someone knows how to look this up?

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