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Airline asks couple to pay £825 for spelling mistake

23 February 2013 Last updated at 09:10 GMT

A British couple were asked to pay an extra £825 for a plane ticket to Australia after they made a spelling mistake on their booking.

Lynn and Christopher Booty missed out a letter when inputting their names on a travel website.

Although Emirates policy is to charge £25 for a name change once a ticket is issued, this turned out to be a more expensive mistake as Simon Calder reports.

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