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Old 07-07-2006, 06:20 AM
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I was told by a Delta Airline agent that my flight from the states to San Juan was considered an international flight. Is this correct?
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Old 07-07-2006, 08:51 AM
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I'm not sure why it would be unless you are flying over international waters.
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Old 07-07-2006, 12:13 PM
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If you are flying from a U.S. airport to SJU, it is a domestic flight. However, it is taxed as an international flight and Delta applies other rules to these flights as though they were "real" international flights. Bottom line - you are paying more in extra fees and taxes than you would for a flight classified as domestic.

I guess a flight to SJU also invokes any international flight benefits one gets with their Skymiles account.
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:28 AM
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I had a similar issue with American about flying to Hawaii. I was told that I could use my "points" but it would be an international flight, thus additional points required. No good answer when I reminded them it was the 50th state. Go Figure.
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Old 07-20-2006, 06:53 PM
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Gee, I didn't know San Juan was one of the 51 States...that would consider it to be a Domestic Flight.
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