Guidelines for Minor and Major Name Correction for Domestic & International Tickets

Travel agents can make a name correction on wholly unused tickets on US Airways (037) validated tickets in the same PNR for itineraries that include

  • US Airways, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle, American Airlines, American Eagle or US* oneworld® codeshares US*/BA, US*/IB, US*/QF, US*/CX, US*/JL, US*/AA ONLY

Minor name corrections

Minor name corrections are allowed for*:

  • Last name (maximum 3 characters)
  • Hyphenated name
  • Nickname to full name
  • Middle name or middle initial
  • First name
  • Inverted names
  • Child's last name
  • Removing prefix/suffix
  • Marriage/divorce (wholly on US itineraries)
  • Legal name change (wholly on US itineraries)

Major name corrections

Major name corrections include*:

  • Last name (more than 3 characters)
  • Legal name change (wholly on US/AA/US* listed above)
  • Marriage/divorce (wholly on US/AA/US* listed above)
  • When a name correction has already been made to the ticket

Contact More Care for assistance. Please note processing fees may apply.

*Original Secure Flight DOB/gender may not be altered.