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Booking Flights

Sarah needs to book flights to and from Hawaii for work. She calls the airline to book them…

Sarah: Hi! I’d like to book some flights please.

Airline Assistant: No problem. Where do you plan on going and on what date?

Sarah: I’d like to book a flight to Hawaii on 20th April, please.

Airline Assistant: For that destination, you will need to leave from Los Angeles Airport or Burbank Airport - Which would you prefer?

Sarah: Well, I live closer to Los Angeles Airport, so that would be the best one.

Airline Assistant: OK. Would you prefer a morning or an afternoon departure?

Sarah: I need to leave early in the morning, if possible, please.

Airline Assistant: OK, there is a flight leaving Los Angeles Airport at 8.30AM and you will arrive at 2.30PM. What date would you like to return? And would you prefer a flight in the morning or afternoon?

Sarah: I’d like a return flight for 5th May please and I’d prefer to return in the morning.

Airline Assistant: OK, there is one at 7.30AM departing from Hilo International Airport. The total cost for your flights will be £562.

Sarah: No problem – that’s a great price! I can pay with card now.

Airline Assistant: Thank you very much. The confirmation will be sent automatically to your email address.

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Booking Flights


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