Canadian told he can't board flight home from Jamaica because of rule he didn't know existed
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February 22, 2020 - by Sean Davidson for ctvnews.ca
TORONTO -- A 96-year-old Canadian man trying to get home from Jamaica was told he couldn't board his flight because of a travel rule he didn't know existed.
Charles Smith, a Canadian-British dual citizen, and his daughter Karen Johnson, a permanent resident of Canada, had booked two roundtrip business-class tickets with Air Canada to Jamaica in late January to attend the funeral of a family member.
They both flew to Jamaica without issue using their valid British passports. But on Feb. 11, when they arrived at the airport to return home to Toronto, they were told there was a problem.
"When we went to check in the agent said my father couldn't fly because his documents aren't in order," Johnson told CTV News Toronto on Friday. "I couldn't believe this was happening."...
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