ticket agent


Definition of ticket agent

: one who sells transportation or theater and entertainment tickets

Examples of ticket agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Allex was an American Airlines ticket agent at Dulles International Airport on Sept. 11, 2001 when two men ran into the terminal -- appearing lost -- and approached his counter. Sam Sweeney And Gio Benitez, ABC News, 10 Sep. 2021 The Norwegian company fired Mr. Arison as its ticket agent effective in early 1972. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, 25 Sep. 2020 The case centered on a man who was told to leave Portland’s now-defunct Greyhound bus station after a quarrel with a ticket agent. oregonlive, 30 Aug. 2020 Out of the blue, a ticket agent handed her a first-class ticket. Chrisopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 5 June 2020 The ticket agent at Heathrow Airport in London told the couple their flights home had been canceled and hadn't been rebooked, said Tony, 65, an account executive for an audio-visual company. Rebekah L. Sanders, azcentral, 22 Jan. 2020 On Monday, Allegiant asked people not to go to ticket counters because ticket agents would not make changes or help with itineraries. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, 17 Mar. 2020 All told, about 14,000 people work at the airport, including baggage handlers, ticket agents and air traffic controllers, who work directly for an airline, the government or an aviation services company that is contracted to the airport. Randy Tucker, Cincinnati.com, 28 Mar. 2020 There's a greater emphasis on safety and employee feedback on the new uniforms, which are rolling out Monday to its front-facing workers, including ticket agents and flight attendants. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, 2 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of ticket agent

1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ticket agent was in 1861

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14 Sep 2021

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“Ticket agent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticket%20agent. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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