Teens Not Getting Answers On Airline Tickets

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SELLING OF AIRLINE VOUCHERS BY AN OMAHA COMPANY ISN’T JUST AFFECTING SPRING VACATIONS. AS ERIN MURRAY REPORTS– 40 TEENAGERS THAT HAVE BEEN SAVING FOR MONTHS — MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO FLY TO A NATIONAL COMPETITION. IT’S A FACT FINDERS INVESTIGATION. ON THE COURT THE RULES ARE SIMPLE — WORK HARD AND PUT IN THE TIME. AND THESE GIRLS DO. IT’S WHY THE STARLINGS 18’S TEAM — IS HEADED TO NATIONALS IN SAN DIEGO IN JUNE. AND WHEN YOU ASK THEM WHY THEY WANT TO GO — IT ISN’T FOR PERSONAL REASONS. “NOT ONLY JUST FOR ME, BUT FOR MY TEAM AS WELL. BECAUSE WE HAVE SENIORS ON THE TEAM, AND THIS IS THEIR FINAL YEAR TO HAVE COACHES TO LOOK AT THEM.” THE ONLY PROBLEM — ALL THE GIRLS AND MOST FAMILIES MEMBERS BOOKED THEIR TICKETS USING CREATIVE CREATIONS AIRLINE VOUCHERS. VOUCHERS THAT NOW MAY NOT WORK FOR THE NEXT FOUR MONTHS — BECAUSE THE COMPANY OVERSOLD. “WE COME IN SUNDAY, AND SHE SAID WE MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE THESE TICKETS, AND WE MAY OR MAY NOT GET OUR MONEY BACK. AND IT’S JUST DEVASTATING BECAUSE WE WORKED HARD FOR SO MANY MONTHS TO RAISE THAT MONEY AND IT’S… ” HER HEAD SHAKE SAYS IT ALL — THEIR TIME AND SWEAT ON AND OFF THE COURT TO FUNDRAISE — COULD ALL BE RUINED. IT’S HARD TO UNDERSTAND. “IF YOU SAY YOU ARE GOING TO DO SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO GO THROUGH WITH IT.” BUT CREATIVE CREATIONS HAS GONE SILENT — NOT ANSWERING ANY OF THESE GIRLS EMAILS ON THEIR TICKETS AND IF THEY WILL GO THROUGH. “I’M TERRIFIED, WE HAVE ALREADY SPENT THE MONEY AND BOOKED THESE TICKETS. I’VE PROMISED THESE KIDS THAT ALL THEIR HARD WORK HAS PAID OFF, THAT THEY WILL GET TO GO TO NATIONALS, I JUST DON’T KNOW IF I AM GOING TO BE ABLE TO KEEP THAT PROMISE.” BUT FOR NOW— IT’S OUT OF HER HANDS. WITH PHOTOGRAPHER CHRISTIAN CHAMPOUX, ERIN MURRAY WOWT SIX NEWS. A RECENT EMPLOYEE OF CREATIVE CREATIONS TELLS FACT FINDERS HE ATTENDED A FINAL STAFF MEETING TUESDAY WHERE MANAGEMENT REVEALED THE FUTURE OF THE CHEAP VOUCHER PROGRAM. RECENT EMPLOYEE SAID”ANYBODY WHO HAS A VOUCHER IS NOT GOING TO BE TRAVELING ON IT. MIKE ASKS, “WHAT WAS REACTION OF EMPLOYEES?”RE CENT EMPLOYEE SAYS, “A LOT OF THESE EMPLOYEES WERE IN TEARS.I HAVE TO TELL MY CUSTOMERS NOT YOU THE COMPANY OWNER HAS NOT RESPONDED TO OUR EMAILS OR CALLS TODAY. YOU CAN WATCH AN EXTENDED INTERVIEW WITH THE RECENT EMPLOYEE AT WOWT -DOT- COM– OR OUR APP.

 

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