A form of travel in vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters and so on.

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Has the flight security briefing text changed?

I guess most of the participants here know the flight security briefing message more or less by heart (How can you close and open your safety belt? How many exits are there? Where? Which word are they ...
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What's the easiest way to search for refundable air tickets?

To satisfy onward ticket requirements every once in a while I need to buy refundable tickets and then cancel them. Date, price and destination don't matter. What is the best generic way to find such ...
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What's the cheapest stable route to cross the Pacific? [closed]

One of the most difficult parts planning a round-the-world trip is figuring out how to cross the Pacific Ocean. If you have a big budget that's not a problem, but if you're trying to save each penny ...
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I am travelling with a medication that needs to be cool at all times, will the airline allow me to use the onboard chiller?

If someone is travelling with a medicine that needs to be cool all the time, can I use the fridge onboard? I know that planes have them. I didn't find anything related to the topic in any airline's ...
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Not flying the first leg of the journey – Company cancels the second-leg ticket

I've a friend that booked a round-trip journey. He booked A-to-B and B-to-A. Somehow he needed to be earlier at location B, so he took a train and did not take the flight from A to B. When he went to ...
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Can I go back to the USA? [duplicate]

Here, I came as a minor to the USA at the age of 13, I never got my fingerprints taken. I had a visa for 3 months but overstayed till I was 19... I left the country by airline and I forgot to turn in ...
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Cheap one-way flight from Europe to South America? [closed]

Very flexible long time traveler but not very familiar with the cheap routes between Europe and South America. Would be happy to learn about flight routes (from/to airport), airlines, times of year ...
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Does Ryanair have the sequential use of flight coupons rule?

Does Ryanair have the sequential use of flight coupons rule? Meaning if you miss any flight-segment on your itinerary all subsequent segments are canceled. Does this rule apply if tickets are bought ...
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Am I entitled to overnight accommodations by Qatar Airways on a long layover?

I am travelling to Jeddah from Kolkata on the 15th of June via Doha. I have a layover in Doha of 18 hours, 15 min. Should I get accommodations in Doha by the airline since my next connecting flight is ...
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Find direct flights to specific airport for specific date (from any departure airport)

I try to minimise my flying, and have done all my travel without flying for the past couple of years, in order to minimise my environmental impact. I've decided to allow myself a holiday by flight ...
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What medicines can I take on a trip to the United States? [closed]

What medicines can I take on a trip to the United States ? It is possible to carry in hand luggage? A document is required (eg: prescription)? There is some process so I can take the remedies (eq. ...
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Could a ticket from London to Cape Town cost the same in 2016 as it did in 1976?

I have paid £760 for next weeks ticket from Heathrow to Cape Town via Jo'burg with SAA. I believe this to be the same as I paid in January 1976. I appreciate the variables such as when booked etc. but ...
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Is there a website to find points to get tap water at airports?

We now have two questions about drinking water taps/fountains in airports, but they are very specific, one to one the terminal of a single airport, the other as wide to cover both airports in a ...
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Last minute flight bookings - better to book online or at the airport?

We had a question here earlier on booking flight tickets in the weeks running up to holiday season, which covered ground on what happens to flight prices over the period. What I'm interested to know ...
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Are there any airlines that still allow smoking on-board flights?

Do any airlines still allow smoking on-board international flights, or is this something that has been banned across the board everywhere? If this is because of fire hazard regulations, what about ...
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Do Filipino citizens need a transit visa when traveling through Paris and Hong Kong to Manila?

Our crew disembarking from Panama are booked on the following flights PTYCDG -Panama-Paris CDGHKG- Paris-Hongkong HKHMNL - Hongkong-Manila Does our crew need to have a visa/ documentation from ...
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Traveling with BlackDiamond Jetforce avalanche rescue backpack

I am traveling with a Blackdiamond Halo Jetforce 28 avalanche rescue backpack. The backpack airbag is inflated through a lithium ion battery powered fan (no gas canister), with a lithium battery pack ...
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How much time to allow for a “transfer” at Stansted on separate tickets [closed]

What is the minimum turnaround time for a passenger at London Stansted when trying to make a non-guaranteed connection? This is a generalization of this question asking if 1h is enough to make a ...
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No coach offered to Colorado Springs on American Airlines?

I am trying to get an American flight to Colorado Springs and they are not showing any coach/economy seats, just Choice, Choice Plus, Choice Essential and First Class for about the same amount of ...
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Layover in New York city

As a UE citizen with American B1/B2 visa I have 10 h layover in NY before I travel to Rio. Is it possible to leave an airport after I arrive from Europe and then check in again after layover?
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Is it fair to buy a return ticket I know I will never use just because it's cheaper?

I am planning a trip to Asia and then back to Rio. The thing is that I am traveling on flexible dates, so I am thinking of buying a one way ticket to Hong Kong, and I was planning to do the same when ...
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How many luggage are allowed in international flights and what should be their maximum weights and dimensions?

I know that one can carry 02 (two) luggage at maximum. One would go to the cargo and another would go to the cabin. But, what are their allowed maximum weights and dimensions? I would buy 02 (two) ...
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Flight connections from USA to Cali, Colombia through Bogota

I'm traveling from the USA to Cali, Colombia. I'm looking at flights and wanted a little advice. For the choices of flights I'll be arriving in Bogota, Colombia from the US about 6am on a Saturday and ...
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What is used in South America to search flights? (something like Kayak.. etc)?

What is used in South America (for example Chile) to search flights? I am looking for something similar to Kayak, cheaponair, but I want to know the most popular site there. I need to find a good ...
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Can I travel to my home country without US passport?

I going to take the Oath Ceremony next week, and I am planning to travel to Hong Kong right after the Oath Ceremony. Suppose I am a naturalized citizen of the US, but also a citizen of Hong Kong: ...
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Checking return departure time

I am on vacation (Mauritius) with a (Swedish) travel bureau which offers hotel packages but I only have a “flight chair” without hotel and therefore have no contact with the bureau´s on site ...
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Round trip tickets much cheaper than one ways, considering purposely missing layover? [duplicate]

Round trip tickets seem much cheaper than setting up multicity one way in and one way out from a different city... It is looking like it is cheaper to buy round trip tickets going to/from my final ...
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Low cost airlines search engine?

With wheretowhen.com dying a few years ago and, now, airninja.com having become a regular (non-budget) flight search engine, is there any website left which lists the routes of budget airlines and ...
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Delayed Monarch flight [duplicate]

What time did Monarch flight ZB7014 from Gatwick land in Rhodes on 2nd September 2015. It was due at 12 noon and we calculated our arrival as 3hrs 15 minutes late. Monarch airlines say it was only 2 ...
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Aer Lingus Flight to Ireland Question

We flew from U.S. to Ireland recently and thought it odd that we were required to keep blinds closed at all time during flight. We asked flight attendant why that was the case but she only said it's ...
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How many smartphones can I take on an airplane?

I'm a software developer and I need multiple different mobile devices for testing and debugging purposes. I also work on-the-go sometimes, so this is important. Furthermore, not everything can be ...
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Compensation for denied boarding due to baggage delay

Recently, my son and I traveled from Bangkok to the US, and when boarding our connecting flight in Hong Kong we were involuntarily denied boarding because the airline could not locate my son's ...
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What conditions can hold luggage expect during a flight?

What kind of conditions can my checked luggage expect in the hold of a plane during regional, international and transoceanic flights? worst - Most extreme temperature and pressure range during a ...
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Third party issued a wrong ticket

I had booked a ticket last month from JFK to TRV in Kuwait Airlines for 9th December. Since there was a rescheduling done by the airlines, they gave me an alternate flight on 8th with no additional ...
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Spirit Airlines online check-in with no printer [duplicate]

Can I just check in online and then print boarding passes from the kiosk at the airport? I am on vacation and don't have a printer available to me to print out anything.
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What you do when you see a cheaper flight after you booked a non refundable flight?

My question is about USA, I have booked a flight from BDL (Bradley International) to Miami with one stopover. A week later I found a better (non stop) cheaper flight. Is there a trick, like price ...
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Can I make a 1hr full-transfer at Stansted?

My Ryanair flight arrives at Stansted at 15:35, and I can either buy a ticket to fly out at 16:30 or at 20:00. I've never been through Stansted before, is it possible to exit the airport, and go ...
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How to travel with a minor when you're not their parent?

I have a friend travelling and he will be taking his goddaughter to Disneyland Paris. She is a minor. What kind of documentation does he need to travel with her? (He is not officially her tutor or ...
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How to tell if two flights are scheduled to use the same equipment when booking?

I have a trip booked for a few months from now on Delta for BNA->LAX->SEA. Both flights are booked on the same type of equipment (737-800, coded 73H) and the second flight is scheduled to leave 40 ...
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Air Asia and Air Asia X on same flight, what's the difference?

There's a flight from KUL to MEL at night that gets into MEL the following morning. It comes up (same time, same plane, same everything) in my searches twice, however - as Air Asia, and Air Asia X. ...
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How can I determine the carry-on size / weight limits and restrictions for a US domestic flight?

I'll be traveling for the first time in 20 years, and I'll be bringing my MacBook Pro and an iPad Air, as well as my usual folderol. I have a decent sized backpack, roughly 19-20" tall, 13-14" wide, ...
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Where can I find old flight stats?

I'm looking for some old flight stats as Flightaware provides me for the last 4 months. However, I'm looking for flights from the past 5 years. Is there any database that is capable of doing so? For ...
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Flying into and out of Heathrow terminal 2; can I go to terminal 4 for coffee with a friend? [duplicate]

On Monday, I fly from Manchester into Heathrow terminal 5 and out of terminal 4 to Shanghai; a friend of mine is at Heathrow at the same time, leaving from terminal 2 to Ethiopia. Can we meet for ...
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Iphone App for Collaborating on planning a long vacation togather

I am planning a very important and relatively longer trip with my partner. My Partner and I both have Iphones. I would like to use an app that allows us to Provides a checklist and the ability to ...
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What techniques, tricks or otherwise have you used to get upgrades on flights?

I've travelled a lot. Living in New Zealand or the UK means anywhere is likely a flight, but I've always flown economy. Twice between LA and Auckland I managed to get the exit row after talking ...
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I have a travel voucher from American Airlines. Can I use part of it now, and the rest later?

Last month, I was bumped and received a $400 travel voucher from American Airlines, in the form of a printed paper voucher (not an eVoucher, which Google tells me exists and plays by different rules). ...
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Laptop and tablet restrictions within US air travel

I will be flying to Boston, MA from Cincinnati, OH for a 6 month internship. I want to carry two laptops(a mac and a windows) along with an iPad in the cabin baggage. While the mac is my primary ...
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What's a “Redress Control Number”?

When booking a flight reservation recently, I noted it had a non-compulsory field asking for a Redress Control Number for your reservation. I gather this is somewhat related to the No Fly list, but ...
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What is this extra row of seats on American Airlines flights?

This flight check-in page allows you to choose seats from a 'row 34' which is shown in front of all the other rows and with 9 seats. Is this just for overbooking? What are these seats like? The ...
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Are there any tricks to book multi-city international flights?

Generally, multi-city air fares are much higher than round trip fares. Let's say I'm getting these flights (A->B->C->B->A) and I am staying in first B and C. It is actually a round trip with ...