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

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Can I bring empty bullet shell casings (spent ammo) in checked luggage on an international flight?

I am on vacation in Russia and was given several spent .38 bullet shell casings as a souvenir. They were fired recently and presumably still have residue on them. I'll be flying domestic within ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a Russian overflight?

I'm going to Tokyo from London as a Norwegian citizen, it's a direct flight from Copenhagen to Tokyo. Do I need to apply for a transit visa to fly over Russia and reach Japan? Can an aeroplane company ...
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Extended (~24 hours) layover/stopover in Hong Kong

I'm traveling from Thailand to LAX in May and would really like to find an extended layover in Hong Kong, just enough time to see the city and I heard people doing that, but haven't been able to find ...
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Laws governing a plane in flight

The following question: Flying over country from which you are deported made me think of a more general scenario. An airline registered in country A and having an aircraft registered in the same ...
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Flying domestically in the USA with non-US passport, if the immigration status expired

I live in the U.S. for the last two years, I came here on B2 visa. My status has expired due to some problem before. But I still have my passport. Can I still fly a domestic airline from Boston to ...
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Why are there no courier services or box-rentals near airport security?

It would be helpful for people not to just throw away their unsafe-for-flight things. I am talking about pocket knives, razors, scissors etc. not haz-mat substances. For example, a new Victorinox can ...
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How to book flights when travelling together with slightly different itineraries?

Two of my relatives are going to travel together from BOM-ORD. One of them will stay in US while other will go back in a month or so. How do I go about buying this itinerary? Two one-way flights ...
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Airline and Travel Agent disagree on baggage allowance, who do I need to resolve it with?

Recently, I was looking to book with one of the traditional "scheduled carriers" who now offer both baggage-inclusive and hand baggage only fares. Looking on the airline's own website, the fare at the ...
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How do you know if you have found the cheapest air fare on a given route?

I have learned that spending quite some time on searching for a the best fare for a trip can be quite rewarding. It isn't uncommon that I save 1000 Euro on a trip, simply by going through various ...
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Traveling inside the U.S. with a tourist visa from 3 years ago

I live in San Diego and I will be traveling to New Jersey next week. I'm not a U.S. Citizen or legal resident. I came here with a tourist visa 3 years ago and haven't gone back to Mexico. I've heard ...
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Statistically, is there a safest seat on the plane if it crashes?

So to clarify, there are lots of different planes, so for the sake of argument, there are areas: front left front right front middle forward front, right, middle over the left wing over the right ...
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How old does a child need to be to sit separately from parents when flying?

I just took a transatlantic Aer Lingus red eye flight with my 4 year old. When checking in the agent gave my child and I seats that were on opposite sides of the plane separated by about 5 rows. When ...
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Ryanair pullout of Denmark [closed]

I plan to travel from Stansted, London to Billund, Denmark with Ryanair in August. How likely is it that Ryanair will pull out of Billund (as threatened) before August in view of the labour problems ...
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What is the most efficient way of enjoying golf abroad in an EU country? [closed]

I am a keen golfer and and considering a holiday in an EU country specifically to spend 3-5 days golfing. Is it more efficient (ease, cost, time) to bring my own equipment or is rental more ...
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Tripod in Carry-on Luggage

Many years ago someone told me about travel with a Camera Tripod is not allowed. I have a trip to Europe from Australia, and I have a 10 hour layover in Dubai. I would like take photos at night in ...
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How to go from Manado to Davao on a budget?

I want to go from Manado (Sulawesi, Indonesia) to Davao (Philippines). The problem is that the only solution I found was to fly for 400 USD. This price is out of my budget so I started looking for ...
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How to fly on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

Sooo, the new Dreamliner has had its inaugural flight. The first flight was from tokyo to hong-kong. In a bit of competitive fun, a friend and I are trying to beat one another to ride it (he beat me ...
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Do I need to have a certain amount of money with me to travel in the US? [closed]

If I am a visitor from another country traveling with visa and I am traveling from one US city to another do I need a certain amount of travel money on me to do so?
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Can i miss the 2nd leg of the journey? [duplicate]

I need to fly from Lexington, KY to Houston, TX. Almost all airline fares are more than $500. But the interesting part is if I choose Dallas, TX as my final destination (layover/change plane in ...
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What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?

I want to take some chocolates to offer in my luggage. Chocolates are a bit sensitive to heat, though. What is the average temperature inside a cargo hold? 'Average by' itself can be misleading. What ...
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Date Limitation of Low Fares in Far East

I'm looking to travel from Tokyo to Seoul and have found a number of airlines that fly the route (or similar) and offer reasonable prices. However, these prices do not extend to my desired travel ...
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Can you be legally bumped or taken off a flight AFTER boarding?

Can you be legally bumped or taken off a flight after you have boarded and been seated on the plane? This happened to me seconds before departure because a passenger with 'Summit' status showed up. ...
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How do I create all-inclusive travel packages for a wedding?

My fiancée and I are planning a wedding in South America, and we'd like to make it as attractive and hassle-free as possible for our American guests to attend. To get them excited about the wedding, ...
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Where/how can I find a listing of prices for in-flight WiFi usage on Qatar Airways?

I have a bunch of upcoming 6+ hours long flights on Qatar Airways' new aircraft which have on-board WiFi from Oryx Communications. Is there any way I can find out in advance what the costs are for ...
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Why do some boarding passes fail to mention when gates close? [closed]

Why do some boarding passes fail to mention when gates close? For example I recently saw: While some boarding passes do mention when gates close:
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How do I purchase and book a round trip ticket for someone living in Ghana to come to U.S.?

I have met someone on the internet and have decided to invite her as my guest in America for a visit. I need to know the process of purchasing the round trip air-fare. I am not very up to speed on ...
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Are there any laws that prevent reserving two adjacent seats for one person for a flight with Ryanair?

Ryanair is very cheap and I can afford to pay for another seat in exchange for a little bit more comfort. I do that sometimes on the train and there are no laws against it as far as I know. On the ...
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Why do (a lot of) people book airline ticket through agencies? [closed]

I'm not referring to travel agencies in general -- here I narrow it down to travel agencies that sell airplane tickets. For hotels, it's pretty much understandable to me, as I always prefer e.g. ...
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Finding flights to Cuba with a flight search engine

Several of the main flight search tools (Kayak, matrix.itasoftware.com) and the like either won't show or tell you they can't show flights to Cuba due to legal reasons and them being American ...
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Flight booked in the UK delayed 24 hours in the US

My British Airways Houston-London (Heathrow) flight has been "delayed" 24 hours. I have 2 questions: What rights to compensation or rebooking do I have, since this was a flight booked in the UK ...
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how much time is needed to attain driving licence for USA? [closed]

I am in Pakistan and I am travelling to in 2 weeks. Will I get the driving licence without getting Green Card? And I also want to take my vehicle (Honda civic) with me. Can I take my vehicle easily ...
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Where to find ferry flights and empty leg flights?

Based on this question Avoiding crew fatigue on empty leg flights I learned that there are "empty leg" flights or "ferry flights". These seem a good option but I would like to know more about them. ...
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What is valid ID for domestic flights in India?

Is post office ID card accepted as id proof for flight to travel within in India? What else other than PAN card, driving license is accepted as ID? Where do I need to show it?
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How to book a ticket for an unborn infant?

How does one go about booking a ticket for an infant who isn't born yet ? Planning to fly from Darwin, Australia to Dubai and bub's on the way in a month. Looking to fly in November/December and want ...
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Avoiding crew fatigue on empty leg flights

An empty leg is a private jet flight where there are no passengers on-board. It's a one way return trip home for private jet charter or other luxury jets, similar to how rental cars must be driven ...
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Why is a direct flight twice as expensive as a flight with 1 stop where the stop is the same city as the destination of the direct flight? [duplicate]

As the title shows I found the following: 1 direct return flight HK->Vancouver-> HK, priced at HKD 10600 and 1 return flight HK-> Vancouver -> Seattle -> Vancouver -> HK, priced at 5200 HKD How is ...
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What is the safest way to pack syrup on a long-haul flight? [duplicate]

I would like to bring some homemade syrup on a long-haul flight which requires a flight transfer. I am thinking of putting it into some empty 500ml plastic mineral water bottles. How to make sure it ...
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Flying within the United States, Passport required?

This month I'll be flying twice within the United States. I am a US citizen with a valid drivers license, flying within US boundaries. Is this sufficient to fly? I haven't held a valid passport for ...
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Advices for Burning Man Festival [closed]

I plan to go with a friend to the Burning Man festival in 2016 and I want to know if there's anything to know about this festival before I lock in my plans. I'll leave from France by plane, but I ...
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How can I check if a flight has landed or is delayed when I don't know the flight number but know some facts?

Say for instance that I know just information such as: Country from which flight departed (but maybe not city) Country in which airline is based (but maybe not name of airline) Airport flight will ...
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Alternate routes to travel from Houston International airport to Lafayette, Louisiana

I have a flight reaching Houston International airport at 14:00 hrs. I have a connecting flight within 1hr and 30 mins. If I miss this flight due to immigration and customs delay, I would like to know ...
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Name too long for e-ticket. Should I be worried?

I recently bought a ticket for my whole family online. I have a daughter who is almost a year old. Everything's fine, but then I noticed that they cut her name short. Here is the example of the name ...
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Booking two separate return flights home from the United States?

I'm off to the U.S. next month from the UK and have already booked my return flight home for October 2014. Now I'm trying to book my flight from the UK to the U.S, as it works out way cheaper to book ...
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return layover in US require customs [duplicate]

I am flying from Bangkok to Boston with a layover in Newark. Will I go through customs in Newark or my destination, Boston?
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Is there such a thing as individual tourism with water plane?

Seeing many water plane regular lines operated near Vancouver I was wondering if there is a thing like touring with water planes. What I have in mind is renting a water plane with friends or family ...
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Single entry visa with stop-over

I have a single entry visa to Spain from Abu Dhabi via Brussels. Flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels is with Etihad airways and from Brussels to Barcelona is with Ryan Air. Knowing that I am changing ...
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starting a flight at a stopover point [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Larnaca Cyprus, via London to Houston. I no longer want to start my journey in Larnaca as I will be in London. Can I just get on the plane in London after the 10 hour layover at ...
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Flight to Thailand via Muskat with Oman Air, Power source?

I recently bought a ticket for a flight from Munich to Bangkok via Muskat with Oman Air. I took a peek at their fleet but it seemed like I wasn't able to get the information I needed. Is there any ...
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One-way or return ticket for one year study [closed]

I am about to study in Hungary this fall and going back home in June next year. I am Indonesian and Residence permit is needed during my stay in Budapest. As I am preparing document to apply for a ...