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

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3 laptops and 2 tablets from Chicago to Chennai [duplicate]

I have a total of 3 laptops and 2 tablets to take in my carry on and/or laptop bag. One laptop is my work laptop. The second laptop is personal which is 3 years old. The third one is also personal ...
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Cancel WizzAir flight for which I have a travel insurance for no real reason

When I bought my ticket, I also bought the travel insurance option, which said that I can cancel my flight and get a refund. Now I've read that you only get the refund if you have a serious problem ...
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What is the safest commercial airliner? [closed]

what are the safest airlines in the world? Going forward, the safest airline is the one you are flying tomorrow. How could we determine safe airline
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Can I claim miles if I bought the Tickets but didn't take the flight?

Due to odd circumstances I didn't have a chance to take a flight. I already bought the tickets and I wasn't able to cancel anything. Can I still Request Miles (Miles and More)?
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Flying to Puerto Rico with US Permanent residency pending

I am a F-1 student, my visa has expired but my passport is still valid, I am also still enrolled in school and my case for adjustment of status (permanent residency) is pending. Will I get in trouble ...
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Different airlines, same destination, leave about the same time… why?

I've noticed that many times 2 or sometimes more airlines will have aircraft departing the same airport within minutes of each other heading for the same destination. For example at this moment UAL ...
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Do I really need to arrive more than 2 hours early for a domestic flight out of MSP?

The website for the Minneapolis St Paul International Airport recommends that passengers arrive at least 2 hours early for domestic flights. This sits at odd with my understanding one should generally ...
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Can two different planes share the same flight number?

There's a daily flight, let's call it AB 1234 which leaves at 11am with a flight duration of more than 13 hours. I noticed that every day, the same flight AB 1234 leaves at 11am. It seems physically ...
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Dubai airport layover - will I need a visa?

I have to travel from Kolkata to Kazan, Russia via Dubai. Will I need a visa for UAE?
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What is a flight number? [duplicate]

I have wondered several times about this and now seeing this question Can two different planes share the same flight number? I decided to ask: In general in our mind we think of flights number as ...
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Heathrow airport Terminal 3 connection

I have a connection in terminal 3 heathrow to Vienna. I am flying into Heathrow from USA. I know customs and passport control are not needed. It's on a Thursday at 1pm that I get into Heathrow. How ...
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How do unsold first-class seats get used?

How do unsold first-class seats get used? I assume that if first-class seats are unsold by the time of the flight, the airline has some mechanism for utilitizing them. What would that be? For ...
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Codeshares - Can I expect the same service when buying from different airline?

Singapore Airlines (SQ) is one of the best airlines in the world to fly. It's expensive as well. However, I found that Air India also sell ticket for an SQ-operated flight, and the price is like $600 ...
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Is there some way to find most cheapest airline tickets for a lot of countries

I'm looking for airline ticket prices for travel around Asia. I want to visit India, Indonesia, Thailand and few countries more (about ten). And doesn't matter order of traveling for me. I mean, I can ...
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Why can two different airlines have different travel durations for the same itinerary?

I am looking at flights from Boston to Paris and I see that there are two non-stop flights with different travel duration: For this itinerary, Air France takes 6h40 while Delta takes 7h04. Why ...
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Is it ever a good strategy to not select a seat when you are in unassigned status on American Airlines?

So here's my not-so-hypothetical situation. My wife and I are on an American Airlines flight and for the longest leg (~6 hours) there are only "Premium" economy seats and crappy (single middle) seats ...
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Probability of first-class upgrade with only Platinum status?

In the AAdvantage program, there are 3 statuses, Gold, Platinum and Platinum Executive. The Platinum has a "72-hour upgrade window". The Executive has a 100-hour window. I assume this refers to when ...
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Putting a hold on an airline seat

When we put a hold on an airline seat for a couple of days, it expires after a couple of days. Now, after couple of days, nobody has booked the seat since I was the one holding it and I did not book ...
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Does my Emirates flight from London to Dubai fly over Syria?

I wonder if anyone can help me. I am a very nervous flyer at the best of times, but I booked a week in Dubai not really thinking of the flight route. I am flying with Emirates and I am concerned that ...
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Why is the flight path from Taipei to Tianjin not a straight line? [closed]

The flight path from Taipei, Taiwan, to Tianjin, China, does not go directly to Tianjin in a straight line. Instead, it heads directly north, then banks left (west) before heading north again. Does ...
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Travelling to a country from a country other than your home one

Consider the following situation: She is from Poland so she doesn't need a visa to enter Singapore as a tourist. She is currently visiting India on a tourist visa. Question: Can she go to Singapore ...
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Button suspenders airport firendly [duplicate]

Anyone know where I can buy Button airport friendly suspenders? I know there are several clip on brands but need the button suspenders that are airport friendly.
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Price search for a weekend flight to a specific city over a few months

I am trying to book flights for a weekend trip from Warsaw to Athens. I would like to fly after work on Friday and return Sunday evening, so I have pretty well defined flight times in terms of ...
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Can I take liquids in checked luggage on a plane?

I'm surprised that I haven't found this question on the Travel.SE already. I know there are restrictions on carrying liquid on commercial flights, less than 100ml. Does this also apply to checked ...
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Can I bring fast food in my checked luggage on a flight to the USA?

I'm flying from Canada to the United States. I'd like to bring my friend a couple burgers and fries from a local chain that doesn't exist where he lives in the United States. Is this allowed?
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Are LiPo batteries allowed on commercial airlines?

I want to travel with my RC quadcopter across international boundaries (Canada to USA). The RC uses LiPo batteries and I have two separate batteries for it. Are they even allowed on airlines? I am ...
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My family member has never flown, wondering if someone can meet him at his layover and lead him to his next plane

He has a layover in atlanta which is stressfull for anyone but its only 52 minutes and he has never been on a plane or in an airport, can someone meet him off the plane and lead him to his next gate ...
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What happens to my checked-in luggage if I skip the final leg of a multi-stop flight? [duplicate]

Looking for a flight from Chicago to Scotland in the summer, and the cheapest by far is to fly Toronto-Edinburgh. Outbound flight is direct while return flight connects through Chicago. I want to get ...
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If my Schegen Visa is Valid for Hellas does that mean I can't enter another Schengen area? [closed]

I applied for a Schengen visa through the Greek embassy, but we're planning to go to Rome after Athens. I just received my Visa saying Valid for Hellas. Does that mean I can't go to another Schengen ...
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Does my brother need a medical certificate to pass airport security? He has a piece of metal in his thigh [duplicate]

It's a bomb fragment and he does not have medical records to prove it, this is his first time flying from Turkey to the UK
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No confirmation email from Ryanair - how to get a response?

I postponed a Ryanair flight by one week from 2013-01-28 to 2013-02-04 CET. This cost 50 EUR plus price difference, which I can see online on my credit card bill. However, the Ryanair booking system ...
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Am I able to gain compensation from Air India after a day's worth of delays? (UK Citizen)

I was travelling from Kolkata to Delhi and the flight was delayed by an hour or so. I then arrived at Delhi airport and upon arrival I was told that my connecting flight to Birmingham, UK had already ...
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Are all airline tickets e-tickets?

Whenever I travel by aeroplane, I am issued an e-ticket, even when I book through a brick and mortar travel agent or at the counter of an airline at the airport. Are all airline tickets e-tickets? ...
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Can I carry protein powder in my check-in luggage?

I am travelling to India next week from UK. One of my best pals have asked me to get Protein powder for him. Just wanted to know if I am allowed to carry it in my hand or check-in luggage. It will be ...
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Tracking my past flight booking (not the flight itself) [closed]

Previous questions answer how to track flight dated an year back from ABC to XYZ . I instead need my personalized flight from a booking code. This is different from the former because the flight left ...
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USA to Vietnam and Taiwan, what “route” of plane tickets should I take? [closed]

I am scoping out a motorcycle trip in November with two friends. They are planning separate post-trip travels in December than myself, but we will be spending the majority of November biking around ...
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How can I find the cheapest Spirit flight from my location to anywhere?

I recently became a member of Spirit Airlines' $9 Fare Club. I would like to maximize the benefit by planning my vacations around cheap Spirit fares. Basically, what I am looking for is a way to find ...
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Luggage transfer within the EU on international + domestic flights

Is it possible for a two-legged flight which starts in France and ends in Poland (or more generally - starts and ends within the EU) to have a luggage checked-in all the way if the first flight is ...
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E-Ticket vs Itinerary vs Booking Reference

What are the differences between these three? Why do they send you three different identifying codes?
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Are there low cost airlines to travel within the US?

I'm from Europe where there are a lot of low cost airlines like easyJet, Ryanair, etc... But these operate mainly in Europe. Then, my question is if there are airlines which provide cheap flights ...
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Do you have a GPS signal on board of a plane?

Does anybody know if there is a GPS signal available on board of a plane with a common and normal GPS receiver?
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Does an Accesrail intermodal ticket guarantee connections to and from flights?

The Accesrail website states: First Great Western now provides, thanks to AccesRail, its first air-rail intermodal solution. This allows passengers to go to/from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport to ...
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Old Flight Schedules (pre 1991) [closed]

I am looking for historical airport schedules from the US and Canada from after WWII. For example, I would really like to see a flight schedule (or schedules) from New York from around 1948. Any ideas ...
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Cheapest flight/travel from Boston to Los Angeles [duplicate]

How can I find the cheapest flight from Boston to Los Angeles? I am flexible on dates. Somebody told me they can get a $35 dollar flight on Sprint or other cheap air agencies, from Chicago to Los ...
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Can I be banned from reentering the US because I didn't use my return ticket, but bought a one-way for a later date instead?

I am in NYC right now and have been since Friday the 9th. I traveled with a friend who booked return tickets, and we were scheduled to leave on the 16th. I have, however, been asked to hang out with a ...
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How early can you check your bags with Frontier for US-Domestic flights?

We are going to Las Vegas and have a 6:30PM return flight on Frontier (returning to US city). We would like to rent a car at noonish and explore the desert for a while. So can we check in our bags ...
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transfer Zurich airport

HI I am arriving at Zurich airport from Hong Kong and then on to Copenhagen with a 55min transfer time flying Swiss air Do I need to go through pass port control at Zurich or only go through security ...
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old flight number [duplicate]

Im trying to find an old flight number from thomas cook airline on I think either 8, 9 or 10 th october 2013. The flight was from fuerteventura to Manchester airport. All I can remember was it was ...
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What does an 'X' mark on my checked-in luggage mean at Mumbai Airport exactly?

When I got down at Mumbai, my bag was marked 'X'. A few other peoples' bags were also similarly marked. What does it mean actually ? I had to tell them what I had in my bag and also open and show ...
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Buying round-trip ticket for one-way journey? [duplicate]

I have a fiance Visa so I will get married in the US and live there. I am in Paraguay. I checked flights for this week's one-way $1700. But If I put round-trip, it shows that it costs $800. So what ...