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

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Air Travel within the US

I'm 17 years old and I live in Southern CA and I was wondering if I could travel by plane to Washington state even though I don't have a visa. If so, what form of ID would be presentable to TSA? (I ...
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What can I do with a plane ticket that won't be used?

I have two plane tickets for London - South America with one stop. For reasons that aren't relevant, my companion won't be able to make it, so the seat will be completely empty. I'm almost certain ...
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Should I buy a flight ticket before I apply for my visa? [duplicate]

I am traveling through Schengen (Germany) and I have to extend my visa and immigration needs to see an itinerary. If they do not allow me to extend, I will need another ticket - so I don't want to pay ...
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Can I fly with a robot as a passenger instead of shipping it as luggage?

Can I book a ticket for my C-3PO human-size figure and let it have a seat instead of paying extra money to have it shipped? I couldn't find a law which says the passenger has to have a soul, its all ...
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Which airlines (if any) offer vertical seating seats on their journeys from the UK?

Long time ago I remember reading about them on RyanAir but I can't find anything on their website?
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What are the pros/cons of booking a flight via the primary carrier airline vs. booking the same flight via a partner airline?

Many times you can book the same flight via multiple carriers. I once booked a British Airways flight via American, and when I got bumped, BA said I must rebook with AA since they sold me the ticket, ...
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Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover?

Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover? My agent says the bags are checked through to our final destination, but if we leave the airport, we have to collect ...
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How to sterilize infant feeding bottles while traveling?

Does anyone know how one could go about sterilizing infant feed bottles (and teets) while traveling ? At the moment, the plan is to travel with microwaveable bags (where in I can put the bottles and ...
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Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Turku/Finland?

Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Finland? I cant seem to find a general rule how to find flights from airport A to country X
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How long can I stay in Canada as a tourist with the new eTA? (italian citizenship)

The Canadian CIC website states that starting March 2016 some tourists that fly into Canada will need an eTA. As an Italian citizen I need an eTA and I think I may stay up to six months. Is this ...
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Schengen visa travel to other countries [duplicate]

I just received my Schengen visa to visit France with multiple entries. I want to travel to Czech Republic after visiting France and I was wondering if I have to produce hotel reservations and return ...
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Being downgraded on an airline

I was recently downgraded on British Airways from business to economy+. I could not checkin online and was told to checkin at the airport where I was told of the downgrade. I assume not being ...
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Is it ok to fly with a snowman? [closed]

Will I be facing any problems carrying a snowman on the airplane? The kids & I are going to Helsinki next month and I expect my little ones to make their first snowman. I would like to keep that ...
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Is The Mileage Club a legitimate business?

Is The Mileage Club a legitimate safe business to buy miles from?
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How can I extract my automatically transferred luggage at a connection? [duplicate]

My luggage is set to automatically transfer from: -Rio - Sao Paulo (LAN) -Sao Paulo - Bogota (LAN) -Bogota - Caracas (COPA) I'd like to get it out at Bogota, as I have left some non-vital ...
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Am I an EU/EAA passenger? Ryanair

I am Turkish but I live in Sweden and I own a permanent residence there. Passport is Turkish and all but I have an ID (local ID just for Sweden) and the residence card. So do I have to check in at the ...
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Minimum drink age aboard a commercial flight in Canada

What is the drinking age on-board a flight commencing in Toronto (Drinking age 19) and ending in Montreal (Drinking age 18) & vice-versa? As well for flights with-in Ontario?
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Question about booking flight to different city than destination city [duplicate]

I was searching flights to Paris, and was shocked how much they were. But I can fly to Russia, with a layover in Paris for nearly half the cost. I know if I book to Russia I can just not get on the ...
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Denied entry into Schengen zone: Can I still use my visa?

I had a visa to Portugal for 3 months to visit my family. My point of first entry was Germany, but they denied me entry, because I didn't have a return ticket from Portugal to Germany, but I had a ...
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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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Can I earn miles with the skyteam program if a friend of mine buy the ticket for me?

I'm new with any kind of miles program and I am wondering some questions. As assumption I'm considering the SkyTeam program. If a friend of my mine buy two ticket one for him and one for me, he'll ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flight on generic site not found when searching on booking site

When I search for a flight on google.com/flights, I find a great price, and I am given options to book the flight on several different sites. One of the options is orbitz.com. Now, when I go and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...