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

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How to protect empty suitcases when checking them in at the airport?

I have already gone through this question about empty suitcases. However, it does not address protecting the suitcases from possible damage. My friend (who is a foreign student studying in Germany) ...
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Websites which offer 'Reserve Tickets - Pay Later' option

I am a Bangladesh national. I need some websites which allow to reserve a ticket but make the payment afterwards (after a day or some time).
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Is taking laundry powder across national borders likely to cause problems? [duplicate]

Is taking laundry powder across national borders by plane likely to cause any problems? I'm not worried so much about airport security, as border protection forces mistaking it for heroin. I'm ...
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Can I carry slush powder as a carry-on on a flight?

I am going to attend an international conference in which I need to perform a magic trick using slush powder (aka sodium polyacrylate water gel). Can I carry it on the flight? I will be travelling ...
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What should I know about “Around The World” flights?

I have heard rumours of such things, and have had a difficult time find information on "around the world" flights. Are they worth it (do you have a limit between usage, do you save money.. etc.) and ...
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Are Award Travel Changeable or Refundable?

For tickets purchased normally, there are tons of types of tickets with various rules regarding changes, cancellations and refunds, but what about for award travel. On the AAdvantage site, there seems ...
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Buying a flight ticket to the UK for a foreign national

My girlfriend from Mexico is coming to study her Master's in the UK for a year. She's in the process of applying for a visa and looking at flights to the UK. For some reason, when she searches for ...
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Can I get off at transfer airport using a one-stop ticket?

Here is the potential situation: You buy a round-trip ticket from Tokyo to Paris via Beijing, and go to Paris. After spending time in Paris, you want to spend some time in Beijing. In this case, is ...
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tourist visa needed i am form india [duplicate]

I am a 30 year old person who want to go on tour in Canada for 6 months. My dad is going to sponsor me. My profile: I am a management graduate and have 6 to 7 years of work experience in luxury car ...
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canada tourist visa needed i am from india [on hold]

I am a 30 year old person who want to go on tour in Canada for 6 months. My dad is going to sponsor me. My profile: I am a management graduate and have 6 to 7 years of work experience in luxury car ...
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Finding an old flight number

How can I find an old flight number from over three years ago? I am trying to make a claim for a delay of over five hours. They sent us to the wrong destination and lost our luggage.
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direction and draw polyline [on hold]

When drawing polylines for directions, change the color of the lines to indicate the traffic conditions. Green lines if no traffic Red lines if heavy traffic Orange lines if moderate traffic in ...
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Can I fly to Cambodia and back to South Korea to catch my flight home to the US after my study abroad visa is over?

I am studying abroad for 6 months in South Korea but I want to go to Cambodia to do a volunteer trip for two weeks at the end of school. However during the Cambodia program my student visa ends in the ...
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If I book a return journey with Ryanair and miss the first flight, can I still take the return flight?

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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Huge difference in price between online travel agents and airline website

I often notice this rather strange occurrence when searching for fares through Kayak (it may not be specific to Kayak but it is the tool I use the most). It is that, for the same flight, there is a ...
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Is it possible to use one frequent flyer program for status and another for earnings?

Say I have elite status on one airline in an alliance but I want to accumulate miles in another airline in the alliance. Can I give one number for the purpose of status recognition and the other for ...
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Why do airlines offer flight itineraries with unrealistically short layovers?

When choosing the itinerary for a flight I recently booked, one option had a layover that seemed quite short. Even so, in considering that option, it seemed to me unlikely that the airline would ...
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Free transfer between airports in same city

A traveller recently asked and subsequently answered a question regarding transfer between PVG and SHA airports in Shanghai on China Eastern. The airline apparently does provide a voucher for free ...
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Can I tell if the airline sold “my” seat after I cancelled the return leg after partially traveling?

I had a flight with British Airways and cancelled the return flight after taking the outbound leg. They refuse to refund a large sum of the money (including the ticket, or seat, price itself). It ...
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Flying to Germany Alone, Return with Family

Alright so I am flying to Germany alone and want to return with my spouse and daughter. They will need a return ticket back, how exactly can I book this online?
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Is there a site where I can subscribe for cheap flight for a specific place?

I currently spend a while outside my hometown and many people advise me to get my ticket for spending my vacation a month in advance, but I don't want to keep looking each day. Is there an online ...
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Paranoid about missing my return flight home from Rome. What to do?

I haven't been to Europe in 11 years. My wife and I (and our 8 year old son) will be taking a trip to Italy this late November. We will be traveling from Venice to Florence to Rome. We will be ...
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How to find and compare flights carried out by a specific type of plane?

I'd really like to fly with an Airbus A380. But how do I find and compare the price of flights that are carried out by specific kind of plane? I don't want to fly just anywhere; I plan to go from ...
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How good is the reliability of flights out of Stewart, BC?

I expect to visit Stewart, British Columbia in March. I'll be traveling there with others via the airport at Terrace, BC, but need to leave for the US early. Ideally I'd like to avoid having to rent ...
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Eurowings Basic - Hand Luggage Allowance

The web-site says the following about hand luggage: Each passenger may carry one item of hand luggage on board with a maximum weight of 8 kg and maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm. This ...
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Returning ESTA line at IAH?

Could anyone inform me if there is a returning ESTA line in IAH? I am flying there from The Netherlands and have found mostly comments about the airport claiming it is 'the slowest airport ever' and ...
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Flight Search from anywhere to a specific destination

Many flight search engines allow you to pick a departure airport and search for flights to anywhere. E.g. Google flights gives you a nice map with prices next to destinations for a set of dates and an ...
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Flight details 0n 16th June 2016 from kolkata to Silchar [closed]

Please provide the Flight details 0n 16th June 2016 from kolkata to Silchar
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Can I change only one ticket of a multiple ticket purchase (Ryanair)?

I've booked roundtrip tickets on Ryanair from point A to point B, for three people. Is it possible to change return date for only one of them? Or do they require me to change the three of them?
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When I know the airline, the flight number, and the airport at each end, but am very flexible with dates, how can I find the cheapest flights?

In my case the airline will be Aeromexico, and it would be from Shanghai, China to Tijuana, Mexico, and the flight numbers are AM98 and AM99. But the dates could be pretty much anywhere from August ...
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Can I bring a growler of beer in my checked bag?

I want to bring a growler of beer on my checked bag (not on-board). Growlers are generally 64 oz. According to Delta, I can bring alcohol that has been purchased after going through a security ...
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Will I have to pay extra for a seat if no standard are left?

I am flying in a few days and I was picking seats for my partner and I hoping that we could be next to each other. The first flight was fine and I got seats but the second did not have any standard ...
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Direct flights between SE/E Asia and South America

Flights between South America and East Asia are very time consuming and expensive; they generally require a connection in Europe or North America, numerous connections, and long layovers. Every year ...
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Is it safe to transit via Istanbul after the attempted coup? [duplicate]

My girlfriend will be coming to Europe via Istanbul (Turkish Airlines) and she'll be spending roughly 3 hours in the transit area before the next flight starts. She will be traveling on the 10th of ...
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On the Peach Aviation website, is there a way to set the currency?

On the Peach Aviation website I keep getting prices quoted in either Taiwanese or Hong Kong dollars or Japanese yen. I am actually looking up prices for flights from Taipei and Hong Kong so it makes ...
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Short connection on LCC at ICN

I plan to travel with Peach from Kix to arrive Incheon at 09:35 and catch Vietjet flight departing Incheon at 11:40. I have no check in baggage. Is it doable?
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Layover at Ataturk Airport for 5 hours [duplicate]

We are totally panicking about our 5 hour layover at Ataturk on the 19th July. We will be flying Turkish airlines and need to stay at the airport for 5 hours till we board our onward flight to Billund,...
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Consequence of not showing up for one leg of journey

Recently i booked a flight using my points. I am planning to fly to Seattle WA from Indianapolis Indiana. Stop over is Chicago. On the day of my flight i am supposed to be in Chicago. So I was ...
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What if everyone on a flight checks in extra baggage by paying? [migrated]

Let's say a given flight is booked fully and everybody shows up for the travel. Not only they ALL have brought the allowed fully loaded carry-on & checked-in luggage weight but exceed the free-...
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“NG NS” on ticket after airport security

I went through security at the Sacramento Airport with a friend. He got something written on his boarding pass "NG NS". I didn't have that. We both went through the same metal detector, neither beeped ...
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When in a window seat on a plane, how do I deal with people who want the shade closed?

I take several international flights a year. I find that traveling with the window shade open helps keep me from feeling claustrophobic and, simultaneously, viewing the outdoors (even through a ...
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I lost my Italian residence permit abroad, how can I obtain a duplicate so that I can fly back to Italy?

Sweden is going to ban me from flying if I can't show them my lost permesso di soggiorno from Italy. It was issued in Florence because my old one expired while I was in school. How do I get a copy?
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Two people travelling from different departures to the same destination?

My girlfriend and I are living apart for a few months due to work. However my sister is having a wedding in September in the UK that we're both going to. I'm trying to find flights where we can meet ...
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Canada-US Border Security drone policy

The drone in question is a DJI Phantom 3 Standard. Can I fly with a drone at all? If yes, carry-on or checked bags? Do you need to declare it? Do you need to take it out of bags at security X-RAY ...
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Are there any advantages to living near an airline hub?

My main airport is a major airport but not as busy as the nearest hubs in YYZ or JFK, some busy routes to Europe and the US have direct flights but a lot of other flights (Asia, Latin America, Africa) ...
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Utili-key “knife” and airport inspection?

I own and carry a Swiss Tech Utili-Key 6-n-1 Multitool: I love it and carry it with me everywhere. My concern is: Would it be officially allowed in cabin (inside Schengen)? If not, what are the ...
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Which cities are connected by direct flights between Mexico and Asia?

Please include the airlines. I'm only interested in direct flights. In particular no flight may be via USA. Any country in East Asia and Southeast Asia is OK. I'll have a Chinese visa and can enter ...
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Can I take knitting needles on an international flight?

I asked this question at Arts & Craft, but it might be more relevant here. Can I take knitting needles on an international flight?
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Is there a specific reason for having a very short window for passengers to get to the boarding gate before closing it?

I am not a frequent traveler but it's been like this with all the flights I have been on. Here is the most recent example: Below is my boarding pass As you can see Gate Closes at 20:20 Here is ...
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How can I be re-united with my luggage that I initially did not claim?

If I initially did not claim my luggage after arriving from a flight, what steps do I need to take to get my luggage back? Ideally an answer would cover all airports and / or airlines but if that ...