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What rights do we have after being 'abandoned' in Guatemala during a technical stop?

We flew Barcelona-Managua return with Iberia this July/August. At Barcelona we were given boarding passes for changes of plane in Madrid and San Salvador. When we arrived in Guatamala we were told ...
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What does a technical stop mean in air travel?

When I look at my flight itinerary, it says that the flight includes a technical stop. What does that mean compared to a layover?
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How do I find out whether I am allowed to / have to disembark from a flight that transits at an intermediary airport?

When booking flights that transit through one or more intermediary airports, it is not often clear whether it's a 'technical stop', e.g., refuelling only while passengers sit inside the plane or ...
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Technical stop USA transit visa

I´m travelling to New Zealand from Croatia and my route mentions technical stop in Los Angeles. Do I need transit visa for U.S.A.?
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ANA non-stop flight from BOM to NRT

The non-stop flight from BOM to NRT is indeed non-stop. However the return flight, which is designated non-stop too, stops for a while at Fukuoka. Is this some kind of technical stop?