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A word of caution: if you book two separate tickets you are completely on your own, if things go wrong. If your inboud to Dublin is late and you miss the connection, they 2nd airline will simply cancel your trans Atlantic flight and treat you as a "no show". If you book everything on one ticket, the airline will deal with any missed connection.


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By default, you would have to collected your checked baggage and re-check it again. If you book your flights with airlines on the same alliance, you may have a chance to convince the check-in agent for your first leg to check your baggage through. It is not advisable to count on this, though.


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I have been a member of Aeroflot Bonus for close to 10 years now and I must admit that they have some of the most "expensive" redemption rules. A return (round-trip) travel between Moscow and London cost 30,000 miles, for example. By comparison, the old BMI (rest in peace) only required about 9,000 miles for the same trip. You can view how many are ...


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I can't figure out if you are mainly asking about regulations or about possible differences between planes from the same model that might interest a traveller. If you want more details on the former, you might consider asking on the aviation sister site but regarding the latter, there are definitely differences. Airlines can and do ask plane makers like ...


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US law says you must leave and enter the US with your US passport, but the US border officers do not actually look at the documents of people who are leaving, so they do not actually enforce that part of the rule. As for returning, as others have noted, you can get into the country with your naturalization certificate, though you may have to do more ...


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people said I cannot go back the US without US passport, This is not correct. On one hand you must have a passport but there's no penalty for breaking this rule and more importantly, US citizens can't be denied entry into the USA if adequate proof is provided they are indeed citizens. There is no hard and fast rule here but the USCIS itself says ...


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10:27am to 11:54am is insanely tight. The domestic to international MCT at JFK is 1:15 so I think the booking is possible but JFK is notorious for issuing impossible MCTs (at one point United was selling a ticket with a transfer time of 30 minutes to a different terminal!). So you are a full 12 minutes above the official unrealistic MCT. Nope. You land at ...


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As an objective criteria I would suggest packing things so that the suitcase could be dropped from a height of 3' (1m) in any orientation without damage. Doing that, I have had no problems with broken glass bottles or other relatively fragile stuff. If you can fit the items into a shoe or boot, that helps, and of course surround it with clothes and keep it ...


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A friend of mine has a small glass (beer, wine, vodka, whisky, etc.) collection and I buy glasses every now and then for him when I travel. I know it's probably not the same but most of the tips can probably be applied to any other fragile item. Glasses can be very fragile, specially the ones with a foot. I have transported them both in hand luggage and ...


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Most every airline has a "you must be on the plane XX minutes before departure" rule and you obviously did not make that deadline. Just because the plane is at the gate still means nothing. There are reports, head counts, etc that need to be done before the plane backs away from the gate to depart. To board you after the fact means all of these items need ...


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tl;dr: not really I am not sure I understand your concern. But let me try to give you an answer. Qatar Airlines is owned by the Qatar government to 100%. While I don't know of any direct support of Qatar to the Taliban, it serves as a sort of neutral ground to talks between the Taliban and countries involved in the conflict. Many Taliban live in Qatar and ...


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You and your passport and your boarding pass will be checked by Canadian border security, as they're the ones who run the "special international connections customs counter". They need to verify you are actually departing from YUL to the EU. The airport's maps don't actually show the counter, but there's plenty of first-hand accounts about it.


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There is one airline that sells roundtrip tickets in bulk, Aeroflot. You can only purchase a bulk ticket between Moscow and other Russian cities. First roundtrip leg will be with a fixed dates, subsequent are open dated. You can buy 4-16 roundtrips, with some discount for bulk purchase. Here is their web page with more details (in Russian only): ...


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Answering questions like this in the negative is very hard because you need to provide sources that something doesn't exist :) but indeed such tickets do not exist. Swiss, Lufthansa and Air Berlin flies this city pair but that's almost irrelevant as no airlines offer such.


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There are non-stop flights between Strasbourg and Calvi on HOP but only once a week in summer, not in April. There are probably a few other seasonal flights to Corsica from either Strasbourg or Basel/EuroAirport. You haven't mentioned Luxembourg but it is not so far away and Luxair also offers several flights between Corsica and Luxembourg in the summer. ...


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The US Department of State website says: If you are traveling within 2 weeks or need a passport for a foreign visa within 4 weeks and: Have already applied, please contact our National Passport Information Center (1-877-487-2778) to speak with a Customer Service Representative when you are 7 days out from your travel date. So if you're within ...


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https://skypicker.com/ can do the "anywhere" part although not the hours.


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I'm presuming you are referring to NH943 from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Mumbai (BOM). During the winter months this flight does indeed make a technical stop at Fukuoka on the NRT-BOM leg, which is required due to the combination of the distance of the flight, the headwinds normally experienced during winter in that direction, and the fact that ANA chooses to ...


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It depends on your airline's rules for redepositing miles if you cancel the trip... check this before booking. In the most common case airlines charge a fee to cancel the trip and redeposit the miles, and insurance often covers this fee. If you are a frequent traveller with elite status the airline may have a policy of waiving the redeposit fee. A good ...


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I called a cousin who works for an airline at an airport, he explained how to do this in a very safe and efficient way. Infants do not need a seat, airline require a fraction of the price paid by the adult to be paid for the infant (~10%) or sometimes it is free. Hence, just make the reservation for you and your wife and other passengers who need seats, and ...


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Unfortunately, you'll need a (real, physical) passport to enter Poland, no ifs or buts You can request an expedited passport by mail for an extra fee, or there are 28 passport centers across the USA where you can get same day processing for an even bigger fee. Since you've already mailed in an application, you may want to call them on the phone ...


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The difference in the price and time is pretty substantial. Taking the bus will cost you around 40$ to 50$ according to Busbud while a flight can cost anywhere between $100 and 250$ for a one-way ticket according to Google flights. A flight will take roughly an hour and a half (plus the time for getting to the airport, going through security and leaving ...


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Have you ever done on-line check-in super early (20h before departure) and found the plane already really full when trying to select a seat? That's because on many airlines, people get assigned seats by the system at the time of booking. At the check-in counter (or when you phone in to get a special seat), the personnel can bump around passengers who have ...


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Check your travel insurance documents. Many policies will cover for this as long as you can prove you were delayed through circumstances beyond your control, even bad weather (barring war, civil unrest or terrorism). 600 dollars should be below the claim limit, and there's typically nil excess.


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The easiest way is to make an online check-in and print your boarding pass at home, there you can choose your sit or the sit is assigned automaticaly. The other way (I'm not sure if it's available in all the airports) are the Norwegian self-service kiosks, where you type your confirmation number and some other detail and the boarding card is printed ...


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It wasn't exactly tipping, but I did this on one trip. It was the holidays (I think Christmas eve and New Years eve), on 4 RJ flights in the US. I handed the FA Starbucks cards on my way off the plane, enough for the entire flight crew. It seemed to be well received. Its not something I do regularly, and not something I've seen anyone else do. Employees at ...


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Please don't do this in India. Unlike in most advanced countries where the glamor of air travel has completely worn out, in India air travel is very glamorous and flight crew are treated like celebrities. So much so many of the cabin crew are from well-to-do families and would take serious offense if you were to tip them (out of goodness of your heart, of ...


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I often have some goodies in the carry-on. If the crew is really nice I leave a bag in the rear galley. Factory-sealed, individually wrapped yummies go over quite well (fresh donuts are not too practical). More than once I've had an FA come by my seat and say something, the best comment being "We're going back on Wednesday" - implying they want me to join ...


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There are travel agencies in pretty much every chowk (suburb) in every major city of Nepal. Most people in Nepal dont have international credit cards and the whole internet banking and shopping scene isn't as developed. So I would say it would actually be easier to buy tickets offline in Nepal. Just make sure you compare the prices with different travel ...


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As a flight attendant for years, NO, no one tips flight attendants. Flight attendants are usually paid very well, and in some cases, very very well, they are usually paid per hour in addition to a basic salary and many bonuses for having layovers out of town and other stuff. Tipping them would be considered offensive and an insult in most airlines anyway. ...


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Yes, you can, it even seems to be the expected behaviour. All three alliances have restrictions and rules, from basic expected ones like a maximum number of miles to some random and precise ones like a forbidden combination of carriers ("When a QF (Qantas) marketed, NU (Japan Transocean Air) operated flight is part of an itinerary, IB (Iberia) ticket stock ...


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Obviously you can, the main base of tourism business of Nepal is offline network, You can see lots of Travel and Tour Agencies, specially in Thamel area. You can ask them. My suggestion is, try on multiple agencies before buy so you can be sure for best price.


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You could use Google Trends Google Trends and select the travel section. After pick your destination and enter flights to Spain , you will be able to see when that queries is getting more and more popular and when it decrease. You could cross compare those trends with the price you found with Google Flights. Hope that information can help you.


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60 days in advance! Since you want to purchase your tickets on FlightHub make sure to compare to price found on your desktop with the mobile version.


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United Airlines sizer now includes the personal item. Published carry-on limit: 9"x14"x22" Actual sizer dimensions: 10"x15"x23" Published personal item limit: 9"x10"x17" Actual sizer dimensions: 9"x11"x18" From http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1449269-rollaboard-luggage-meets-uniteds-carry-sizer.html For other airlines, yes, ...


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I found a site which has a lot of information about plane crashes, including accidents history, statistics and events by airline. I checked for RyanAir and found just 2 accidents, (as @Kate wrote in her answer). The first one was in 1980, so if you consider that RyanAir is flying for the last 35 years with only 2 accidents, that seems pretty safe, at least ...


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Ryanair as many other European operators is very safe due to high ATC & maintenance & crew training standards applied in EU in general. Accidents of such are extremaly rare last to think of Spanair crash back in 2008. Relatively recent AirFrance crash was related to extreme weather conditions and took place outside Europe so wouldn't qualify for ...


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You approach might not completely make sense. How do you define those historical prices? The cheapest fare ever sold on the plane? The average price paid by people who took it? The cheapest fare available shortly before departure? Since fares universally go up as a plane gets fuller and the departure date nears, average price is going to be higher for fully ...


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There's much, much more information on momondo.com on flight insights as they call it. You enter the route and click on that option, they graphically tell you all about what weeks of the year it would be the cheapest to do that trip, what day of the week is cheapest on average, what time of the day they'd suggest flying, the alternative airports if ...


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You can use Google Flights to perform such a search. By clicking on the histogram icon: you can see how the prices vary during the year:


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Flight schedules get changed all the time, some flights get cancelled, others get added. There is no law against it and no compensation available simply because they cancelled a flight. As your flight is in the future, they have to give you a couple of choices: One you can cancel your booking and get your payment refunded; Two you can choose an alternate ...


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I think adding GoEuro for europe is important, specially because you can do booking. Note that I work for the company.


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I'm not going to assume this is only for international flights out of India. For clarity, you don't need a passport or any other form of ID when booking; you only need either when you're actually at the airport and/or checking in. Here are the scenarios: For international flights to/from India Yes, you do need a passport since this would be a requirement ...


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The name in the ticket must matches the name in the Passport, especially in international flights. Not only that, also passport information must be added to the reservation, such as expiry date, passport number and issuing state. Is that necessary? The information is indeed necessary and can be sent in a message. However the copy is not. Unless he is ...


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It's very unlikely to set off the metal detectors. Think about how many people walk through wearing eyeglasses, or in the good old days, shoes (which often contain small metal pieces). If it does set off the detector, do not panic. Just tell them you have this thing, they can touch your finger, and they will probably wave their metal-detector wand around ...


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From the US Airways web site: Aircraft seating configuration For information about aircraft seating configuration, please the map shown during the booking process on our website (usairways.com.) Customers may also request information regarding our general aircraft configuration at any time by calling US Airways Reservations at 800-428-4322. US ...


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Airlines have policies for passengers who are larger than their seats, whom they most commonly refer to as "customers of size". You can find more info on some standard policies in this airfarewatchdog blog post. Some airlines ask you buy two adjacent seats (economy airline seats generally resemble a bench for three people - you can easily sit across two ...


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Actually, while you're saying you're in Europe and have linked to the TSA Blog, the answer is actually there, if you read between the lines: Crystallization – This is the type that you flex or squeeze to activate. They contain liquid and require adherence to our 3-1-1 guidelines. They can be packed in both carry-on and checked baggage. SO the key ...


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You get in the line that says "permanent residents" on it. Depending on the airport I have seen permanent residents lumped in with citizens, sometimes with visitors. I imagine it has to do with the proportion of citizens to visitors at that particular airport/terminal and subsequent attempts at load balancing by the immigration authorities. The actual ...


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The only thing you need to fill out is a customs form. Also, be sure to present your passport in addition to the green card at the immigration checkpoint.



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