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OpenFlights can give you a scrollable, zoomable map of all routes from any airport. Sample for Tokyo: Here's the direct link for Mumbai: http://openflights.org/airport/BOM Click to "list" icon next to "227 routes" to see them all, or click on any airport to see what flies there. Note that Google counts cities, while OpenFlights counts airline routes, ...


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Use Google. It invented an awesome service for searching flights. Just type in a google search - 'flights from mumbai' and it will return you a list of non-stop flights from mumbai. If you want to find all flights to Mumbai - print 'flights to mumbai'.


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While this is just as much of an educated guess as all of the other answers, I would suspect that part of it is probably due to congestion at one or both terminals at the scheduled times of day. You can see this effect even on domestic flights. Even for the same cities on the same airline with the exact same model of aircraft, it's not unusual for scheduled ...


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Different airlines will estimate different times based on their own data. As such, it is reasonable to expect a few minutes variation from one airline to the next. Large variations between flights at significantly different times of the day can also occur (even for the same airline). This is often due to the congestion of planes at peak times of day. I ...


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Depending on plane ETOPS, route can be different, even if the planes have the same engine number. 777 has quite a big ETOPS... edit: To add some explanation. ETOPS (Extended range Twin Operations) is a rule which allows 2 engine planes to fly over oceans. Depending on how strongly the manufacturers promise that their engines are reliable the plane may be ...


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The differing durations are a result of the aircraft that are used to fly the route by the two airlines. Delta uses a Boeing 757 aircraft while the Air Frances uses the slightly faster Boeing 747 and Boeing 777 aircraft on this route.


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There is nothing you can do with certainty that falls outside the terms of the contract that you entered into. IANAL*, but your (paperless) ticket represents your acceptance of the terms offered. If they can be proven to have violated those terms you have a case. If not, you have no case. They may choose to "be nice", but that's their choice. Some airlines ...


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Assuming they are not code sharing the identical flight :-). While I have flown frequently in recent years, the following are "common sense" conjectures, not information based on knowledge of the deep inner workings of the system - as will be obvious when you read them. Delta may be more honest or realistic than Air France. Pilots quite frequently announce ...


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To claim for delayed flights compensation in the EU under (EU rule 261/2004) should only cost the price of a stamp to your airline. You should not pay a 3rd party company to do this for you. There are some very helpful tips that are provided by Martin Lewis (The Money Saving Expert) in the UK which I followed and were successful in my claim. I presume it is ...


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British Airways was asked (admittedly a while back), and while they don't ban it, they did say it was: "not something we would actively encourage" (source) I haven't seen a more recent source yet :/


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I'm much taller than average and in some airplines it's already tight without reclined chairs in front of me. Thus on most flights I keep my legs in a normal position, which already makes it very difficult for the person in front of me to recline their seat. This is enough for most cases. But not all. Communication is usually the best way out of this. ...


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I've been offered train connections (rather than bus) in two intra-German cases with Lufthansa where the flight was cancelled, but a good ICE (high speed train) connection between the two cities exist. Basically airline staff gave me the choice: be re-booked for next day, or take the train and arrive a few hours late. (The fact that Lufthansa often ...


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It would appear not, but there's nothing stopping us from creating one. People can edit the answer as we find more. Airlines that ban the Knee Defender Air Canada source American Airlines source Continental Airlines source Delta Airlines source Jetstar source Qantas source Southwest Airlines source United Airlines source Jetstar source Virgin Australia ...


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Such a list would not be meaningful. All airlines have wide rules to prohibit "tampering" with seats, with Knee Defenders or otherwise; you can improvise one with a well-sized bottle, after all. Those that point out the Knee Defender as banned are only making it explicit that this specific device is not allowed. More to the point, if the passenger unable ...


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I have been offered a bus ride between Basel and Zurich (along with 50 or so other passengers) to catch a flight to my final destination after a cancellation by SWISS so there is no taboo against that. They organized it pretty quickly as well, so they were apparently ready for that, should the need arise. I guess each airline will make specific decisions ...


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For small babies (up to 6-7 months): Any time of the day will work. Babies sleep a lot at this time, and if they will sleep on the plane, they will. Usually feeding/nursing a young baby to sleep on the plane is the best way to go. For older babies and young toddlers (7 months- 1.5 years): Redeyes usually work the best I found. At this age it is very hard ...



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