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Geography Dubai is located rather conveniently between several large and important geographical regions: Africa has a population of 1.1 billion, Asia has 4.4 billion, Europe 745 million. Around 70% of travellers are connecting passengers at Emirates. Source Investment As others have pointed out, Emirates have invested heavily in economies of scale, i.e. ...


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Most of the busiest airports in the world are hubs (Atlanta, Heathrow, Frankfurt, to name a few). Emirates uses Dubai as their headquarters and is a major player in transferring traffic between Europe, Asia and Oceania. As it's their main hub, almost every long-haul flight (plus several in the area) transition through Dubai. As a result, lots of ...


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It's extremely short and probably impossible, even with no hold luggage. Easyjet has no interline agreement with other airlines, which means not only that they would not take care of any hold luggage for you but also that they don't offer any facilities for transfer whatsoever and that the answers to earlier questions about transfer in Amsterdam do not ...


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This is Airbus A380, the biggest passenger airplane on the planet. Compare its size to the cars and trucks below the bridge. Depending on how the owner of the plane decides to configure the seats, one of these can fit up to 853 passengers, allthough most operators have settled for less. There are quite a few airlines all around the world flying the A380, ...


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It may actually work, though I would advise against it: in case of any delay on your arriving flight, Easyjet will not help you. depending on your seat location, it may take quite a while before you can exit the Atl-Ams plane. touchdown may be in time, but if you land on the Polderbaan runway, the plane will have to taxi about 15 mins before reaching the ...


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Almost everyone addressed the fact that Dubai is a hub for Emirates (and Qantas for their Asia operations) and a large portion of this traffic is transit passengers. Dubai itself is a large and vibrant metropolis, and that drives a lot of traffic to the area; it holds a lot of the world's first/largest/biggest - starting with Burj Khalifa and its ...


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Heineken Bar at Incheon Airport The Incheon Airport webpage mentions Heineken Bar, one in the East and one in the West side of the duty free area, both next to gate 4F. I don't know if they have draught beer, but the name looks promising. Below is a screenshot from the linked site: The Jet Lagged Lizard at Incheon A couple hundred metres outside of the ...


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You take the train from Düsseldorf Airport to Bochum Hbf (main station) and change there to subway line U35, which will take you to the university. There are 3-4 trains per hour and the subway departs every five minutes, or even more often during rush hours. If you have a few minutes to spare, you might prefer the regional trains from Düsseldorf Airport to ...


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I am not sure how universal the VAT argument is, as this process is applied at Dubai Airport as well (where this is no concept of VAT). At Dubai, they scan your boarding card for the following: To know your destination country; in case there are any customs restrictions on the goods you are buying. Usually done for spirits/alcohol/perfumery/tobacco ...


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Yes, there's a 'rest area' of sorts if you can get airside, according to sleepinginairports, and the airport is open 24 hours. Nothing great though, unless you pay - there are hotels available. Rest Zone - The Kainuu Lounge is a space that is open to all passengers who are looking to a quiet place to rest and relax between flights. They don't offer ...


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I cannot tell the exact answer but there is some information that may help you. 55 mins is quite tight for transit, and you may have to wait longer for transit check on the last day of Christmas holiday. Easyjet won't help you if you miss the flight. Base on information I guess you first leg is DL(Delta) 74. Although the flight route is MIA-ATL-AMS , two ...


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It's to do with vat. All the stores charge you the full price as they would on the high street. You pay the vat. They claim it back. Big fiddle. You lose. They win. You can refuse to show your card though.


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You may qualify for "Dubai Connect", which would provide you meals, accommodation, transporation, if your itinerary matches certain conditions (layover length between 8 and 24 hours, no better connections available and there are a few more limitations). If your booking does qualify, then you should see it as an option on Emirates website under "Manage your ...


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Airport is huge, a lot of passengers show up late for the check-in. Airport has a huge duty free, they need you to come early to shop. GCC freedom of movement is only for GCC nationals, it is a domestic flight for GCC nationals but international flight for the others, causing the whole flight be to treated as international Locals in the area do not travel ...


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Its the busy summer travel season. Do not gamble with the timings. This is why there is an extra notice at the DXB website. Note that Qatar Airways is using Terminal 1 - which is used by everyone other than Qantas, Emirates or Flydubai. If you are traveling Business, you may be allowed a late checkin, but you will still have to go through immigration and ...


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No, it's not possible (legally). Tax refunds are only available when departing Singapore via air or sea. See Is it possible to get a tax refund on goods in Singapore when leaving by land? for a full discussion of the law, a potential workaround, and the risks involved.


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These car parks are much further away than the car lane on the arrivals level. I would not want to walk that far with kids and heaps of luggage if it is not absolutely necessary. It's not that far. Even if you are unfamiliar with the place, it won't take more than 10 minutes to find your way to the parking deck after you cleared customs. They even ...


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I'd advice against it. Schiphol airport is a fairly large airport, and walking times between different gates can be quite long. EasyJet generally departs from the H/M gates, which are quite a bit out of the way. International flights quite often arrive at the Polderbaan, which is quite the taxi distance from the pier proper. If you arrive at the ...


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A taxi from Guarulhos is not very reasonably priced, in my opinion. I'm not sure about from Guarulhos, but to Guarulhos from Vila Mariana can be 50 USD, depending on the time of day. There are private shuttle busses that cost about 30 reais (10 USD or so) that take you to either the Tiete or Barra Funda bus terminal. There are a few sales offices for these ...


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All you need is a valid passport. Sometimes they require the passport to have a certain validity beyond your date of entry, but otherwise that is all.


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This is really a personal preference, depending on many factors, including the length of and likely variability in your journey to the airport, knowledge of the airport, the time of departure, day of week and season. Most crucially, how stressed or relaxed you would like to feel before you fly. The most variable and uncontrollable factors that will affect ...


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If you were on a single booking and didn't need to pass through immigration, you could transit without a visa. Timatic tells us that transit without visa is possible if you remain airside. Since you are on separate tickets and will need to pass through passport control to collect your luggage and change flights, you will need a transit visa. In theory you ...


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Sleepinginairports covers the most likely option: Regal Airport Hotel - Connected to Terminal 1 via air-conditioned bridge. The hotel is a 2 minute walk or 1 min ride via scheduled airport shuttle. Day rooms are available for use from 9am to 9pm. As well as two others close by (5 min shuttle) - Novotel Citigate and Sky City Marriot. But from your ...


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I emailed Qatar, who replied saying "please ring our Dubai office and ask them, we don't know". Brilliant! Rang the Qatar Dubai office, and they said that their checkin at DXB opens 3 hours before, closes 1 hour before. However, they also said they normally start boarding 45 minutes before, and stop dead on 20 minutes before On a Sunday morning around 5am, ...


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The only problem you can have if you will stay more than 28 days inside the Schengen Area. You can back to Tunisia from France or another Schengen country with the same or a different airline, but because your visa was issued by Austria, it's better that Austria is part of your trip. In addition take with you a printed copy of your return ticket details ...



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