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No you can't turn up late to check-in on a delayed flight, unless the check-in closing time is delayed along with the departure time. Note that usually this is not the case. The check-in closing time is set relative to the scheduled departure, and usually remains the same, regardless of whether the flight is delayed or not. Hence if you show up at the ...


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Yes, and No. Flight numbers do frequently get used for multiple flights on the same day. For example today UA712 is used for both a Chicago to San Diego flight and a subsequent San Diego to San Francisco flight. In this case, both of these flights used the same aircraft (an Airbus A320, United "ship" number 4616). On Saturday, UA338 will fly from Salt ...


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I believe that using a website like flightstats (http://www.flightstats.com/go/Home/home.do) will do the job. You can search by route, flight or airport. If that does not work, checking the arrival airport's website normally lists all arrivals on the date of your choice as well as where they arrive from and what airline. That would probably do the trick if ...


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FlightStats has information going back several years. Their level of coverage is generally excellent, although it can vary a little depending on the airline/location. You will need to create a free account in order to view data more than a few days old. Specifically for your flight they don't have any specific information, only scheduled information that ...


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It depends on the terms and conditions of the airline you booked with, and your country's laws, but in general the most you will ever get back from an airline in a case like this is to allow you to cancel the flight and get a full refund. That's also the norm for major changes to a flight. Your description of the conversation so far sounds like that of an ...


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There's a service called Flightradar24, and they have this to say in the description: In addition to ADS-B data, we also get data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States. This data is based on radar data and includes all commercial air traffic in US and Canadian air space (i.e. not just planes with ADS-B transponders). Unlike ...


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Flights get cancelled for a variety of reasons, but cancelling simply due to insufficent passengers is not a common one. Every plane has multiple uses during the day and cancelling flight A means the plane is not in position for flight B or flight C. It also means flight crews are no longer in the right place. Weather cancellations can come from upline, ...


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Try FlightAware.com. Like FlightRadar24 and Flightwise, FlightAware provides information about flights in progress such as geographic coordinates, radar track, and current speed an altitude. Unlike the others, however, FlightAware offers a unique URL for each flight, including future flights, that can be bookmarked or distributed in emails or other messages. ...


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I don't have any evidence for it but I suspect it might be necessary to satisfy APIS requirements. If you can provide a nickname, you could conceivably evade automatic checks against no-fly lists and similar databases. Also, many people (e.g. from places like Indonesia) go by names that are completely different from what's on their passport. As @pnuts ...


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I think those two cancellations are just isolated instances. I have found another website which logs the LYS-IST route and in a span of about a month, those are the only cancellations shown. Airportia - TK1808/THY1808 - LYS to IST Flight History


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It's fairly common for a single flight number to cover multiple flight segments (legs): for example, Qantas flight 1 (QF1) is both Sydney to Dubai and Dubai to London. In the US, it's apparently common to use the same flight number on separate services flown by separate planes, leading to situations like yours. I don't think this serves any practical ...


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I've flown to Iceland 7 times in the last 4 years from London and have always used one of the following airlines Iceland air Wow (formally Iceland Express) Iceland Air is the better carrier - more legroom, en flight entertainment, luggage included etc. Whereas Wow is the budget option and you have to pay for everything (booking, paying by credit card, ...


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I believe you're probably interested in something like Flightradar24.com - you enter the flight in, and you can see exactly where it is, altitude, speed etc. I've used it on a regular basis for when relatives or friends are flying in to my city.


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FlightView.com has great reports on historic flights (I work in sales there). They're the only flight data provider which are selected as consultants to the FAA, so you know you're getting the most accurate data.


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The flight tracker websites actually have an incentive to not be exactly correct, and they argue that this is for security. The cynical mind would suggest it just gives them a bit of a cost saving when it comes to information polling, updates etc. Generally they will be within five minutes or so and reasonably accurate on flight paths (around here they ...


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Via the NYTimes I found that TripIt can serve as an itinerary repository that can be shared. People can then use this repository to check flight status. With the map tab, my itinerary should be able to make magic-lines on a map as my trip progresses.


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It seems you want to build or use specifically a web app. Still, the recently updated Kayak app for iOS allows you to track flights, as does the even more recently updated Flight+, which has a rather gorgeous interface.


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You ask if it's legal. Yes, otherwise as for the reasons explained in the other answers, airlines could not operate delayed or multi leg flights using the number, To expand on the other answers you need to remember that each plane has its own identifiers, so when an airline books a slot with air traffic control it will be saying,for example, Plane GB-AAA , ...


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Most frequent flights from Reykjavik are to London and Copenhagen. Some possibilities for an overnight stay other than London or Copenhagen are Paris, Amsterdam, Oslo or Stockholm. You can see a list of airlines that fly to Reykjavik on this page: http://www.kefairport.is/English/Service/Airlines/ Link to the website of the KEF airport: ...


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First, the travel agent is your point of contact here. Any changes to the booking need to be negotiated with the agent; believe it or not, the airline has no control over your booking at this stage. This is either very good, because the agent takes care of the leg work, in which case you should certainly patronize his or her services in the future. ...


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Via the Thomas Cook airlines website I found that the flight on September 21 has the number TCX2354 and on September 22 it has the number TCX2774.


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The check-in time has no relation to the flight being delayed. The counter will close on time, even if the flight never departs on time. This is because there are other things that need to happen for the flight to leave that are dependent on the check-in desk: Passenger manifest. Seat reservations/upgrades/changes. Luggage has to be tagged, the tags have ...


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In your particular case you might know when the flight leaves because it's unlikely another plane materializes but in general you need to be quite vigilant: it happened to me that the delay was decreased! Say, you show up for a flight to leave at 1pm, the flight now shows at 3pm but then it boards at 2pm and leaves at 2:30pm. You need to be vigilant with ...


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I have never tried it for an other airport, but Schiphol, the Amsterdam Airport, publishes all arrivals, as well as all departure, on the text service of the Dutch public television. A quick search shows that London Heathrow also has a list of arrivals. Which makes me think that you might be able to find that information for almost all airports, if maybe not ...


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I think you should call the air port where you are, and ask if they can tell you if there is any way for them to see if the plane that you are looking for has landed or delayed!


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flightstats.com can show upcoming flights by airport. The TNR website is actually showing an iframe from flightstats.com. This also means you can't trust this data 100%, since my canceled flight is still indicated as Scheduled on there, although I suspect that the reliability of the data is a bit higher in developed countries.


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As this is not so long ago, you can look it up on flightaware: AF0422 For your flight that would mean that is was scheduled at 10:40 but left at 11:07. Are you sure it was the 4th and not the 5th? Because it arrived late by 6 hours on the 5th (you can see that from the table)


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http://flightaware.com/ They only have times a few weeks back unless you pay but March 4th is definitely still available for free



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