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The flag carrier and largest airline of Canada.

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Is it possible to transit through Istanbul airports on two different tickets while carrying luggage?

I can't seem to get a clear answer to this question, I hope someone can help. My wife is an Iraqi citizen she recently got her visa to Canada (Permanent Residence). I purchased 2 separate tickets ...
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Ditch the second leg of a return flight and avoid checked baggage issues

I have a trip coming up with Air Canada for which the itinerary looks like this: YYZ - DXB DXB - YYZ followed by a 14 hour stopover YYZ - EWR My objective is to end my journey at step 2 while being ...
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Do I need two transit visas when flying a round-trip from the US to Japan through Canada?

I have a valid US visa, no required Visa for Japan but my nationality requires a transit visa for Canada. I will be flying USA <-> Japan onboard Air Canada with layovers in Toronto for 1.30 each ...
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Why do some airlines charge more for break journeys

I am planning to visit Atlanta in the US from Munich. I also have a friend of mine in Toronto and I see Air Canada and Lufthansa do have halts at Toronto on the way to Atlanta or back to Munich. Air ...
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Transit Visa for Canada while traveling on Air Canada

I am traveling from US to India via Canada on December 11, 2015, and I am Indian citizen. I applied online for the transit visa on November 13 2015. I have the following questions. I wanted to know ...
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I weight 400 lbs and wondering if it is necessary to buy a second seat [duplicate]

I weigh 400 pounds and wonder if it is necessary to buy a second seat on Air Canada. The seats are about 17.83 inches.
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Deciphering Air Canada Fare Codes

While searching for flights with Air Canada, I noticed that the fare codes appear as 6 to 8 letter / digit sequences. The first letter seems to stand for the booking class, but the rest of the letters ...
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Luggage transfer at Heathrow: Jet Airways to Air Canada

I'm traveling from Bangalore, India to Ottawa, Canada on three different flights. My flight plan is as follows: BLR-DELHI-LHR(London)-YOW(Ottawa). BLR to Delhi - Jet Airways Delhi to LHR (London) - ...
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Do I need to get my baggage and proceed in custom control as a transit visitor to US via Canada? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from Istanbul to San Francisco via Toronto with Air Canada (for both) and I'm wondering if I have to get my luggage and head to the customs in Canada? Currently holding a Turkish ...
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Baggage check through and transit visa requirements for Dubai and London

I'm from India and travelling from New Delhi to Calgary with two stopovers: at Dubai and London Heathrow. I have booked my journey on a single ticket but multiple airlines: New Delhi to Dubai - ...
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Does AirCanada provide long layover (24+ hr) accommodation?

Once I flew from Milano Malpensa, Italy, to Entebbe, Uganda, with Turkish Airlines. After booking the flight (yes, I was young and stupid) I realized I had a 24+ layover in Istanbul so I called ...
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Does Air Canada transfer bags to partner airline on same round trip ticket?

I have an Air Canada flight from Texas to Toronto and then off to Frankfurt. At Frankfurt, I will have a 4 hour layover. From there I will depart to Cairo, and I will be on Air Canada, but operated ...
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Air Canada - Unintentional “Hidden City Ticketing”

Unintentionally, I found myself in a Hidden City Ticketing phenomena. I bought 4 one-way tickets (family of four) from Vancouver to Quebec City, connecting thru Montreal to travel in Early Feb 2015 ...
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Does booking directly from an airline improve customer service in resolving problems?

In 2012 I used a third-party site to book international flights on Air Canada and had many problems resulting from missed connections (their fault). Ultimately I got no compensation and at one point ...
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What to do when you can't print your boarding pass?

I just use web checkin for my flight tomorrow. After that I should have printed my boarding pass. However, I realised that this is not possible. So what can I do now? I have already checked in, but no ...
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How do I get compensation for messed-up flights?

Short form: the airline I'm traveling on managed to mess up every leg of my round trip (international trip), ultimately costing me most of a day at each end and also some money for expenses along the ...

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