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Where can we find frequently updated details about travel/entry restrictions due to Coronavirus (nCoV-19)?

Due to the outbreak of nCoV-19 (Novel Coronavirus) many Countries have imposed several entry restrictions. But these are quite confusing for a lot of people. Some countries allow transit through parts ...
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Will the airline wait for me if my incoming flight is delayed (same airline)?

I'm travelling for work and my flight back has a very short layover (37 minutes) in MSP. I didn't book the flight so although I wouldn't have picked something like this, I have to deal with it. This ...
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Why would a UK resident need both passport and BRP while travelling within the UK?

I have a business trip from Bristol to Edinburgh and the travel agent who booked the flights advised me to have my passport and BRP (biometric residence permit) with me. Since I have never needed my ...
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Is there any advantage of using a travel agent in this day and age? [duplicate]

Now that you can get great offers and deals on hotels or flight/train tickets on multiple websites and apps, is there any added advantage of going through a travel agent. Do they have any cheaper ...
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How do I know whether an airline seat upgrade at gate was free?

I just flew via Air Canada from USA to Toronto directly. Before boarding, I asked at the gate if any upgraded seats are available. In response, the representative simply gave me a business class seat ...
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I was told Americans can reset their 90 day Schengen limit in Poland by traveling to e.g. Ukraine for at least 24 hours. Is this true?

I heard this from two different people in two different situations during my stay here in Poland. I actually didn't even ask either of them about it. They told me on separate occasions on their own. ...
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Airline schedule flights to arrive at the same time its scheduled to depart

I recently got delayed on my flight form ORD to LGA on UA263 on 2/14/2020. I decided to look deeper into the cause of the delay. According to United, the plane was coming from OMA (UA1140). It was ...
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How can I find the k cheapest stopovers between two airports, for a given date or range of days?

Let's say I'll be in some city x on May 5 and some other city z on May 12. I'd like to visit another city y on or around May 8 till around May 12, but I don't have any strong preference as to which ...
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How is the legroom in an Emirates A380/777-300ER? [closed]

I'm flying from Brussels to Auckland with Emirates, which is two flights, one of 7 hours, and one 19 hour long flight. I'm also 2 meters tall (6'7"), so I always prefer to book an emergency exit seat ...
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Busiest domestic-only airport?

What is the busiest domestic airport? By domestic airport, I mean an airport where: all scheduled or charter flights are domestic, and the airport must not have any customs and immigration ...
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What's the longest scheduled helicopter flight?

I'm looking for the longest scheduled commercial helicopter route in the world. It could be seasonal but should be recurring and anyone should be able to purchase tickets for the route.
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Travel with an Italian residence permit

I am an Egyptian citizen. I have a family residence permit for Italy for five years. I want to book a flight from Egypt to Rome Transit in Athens. I want to make sure if the Italian residence permit ...
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Direct flights between cities with the same name

One can fly from London (YXU) to London (LHR) (via Toronto), from Glasgow (GGW) to Glasgow (GLA) (multiple stops), or from Moscow (PUW) to Moscow (SVO) (via Seattle). There are others (Sydney, ...
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What is the use of this socket/port seen on an airplane passenger's seat?

What is the use of this socket/port seen on an airplane passenger's seat? Seen on flight LA 833.
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Easiest way to travel regularly from Essex to Cornwall

I'm looking for the quickest/cheapest way to travel from Braintree, Essex to Mullion, Cornwall every 3 weeks or so. My girlfriend has a new job and will be staying down there so I will be visiting ...
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Biometric day different for one member family visa?

We applied family visa but one member is busy on biometeric day ? Can he attend a different biometric day ? or because it is a family visa it has to be on same day ?
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Is there a possibility I will get sent back from South Korea once I arrive after being in Wuhan December 2019?

On what grounds will a tourist be sent back from South Korea? Especially in the midst of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV? I’ve returned to Indonesia from China at the end of December, and have not shown any ...
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I am non-EU citizenI have a family residence in Italy . Can I travel to UK without a visa? [duplicate]

I am an Egyptian man married to an Italian woman. We live in Italy. I have a residence card for a family member of a union citizen issued from Italy. Is it possible to travel with my wife to uk ...
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Itinerary if only one party shows up

I know that if one books multi-leg itinerary and one does not present oneself to one of the legs, the remainder of the flight may (will?) be forfeit. I am curious to know what would happen if I were ...
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UK child travelling to Dublin on an expired passport

My daughters UK passport has expired (in December) and she needs to travel to Dublin from London by air. Can she still use it as I understand UK citizens only need photo ID to travel to Dublin. Thanks
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Direct flight to Bahamas from South Africa [closed]

Any ideas on connecting flights to Bahamas without transiting in US, UK or Europe. I am in South Africa.
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I filled MR only in my first name on boarding pass z, problem?

I filled MR in first name and full name(as passport) in last name when boarding reservation because of no first name and last name in my country . The name in My Passport is Moe Swe Myint. But E ...
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Will I get a refund if I book a flight to China and it's cancelled because of the Coronavirus?

I'm supposed to be travelling to China in late April and I'm happy to do so but wonder if the Coronavirus 2019-nCoV continues it's path of destruction and further lock downs and cancellations occur, ...
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Does giving blood affect plane travel?

I have a flight planned from Boston to Hawaii (about 13 hours). I am normally fine on planes, but the longest I've traveled by plane is 4 hours. I plan on giving blood (a normal whole blood donation, ...
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What is the cheapest business or first class flight I can book and fly? [closed]

I’d like to be able to turn left and head for the pointy end of a plane. What’s the cheapest business class or first class flight I can book? Basically, the rules are the same as What is the cheapest ...
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What happens to the immigration record of a person being evacuated/airlifted by their embassy from another country?

Similar but not so similar to this question - What happens when a town is under quarantine and my visa expires This is a generic question which sparkles out of the currently ongoing events in Wuhan, ...
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Carrying hard drives in checked in luggage

This question is about flying within India. Can I place an internal hard drive and a solid state drive inside my checked in luggage? I'll be wrap them in a bubble wrap and place them between my ...
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Coronavirus affected co-passenger; what to do?

I am flying this week from Munich to London, and Bavaria just got the first contaminated person, who now has the Coronavirus 2019-nCoV after interacting with Chinese colleague. Two cases of the novel ...
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Air travel UK to USA with a hyphen in my surname - will it be a problem?

I'm flying from the UK to the USA for a holiday in a few months with Virgin. My surname has a hyphen in it, but it seems that Virgin's computers cannot handle this, so they have removed it and my ...
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What airport has the fewest regular commercial flights?

Of all the airports that receive regular commercial flights (airports that serve only military or general aviation flights (private, charter, corporate, etc.) do not count, but airports that serve ...
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What time did TOM4656 land on 18 Jan 2020? [duplicate]

Unclear how to use this forum correctly, but my question is simple. That said, I can't find the info anywhere. What time did TOM4656 land on 18 Jan 2020? Could someone find the info and give me a link ...
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How to find historical flight delay for TOM4656 on 18 Jan 2020 [duplicate]

It departed 18 Jan, not at 07:45 LGW late at 08:39, diverted to Verona and finally landed about 18:04 in INN I have signed up for FLIGHTAWARE but do not understand how to find the info (total geek ...
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3 month old's hands swabbed at security?

Was passing through airport security (Canada) with my 3 month old when I was told we were selected for a "random" search. They swabbed both of our hands. When I objected to her hands being swabbed ...
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Can you sue the airline if you get sick after flying?

I worry about getting flu from all the germs going around an airplane, because of its design flaws. The airlines know you have a 1 to 5 chance to get sick after a flight, because research has been ...
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US Visa Expired transit visa Istanbul [duplicate]

I'm a Indian citizen traveling back to India from US with expired US visa via Istanbul, do I need transit visa if I'm NOT planning to leave the airport and just want to catch my connecting flight to ...
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Printed Ryanair boarding pass has no QR code

I need a printed boarding pass because I am not an EU citizen. My boarding pass looks fine on my phone… If I were able to use it as a mobile boarding pass but I am not. The printed version is ...
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Is there any point in completing the formulario 250 when flying to Bolivia?

I flew from Buenos Aires EZE to Bolivia (Santa Cruz de la Sierra VVI layover, then La Paz LPB final destination) and during the flight (Boliviana De Aviacion flight 709 + Boliviana De Aviacion flight ...
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Why aren't countries banning all flights into and out China because of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV? [closed]

Screening doesn't work — BBC reports Coronavirus: Chinese embassy in Paris finds woman who 'cheated' checks The woman boasted on social media that she had been suffering from a fever, but managed ...
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Flight search for multi-stop with 10 segments [duplicate]

There is a similar question on this site, Are there any sites that let me book 7 or more multi-city flights?. But, it's from 2013. And lists just one site - https://airtreks.com, that gives an ...
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Which plane am I flying on?

Flying on DL45 from Dublin to JFK soon. On Delta airlines website it says I'm on A330-300 but it used to say 767-400. Using this site (https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/dl45) shows all ...
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Why won't Delta Airlines sell me a ticket for a trip entirely within Canada?

I have really good status and miles with Delta and want to use them to fly from Montreal (where they fly) to Vancouver (where they also fly). However, Delta refuses to book such a flight - even when ...
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What happens when a town is under quarantine and my visa expires

A friend of mine is currently in Wuhan, China, as the city is placed under quarantine. He is a European citizen and had thus made a tourist visa to visit the family of his wife for the Lunar new year,...
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Canadian on B2 visa

I recently graduated from an American university (F1) as a Canadian citizen (May 2019), and I left the country and couldn't file OPT for administrative complication on my school's part. Therefore, I ...
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How can I know if a flight number is codeshared, and if so, what other flight codes the flight have?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codeshare_agreement: A codeshare agreement, also known as codeshare, is a business arrangement, common in the aviation industry, in which two or more airlines publish ...
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Travelling thorough schengen area while waiting for permesso

I have a long-term type D visa for studying in Italy but it will expire on 31th Jan and I have not received my permesso yet(I don't have any previous permesso) I need to take a trip to Spain on 25th ...
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How much CO2 does a plane produce per additional kg of weight? [migrated]

There are many figures regarding how much CO2 it is emitted per passenger and per km. However, I have not been able to find anywhere how much CO2 would an airplane emit if it has to carry an ...
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Is there a website or a code that will suggest you dates for the cheapest flights?

For example, I want to travel from London to New York. My dates are flexible departure(July) and return(September). I want my output to be the dates for which I'll get the cheapest flight (instead of ...
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Toiletries in hand bag while travelling

So far i have been travelling with checked in luggage but now i am planning to avoid it and travel with just hand baggage. I generally carry Toiletries like Shampoo, shaving cream, toothpaste [all ...
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Passport control when leaving Geneva airport

When you travel within a schengen area like from Geneva to Paris, can someone tell me exactly the control I have to go for the departure flights. Is there any passport check? I know that during check ...
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Changing flight times and limited time to transit at Singapore (from UK to NZ)

I'm booked on a flight from Heathrow to NZ via Singapore.  The original transfer time was 2 hours, but has since reduced to 90 minutes.  Will this be enough? The UK to Singapore leg is ...

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