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Questions tagged [air-travel]

A form of travel in vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters and so on.

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Airline company decided to stop service to my destination

Approximately 2 weeks ago, I booked and paid for a flight that was scheduled for April on board Adria Airways, a Star Alliance company. However, I found out today from the media that the company is ...
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Can foreigner travel domestically with expired visa? [duplicate]

Iam a foreigner, with a tourist visa expired on December 2018. I applied for tourist visa extension and my case is still pending. Can I travel domestically the US with my expired visa?
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Mexico - transfer in Schengen Area without visa - Morocco

I'm russian. I don't have a Schengen visa and I don't have an opportunity to get one now. I want to buy a ticket Mexico - Brussels - Morroco of tuifly. Example: Normaly, if I had a single ticket ,...
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Do I need passport for US domestic flights, due to the 2019 REAL ID requirements?

I am a resident of Pennsylvania (I have a PA drivers license) and I do not have my passport. I am taking a flight from Ohio to California in March. Do I need my passport for this flight? (Or for the ...
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How quickly can I get an ID that will allow me to fly within the US?

I need to fly across the US in about two weeks. Currently, the only ID that I have is a passport, which will be expired then. Is it possible for me to either get a new passport or California ID, that ...
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Can you still print boarding passes at the airport if you checked in online?

I'm flying to Tokyo. The flight was sold through Finnair. The first leg is operated by American Airlines. The second and final legs are operated by Finnair. When I checked in online, it said that ...
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If I book a flight ticket and indicate a frequent-flyer number during the booking, will the number appear on the flight ticket or boarding pass?

If I book a flight ticket and indicate a frequent-flyer program membership number during the booking, will the membership number always appear on the flight ticket or boarding pass?
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Can I get internal US Flights for cheap when booked as part of an international return flight?

End of this year I wish to come to the USA (I'm in the UK) to follow my adopted NFL team round for a full season. This means I will roughly be traveling to a new city every 1-2 weeks. I tried doing ...
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Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane?

Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane? If not, do some airports/airlines have some commitments or guidelines on it?
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Ryanair check-in luggage sizes

Ryanair recently changed the rules regarding luggage and created a new category. A 10Kg luggage to check in. I can't find the sizes though. Does someone know the maximum dimensions for check in ...
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Why can I not book these flights on Air France?

I'm looking to book a multi-city itinerary on Air France, specifically CDG-->KIX (Paris CDG to Kansai International) and KIX-->LHR (Kansai International to London Heathrow). Air France operates ...
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Leaving the UK before Brexit and re-entering after Brexit as a EU citizen

I am an EU citizen currently living in the UK. On the 29th of March I need to get a flight to Dublin, and I'll come back the 31st. Is there anything I should be worried about considering that the ...
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Buying plane tickets “from the other end” [duplicate]

I've been told because of taxes etc in Australia its cheaper to buy round trip flights from outside the country. For example, in the case of going from Perth to Bergen, purchase the ticket in Bergen. ...
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Atlanta to NY and back [closed]

We will be in Atlanta in May. We want to go to NY and back from Atlanta Hartsfield in a day. Is there internal flights we can take or can we go by car? And how long a journey is it?
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Using airline headphones with own equipment (during a flight)

I have the inverse problem of Can I use regular headphones on transatlantic British Airways 747 flights?: I'd like to use BA headphones (with a dual 3.5mm connector) with my own laptop during the ...
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What colors can be used on the edging strips of airport bag tags?

I know that green edging strips are used on bag tags for flights originating in the EU. Some (but not all) of the tags on bags I've checked in Malaysia have had orange edging - what does that signify? ...
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Is there any type of tables (for computer workstation) that are convenient to travel with when taking the plane?

Whenever I travel by plane, I need to have a table on which to place my computer workstation on it (~1 laptop, 2 external computer monitors, and a keyboard) as soon as possible after I arrive to my ...
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Can I travel around Europe with an expired student visa and Italian Permeso appointment receipt? I also have the expired Permeso card, will that help?

I would like to travel around Europe before I head back to India. But my student Visa has expired and my Italian stay permit is under renewal. I have the appointment receipt and the expired permit as ...
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find all outbound flights from specified airport on specified day and time

I need to find all outbound flights to all destinations from a specific airport and after a given time of the day. Is there a website that allows searching outbound flights with these specifications? ...
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Must airlines warn passengers about changes of required travel documents?

Case: Booking of flight ticket from Belgium to Namibia for family with minors in Jan 2018 for flight scheduled on Aug 1st 2018. New regulation on birth certificates requirements for minor introduced ...
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Travel from domestic- international (Japan) with Air China in Beijing

I will have a transfer with Air China in Beijing Terminal 3, from a domestic flight China to International flight Osaka... I am not sure but I will probably need to check in again my baggage. Someone ...
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Transit stay 6 hours in al jazeera terminals [duplicate]

i have transit 6 hours in aljazeera terminals kuwait with 1 year old kid.How can reach any aiport lounge (Sheikh Saad Terminal) or (terminal M)
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What food am I allowed to bring to Austria from Russia?

Soon I will fly from Russia to Austria. I want to bring a small quantity of food (like one or two boxes of chocolate) to Austria. In the past there were restrictions on what you could and could not ...
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Water damaged passport with all the data pages perfectly alright [closed]

I have tickets booked tomorrow for Bangkok where my uncle works and my passport got water damaged today. However my data pages are flawless. Tourist Visa needs to be applied on arrival. Will there be ...
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Child age for Virgin Atlantic flights

My son was born September 2007. For a flight from India to the USA on Virgin Atlantic, will he be issued a child ticket fare?
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The flight of my friends was cancelled but mine was not. Anything I can do?

I wanted to fly to Spain over the next weekend with some friends. They wanted to fly on Thursday evening and I had to fly on Friday morning, because I have to work on Thursday and can't make it. Now ...
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Traveling with 2 passports due to 3 month validity but visa on a different passport [duplicate]

I have a bit of a convoluted question. My child has a Canadian and US Passport but travels with her Canadian passport since it has a valid Chinese visa in it (we currently reside in China). We are ...
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My boyfriend is from Barbados and went to USA in 2013 on a B-1 visitors visa, he is still there, overstayed

He has been in the USA over 4 years, working. He paid no taxes except some was taken off his cheque for 6 months. He has a ETA for Canada and he is worried when he goes to the airport if he will be ...
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How to move framed paintings by plane

I will soon move with two paintings by air. I'm afraid to check them to avoid damage. Last time I was able to bring them as carry-on and give it to the FA for the coat hanger. She did so grudgingly, ...
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Obese guy first time flying [duplicate]

i'm flying from Frankfurt to Seattle(condor airlines - Boeing 767-300 economy class) in few weeks for the first time, and the seat width in the plane is 17 inches,while my width is around 19 inches, ...
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Schengen Visa and Mexico

I am an Indian citizen and have a Schengen Visa and will be traveling from Delhi to Paris to Mexico. I do not require a visa for Mexico. Do I need to spend a day or so in Paris or can I transit to ...
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Carry-on baggage restrictions for United Airlines?

I wil be flying with United Airlines (basic economy) to the US. The fight consists of two parts: One trans-Atlantic international flight, and one (US) domestic flight, all on the same United Airlines ...
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Two flights sold as one non stop?

I've purchased an Emirates flight, EK109, that states on my ticket has no stop, yet on closer inspection it actually flies DXB, LCA (Larnaca), MLA (Malta-Luqa). What's up with that? Do I get off in ...
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What are the pros/cons of airlines selling tickets on a futures market? [closed]

Suppose the following were possible: Airline stops selling seats to the general public Airline advertises a route consisting of a # of seats (not necessarily any specific airplane) from a source to a ...
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Will I have trouble at US Immigration if my appearance differes from my visa photo?

When I got my 5 year multiple entry visa to America, I was really fat. However, thanks to strenuous workout and determination, I have lost around 15 kilos. When I look at my photo in the visa, I am ...
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Is a pcp air gun allowed on a flight to Indonesia

I want to buy a pcp air rifle from Miami. Is it allow to be carried in to my checked luggage on a flight to Indonesia? I need to buy one for taking care of wild hogs on my farm in Indonesia.
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How many people buy First or Business class tickets out-of-pocket?

Is there any data (reports, statistics, etc.) on the percentage of first and business-class airline tickets that are purchased out-of-pocket by the passenger? Meaning, NOT received due to a loyalty-...
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Unbookable column of seats on 777-200

I'm flying United, and at time of booking I can select my seat. On one flight the aircraft is designated as a 777-200. The seat selection diagram shows a 3-4-3 seat layout, ABC-DEFG-HJK. At time of ...
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Can I get cheaper plane tickets by using a VPN?

In a Youtube video by ADVChina, the speaker is recommending using a VPN in China for various reasons, and to sign up using his referral code. He says there are various practical uses including "You ...
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1h50m is enough to transfer in Madrid Airport?

Next year I will make a cruise that starts in Miami. The best quality-price flight is OPO-MAD-MIA. I arrive in MAD at 13h35 (Terminal 2) and the next flight to MIA is at 15h25 (Terminal 1). Since the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Malaysia?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling from China to India via Kuala Lumpur, on Air Asia tickets bought separately. The layover is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Do I need a transit visa?
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Baby seat-belt wasn't provided on takeoff - worth complaining? [closed]

On AirFrance flight form Paris to Montreal yesterday the AirFrance crew forgot to provide the baby seat belt before takeoff. Moreover, no cabin check was performed in our segment before takeoff so we ...
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How many airports around the world have border control for incoming domestic flights? [closed]

I've flown to various airports around the world and whilst international flights can have complicated rules around whether you have to go through border control (eg if the country is part of Schengen ...
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Can I bring tobacco, betel nut and edible lime in Saudi Arabia from India?

I want to bring above mentioned items in following quantities : Tobacco - 500g. Betel Nut - 1 Kg. Edible lime - 500g. Can I bring those items with me directly ? Or do I need some kind of pre-...
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Travelling to India by Road from Bangladesh and then fly to other country

I want to go India by road and then fly to other countries. Is there any obligations or rules which refrain to do so?
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Can I leave the UK on a Colombian passport?

I have lost my British passport and have a flight booked for Saturday. I have applied for a new one but it could take up to 7 working days which is too long for me to wait. I am travelling to Colombia ...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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Travelling india using US H4 VISA [duplicate]

I am traveling to India from ATL-LHR-BOM with US H4 stamp visa . Do i need to have transit visa ? Regards, Subodh K Singh
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What can I do if an airline cannot provide the meal I requested?

Context: I was flying from Brussels to Toronto via Brussels Airlines. While buying the ticket, we specify the type of meal that we require as it was a long flight. I am a vegetarian, and at least 80 ...
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Why was check-in denied for a Belgium→UK→India flight even with a US visa and Belgian residence permit?

Today I had a terrible experience with British Airways. My family (my wife and 8-year old son) was not allowed to check in to a British Airways flight scheduled from Brussels (Belgium) to Heathrow (UK)...