Questions tagged [air-travel]

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Do I (US citizen) need a visa for flying OUT of Kazakhstan via Russia?

I'll be flying into Kazakhstan from Europe, and then flying from Astana to Tokyo with a stop in Novosibirsk, Russia. The Astana-Novosibirsk and Novosibirsk-Tokyo legs are on the same airline (S7) and ...
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Any tips on how to get a cheap flight to China [duplicate]

A month ago, I saw US$500 round trip flights from Dallas to Shanghai. Now I can't seem to get anything less than $750, no matter what time of the year pick. I am searching Expedia, and Travelocity. I ...
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Unaccompanied minor flying from the USA to Russia

My daughter, 15, may need to fly to Moscow, Russia from California, unaccompanied. What paperwork will she need to do this? Will she be allowed to? She speaks fluent Russian and English so that she ...
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First leg delayed, skipped delayed last leg - Can I claim compensation? [closed]

I was recently flying from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Prague (PRG) with a connection in Warsaw (WAW), with LOT Polish Airlines (single booking). The NRT->WAW flight was delayed by 6h30m. Hence we missed ...
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Emirates Dubai Connect - which hotel?

I have been offered Dubai Connect by Emirates for a complimentary layover in Dubai. My first leg of journey till Dubai is in Economy Class and from Dubai to USA is business class. Does anyone have any ...
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jigsaw puzzle carrier

I have a 1000 piece puzzle I want to put in my checked bag. It is a roll pack with an inflatable part that must stay inflated to roll the puzzle and keep it in place. Can I put this in my checked ...
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Can I use a permanent disability certificate as photo ID for a domestic flight in India? [duplicate]

I have a permanent disability certificate; it's a photo ID. Can I take a domestic flight in India with only this ID?
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Delays in SFO in late February

Our cruise line has booked us on a flight from Charlotte (CLT) through San Francisco (SFO) on to Sydney (SYD) in late February, but the connecting time is only 1.5 hours. The cruise line says it’s a ...
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Southwest Early Bird

Southwest Airlines offers a service called Early Bird Check-In. For a fee ($15–35/person depending on flight) you can ensure that you will be among the first to board and therefore first to choose ...
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Travel Europe to Russia

I have a Italian work permit validity for 5 year with Pakistani passport so I want to spend my holidays in Russia so can I travel with out visa
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Check in luggage on flights between London and Edinburgh

I have checked 5 flights between London and Edinburgh. All of them says Check in baggage 0 kgs, Cabin baggage 10 kgs. Is this the case for every flight between these two places?
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Flight compensation with agent

I had recently traveled to London from Warsaw with LOT Polish Airlines and had connecting flight in Zurich (both flights were on same ticket sharing same booking reference number). Flight was delayed ...
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Failure to book reported by OTA, but a refusal to refund. What to do?

I have flown from Berlin TXL to Paris ORY with Aigle Azur, flight number ZI608 (09:55 --- 11:55) on the 30th of April 2019. There is a circumstance regarding ticket sale which has had me, so far ...
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Can/How & What are the requirements Long Term Visa holder in Japan

Can/How & What are the requirements for a Filipino with a Long Term Visa holder in Japan, to visit his PR family in Canada? Thank you for your time and knowledge.
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Does the French embassy or consulate check the flight itinerary for Schengen visa?

I booked a flight reservation with a reputable travel agency. My destinations are Paris, Pisa, Milan and then Zurich. I wonder if they really verify every applicant's flight reservation? My ...
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Is a 3 hours layover in Beijing (PEK) enough?

I have read some crazy horror stories about PEK airport, so I'm a bit worried right now :( Schedule is Milan (MXP) - Beijing (PEK) - Tokyo (HND), then the other way around. Will leave on August 1st. ...
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Flight search engine offering results ordered by distance flown

Put simply: I'd like to fly more, I'd like to be more in the air than on the ground. I have asked similar questions before, and yes, they sound weird, but please hear me out. Ref: Flight search for ...
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Skipping the last leg of a return flight; any impact on frequent flyer miles?

Suppose I have this itinerary: outbound: A -> B -> C inbound: C -> B -> D -> A A, B, D are cities in the US, C is a city overseas. I'll have only carry-on luggage. One detail: this ticket has ...
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Transit Time in Frankfurt Airport - Short Connections

Two quick questions about connections through Frankfurt: 1) SFO --> Berlin Tegel via FRA. Ticket is completely booked through United and the second leg is on LH metal. Will 1.5 hrs be enough to ...
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Travelling Dehli > London > Phoenix > Santa Barbara. Is 2 hour layover in Phoenix enough?

I have booked a flight from DEL to London to Phoenix to SBA. There is a 2-hour layover time in Phoenix. I will be traveling in late July and will arrive at Phoenix at around 12:30 hours. I have a J1 ...
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Transfer in Pudong Airport to flight to Bangkok. Do I need to go through customs?

I am arriving at Shanghai Pudong airport (from the US) via China Eastern Airlines at 6 PM. Then I have another flight to Bangkok via Air China at 11 PM. Would I need to go through customs? I do have ...
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Two tickets, same origin, same destination, same airline, same day, different time. Problem?

I booked a morning flight (US domestic) on Delta airlines. Unfortunately, something came up at work and I need to shift to an evening flight (same airline, same origin, same destination, 8 hours later)...
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Connecting flight time at AMS

I am flying OTP (Bucharest Henri Coandă, RO) - AMS (Amsterdam Schipol, NL) - SLC (Salt Lake City, US). Is 1 hour and 5 minutes enough time to make my flight at AMS to SLC?
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TUI flight TOM672 25th May 2019 [duplicate]

Do you have information to confirm that flight TOM672 from Manchester to Dalaman departing at 15.15 did happen. I was booked on that flight and was told it had been cancelled and was placed on a much ...
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Where are carry-on bags checked at gate stored?

I frequently hear gate agents announce that they are looking for volunteers to check their carry on bags. After the flight, there is sometimes a line in the jet bridge, supposedly waiting for their ...
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Luggage Allowance - Averaging the weight - El Al

I'm flying with El Al and am taking 3 suitcases. Do they allow for averaging the weight allowance across the suitcases? The allowance for each suitcase is 23 kg. One of my suitcases is around 25kg, ...
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Reissues/exchanges not allowed to EOU/ERU fare types

We booked a round-trip flight through Chase Ultimate Rewards (credit card rewards program and travel agency). We are currently on the trip and have to change the flight back to a future date. The main ...
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Airline (Air Caraibes) refuses to compensate for baggage delay - what are my options?

Context On the 19th January 2019, I flew from ORY (Paris Orly - France) to PTP (Pointe à Pitre - French Caribbean) with Air Caraibes. The flight got delayed (2h42 according to the company) and once ...
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How can I control Internet usage when using in-flight wifi?

In-flight wifi often comes with ludicrously stingy download caps (eg. 30MB for $4.99 yesterday on Singapore Airlines), which I'd like to reserve for email (minus attachments), documents I explicitly ...
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Responsibility for visa checking

IATA rules state that the airline should ensure that the passenger has the correct visa. If failing that, and the passenger is denied entry to the destination country, the airline is subjected to a ...
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Traveling to India (Delhi) from USA (Houston) with < 1 year old and car seat

We're planning to travel to India to visit family in a couple of weeks (still haven't booked the airfare) and I haven't been able to get good information about what to expect with using a car seat on ...
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cheap air travel tickets through blind company

A couple of years ago there used to be a website where given the origin/destination and travel dates they would answer, after some time, with a price offer, in theory, beating market prices. The trick ...
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Flying domestically in the US, is my State Issued ID all I need to get past security?

Is there anything else I need other than my state issued ID to get past security?
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I'm a resident of Maryland and my state is Compliant with Real ID, can I still use my old ID to fly?

I have a trip coming up at the beginning of next month where I need to fly and I need to know if, since my state is compliant with Real ID, do I need to update my card or will my old ID still get me ...
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Helium balloons [duplicate]

Is it possible to take a helium balloon on an aircraft, I am thinking of taking a balloon on for a birthday gift. I would be grateful if anyone knows, rather than ask an airline.
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Why do Ryanair allow me to book connecting itineraries through a third party, but not through their own website?

Yesterday I booked trip to Rome. I found this journey through Skyscanner and booked it through Kiwi.com. Before booking with Kiwi, I tried searching the same flights up directly with Norwegian Air ...
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Will I have to pay customs duties on items I'm bringing back to Germany?

I'm a German citizen. Sometimes I travel to other countries (possibly outside of the EU) to attend events (e.g. concerts). I tend to bring merchandise of the performing groups with me when I travel. ...
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Australians awaiting Italian permit to stay - can they go to the UK and return?

My (Australian) daughters were granted a Working Holiday Visa for Italy (12 months duration) which is in their passport. They followed procedure on arrival in Italy. They have been there just over ...
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What happens if a bag accidentally opens while being loaded on a plane?

Imagine that my bag is not well closed or simply old, and breaks and spills its contents while being loaded on or off the plane (or a container). What do they do with it? Do they pick everything up ...
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Won a ticket to attend Cannes Lions, a conference. Which type of visa should I apply for?

I’m from the Philippines and I won a competition wherein the prize is a complete pass to Cannes Lion. I will still be talking to the person from their side but I want to prepare beforehand. Is the ...
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3D Pen in hand luggage

Flying from the UK, will I be allowed to take a 3D Pen with me in the cabin? I've checked what the UK has to say about tools in hand luggage but, as I more or less expected, there's nothing specific ...
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Safety flying in Dubai air space [closed]

How safe is flying through Dubai air space considering the current unrest between the USA and Iran? We are booked through to UK in July.
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EU rights when flight delayed so much that return is missed

(Hypothetical) If I am traveling for business, I may take a flight to e.g. Frankfurt just for a 2 hour meeting, and then immediately return. I would like to know what EU regulations stipulate if the ...
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Missing middle name in travel documents

I know I do have a middle name as it is listed in my birth certificate and I have many documents from my childhood that include it (e.g. school records), it is also used for elections but it was never ...
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“Flex fare” options for flight needs that may change last minute?

In June I will be heading to Cape Canaveral to attend a rocket launch. As you may know, rocket launches are given a "Launch window" and can be pushed back a day or two or three or... you get the idea....
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does Calafia airlines allow a personal item?

They allow; Carry on luggage 10 kg Size: 108 linear cm (45 cm x 38 cm x 25 cm) but nothing said about a personal item. Most do but....
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Cover page of my passport damaged [duplicate]

This image of the crack in my passport's cover page. It was pointed out as damaged by VFS global at New Delhi.Will it cause rejection? I have applied for Estonia visa for conference.
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Alitalia changed flight made our travel impossible [closed]

Alitalia changed the second flight of my connection, making it impossible for me to travel between Ajaccio (AJA) and Rome (FCO). The new scheduled flight leaves a day before we even take our first ...
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Alitalia and baggages

For the first time after years of travelling I will fly with Alitalia. I booked it via Expedia, and now I can't find anywhere any information on baggage in my reservation. Neither on Expedia or ...
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Documentation requirements for a baby for domestic air travel within India

I wish to travel domestically within India with my 9-month-old baby. What documentation do I need for a domestic journey? I don't currently have any documentation for my baby.