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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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Wizz-air Discount Club companion travelling alone without the holder

i want to ask if it is possible to book a ticket for me (discount holder) and one other person. They check in for the flight, I do not (i miss the flight) do they still get the discount? Can they ...
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My air ticket is missing last name (surname) will this be a problem

My agent booked a ticket with only first name and middle name For example, my passport name Last Name : Mishra First Name : John sandeep However my agent booked a ticket showing my middle name as ...
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Traveling to pick someone up and returning on the same flight

My question is, Can i purchase a round trip flight to fly and pick up another person and return on the same flight with that person? I have children that aren't able to fly alone. My plan is to buy a ...
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Can I bring a wooden dough rolling stick onto the plane(carry-on)?

Here is a picture of what I am trying to bring onto the plane. I thought since it is wooden, it might pose a threat. I'd really appreciate any help. Flying from LGA, NYC, and I do not have any ...
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DHS TRIP for denied ESTA

I was recently denied an ESTA. Wasn't given a reason although I did not violate any of the terms. I filled in the DHS TRIP (Traveller Redress Inquiry Program) form, citing a denied ESTA as my reason ...
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Find flight search results from a past date?

This might be a long shot, but is there anyway of finding flight results / general costs from a past date? I booked a work related flight using kayak.com for a flight a week ago. However, I now ...
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Am I allowed to carry caffeine pills on US domestic flight?

I bought those pills on Amazon and they're in the original bottle. (The seal is opened)
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Cancellation fee and penalty

My family and I planned to go on vacation but for some reason we need to cancel it. So I went online and cancelled our flight. When I was cancelling it it said that the cancellation fee was $500+, and ...
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Carrying a heat gun as hand luggage in an airplane

Carrying a real gun as hand luggage is surely a no-no. But what about a hot air gun/heat gun (among other names)? Besides the nominal and formal resemblance to a real gun, it can generate heat of ...
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Travel from Mexico to Canada and United States

My Mexican son in law is coming to visit Vancouver from Cancan for Christmas. He would like to drive to Seattle and see a football game during his visit. Would he be able to drive to Seattle and ...
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Why do many airports offer bag wrapping services?

I've heard some countries and/or airlines may try to examine checked baggage between checking in a bag at the origin airport and picking up the luggage at the final destination airport. I've seen ...
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Why aren’t airplane aisles wider?

On US mainland flights, most planes are single aisle. Having taken plenty of these flights, I’m confused by the very limited width of the plane aisle. During boarding, if anyone stops (to stow their ...
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Transfer from LGA to JFK with a stop in Manhattan

I have a layover on a Sunday from 9:00 am to about 5:30 pm (the first leg is a domestic flight with AA arriving at LGA, the second leg is an international flight with Finnair departing from JFK). So I'...
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Error in SSR CKIN command?

Recently flew with UIA on a two-leg itinerary and asked them via Facebook to insert an SSR CKIN note for the first leg about me being "Docs OK" at the transit airport. They put in the following: ...
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Should I put toilet paper in airplane toilets?

During a recent international flight my 4 year old daughter informed me that I shouldn't put toilet paper in the toilet but should instead use the bin provided. My gut told me she was wrong, however ...
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Transit visa from Russia to Kyrgyzstan

I am a Swedish citizen traveling to Kyrgyzstan via Russia. Do I need a transit visa while waiting for my flight iin 24 hours?
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Are visitors allowed in Dubai Airport?

I’m traveling from US to Dubai, where I’ll be in transit for 8hrs. I want to meet my family and friends living there but I’m planning not to go out from airport since my transit time is not that long ...
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Can I have a laptop case separate from my carry on on Delta? [closed]

I have a laptop case that is pretty big, as it can fit my PlayStation 4, it’s games and my laptop. However it fills the majority of my carry on. I was wondering if I could have my laptop case separate ...
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Flying with marijuana

If I want to take a flight from one US state where Marijuana is legal for recreational use to another one where it's legal for recreational use, can I take some small amount of Marijuana with me in ...
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Can you change a Polish LOT airlines ECONOMY STANDARD ticket to a different route?

Is it possible to change a Polish LOT airlines ECONOMY STANDARD ticket to a completely different route? The ticket is non-refundable, but changes are allowed for a penalty of 65 EUR. CHANGES ...
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Why are airline meal portions so small?

Why are airline meal portions so small, even on long-haul flights ? Sometimes it's not even enough for children, let alone adults. I have some assumptions, but I would like to submit this question to ...
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Stopping miles from expiring on American Airlines

I have about 35k AAdvantage miles with American Airlines that are about to expire. I understand that if I fly with American this will reset the clock for another 18 months. (Alternately I could ...
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What do you do when travel starts to feel repetitive? How do you keep each destination exciting when the same options are available? [closed]

What do you do when travel starts to feel repetitive? How do you keep each destination exciting when the same options are available?
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How do airlines check whether a traveler has an electronic visa?

In the question "Can I safely wait in the transit area of a destination airport for my visa to be approved?", OP explores the idea of traveling on an electronic visa which is not yet issued. This ...
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flight rescheduling charges for Indigo?

In Indigo there is a Flex option which I don't know what it stands for ? Apparently it stands so that one can reschedule the flights as well. But I was told at the gate that full fare would be needed ...
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Ryanair booking: adult marked as child, child marked as adult; problem?

On making ticket payment (ryanair.com online booking), where I need to enter passengers names, I made a mistake: In Child name field I put adult name In Adult name field I put a child name. Child is ...
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flying over the united state [duplicate]

Does the Air Canada flight from Ottawa, Ontario to London, England fly over the United States of America? Is there any City in Europe that Air Canada flies to from Ottawa without flying over the ...
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Carry on bag with wheels that I can attach to my waist?

What is a waist strap to put a carry on bag? I have crushed bones.
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Why is my bag never one of the first on the carousel?

It seems intuitive that the order in which bags reach the carousel should be random, but every time I fly, by the time I reach the luggage claim area, my bag is never there and I have to wait (even ...
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Don't use first flight, but use return flight (both flights on same ticket) — on which airlines and under which circumstances is this possible?

I found two (Austrian) articles (in German; from a not unserious newspaper): https://derstandard.at/1271377233456/Nach-versaeumten-Hinflug-Urteil-untersagt-Airlines-Storno-von-Rueckflug https://...
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Is a short stay visa required for collecting boarding pass if office is located outside international zone? [duplicate]

Source: LA Airport (USA) Destination: Bangalore (India) Stop: Paris (CDG airport) Type of flight: Non-Connecting ( Two different tickets) Travelling Document: Indian Passport Currently Holding Visa: ...
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What is Newark's (EWR) deplaning procedure for regional jets?

I'm flying tomorrow into Newark (EWR) on an Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145 and most likely landing at gate 130Z. What is the procedure for deplaning from regional jets and turboprops at that airport? ...
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Do I need Proof of onward travel when entering India on one-year multiple entry tourist visa as Lithuanian (EU Citizen)?

I am Lithuanian (EU Citizen) and got one-year multiple entry tourist visas for my family. My entry point will be Kochi (COK) airport from Singapore. I am getting conflicting information in regards ...
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Excess Baggage Costs

I expect to travel with Turkish Airline from London Gatwick to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania via Istanbul. The baggage allowance is 30kg including the carry-on suitcase. Is there anyone who knows how much ...
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What options are there for an 11-hour layover in Bangkok? [closed]

On a flight from Frankfurt to Sydney (in a few weeks) via Bangkok, my layover in BKK (Suvarnabhumi) was changed from 90m to 11 hours... What is there for me to do, so time passes a bit more quickly? ...
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Delta carry-on policy

So, I will be flying with Delta (from Europe to the US, if that matters) soon and I'm trying to understand what I can take with me to my seat. The following conditions were copied from Delta's ...
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Flying back to Europe from India with passport that does not have 6 months till expiry date for EU citizen

We are holders of Lithuanian (EU) passports. I got visas to India for a year that will end next November 14th, passport of my two-year-old son will end on 10th of November since passports for babies ...
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Why is this the exact amount of liquid on plane? [closed]

My friend recently flew with KLM and got a 86 ml water bottle and 187 ml of wine. Why those numbers? I couldn't find a reasonable conversion...
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How strict is AirAsia with 7 kg carry-on limit?

https://www.airasia.com/ot/en/baggage-info/cabin-baggage.page The total permitted weight for two (2) pieces must not exceed 7 kg. My carry-on bag on the way here had plenty of print materials and ...
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Traveling within Schengen while waiting for EEA residence card?

My wife is a Russian national. I am a Norwegian national. We lived in Sweden for 10 months. During that stay she got a residence card (EEA family member) and a biometric Swedish ID card from the ...
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Can I bring portable closet from India to USA?

I have portable closet which I want to take with me from India to the USA. The parts consists of 20 steel tubes which fit inside a suitcase. Can I carry those in my checked baggage?
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Does Indigo have manual check-in to get boarding pass?

I have booked a domestic flight using go.indigo.com . Flight is from Pune to Kochi and back. Now they are asking to do web check-in in which you have to choose a seat which ranges anywhere from INR ...
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Unforeseen change of route and airport security

Let's say I have a direct flight from San Francisco (SFO) to London (LHR), with no checked luggage. I buy a bottle of expensive alcohol post-security at SFO, but my flight gets cancelled and I get re-...
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Can I use my foreign passport [closed]

Can I use my foreign passport to travel within the USA without getting stopped or deported. I am traveling from Florida Miami to San Francisco Iv used this in the past from San Francisco to Los ...
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Where can I find out the real reason for a cancelled flight?

My flight was cancelled due to non technical reasons (allegedly air traffic congestion) so my compensation was denied. I suspect they are just trying to avoid paying the compensation by declaring a ...
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Can people on the same ticket separately check-in at airline counter?

If one of the passengers has not reached airport yet, can the rest check-in while the remaining check-in later (to get their boarding pass)?
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Why is there such intense questioning of passengers on flights to US and Canada?

When flying to the US and Canada, the airline usually interviews you very intensely - triple checking your visa and asking you about your plans. The questioning is at times more detailed than what US/...
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How fast is the Internet on board Iceland Air flights?

Iceland Air offers wireless internet connectivity on all flights. How fast is it in practice?
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BA: “anx9c1s6 type fares”?

What are "anx9c1s6 type fares", as seen on the following screenshot I got from britishairways.com while making a booking? (Googling yields zero hits.)
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Does ryanair allow an extra bag if bought at the airport shops? [duplicate]

Ryanair luggage policy has recently changed. Before I could take two bags, so if I bought something at the airport I would just put it in my luggage. Since I am now only carrying a small backpack I ...