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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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Family with lots of electronics traveling to India connecting flight in India customs

This is my first time going to India so please cope with me. I have been doing some reading and discovered a 'potential landmine'. From Singapore we fly to Kochi (Indian airlines) and connecting ...
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App that shows fares to all US cities from specific airport and specific “from” & “to” dates?

Is there an app that will let me enter the airport I'm flying from, the "from" and "to" dates, and when I hit Search it will display the fares to every U.S. city for those exact dates? I essentially ...
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single ticket domestic to international connection at LAX T5/Regional and T4 - disability

I’m travelling alone for the first time, I have a hidden disability that makes communicating with strangers challenging, so I prefer to know all travel details ahead of time. I have never previously ...
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Dual national (France-Philippines) travelling to a third country (Morocco, with previous travel history) [duplicate]

Been reading the threads here for a while and this is the first time I am posting. I would like to ask for your help in finding an answer to my question: I am Philippine-born and a dual citizen of ...
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How long to clear international arrival Terminal B LAX and transfer to Terminal 1?

We arrive at LAX to Terminal B at 06:40 on American Airlines and need to transfer to a domestic flight on Southwest airlines to Phoenix. My question is should I book the 09:00 domestic flight or the ...
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Photo ID for domestic air travel [duplicate]

I have no photo ID issued by Government with me. Can I use an Affidavit with photo duly sworn in before Notary can be A valid Photo ID. Is there any specific language for such Affidavit. Travel ...
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Netherlands residence - return visa for Brazilian citizen [closed]

I am a Brazilian citizen, currently residing in the Netherlands, and my residence permit is scheduled to expire soon. I (in this case my employer) have already applied for a new residence permit. ...
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Best Way of Travelling Weekly [closed]

I live in Sweden and work in Norway. I fly from Sweden to Norway on Tuesdays and I'm back on Fridays. What is the cheapest way to keep this travel routine? Is there some travel company, or flight ...
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What does it mean to “prep food on the go” in terms of air travel?

We are planning a trip on an airplane from Canada. We wanted to know if we could bring fruit aboard, and went to a government of Canada website that explained that we could. However, on the same ...
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Can I enter an airport terminal, go to a departure gate, then go to a different terminal?

I travel with my wife from Rome. Due to technical reasons, we have to take different flights. My flight goes out from FCO airport terminal 1, while her flight goes out from FCO terminal 3, at ...
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What should I do if one leg of my travel plan is cancelled by the airline? [duplicate]

I have following legs of flight travel I have to cover in December: Delhi to Milan (MXP), Air Italy, dep. Monday 6am India time Milan to Rome (FCO), Air Italy, dep. Monday 5pm Italy time Rome to ...
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Can you upgrade a Qantas flight with Enrich points?

Is it possible to upgrade a Qantas flight with Enrich (Malaysia Airlines) points? Do Qantas allow flyers to use frequent flyer points from other one world airlines? I know that business lounge access ...
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Will my ID scan at check-in?

I have a flight booking, and below is a section of the airline's reservation data: 1.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 GVAMSQ0872S26OCT/P/SWE/*****125/SWE/04MAY1995/M/02FEB2023/DEVECSERI/ANDRE 2.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 ...
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How many coin cell batteries can I take on EU flight?

In mid October 2018, I’ll be taking Easyjet flight EZY5701 from TXL (Berlin) to FCO (Rome). How many CR2032 coin cells will I be allowed to take with me? Background: At Makerfaire Rome, I plan to ...
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When Cabin Luggage weight limit is mentioned as 7kg, does it also include Laptop bag weight?

I have seen most of the tickets mention that 7kg is the Cabin Baggage Limit. But I often get confused whether it includes laptop bag weight also? Can I carry cabin bag and laptop bag both?
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Can I carry one year medicine of Hypertension while travelling from India to Canada?

I will be travelling from India to Canada for long term assignment. I am on Hypertension Medication(Metpure-XL-25 a pill per day). So can I carry the Medicine for a year with a Doctor's Prescription? ...
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Do I need proof of onward travel when flying from Malaysia to Vietnam?

I am Lithuanian (EU citizen), on a single entry 3-month visa. I have crossed from Cambodia to Vietnam by land and hasn't been asked for proof of onward travel do I need one when coming into Vietnam ...
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Search for a flight with a layover in a specific place [duplicate]

I was looking on skyscanner and kayak one week ago for flights. I want to go from Buenos Aires to El Calafate around 8 January 2019 (+-2 days) and come back around 12 January (+-2days). Usually the ...
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Can I carry plant saplings while I travel from Ireland to India via London Heathrow airport?

I'd like to know if I'm allowed to carry plant saplings and seeds in my check-in luggage when I travel to India via London Heathrow. I was not able to find the information from Airline site. I will ...
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Can I travel within the US with reinstated I-20 and valid F-1 visa? [closed]

I have an F-1 international student visa which is still valid, and my passport is still valid, my I-20 is reinstated and my case is in the process. Can I still fly within the US? Will TSA agent ask ...
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European Regulations and connecting leg of a Foreign flight booked on a single ticket

Do European regulations of compensation apply when a connecting leg (that begins outside EU) of a flight (owned by a non-EU company) ticket bought online in European Union? Example flight via ...
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Adding Wizz Flex after purchase

I booked a ticket yesterday evening through Wizz, as a Wizz Club member, but forgot to click Wizz Flex. I desperately need to purchase this service for my booking. I tried to buy it again online after ...
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Reasons for not taking melatonin during flight?

After my last intercontinental flight (8 hours difference between arrival and departure airport) I used melatonin to cope with jet lag and it worked pretty fine. I was able to have some decent sleep, ...
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What ID can be used for children on domestic flights in Australia?

Children in Australia usually don’t have a photo ID to travel on domestic flights. What IDs other than a passport can be used for identification?
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Can I travel Without Visa to Argentina using UE passport with a different first name on the ticket [duplicate]

I booked a plane ticket to Argentina with my name as it is on my Tunisian passport. Recently I changed my first name on my french passport so the first name doesn't match the one for the plane ticket/...
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Are there any airline companies in Europe that make discounts if you buy flights in batch?

I recently saw that Ryanair does a 15% discount for 8 flights for Erasmus students. I was wondering if these promotions exist in either Ryanair or other companies to clients if they guarantee to buy a ...
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Transporting Golf club shafts

i’m aware that golf clubs are not permitted as hand luggage on most airlines. How about replacement shafts?? Can those be transported as hand luggage if one is flying business class ?
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Return ticket…but not using departure element

We are traveling Thailand to collect our 14yo Daughter, is it possible to buy 3 return tickets but for one of the tickets (Daughters) only use the return part? Will the fact that she is not on the UK ...
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Why can't you take a hoverboard on a plane?

As Delta Airlines' online check-in helpfully informs me Examples of Forbidden Dangerous items include paints, lighter fluid, fireworks, tear gases, oxygen bottles, radiopharmaceuticals, and ...
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How to identify Economy Light fares, or more generally, the booking class, on Skyscanner?

I am booking this flight The second one is served by KLM which if we look on their website we can see that for a flight Cartagena - Amsterdam - Bucharest, if it is Economy Light the checked-in ...
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Any sure information about Air France free allowed baggage

I want to book a multiple flight: around January 3 2019: Bucharest - Buenos Aires around April 16 2019: Barranquila/Cartagena (northern Colombia) or Panama - Bucharest I will take with me a 70 l ...
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Is 4:30 enough time to transfer from Orly to CDG?

I want to book a flight from Bucharest to Buenos Aires and I've found a good price with Air France which has a layover in Paris. The only problem is that I should arrive on Orly airport and continue ...
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Difference between Economy (R) and Economy (L)

I'm trying to book a flight, one of the segments says Economy (R) and the other one Economy (L). They are provided by the same air company, Air France if this information is useful. What is the ...
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Proof of having an eTA to fly to Canada

I am flying to Canada and have an eTA linked to my passport. Can I now just present my passport at the check-in desk?
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Does it cost extra if I have to check my bag at boarding even if I have one free check-in?

Lets say my flight allows for one checked luggage included in the ticket price. Now I only bring cabin luggage but at the gate they then decide that my bag has to be checked-in because they find it ...
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Flying from Montevideo to Tel-Aviv via Madrid - do I have to go through customs and Immigration in Madrid?

I am planning a trip to Tel-Aviv - the cheapest and fastest connection is via Madrid - but I also read of 2 hour long lines on airports of people going through passport controls, there was a story of ...
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Connecting flight

It's my first two-step flight and I have a question. My flight is from Warsaw to Indonesia, Denpasar with a change in Doha. Both flights take place on the Qatar Airwaves line. I have an hour and a ...
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How to avoid extra TSA check when flying with secondary ID

Flying within the US. My fiance only brought a temporary driver license with her which is considered a secondary form of ID by the TSA. On our first security check she had to go through an extra ...
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“There's been a change in your itinerary” - Why are the flights now longer?

Last month I booked a flight on American Airlines for the end of December. Today I got an email from them stating that there had been a change in my trip, and here are the updated details of my ...
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My partner has an Indian passport with a Tier 2 general visa and a multi-entry Schengen visa - do we need a visa to travel to mexico? [duplicate]

My partner has an Indian passport with a Tier 2 general visa and a multi-entry Schengen visa. All websites I've looked at state he doesn't require a visa. We've had verbal confirmation from the ...
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How can I search for flights from city A to city B only via city C?

I want to find the cheapest flight options between two cities but I'm not able to transit through some countries and I know at least a couple of airlines have an option through a particular third city....
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Flight with Ural Airlines delayed by one day - How to claim damages

I planned a trip from the 17. august to the 21. august to St. Petersburg and book this fligth via a broker with Ural Airlines. My return-flight was delayed by one day (25 hours). Which means I am ...
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Can I nest bags in my luggage?

I'd like to put a filled backpack in my suitcase (for check-in luggage) along some other items -- this is to protect the items inside the backpack from damage. Is this allowed/any other potential ...
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How does a hurricane making landfall between departure and destination affect air travel?

Florence is supposed to make landfall sometime early this weekend in the Carolinas. My daughter and I have a trip planned to visit my father in Florida, leaving Friday and returning Monday. We will ...
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Weird flight path for BA714 - Sep 13, 2018 [closed]

just noticed this weird flight path and the altitude gain graph. What could be the possible reason? https://www.flightstats.com/v2/flight-tracker/BA/714?year=2018&month=09&date=13&...
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Can a student id card can be taken as an identity proof for domestic air travel in India? [duplicate]

I have a student id card verified by my institution. My father works in defence so I also have a family identity card with a photograph attached to it. I would like to know if I will be allowed to ...
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Take one more piece of luggage travelling from Dusseldorf to Yaounde Cameroon

I would like to have one more piece of luggage travelling from Dusseldorf to Yaounde, Cameroon; what to do? I will travel on 29 September, and I'm in Bielefeld, Germany
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What is better for mobility limited on Spirit: nonstop or big front seat?

I have mobility limitations. I cannot stand for more than a few seconds. I can walk like a normal person but only for a limited range of 100-300' (30-100m) before having to stop, and stopping ...
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Is flying 60 short flights per year harmful to health due to additional radiation? [duplicate]

For the fifth year in a row I flew approximately 60 times. Most of my flights are within Europe, so an average flight is quite short (~1000 km, ~2 hours). I am concerned about negative ...
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Best time to buy a flight to South America from Europe [duplicate]

I want to buy a open jaw flight to South America. Bucharest - Buenos Aires at the beginning of January Bogota/Barranquilla/Cartagena(Colombia) - Bucharest, somewhere between 10 and 16 April. When is ...