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Baggage lost and airline unresponsive - whom else should I contact?

Slightly more than a week ago I had a flight with some co-workers from GRZ via FRA to BER. The flight from GRZ to FRA (with Air Dolomiti/EN) was delayed and we missed the connecting flight from FRA to ...
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Are there some regulations limiting how loud in-flight announcements can be?

I am sometimes surprised at how loud some in-flight announcements are in some flights. Are there some regulations on how loud in-flight announcements can be?
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What can I do during a 7 hours flight connection in Lisbon?

Me and my wife will soon take a flight from Geneva to Madeira. Unfortunately, there will be a 7 hours-long connection in Lisbon. My question is: is it enough time to take a short trip in Lisbon and if ...
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How can I find the price for NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta?

Given a flight route and date/time, how can I find out the price of NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta Air Lines?
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EuroWings flight cancelled - how to get rerouting?

Possibly related: First leg cancelled - Etihad Airways refuse to rebook - but a different airline I have a booking with EuroWings (booked directly on their website) to fly on 26 July from LHR (London ...
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How can one find the purchase or reservation deadline for a fare when booking a flight on the All Nippon Airways (ANA) website?

https://www.ana.co.jp/en/jp/book-plan/reservation/international/kmf/ states: Depending on the purchase or reservation deadline for a fare, there are cases in which the ticket must be issued within 72 ...
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When is the deadline to use the "Keep My Fare" feature on the All Nippon Airways (ANA) website?

I see there is a deadline to use the "Keep My Fare" feature on All Nippon Airways (ANA) website: The screenshot was taken about 1 week prior to the flight departure. When is the deadline to ...
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High cabin pressure flights?

I've got dysfunction in my ears; this drastically slows the regulation of pressure behind my eardrums. The result of this is that the pressure changes while flying put excessive pressure on my ...
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Flight booking with XXX as given name

I am booking a flight for me and my family. My daughter’s given name is mentioned on Canadian passport as XXX while full name is mentioned in surname field. Please advise what to mention as first ...
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What's the closest 24/7 luggage locker in or around Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)?

The only luggage lockers I could find in Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) are currently not 24/7 (reduced hours or closed due to COVID-19). What's the closest 24/7 luggage locker from Singapore Changi ...
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What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Essen (Germany)? [closed]

I am a research scholar from India. I will participate in two workshops in two different cities Budapest(Hungary) and Essen(Germany). I will visit Budapest to Essen on 3rd September and then bound ...
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Saving money on airline tickets when buying weird route because of Epilepsy

I want to travel to Poland in a month or so to visit sick relatives. Like the title says, I'm an Epileptic and to stay safe I can only travel during waking hours. I go to bed at 10pm every day. I live ...
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How to do transaction to buy air ticket from Wizz Air/Blue Air?

I am from India. I was trying to buy air tickets from the airline Wizz Air and Blue Air. However my debit cards are not working during the transaction. I have international debit cards but that is ...
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Taiwan quarantine?

There is an announcement that there is 3 days quarantine rule which should be in specific hotel and taxi from airport. My destination is Tainan but I reach to taipei airport. Where should I go to ...
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Do I have to recheck my luggage and obtain a transfer visa for my connecting flight in Germany?

I am traveling from the United States to India via a connecting flight in Munich, Germany (I am a US citizen). Will I have to re-check my luggage and go through TSA, or will it automatically be ...
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Can I skip the first leg of a journey, on a two way flight, on a low cost carrier?

Based on this question: Not flying the first leg of the journey – Company cancels the second-leg ticket I was wondering if the same applies to low-cost carriers. The reason to buy a return ticket in ...
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Finding a flight with flexible date AND flexible airports

I want to find a roundtrip flight with flexible dates and flexible airports. Flightsfinder.com provided a nice price grid, but the airports are fixed. Does a flight finding service exist where it is ...
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Travelling to a conference in Frankfurt and unvaccinated

I am planning to visit Frankfurt from within the EU for a conference by plane. I am not vaccinated at all against COVID-19. Can I still travel to the conference? Edit: EU citizen living in Ireland, ...
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First time flying with carry on only. Can I carry double edged razor blades with me?

Blades are in their original pack. All toiletries are in a separate small bag. That's inside my luggage Is this ok? I live nomadically so it's not like I have a home I can leave it behind and I don't ...
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What can I do if a flight delay makes me miss the transfer from the airport?

My friend was travelling from Italy to Belgium, and her flight was delayed by 2h25. Since the flight was late in the evening, the delay made her miss the bus from the airport to her final destination, ...
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Do all international airports have special security screening for US-bound flights?

So far every time I flew to the US, I remember having to go through extra security checks before boarding the flight - or had to go through pre-clearance in the case of flights from Canada. Do these ...
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spaces removed from last name after buying a ticket from third party

I saw this thread before (Airline ticket reservation, spaces removed from lastname). But I would like to refresh it and be sure maybe others have same problem. While booking I was totally sure that I ...
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If one must retrieve one's checked bag during a layover, is that indicated on the checked bag's tags/stickers?

Assume a passenger takes a flight with a layover. They check in a bag, which they are told they must retrieve during their layover. Is the fact that the checked bag must be retrieved during their ...
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Find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from different airports

I'm looking for a way to find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from two different airports, and given some dates. The meeting airport shouldn't be the same as one of the ...
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How long does it take for Delta to process EU261 compensation requests?

My connection from the EU to Seattle via JFK on Delta was delayed today due to the first flight being late and I’ll arrive to my destination 12 hours late, which definitely entitles me to a 60@ EUR ...
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Regarding taking the luggage in connection flights

I have another question regarding taking the luggage. I cannot connect to the Qatari itself in my country maybe someone assured me. I wanted to buy a ticket online from the airline website itself ...
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Is calf compression as useful as foot compression on a plane?

I have both compression socks that go to my ankles and compression sleeves. I purchased the sleeves to treat shin splints. I have heard compression is useful on planes to help with blood flow. Is ...
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When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional?

When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional? Example:
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Do I need a COVID test to enter the US if my flight departs this Sunday June 12th?

We are flying from Nice, France to New York on Sunday June 12th, leaving at 12 noon (France time) and landing at 3pm (New York time), a direct flight with Delta airlines. All members of our group are ...
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Notifications for new flights/routes from an airport? [duplicate]

COVID has decimated flight schedules, and while they're slowly trickling back, particularly here in Asia many previously common routes are still running on very limited schedules or halted entirely. ...
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Is there any index reflecting flight ticket price trends?

Following Why are international flights so much more expensive this year?, I wonder: Is there any index reflecting flight ticket price trends? I'd like to better quantity such price trends.
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What does "no aircraft change" mean?

While buying a ticket, I checked the airlines and it is exactly like this photo. Does it mean we just stay inside the plane for 1 hour and half and then leave or ...? It writes 'no aircraft change'. ...
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Why are international flights so much more expensive this year (2022)?

I have seen similar questions, e.g. this one - Why are flights getting more expensive as traveling returns back to normal? - but these are fairly old. Now that life goes back to normal after the ...
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Transfer times in Stuttgart airpot

Toward the end of summer, I'll be flying from Tbilisi to London via Stuttgart. The transfer time on the ticket is 50 minutes. Stuttgart airport's website indicates 30 minutes as the minimum transfer ...
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How do you write a PNR-style itinerary?

Very random question, I know! But I'd like to write an itinerary PNR-style (for example, Sabre/Amadeus format), and know the basics for the airline PNRs - for example this Amadeus one taken from How ...
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Qatar Flight ticket name change

My Son name on his passport is: First Name: XXX YYY Last Name: ZZZ The name which I gave in the flight ticket is First name: XXX ZZZ Last name: ZZZ It's a Qatar ticket from US to India. Will there be ...
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Is one hour connection time enough to transit at Singapore Changi (SIN) on Scoot airlines?

I understand that Singapore Airlines is super-efficient and has great customer-centric policies in case of missed connections. However, Scoot being a Low-Cost, I am concerned. I did check if there is ...
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How to cancel part of my flight

I am flying with AirCanada Toronto -> Zurich Zurich -> Milan MXP and back to Toronto Milan -> Montreal Montreal -> Toronto Ticket booked through my company and everything is ok Now.. I ...
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Would a 1.5 layover in Dublin airport from Toronto on my way to London be risky?

I am traveling from Toronto to London via Dublin. I am booking the connecting flights myself, so I arrive in with West Jet and fly out with RyanAir. My flight arrives in at 08:45. There is a flight to ...
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Visiting Girlfriend in the USA for 10 days on a ESTA from the UK London (I am 30 years old)

What was your experience like with US immigration when you told the CPB officer you are there to visit your boyfriend/girlfriend for a short period? This will be my 2nd time but previously I have ...
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Will I be able to take a Norway - Netherlands - Norway flight with only a Norwegian drivers license?

I am in the middle of a work trip. I started off in Stavanger (Norway), and flew to Oslo (Norway) where I am at a conference for a day. Tomorrow, I am supposed to fly from Oslo Gardermoen airport to ...
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Flight cancelled: try an ADR or directly to claims management company? [closed]

My Ryanair flight was cancelled (officially delayed 18 hours) because a crew member was sick and according to the EU regulation 261 and sources like this and this I should be entitled to a 400€ (> ...
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What does +1 mean on an Emirates ticket? [duplicate]

My departure time in Mauritius is 21:50 pm and arrival time in Dubai is 4:25 am +1 day. But my final departure time to my destination is 9:30 am. What does it mean?
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Switching airline carriers at layovers

I will be switching airlines to reach the US. Will I have to pick up my checked-in luggage again and submit it at the new airline's counter (United) again? I'm confused about the whole process of what ...
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How can I get my taxes back while exiting Schengen?

I want to buy a laptop in Poland and then exit Schengen after a few weeks. I know that we can get back the tax of the electronic tools. Does anybody have experience exactly what should I do? Consider ...
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Do I still need E-Pass to enter Kerala, India domestically

I'm wondering if I need anything related to E-Pass as a German citizen when flying from Bengaluru to Kozhikode (Calicut)? The IndiGo website mention this but I can't figure out if this really still ...
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I don't receive the OTP code for changing bookings on IndiGo for international cell phone numbers

I don't receive the OTP code when changing bookings on IndiGO website. The text field does not allow me to enter international phone numbers since these are a digit longer than Indian numbers. What ...
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About travel to Taiwan and exchange [closed]

Does anybody have any experience about this country? I will go there on August for some training course for one month. They will pay me TWD (Taiwan dollars). Is there any exchange to change to dollar ...
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Single-ticket flights to or from Iceland that don't involve Keflavík

It seems like going to Iceland almost always requires an airport transfer in Reykjavík, and I'm wondering how strong that "almost" is. Does any flight exist with all of these characteristics?...
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Buying points from websites

In travel hacking, one common option to earn miles is buy buying them from the frequent flyer programs of airlines. I just came across a third party company that sells miles. I was looking at some of ...
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