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Bag tag information after name

I traveled recently with SN Brussels Airlines. On my bag tag after my LAST NAME/GIVEN NAME (cut after 4 characters) then +011/12 on the way out and +011/19 on the way back. What does these numbers ...
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Find missing bag. That has been forwarded via a 3rd airline

Had flight with Wizzair inside europe. Bag was missing. And I made a property irregularity report at airport. For bag to be delivered to my final destination. In another continent- flew there with ...
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Can airlines deny boarding for passengers who are visibly very sick or have disturbing body odour? Like they do with very overweight passengers?

Due to the nature of flying in a tightly packed enclosed space, there will be situations arising where passengers might be highly disturbed by certain characteristics of other passengers. Currently ...
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Is Aegean Air's cancellation penalty for Flex/ComfortFlex applied per booking, per leg, per passenger, or somehow else?

Consider one-way tickets from Paris to Larnaka with Aegean Air on December 1, 2022 for two adults. The website shows a price per adult per ticket (not per leg); if I choose a fare, the doubled number ...
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Why do some airlines have indemnity forms even though the ICAO rules state the airlines can recover the costs for removing inadmissible persons?

Why do some airlines have indemnity forms, even though the ICAO rules state the airlines can recover the costs for removing inadmissible persons? What do the forms add that is not already in the ICAO ...
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Weight restrictions for personal item

All airlines I have flown with so far specify both the dimensions and the weight for their carry-on allowance. Most also allow a "personal item" (or under-the-seat luggage) and when they do, ...
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Airlines summer schedule 2023

I came across this table about Summer 2023 slots but since I'm not familiar with these dates, I couldn't understand in which date do airlines publish their Summer season schedule in their websites and ...
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In Transit visa for Kuwait

We are India citizens travelling from India to London through Kuwait & Istanbul but with different airlines(Indigo, Pegasus). We have to collect the luggage in Kuwait & check in again at ...
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Adding my middle name to a flight bought through a travel agent

When I filled out the flight form, I forgot to add my middle to the last name (both are written in my passport.) I paid double for the premium service package at checkout with lastminute.com. The ...
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Can you get a refund if your booked seat is changed at the gate?

I have paid alongside my ticket (ITA Light fare) for a seat selection. However, at the gate, most passengers got their seat changed and I got switched along. As I have paid for it, due to the ...
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Are intra-Schengen flights counted as domestic flights?

I am reading a Schengen airport MCT (Minimum connection time) chart for a future flight. The flight comes from the country and then I would connect to another Schengen country. I know that Schengen ...
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How do fare restrictions work in case of rebooking?

I have a fare class with the restrictions as the following: THE FARE COMPONENT MUST BE ON ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING ANY AZ FLIGHT OPERATED BY AZ. I was thinking to myself, are the fare ...
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No Re-reroute Option - What can be done?

What are my rights as a passenger in this case? I have booked a Japan Airline flight to Kuala Lumpur on Mar 22, 2022 with the below route, YVR - Depart:Aug 4, 2022 2.05PM (JL17) NRT - Arrive:Aug 5, ...
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What does "work backpack" for hand baggage mean?

ITA Airways hand baggage policy states : ITA SpA also lets you bring an accessory of your choice from the following: Handbag Work backpack Laptop computer I am confused about what does work ...
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Converting one-way ticket to return?

I have bought a one-way ticket on Etihad for a certain route. I wonder if I can convert it into a return ticket (by additional payment) on the same airline or just will have to buy another ticket now?
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How many times have airline passengers been restrained in flight in the last year, and is it increasing?

I've found questions on the legality of crew restraining a passenger, but not on the frequency of it. I was personally on a flight in 2016 where they asked over the intercom for off-duty policemen 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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Why do some airlines stop selling tickets 3 hours before the flight departure? [closed]

I've encountered some airline that stops selling tickets 3 hours before the flight departure on their website, and don't sell tickets in person at the airport. Why do some airlines stop selling ...
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Do any airlines issue boarding passes online on US-bound international flights?

One annoying thing about flying to the US from abroad is the need to stand in a long line at the check-in kiosks so that your immigration status could be verified. In some cases I’ve even seen airline ...
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Flight AGP-HOG in a single ticket

I want to travel from Málaga (Spain) to Holguín (Cuba) checking-in luggage up to destination. There seems to be quite some connections, for instance: AGP-HAV (Iberia) then HAV-HOG (Cubana) AGP-MAD (...
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Why do all airlines require you to distinguish your first name and last name?

I can understand the need for airlines to have your full name on record, but why do they care about the structure of your name?
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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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Wanting to find the flight departure time for an Air Canada flight AC1620 (YYZ to FLL) on Feb 28 '22 - getting a runaround by AC for a claim [duplicate]

Wanting to find the flight departure time for an Air Canada flight AC1620 (YYZ to FLL) on Feb 28 '22 - getting a runaround by AC for a claim
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Which airlines are the US flag carrier?

I am PhD student and would like participate a conference in the United States. I have been granted a partial travel grant. But it has a condition that I should travel with a US flag carrier. The ...
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Is there any way to avoid paying a large fare difference when changing an Iberia flight due to COVID-19?

I am on vacation in Spain, and several months ago booked to fly home (MAD->MSP) with Iberia. Unfortunately, I contracted COVID-19 while on vacation and am currently in quarantine. I feel fully ...
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Using historical flight data to predict reliability of airline

I'm not sure if I can name the website, but I paid some small amount of money to access the historical flight data for KRU2609. I can see the information on flights since 19th of January 2022. The ...
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Odd vs even flight numbers

Having traveled internationally a lot over the last 20 years, I've noticed that the flights from the airline's home country are usually odd numbered, while flights to home country are usually even ...
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If a flight delay causes you to miss a later leg, can you ask to be rebooked on one from another airline, to significantly shorten the total delay?

Consider the following situation: I book a single American Airlines ticket with a 9am-11am flight from City A to City B, followed by a 12pm-2pm flight from City B to City C. The first leg of my ...
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flight booked but money is back in my account

Yesterday I purchased a plane ticket with my bank card. It went through and there was a “hold” on my bank account for it as well as the insurance I had bought for my ticket. My ticket was issued, I ...
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Database/API for airline ticket prices [closed]

Some airlines have price calendar like the following: But how can I get prices for various airlines/directions, for next 6 months, in one API/database? Amadeus has API for getting info for one ...
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Connecting flights with partner airlines

I bought a ticket with an online travel agency and at check-in, at the airport, the airline company informed me they don't do point-to-point check-in with KLM and that I would have to do 7 days ...
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What to do when booking a flight with an Online Travel Agency (OTA) and the flight is cancelled?

As per this meta discussion, an attempt to make a canonical question about this. My example: I had a trip with say random online agency ROA. I've emailed them to rebook. They're happy to help, but ...
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Do I face any penalty if I don't take the last leg of my return flight?

I am traveling to Europe and on the way back I have a long wait in NYC before flying to Philadelphia. It would be more convenient for me to take a train from NYC home to Pennsylvania then wait for ...
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Online travel agency does not answer my messages about refunding my cancelled flights

I booked quite a few flights in 2020 that got cancelled because of the travel restrictions of the pandemic. The travel agency (quite a known one on the internet) had two options for the refund: ...
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How can I find the N number of an old flight? [duplicate]

I want to know a FREE way I can find the N number of a flight. I want to know the N number of UAL 2258 from June 19, 2021.
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Qatar Airlines: Modifying Seat Selection

I've booked a ticket on Qatar Airlines. I can see on their website that there should be options for modifying seat selection. However, in "manage booking" page, I don't see any option for ...
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What airlines offer or used to offer birthday cakes?

Inspired by this question: two of the IATA Meal Codes, next to the usual vegetarian, bland, Kosher etc meals, are CAKE Birthday Cake and CLML Celebration Cake Meal. On which airlines can or could I ...
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First leg cancelled - Etihad Airways refuse to rebook

The first leg of my flight from Vienna to Abu Dhabi (for the month December 2021) has been cancelled by Etihad Airways. I called the customer service and they refused to rebook the new flight without ...
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Wrong ID information on Wizzair

I have a flight on the 25th of August and it’s my first time flying alone and I’m terrified, with that anxiety I wrote my document information wrong. Instead of writing my ID document number I wrote ...
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Is Air India strict with checked in baggage dimensions for international flights?

For economy class passengers it is mentioned that 2 checked in bags are allowed but their combined dimensions must not exceed 107 inches. How strict is Air India with this rule? Can I bring two ...
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I have booked flights tickets for 3 and got one confirmation number, so what should I do to get seats together for no cost?

I am travelling in US (domestic), and have a one conformation number for 3 passengers, so I want all three of us sit together without paying anything.
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When traveling with airplanes internationally, do they scan/check the non-hand baggage which is separated from the people area in the plane?

If I were to book a ticket to travel to somewhere in the USA from Europe right now, and I bring one large traveling bag and one small backpack with me, with the big one containing a baton (thus a ...
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Can an airline move a flight time up 2 hours with three days notice?

I rode a commuter flight on Boutique Air to BWI to catch a cross country flight to LA. Three days before I was to return, I got a notice that my flight back from BWI to AOO (Altoona-Blair County) was ...
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Do airlines transmit flight data with immigration?

I'd like to ask the following question Obviously, upon travelling, we have to go to the check-in in order to get the boarding card/pass and then we have to clear immigration by going to the entry or ...
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Is eating permitted on Southwest Airlines today?

What is the current policy concerning eating on domestic (US) flights on Southwest Airlines? (Obviously, one cannot wear a mask continually while eating.) Thank you.
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Do I have any recourse if airline is refusing to return carry-on during long flight delay?

I'm on a flight that is currently delayed 4 hours due to runway conditions at the destination airport. We boarded and were then de-planed. They made us gate-check all our carry on luggage so that (as ...
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Can I bring a single shot of live ammunition onto the plane from US to UK as a souvenir?

I’m on holiday in the US and I’m planning on going to shoot some guns at the gun range. As a souvenir, I would like to bring a single shot of ammo (maybe a 9mm or something small) with me to the UK, ...
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Why do return ticket prices jump up if the return flight is more than six months after the departing flight?

On Singapore Airlines, if you book a flight from London to Singapore for almost any date, the price is either £690 or £1088. For example, a flight leaving on the 28th of Dec with return on 28th of ...
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US domestic flight numbers when flying past midnight

If I understand correctly, US domestic carriers' flights are repeated daily. Thus if flight 123 goes from airport X to Y to Z on, say, Monday, then Tuesday, flight 123 of the same carrier will also ...
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Request refund from booking website or airline?

I booked a flight through Travelocity, and the flight was changed by more than 24 hours. Should I request a refund from Travelocity, or from American Airlines? I'm a US citizen flying from China.

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