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Are airlines required to give the safety briefing in another language if asked?

If a traveler on a US airline does not speak or understand English, can that passenger request the safety briefing in a language they would understand? Does the airline have an obligation to provide ...
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Are there any other airlines besides LATAM going to Easter Island from Chile?

I want to go to Easter Island but on the date I choose for travelling all seats on the LATAM flight to the island are already booked. Is there any other airline leaving from Chile (any city) to Easter ...
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Airline ticket reservation, spaces removed from lastname

I booked a flight ticket through an external website. The ticket I received shows my last name as one word even though it's two words. (Instead of "Full Name" it says "Fullname"). Can this be a ...
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At what age an infant can start flying?

Can a month old infant fly? Are there any health related issues prevent that or is it ok? Any restrictions from airlines I may face?
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Whose responsibility is it to advise impact to transit time due to flight changes by partner airline(s)

Transiting from Dubai via Madrid to a local flight in Spain operated by Iberia. (Terminal 4S arrival, Terminal 4). All tickets issued by Emirates. Original transit time 2.5 hours, now down to 25 ...
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How directly must an airline be affected by a strike to be ineligible to pay compensation?

Recently the ATC personnel in France has been on strike. I was supposed to fly from Lisbon to Zurich, with the last flight of the day (Zurich airport closes at midnight or so). Due to the accumulated ...
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No-show vs cancel the flight when one-way ticket was twice as expensive

I bought a round-trip flight with KLM from Amsterdam to Toronto and already used the first part of the ticket to arrive to the destination. The ticket is not refundable. Now my plans have changed and ...
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Is there some way to find the cheapest airline tickets for a lot of countries

I'm looking for airline ticket prices for travel around Asia. I want to visit India, Indonesia, Thailand and few countries more (about ten). And doesn't matter order of traveling for me. I mean, I can ...
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Is the youth price applicable to foreigners for air travel in Scandinavia?

I'm Brazilian and I'm planning to visit Norway and Sweden. I'm planning on making the internal trips through Wideroe and I noticed the prices for youths (12-25 years old) are cheaper. Since I will ...
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If I have status on one airline, can I transfer my status to another airline?

I've heard that if you have status on one airline and move to a new area and can't fly them any more, you can call up an airline and get them to match your status. Is this true? Which airlines offer ...
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When arriving at Stansted, does Eurowings exit passengers via the rear stairs?

When arriving at Stansted airport, does Eurowings (formerly Germanwings) flights exit passengers via the back stairs of the aircraft? Since they allow seat selection, I'm wondering if I should ...
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Difference between electronic ticket and paper ticket?

I know that almost all tickets nowadays are considered "electronic" tickets, though I've seen that most airlines will charge a paper ticket fee if they have to issue you a paper ticket. Considering ...
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Skyscanner: More expensive to buy 2 adult tickets, rather than 1? [duplicate]

My wife and I want to visit India and decided to use Skyscanner.net as we usually do. We obviously want to purchase our tickets together, and not separately. If we set the number of travellers to 1, ...
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Budget airlines, US to Canada

Are there any low-cost airlines flying from the United States to Canada? Especially looking for any companies not listed on the travel ticketing sites (Orbitz, Expedia, and such ). For example, ...
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What to do if airline persistently doesn't respond to complaint? [closed]

I had a problem with my Lufthansa flights, in my opinion that was completely the airline's fault. At the desk during the day of flights, they (naturally) didn't give me any proper response, just a ...
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Route from AKL to YVR?

I'm attempting to find out which airline routes exist from AKL (Auckland) (or CHC(Christchurch)) to YVR (Vancouver)? Or companies which fly between those cities, I guess. So far, I've identified ...
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Do airlines know that a passenger arrived at the airport?

Usually you have to scan your boarding pass at least twice at the airport: First at the security checkpoint and then at the gate for boarding (plus once more if you check bags). If somebody does not ...
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Credit card lost after booking the flight with it

I recently booked online tickets for a flight from Delhi to Paro on the 10th February 2017. A few days ago, I lost the credit card I used. As per the guidelines, I have to have my credit card I used ...
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Which airlines do not allow a personal item in addition to a carry-on? [closed]

From experience, most airlines allow passengers to bring a personal item on-board in addition to a carry-on item. I nearly always travel with both but once while flying Amazonas in Bolivia, it was not ...
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Which airlines provide on-board WiFi in Chinese airspace?

Many airlines provide on-board WiFi service, however the services are suspended when the plane is in Chinese airspace, even if the flight does not depart from or arrive to China. Which airlines ...
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Airline compensation for non-specific delays with a US carrier

One of my cousin had to travel to Asia because of some emergency situation. I paid a huge price for the earliest available flight, but the airline (United) dropped him at the destination 12 hours late....
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Do airlines bear responsibility if the shuttle bus is delayed?

Some airlines operate shuttle coach services between airport and other cities, like Emirates, Etihad, KLM and Alitalia. If the connecting flight is missed because of shuttle coach delay, does the ...
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Flight check-in denied at the airport. Forced to buy a new a ticket. How can I ask for a refund?

I have bought plane tickets for 4 passengers from Expedia to fly from Singapore to Thailand via Thai Lion Air(subsidiary of APG Airlines). 2 Days after purchasing the tickets, I called Thai Lion Air ...
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Returning to Canada as a PR without a card

I recently got my permanent residence in Canada; until my PR card arrives, they provided me with a piece of paper. Unfortunately the airline does not accept that piece of paper to let you on the plane....
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Can I be given a voucher without my consent?

During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic (ongoing at the time of writing, 2020-05-06), many airlines are cancelling flights and then offering vouchers instead of refunds. Several questions address this ...
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Do airlines have to check the visa status before selling a ticket?

My daughter bought a ticket for a flight with a layover in Emirates (from Dallas, Texas to India). She had a stop of 48 hours in Dubai. When she was checking in in Dubai for Delhi, she was informed ...
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Which airlines (if any) offer vertical seating seats on their journeys from the UK?

Long time ago I remember reading about them on RyanAir but I can't find anything on their website?
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Why do airlines print the passenger manifest?

During a recent trip, I saw the gate agent print a long document on tractor-feed paper, delivering it to the plane before pushback. He said it is the passenger manifest. Why is this printed instead ...
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When is it that you can't reserve a specific seat on a plane beforehand?

Two of my friends flew Scandinavian Airlines from Norway to Denmark, and from Denmark via Dubai to India with Emirates. They thought they could select seats 24 hrs before departure, but when they ...
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My airline does not guarantee carry-on in the cabin. Can I opt in to have it travel in the cargo hold?

I'm traveling with WizzAir from Poznań to London, and WizzAir has recently changed its policy to allow larger carry-on bags for free, but with no guarantee that the bag will be allowed on board - if ...
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Why flight itineraries can't be changed online?

On my last trip I had to change my flight itinerary, and I had to spend over an hour on the phone while the agent was finding a flight for us, informing its cost, and confirming with us. The agent ...
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Can I earn miles with the skyteam program if a friend of mine buy the ticket for me?

I'm new with any kind of miles program and I am wondering some questions. As assumption I'm considering the SkyTeam program. If a friend of my mine buy two ticket one for him and one for me, he'll ...
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Do some US airlines now charge for ANY checked baggage?

I've heard that some/most US airlines charge for any checked luggage, even the first piece. Is that the case? Are there any that don't? What kind of charges would I expect per piece if that is the ...
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Why is the ticket from an airport further away half the cost? [duplicate]

I am looking to go to the USA for a week or so in March and I have just noticed that flights from Dublin (that go via Heathrow) are half the price or less than the same flight directly from Heathrow. ...
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Is there a non-opinion based way to rate in-flight meals across airlines?

I'm currently planning a flight between munich (MUC) and Kathmandu (KTM) for trekking in Nepal. This is a 11.5h+ flight which costs at least 700 EUR (well, technically two flights - there and back). ...
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Can I bring my battery pack on the airplane that has variable voltage/wattage?

I have a 20000 mAh battery pack but I can select a range of voltage output of 5V/9V/15V/19V. With 5V I have 100 Wh, which is safe to deliver alongside, but with 19V it will be a whooping 380 Wh, ...
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What is the easyjet hand luggage weight limit?

I am looking for Easyjet hand luggage weight limit. As far as I remember they don't have one. I found a few blogs stating the same. I also checked their website and I didn't find any reference. Is ...
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Flight/booking code explanation

What do the letters mean in the following output from http://matrix.itasoftware.com/search.htm search results? When I went to see a travel agent to book one of these flights, he mentioned the ...
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Why is a single return ticket more expensive than separate tickets for the two sectors? [duplicate]

In this case BHX-FRA return (Lufthansa) is about £140; FRA-WDH return (Air Namibia) is about £500 - and BHX-FRA-WDH return, on exactly the same flights is about £900. I understand that this is common,...
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Do code share flights yield less/more miles?

I'm a MileagePlus member (Premier Platinum level). I'm flying to India on United and have a choice of leaving from EWR on UA or JFK on LH (code share) to FRA and then onward on LH. Which option is ...
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What happens if the passport number changes?

A friend bought a flight one month ago (with Turkish) and now he has renew the passport and the number is different. He's wondering if he could take the flight showing both passport, the old one (...
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Gate to gate electronic device usage on AmericanConnection/Chautauqua Airlines?

I recently booked a flight that's on AmericanConnection, operated by Chautauqua Airlines. I know all American Airlines and American Eagle operated flights now allow gate-to-gate usage of portable ...
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What destinations does Air Calin class as long haul?

On the Air Calin economy class page, it has this to say about catering: On long-haul flights from Noumea, passengers are served meals blending the scents and savours of New Caledonia with gourmet ...
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Can I travel within the US using only my foreign passport as ID?

I want to know if I can travel with my passport within the US being in immigration process? I will be okay using only my passport ?
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Citilink airline ticket cancellation and refund

Last month I booked a flights with Citilink from Melbourne to Bali return for May. Last week i received a whatsapp message from Citilink saying the flights were cancelled until December. The whatsapp ...
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How do oil prices impact flight prices?

At the beginning of 2015 we have seen an important drop in the cost of oil. While drivers could see a pretty fast difference when filling their gas tanks, I do not see any difference in flight prices. ...
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First name put as “Mr” in Airticket

My surname is blank in my passport while in my given name i use first name and middle name. In the airline ticket, agent has put "Mr" as first name and my given name as last name. Is this correct ...
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Is my cabin class based on my operating airline or my marketing airline?

I just got an XML for my PNR from Sabre which held two components: ResBookDesigCode="X" MarketingCabin="Y" MarketingAirline Code="DL"/> OperatingAirline Code="WA" CompanyShortName="KLM CITYHOPPER"/> ...
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Regarding AirAsia branches

In a week I'm traveling from Seoul to Bangkok with AirAsia. On my ticket it says Air Asia X, however searching up similar flights on their website they call it "Thai AirAsia X". What is the difference ...
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Do I need a return flight for all airlines to go to Argentina?

I am planning to travel through Latin America from the beginning of November onward. My first destination would be Buenos Aires. However, it seems most airlines need you to get a return flight so as ...

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