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Questions tagged [airports]

Questions related to airports themselves rather than "airlines" and "air-travel", which have their own tags. "Airport-transfer" is also covered by a separate tag.

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Flight BR61 Taipeh -> Bangkok -> Vienna. Why the deboarding in Bangkok?

I recently flew from Taipei (TPE) to Vienna (VIE) via Bangkok (BKK), with EVA Air BR61. In Bangkok, all passengers had to deboard, and then go through security again and board again, for a ~1 hour ...
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Reschduling Flight UK to Pak without paying penality

How Can i reschedule my return flight UK to Pak without paying penality before time
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Hong Kong Airport to Macau by bus

I will be visiting Macau in May and would like to know if it is possible to take the bus trip on the bridge from the Hong Kong airport.
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What schengen visa should the flight crew from outside the EU have? [on hold]

Let’s suppose I start an airline in a non-EU country, one that does not have visa waivers of any kind with the EU. Eventually, I start operating a daily flight to an airport within the Schengen zone. ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says “Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt.”?

I have booked my flight from London to Iceland. The flight ticket says London Heathrow Apt - Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt. I checked on Google Maps; it shows Reykjavik Domestic, Reykjavik ...
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Indian e-visa: where is the immigration office located on Delhi airport?

I'm arriving at the Delhi airport with e-visa. I'm not going to leave the airport because I will take a domestic flight to a small airport in few hours. I have to have my visa confirmed before I will ...
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Wanna enjoy visiting Nepal [closed]

I am planning to visit Nepal on 15th of February. I am expecting to experience snow fall. So will I get to see snow fall after 15th Feb? If yes then which place will be the best? & also suggest me ...
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Travelling to Tokyo in 6 days and my passport has been torn

Is this damage that would stop me being able to leave the country? Damage has happened today, I currently reside in the UK and have just had this tear happen.
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15 days duration of stay schengen visa? [duplicate]

I got a Schengen visa from french embassy date: from 7th February /2019 until 8th March /2019 with 15 days duration of stay my travel plan will be as following : i will arrive in Paris on the 23rd of ...
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London underground + airport trips: combining daily caps with trips to airports

I intend to pay with a contactless card, in London Underground + buses, and to reach the daily/weekly spending cap. Once I have already reached the daily cap, what's the cheapest way of combining ...
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Sticker on passport

I had a sticker placed on my passport at Brisbane airport (inside last page) that states: SECURITY DO NOT REMOVE 05/11/18 It's blue and grayish. Would I have a problem or denied boarding if I have ...
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Change in intended date of Arrival . Uk visit visa

Can I change my travel plans or intended date of arrival after getting UK visit visa ? Will there be problem at immigration? I mentioned in my application that I want to visit my brother in mid week ...
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Best way to dispose of a carry-on bag in Hong Kong airport?

An odd question, I know. I'm expecting to arrive with a full-size carry-on, containing some stuff I brought on the flight but don't want to carry any further, some stuff I'll transfer into my main ...
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Exiting the airport on a connection flight

I am citizen of USA. I will be flying from South Korea back to USA. There is an 8 hour stop in Taiwan for a connecting flight. Am I allowed to exit the Taiwan airport on this stop to meet up with some ...
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Getting from Milan Linate to Bergamo [closed]

What is the fastest way to get from Linate airport to Bergamo centre? A quick Google search showed me GoOpti transfer company but I have never heard about them. Would anybody recommend them?
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Ambitious return trip from Germany to Australia [closed]

Long story short, I plan to leave my accomodation in Freiburg im Breisgau after 6 p.m. local time on Friday, February 15th. My goal is to get to Sydney or Melbourne by Sunday morning (i.e. before 12 p....
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Does Kapalua Airport (JHM) have a TSA checkpoint?

I took a plane from Kapalua Airport (JHM) to Honolulu (HNL) on 2019-01-27. I didn't go though the TSA at JHM. I wonder whether the absence of TSA is due to the current US shutdown. Does Kapalua ...
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Standard for Body Odor

Is there a standard for body odor? A family was denied passage on flight from MIA because of alleged body odor. Some cases are clear, others are not. This family vehemently denies the odor claim:...
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What is the quickest way to get from terminal 2 to terminal 4 at JFK? [duplicate]

I know this question has been answered before, but that was 5 years ago and most airports have changed a lot since then. On 3/6/2019 I will be travelling from Boston to Punta Cana on Delta with a ...
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Singapore Changi Airport: Is Terminal 4 connected Airside to other terminals

I am boarding a flight from Terminal 4 at Changi airport, where my friend is boarding flight from Terminal 2. Is Terminal 4 is connected airside to other terminals, so that I can meet my friend after ...
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Duty free without flying? [duplicate]

Am I allowed to buy a cheap flight one way for 15$ just so that i can get through security in order to use duty free. Is that legal? And am I allowed to leave the airport without boarding my flight. ...
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Is there Shuttle transfer from DXB terminal 1 to 2? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Manila (MNL) - Muscat and I will be transitting for a connecting flight at Dubai for 2hours. I will be arriving at Dubai Terminal 1 and my connecting flight will be departing at ...
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Can I go through an airport security checkpoint after my flight’s scheduled departure time?

If my flight is delayed, and I'm already checked in with only carry-on bags, will security allow me through the security checkpoint after my scheduled flight departure time? I've already seen this: ...
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Can I pay by card at the staff canteens in Changi airport?

At the beginning of my previous trip I asked a question looking for hawker stalls near Changi airport which attracted an amazing answer about staff canteens that anyone can eat at. That info came in ...
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Do airports x-ray checked in baggage on arrival?

I've never had my carry-on scanned on arrival. However, I am wondering if there are airports that x-ray checked in baggage on arrival.
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Airport Change from La Guardia TO JFK [duplicate]

Traveling from Toronto to Accra, Ghana. The Itinerary states : Toronto - New York-LGA: Air Canada (Airport Change) New York-JFK - Lisbon: Tap Air Portugal Lisbon - Accra: Tap Air Portugal Will I be ...
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What is the process of swine flu (H1N1) screening used at airports?

Today I received an email from VFS advising as follows: In view of the spread of the Swine Influenza A (H1N1) all passengers traveling to India will be screened at the International Airports in ...
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Do I need to pass through emmigration?

Next year, I'm going to do OPO - MAD - MIA in Air Europa. I've heard that I need to pass through emmigration in Madrid, but I've also heard that I don't need it. Is anyone here that knows how ...
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1h50m is enough to transfer in Madrid Airport?

Next year I will make a cruise that starts in Miami. The best quality-price flight is OPO-MAD-MIA. I arrive in MAD at 13h35 (Terminal 2) and the next flight to MIA is at 15h25 (Terminal 1). Since the ...
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Plane to train transfer times at Copenhagen Airport

I'm flying into Copenhagen from London. I'm arriving at 14:15. I'm looking to book the train from Copenhagen Airport to Linkoping. It leaves at 15:20. Let's assume the plan arrives on time. Have I ...
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How many airports around the world have border control for incoming domestic flights? [closed]

I've flown to various airports around the world and whilst international flights can have complicated rules around whether you have to go through border control (eg if the country is part of Schengen ...
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Do I have to take the receipt of a laptop I bought in USA when I go to my home country?

Do I have to take the receipt of the laptop I bought in USA with me, when I'm traveling to my country? The laptop is new, not opened.
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How can I withdraw RMBs at Hong Kong airport (HKG)?

How can I withdraw RMBs at Hong Kong airport (HKG)? I tried using one of the two Bank of China ATMs in terminal 1: which indicates it has RMBs (the second ATM was displaying it only had 500 and 1000 ...
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I would be traveling from New York to India through Dubai stop at Athens.Do I need an airport transit visa? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of India. I will be traveling from New York to India through Dubai and with a stop at Athens (2 hrs). I will stay in the airport (or in the airplane) during the 2 hour stop at the ...
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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa at the border and if possible avoiding stairs?

How to get from Hong Kong airport (HKG) to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") at the border as a French citizen, and if possible avoiding stairs?
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How can I get a metered taxi at New Bangkok International Airport (BKK - Suvarnabhumi)?

I read on https://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g293916-c155301/Bangkok:Thailand:Getting.From.The.Airport.To.Bangkok.City.html (mirror): You have the option of either a flat fee agreed up front or a ...
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Why do many North American Airports Offer Plastic 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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Where to find flights statuses by airport for a given day?

On November 23, 2018 I had a flight from KRK (Krakow, Poland) to KBP (Kiev, Ukraine) via Ryanair, flight no. FR 6640. The flight was canceled due to bad weather conditions on KBP airport. Now, I'd ...
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Are T2 and T3 different building at the Sao Paolo GRU Airport

I will be traveling back from Montevideo to Amsterdam with a transit via Sao Paolo Airport. I have a single ticket (booking) I found a previous thread which state that 1.30 Hours at the Sao Paolo ...
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Transit Visa for Philippine Passport holder in hongkong

I am a Philippine passport holder with a Japan Resident Card flying back from Manila back to Japan. I have a 2 hour layover in Hongkong airport, do I need an airport transit visa. I am only on 2 hours ...
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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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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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Traveling with a new passport and valid US Visa on a damaged old passport? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, my passport had suffered water damage during my stay in the US because of which I had to apply and get a new one. Since my old passport contains a valid US visa, the indian embassy ...
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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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How long does it take to check in at Pudong Airport, Shanghai?

I need to fly from Pudong Airport (Shanghai) to the USA. I have 1 checked bag. How long do I need to allow for check-in, baggage drop-off, security, and customs exit? Hainan Airline, if it matters.
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Is it legal to bring Snuff, Cigarette and Medicines while Traveling to Dubai?

Someone ask to bring me snuff, Cigarette and medicines. While I am traveling to Dubai. But I don't know the rules of airport. Is it legal to brings these thing with me?
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can a pilot refuel his small private airplane internationally without passing immigration or customs? [closed]

I've been a private pilot for many years, but have never flown internationally in small private aircraft. I'm about to buy a tiny, high-tech, super-efficient 2-seat airplane that has extended range ...
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Is it possible to transit through a UK airport whilst barred for entry into the UK

A particular person wanting to travel is barred for entry to the UK. This means if they set foot on UK soil they will be arrested and put in jail. This is all ok, however there are a number of good ...
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Travelling from Toronto (YYZ) to Durban (DUR) with questions

I am flying from Toronto to Atlanta to Johannesburg to Durban. This is my first ever international flight. I have a few questions to pose to the masses here. I am a Canadian citizen for those ...
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Are there immigration officers who speak Bahasa Indonesia in Kaohsiung, Taiwan airport?

Does anyone have experience with this? From what I found on the internet so far, and from my experience in Taoyuan airport, it seems like you need to speak Chinese or English to make it through ...