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Connecting in Liverpool on separate tickets with carry-on only

I'm flying from A->B->C with two different companies and separate tickets. I only have a hand luggage, so I will not need to collect and check in a luggage. A and B are not Schengen, while C is. ...
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International itinerary followed by a separate domestic itinerary at LAX, do I need to go through security again?

I fly out of Beijing and land at LAX in one itinerary on Air China. I had to book a separate domestic itinerary From LAX to go to DFW on American Airline. Once I clear the custom and immigration at ...
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JFK airport 1h40 Layover with Delta

we'll be flying with Delta airlines next September, and I need a piece of advice from more expert American folks, since the company has changed our flight times. We'll be arriving from Denver, and we ...
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BOS>DOH>MEL>ADL, baggage and customs questions

I'm an American citizen without much experience traveling internationally. I have a long international flight originating in Boston, USA, going through Doha, Qatar to Melbourne, Australia then to ...
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Do I have enough time to connect from Copenhagen airport to Aalborg in Denmark?

I am an Australian citizen flying from Toronto, Canada to Aalborg, Denmark. There is one stop on this flight in Copenhagen, Denmark. The time between arrival in Copenhagen at 10:30 am and taking off ...
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How to complain about misconduct by passport control in Germany?

I am a U.S. citizen residing in Switzerland. I was returning to Switzerland from a short vacation in Georgia (the country) with a connection in Munich. The passport control agent at the Munich Airport ...
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Dubai Airport changing terminals

I have a connecting flight from Dubai. Flight route: US(Emirates) -> Dubai(FlyDubai) -> India. For connecting flight at Dubai, I need to change terminals from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2. Do I need ...
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How much connection time should I plan in Dehli DEL airport on a self transfer to a long haul flight?

I am travelling from LKO to SEA on Friday. I have booked my tickets from DEL to SEA. I am an Indian citizen, and the flight is from T3, IGI Airport. However, I live in Lucknow(LKO) and need to reach ...
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Can I exit the airport for my 7 hour layover in Paris?

I've got a German student visa (Schengen), and I'm flying for the first time to Europe. On my way to Germany I have a 7 hour layover at Paris. Can I exit the airport and come back? Or can I only enter ...
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Connecting flight in London LHR to USA

In my travel from Italy to US I have a 2 hours layover in London Heathrow. I've not travelled since brexit, so I'm wondering: do I have to re-checkin the baggages or do any time-consuming task or I ...
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Connecting times in EWR for international to domestic using separate airlines

Help: My flight from JNB into EWR arrives at 6:15 am. Would I be able to catch a 7:55am flight to BOI, considering I will likely be arriving in the international terminal and need to clear customs? I ...
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Transit through Netherlands AMS with a 9hr layover

I will be travelling from the UK to South Africa, but transiting through Netherlands AMS airport, with a 9hr layover at the airport. From my research, I can tell that I am allowed to transit through ...
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How to search for flights not going through Russian airspace?

My flight from Europe to Japan with stop-over in Finland (Helsinki) was cancelled as it went through Russian air space, and no alternative was given. As far as I know most other flights from London/...
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Covid restrictions based on originating or connecting locations?

In the case of a flight originating in a place with one set of restrictions imposed by the destination country, but connecting on the same airline through a country with more restrictive rules, is ...
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Is a 1h50 connection doable at CDG? [duplicate]

I will be traveling from UK to Havana next month and my connection will be 1h50, I´m worried about missing my flight. Is it enough? Thanks!
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First leg brought one day forward: compensation or change my flight?

I have a Milan-Paris-Boston (MXP-CDG-BOS) flight scheduled for late January. My flights were scheduled for the same day. However, my Milan-Paris (MXP-CDG) flight got cancelled and brought one day ...
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YVR Long Connection: Go to the city

I'll be flying soon SYD-YVR-MEX and have long layovers in Vancouver in both flights (6ish hours and 10ish hours for the return flight). I'm wondering if, given that it's an international to ...
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Travel with a connection: what rules should I use?

I have a flight next week from Ukraine to France with 1 hour connection in Germany. For the passengers arriving to France from Ukraine a covid test is mandatory. For the passengers arriving from the ...
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1h 10 m transfer time at MUC with Lufthansa?

I have a LH ticket to fly from Sofia (non-Schengen) to Luxembourg via Munich, and my transfer time is 1h 10 min. Would that be enough time to be able to pass border and reach the departure gate? Am I ...
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Connect flight from Berlin (Germany) to Palma (Spain) refusing us

We bought connected flight from Berlin to Palma via London from Ryanair (third party, my trip). We checked on UK.gov website and it said with EU residence permit (Iranian citizen living in Germany) we ...
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Connecting flight in Tel Aviv

I am flying from Cyprus to Dubai with a 2.5 hour layover in Tel Aviv airport. Am I allowed to do this with the COVID restrictions? I am fully vaccinated and will have a negative PCR test less than 72 ...
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Connecting flight and checked luggage with Iberia

Next week I will fly by plane for the first time. I have checked baggage in my itinerary and it says it applies to PRG - SDR. However, there is a transfer in madrid. The itinerary says I should arrive ...
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Can I switch flights in Germany without having to go through immigration

I am a Canadian citizen, and I need to get to Bengaluru (BLR) for some work. Flight tickets are crazy costly, so my plan is to book a return trip ticket between Toronto (YYZ) and Frankfurt (FRA), and ...
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Excess baggage on Vistara (or another airline) + KLM?

I have a single ticket from Kolkata, India to Amsterdam. The first part consists of a domestic flight with Vistara from Kolkata to Delhi and the next is with KLM from Delhi to Amsterdam. I was told by ...
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Codeshare between a point-to-point LCC and a FSC - one / two tickets? [closed]

Low-cost carriers (LCC) usually use a point-to-point system that doesn't allow connecting flights and you will have separate tickets for each flight. But some LCCs have codeshare with full-service ...
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Quarantine protocol when reaching small airports in Germany from main airports

I have to travel soon to Leipzig (Germany) from Dublin (Ireland), and most flights (from Lufthansa, KLM, Ryanair) either go to other bigger airports (such as Frankfurt, Berlin, or Dresden) or go to ...
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Can UK citizens connect through Madrid at the moment?

I am looking to book the following itinerary (after May 17th): London, GB -> Madrid, ES -> San Jose, CR Pretty much all options are with Iberia Airlines. The layover is around 1.5 hours, at ...
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Bucharest-Athens-Santorini connection flight and procedures

It's my first time when I booked a multi-stage flight, essentially in the same reservation I bought a ticket from Bucharest (OTP) to Santorini (JTR) via Athens (ATH), so OTP-ATH-JTR. So two flights ...
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Transit in PTY on separate tickets, what happens when you miss the flight?

We're allowed to transit via PTY up to 12 hours air side (without entering Panama). Say we missed our connecting flight and the next connecting flight is in a week. We don't have any checked in ...
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Tocumen international airport (PTY) international connection time

I have the following route below. Can someone tell me if 1.2 hours is enough for taking the connecting flight in Panama? This will be international to international (arriving from GRU and departing to ...
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What are the "legally permitted reasons" for international travel FROM the UK?

I have a flight ticket from the UK, to Costa Rica, with a connecting flight in Germany (in March). The airline is Lufthansa. Costa Rica is allowing international travellers in, however, the UK is ...
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Connection time in Delhi, separate tickets

We are considering a connection in Delhi (DEL). Coming in on Virgin Atlantic (from LHR), continuing on Spicejet to BKK on separate tickets. As far as I can tell both airlines operate out of Terminal 3....
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transfering from international to domestic flight at IAD - Dulles airport

I will be flying from Viennna, Austria to Dulles and then to Savannah. Our flight from Vienna is operated by Austrian airlines and will arrive a B-gates. Our flight to Savannah is operated by United ...
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What is the step by step procedure of transfer from international terminal to domestic terminal at Newark Airport?

I am an Indian Citizen and I will be having a negative Covid Test report with me. My flight is United Airlines from Bombay (BOM) to Newark(EWR) and going to Boston (BOS) via Chicago (ORD) via a ...
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Can I connect through LAX to PDX without going through quarantine? [duplicate]

California recently issued a 14 day quarantine for preventing the spread of COVID-19. I plan on flying in from a different country, doing immigration and the taking the next flight to PDX. Can I do ...
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Why does a flight from Melbourne to Cape Town need to go via Doha?

Looking at tickets for, say, a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Cape Town (CPT) I found none without an airport stop - i.e. at Doha (DOH). I understand that the "direct" route (great circle) ...
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Can I recheck-in bag at Paris

I am travelling from Dublin, Ireland to Delhi, India via Paris (CDG). My first flight is Aer Lingus and the next one is Air India, and the ticket from my booking agency says I need to recheck-in my ...
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Rechecked luggage for a connected flight on the same airline & ticket

I'm traveling from Jamaica to Cancun, Mexico via Panama. Do I need to claim my checked bag in Panama or will my bags follow me right through to Mexico? I booked the flight on 1 ticket and it is with ...
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Missing the second flight booked by ourselves due the delay in the first?

I want to book a flight from city A to B from Qatar Airways ( A-Doha-B) which takes at least 10 hours and book another flight from city B to C from Qatar Airways again ( B-Doha-C) one day after I ...
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Where do I complete my departure immigration step? Is it in interior airport or the airport of exiting the country?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling with below itinerary on a single PNR. Bangalore India to New Delhi India Terminal 3 - Air India 1174 New Delhi India Terminal 3 to New York USA - Air India ...
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Connecting flight at IAD Dulles with stroller [duplicate]

I am really hoping there's someone out there who will ease my anxiety about this airport. I already called and emailed them, I searched online but I still feel like I dont have the right answer. I am ...
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Question about Transfer at EWR from Terminal B to Terminal C with 6 check-in bag of luggage

I am flying from India to Newark (EWR) arriving at terminal B and then flying from Terminal C from Newark (EWR) to Houston. Both are separate ticket and i have to complete my immigration/custom at ...
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Flying with Emirates and confused about luggage

I'm flying with Emirates and on the ticket it states 1x40kg. Am I safe to say that that limit cannot be exceeded? Also I'm traveling with someone so can I book extra luggage on one ticket because ...
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JFK International to Domestic Baggage Drop

My wife and kids are arriving in JFK in a couple of weeks (Air India) and have a flight to Atlanta (Delta). Separate tickets but they have enough connection time. My question is about baggage. I ...
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How can I know if my airline will check my bags through all the itinerary?

I have decided to post a meta Q&A, without claiming any reputation for my own answer, both for my own interest in the topic and the large number of questions "will airline check bag all the ...
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Is there anything I could do to get Kiwi.com to give me a new route to not have a 13hr layover? [closed]

My parents are abroad and they got an email that on their return flight the tickets have changed causing their layover to change from 2hrs to 13h 25m. The ticket says "13h 25m layover protected ...
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Can you book a flight from place A to C, with a connection B which is in the opposite direction?

Let's say I want to travel from New Delhi to Tokyo but there aren't any flights available (hypothetically) . Is it possible to book a flight from, say, New Delhi to Paris (Air France) and Paris to ...
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Connecting flight got cancelled after first leg of journey. Am I entitled to a full refund?

I booked via kiwi.com a one-way ticket from Nanning to London. When I bought the ticket, I also bought travel insurance from the agency as well.The flights were: Nanning -> Shanghai (Spring ...
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What is the name for the set of the outbound segment and inbound segment together?

I have a technical naming question. Imagine I have this set of flights for a passegner flying from Paris to Thailand: International Outbound: - From Paris (France), Airport Charles De Gaulle (CDG) -...
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Can I get full refund after the connecting flight gets cancelled in a booking trough a travel agency

I had made a booking to travel from London to Greece some days ago. There were two flights in the booking. The second flight got cancelled and I am looking for the travel agency to refund me for the ...
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