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Layover in Beijing extended by two days

A friend and I are supposed to fly from Tokyo to Copenhagen on the 2nd of May with a layover in Beijing of a few hours. Both flights are with Air China. However, we’ve just been notified that the ...
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Self-transfer through Rome with no luggage. Will I need a visa?

I am going to book a ticket through the kiwi website, from London to Cairo. The first flight will be with easyJet, from London to Rome. The second flight will be with Wizz Air, from Rome to Cairo. I ...
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Do I need a visa for a connecting flight at CDG from T1 to T2E?

I hold a Chinese passport with a UK tourist visa. I will be landing at T1 (flight CZ347 from China to CDG) and need to catch a connecting flight at T2E to the UK (flight AF1058 from CDG to Newcastle). ...
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Will I have lounge access when connecting in WAW?

I have a flight booked from London to Rzeszow, connecting in Warsaw. I booked it on one ticket in business class but the flight from WAW to RZE on LOT doesn't have a business class cabin, so on the ...
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Where can I get layover insurance?

People have told me several times that I should just buy "insurance" to secure flights with layovers from different airlines, so I don't have to be terrified my whole holiday that I will get ...
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Can airlines leave you stranded?

I am new to this, so explain stuff that might seem obvious to you. I'm seeing conflicting information when searching online. Say I have booked an itinerary with separate airlines: A -> B, B -> C ...
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What signage do I follow for connecting flights?

It's an international flight, this is my first time flying. I'm not sure about the connecting flights, do I just follow the gate for it or do I have to go somewhere else first? I'm not planning to ...
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Is immediate return flight considered a connection?

When I buy a connecting ticket A->B->C, the airline usually bears responsibility on transferring me to C no matter what happens on the first leg: for example, would A->B flight be delayed, I ...
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Under EU Reg 261, is delaying a connecting flight a reasonable measure?

I traveled on a connection with two legs. The first flight was delayed and I just missed the connecting flight and therefore was delayed by >12 hours. The airline claims extraordinary circumstances ...
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Add a flight to ITA Matrix?

The context for this question is google flights has Breeze Airways but ITA does not have Breeze Airways, and I really like the Time bars (and other features) on ITA. For a clear concise example. Try ...
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Can I bring duty alcohol purchased in London Heathrow airport to Chennai (destination) via Colombo airport (layover) security screening?

I’m confused because I’m not sure if they let liquids pass through screening in Colombo airport if it’s from a duty-free shop. Please let me know what’s the best option for me as I have only a 1-hour ...
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Connecting flight from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi to Thailand

I have a connecting flight from Pakistan to Thailand. My stay is in Abu Dhabi for 3.5 hours. I will land in Abu Dhabi at terminal A and my next flight is from terminal T3. Do I need a transit visa? ...
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Booked flights on different bookings; how to make the connection?

I am traveling from Ahmedabad to Thiruvanthpuram via Mumbai. I booked a connecting flight with different airlines but my first flight from Ahmedabad to Bombay (Akasaa airline) got cancelled so I had ...
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Riyadh airport visa - travelling with Wizzair and Etihad

I will be traveling with Wizz Air from Milan. I am European, and my flight is likely to arrive at Terminal 3. Three hours later, I have a connecting flight with Etihad to Manila. Since I hold a ...
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US international arrival: At what point can or should you abandon your bags to catch a connection?

Inspired by this question: Minimum Layover Time for International Arrivals at Fort Lauderdale Intl. Airport Lets say you have a single ticket itinerary with a connection at the first port of entry in ...
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Brazil transit visa required for Indian citizens?

I am an Indian citizen and I’m planning to visit Dominican Republic. My flights are from Ahmedabad to Dubai, then Dubai to Sao Paulo, then Sao Paulo to Panama City, and then Panama to Santo Domingo. ...
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Do I need Schengen visa type c?

I am Egyptian with an F1 visa. I will be traveling from the USA to Egypt, and my itinerary includes two transits, one in Lisbon and another in Paris. Both transits are less than 4 hours, during which ...
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Can I change my itinerary after applying for a Schengen visa?

I am planning to travel to Thessaloniki (Greece) from India by the end of this month. My current itinerary is as follows: Departure: Mumbai - Qatar - Thessaloniki (Greece) [27th June] Arrival: ...
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Why would someone get a connecting flight straight back to their point of departure?

I flew from Jersey (the island, not the US state) to London Heathrow the other day, and because the flight had been delayed by an hour or so, the flight attendant read out details of what was going to ...
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Are there any secrets from experienced travellers on how to book multi city breaks inexpensively?

(Possible duplicate of this, but due to it being over 10 years ago, I'm hoping things may have changed). I live in the UK and I had two conferences a week apart - the first one in Las Vegas, the ...
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Self-transfer at Amsterdam Schiphol airport with checked baggage

I will soon have a self-transfer at AMS, arriving from LHR on British Airways and continuing to TPE on EVA Air, both non-Schengen. I have two separate tickets. I was initially planning to take cabin ...
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How can I travel from Nigeria to Jamaica with just a Jamaican visa?

I got an invitation to visit a friend in Jamaica from Nigeria. I currently don’t possess any visa to any country as I’m trying to apply to get a Jamaican visa. I need to submit a flight itinerary.
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AMS transfer time on one ticket US

I am flying from the US to AMS to London and my flight has been delayed shortening my connection time to only an hour. this is my first ever time out of the states. Is this connection possible? I have ...
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Connecting from incoming international to domestic flight at CCU then to AUH, do l need to pass immigration?

I have a flight that has domestic connections before departure to a third country from India. All flights are on Indigo Air and under the same PNR. Do I need to go through immigration, or can I just ...
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Minimum connection time in Riyadh for international flights?

I’m travelling this summer with many layovers and one of them is in Riiyadh for 1h20. I’ll be arriving from Rome (Wizz Air) and will be departing to Mumbai (Flynas). Probably the connection will be ...
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can i take advantage of first class perks if the first leg of my flight is economy class whilst the second leg is first?

I purchased an American Airlines ticket that has me doing a layover at airport B. The first leg of the trip (going from airport A to airport B) is economy and the second leg (going from airport B to ...
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Flight LH947 Frankfurt

Please can you tell me what time did LH947 arrive in Frankfurt from Manchester UK on Wednesday 8th March as I missed my connecting flight at the airport
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Does an Indian passport holder require transit/Schengen visa for a connecting flight via Amsterdam to final destination England [duplicate]

I am moving to England on a work visa in mid of march 2023, I booked a flight from Etihad Airways the flight has 2 stops/layovers (2 hours each) before the UK below is the route. India > Abu Dhabi &...
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Transit UK visa required or not

I have a Canadian Tourist Visa and planning to leave from Mumbai to Vancouver on British Airways Flight in August 2023. There is a halt of 10 hours at Heathrow I will be landing at Terminal 3 and ...
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Do I clear customs in EWR if I have an onward domestic flight? What about my luggage?

I fly from Paris Orly airport (ORY) into Newark (EWR) on La Compagnie (terminal B), then fly on United from EWR to Nashville, Tennessee (BNA) (assume terminal C). La Compagnie said they do not ...
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Is 1 hour transfer time in MUC with Lufthansa enough?

I am traveling from Venice to Munich, Munich to Denver with a 1 hour layover in Munich. My flight from Venice to Munich is with Air Dolomiti and from Munich to Denver with Lufthansa. From my ...
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Track International Airplane Arrival/Departure time [duplicate]

I want to track an airline arrival/departure timings at CDG and New-Delhi, it would help me to plan another connecting flight. Is there a way to track this timings, is it publicly available.
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How is the baggage handled for multicity flights with China Airlines?

I'm looking to book following multicity flights with China Airlines: Bangkok to Taipei Taipei to London My question is when I arrive at Taipei do I have to collect my luggage and check it in again ...
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Traveling from the US to Athens with a transit in Rome

We will be flying from JFK to Athens (ATH) with a connection in Rome (FCO). Do we go through immigration in FCO or at ATH? It is one reservation on ITA Airways (e.g. Alitalia). We will only have carry-...
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Connecting flight checked bag

I will be leaving from the US going to Germany and then to Spain. Will I have to re-check my bag before going on my connecting flight because I know when you go into the US you have to reclaim your ...
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Connecting at EWR from Terminal C (UA domestic) to B (International departure SQ)

I'm flying on UA, connecting at EWR to an outboard international flight on SQ. I should be arriving at Terminal C/UA and transferring to Terminal B for international departure for SQ? Is 2hr 30mins ...
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Riyadh Airport: Terminal 4 to 2

I have a self transfer flight coming up in a couple of days. SV374 arriving at T4 in RUH and then 2h later, AI922 departing from T2 Is it possible to go from T4 to T2 while staying within the VISA ...
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Transit visa policies for Frankfurt and Colombo

I'm an Indian citizen holding a US student visa. I'm looking for flight tickets and found one with two connections, one in Sri-Lanka (Colombo) and the other in Germany (Frankfurt). Do I need Transit ...
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Why do some airports shuffle connecting passengers through security again

This appears to be a duplicate of Why does connecting flight need a security check at connection airport? but the accepted answer IMO simply doesn't apply to my specific example. In many "good&...
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What is the immigration and customs process when entering America from the UK?

My partner will be flying to the United States from the UK and the flight will have a layover in a different state. When they land at the airport, what happens before they can proceed to the gate for ...
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How do Qatar-Indigo codeshare flights work?

I have a ticket booked with Qatar Airways flight codes from Delhi to Doha and then from Doha to Amsterdam. I have booked my tickets through a third-party vendor, and both tickets indicate that the ...
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Can I change my passport in the middle of a layover?

I have international flights from A to B to C. I live in A, but I am a citizen of B, and I'm taking a holiday in C. I am planning to renew my passport online and collect it during my layover in B. I ...
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Is 2 hours enough time for transfer from Domestic flight (T4) to International flight (T2) leaving Melbourne Tullamarine bought on seperate tickets?

I have a flight from Cairns to Melbourne early in the morning with a tentative arrival time of 10:55 AM in Melbourne Tullamarine T4. I booked a separate ticket flying from Melbourne Tullamarine to ...
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In what airports do I undergo US exit immigration checks, if I have a connecting flight?

I have booked a ticket from Detroit to India. My first flight is from Detroit to Newark (EWR) Airport, and my second is from EWR to India. Both flights are on the same ticket. Will I need to do ...
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Reclaiming Checked Baggage

Does the location mentioned in baggage receipt that's pasted behind the boarding pass indicate whether you will have to recalim your baggage at that location and NOT at the location where you wait(...
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Going through immigration before a domestic Thai flight

My friend today boarded a Thai Smile WE 111 flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, then to continued to Penang, Malaysia. However he had to clear immigration in Chiang Mai. Can anyone explain how that's ...
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Travelling from Non-Schengen to Non-Schengen with Irish Passport

Just a quick question, I am travelling from Canada to Budapest on an Irish passport (all non Schengen countries) but I am connecting through Amsterdam which IS a Schengen country. Anyone give me ...
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Multi leg flight for two people from Asia to the US, second person doesn’t show up to second leg, what happens to baggage?

I tried looking for this scenario here, but I haven’t found anything the answers the entirety of the question yet. Sorry if it is a duplicate and I couldn’t find it! We’re traveling from Asia to the ...
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Is an hour enough time for an international flight connection through Paris CDG?

I am flying on single ticket from DTW (Michigan, USA) to Paris and then to Rome on Delta/KLM. It appears I will have to go through customs and security but the flight I am on has only an hour layover ...
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Missed connection due to delay. Asking for compensation, AA's records say I was on the flight I missed

On 16-JUL-2022 I was booked for LHR - DUB - ORD - CLE. Flights EI 163 13:25 - 14:50, EI 125 16:15 - 18:45, AA 1853 20:39 - 22:54. All one ticket, which I bought through American Airlines. The first ...
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