Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

When switching to another flight directly after arriving at an airport. "layovers" is a related tag.

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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 to wait 13 hours?

My parents are abroad and they got an email that on their return flight they will have to wait for 13h 25m layover. The ticket says "13h 25m layover protected by the Kiwi.com Guarantee" Does ...
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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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Can a non-EU citizen get a connecting flight from Japan to the UK via the EU during the Covid-19 pandemic?

My partner is coming from Japan to the UK next month to deal with some visa issues (we are applying for a family visa in the UK). She is a Japanese citizen. Most flights from Japan to the UK have a ...
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Transiting in Budapest - one ticket or two?

Foreigners are barred entry in Hungary due to covid. However, it's not clear whether a foreigner can connect in a Hungarian airport to reach another nation. So I asked Budapest airport, and was told I ...
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Possibility of delayed luggage during transfer at DXB

The flight is with Emirates, a quality airline, and each time during layover is a 5-hour and a 3.5-hour gap. And since the flight number is different each time, I think it’s reasonable to assume I ...
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What will I need to do to make a international-to-domestic connection at GRU?

My wife and I are flying BOS–GRU–GIG soon. Our tickets were purchased as a single itinerary from LATAM. As we do not speak very much Portuguese, it would help us to know what to expect as we make ...
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MIA Airport - connecting international flight with domestic flight

I am flying from Peru to MIA and connecting to SFO. The layover time I have is 2 hours and 35 minutes. Is it enough for me to get through immigration (I am not a US citizen) and get to the departure ...
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Time for domestic to international connection at Orlando/MCO

I am flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Orlando (MCO) and connecting to Peru. The inbound flight will likely be in section 2 (terminal A) and outbound in section 4 (terminal B). The layover time I ...
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Am I entitled to compensation for a cancelled flight within the EU if the arrival airport is partly/fully closed during bad weather?

On last Monday, 2020-02-10 I had a bokking for the following flights: SK1045 Kiruna 13:50 - Stockholm 15:30 LH2419 Stockholm 18:30 - Munich 20:40 (Apparently) Due to bad weather caused by storm ...
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General rules for tight connections in international flights

I was recently looking for a ticket and one of the cheapest options included a stop-over for only 30 minutes at a major international airport. I estimated it would be impossible to catch the ...
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Connecting flight in Heathrow next day flight [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Brazil from the Philippines. I have a separate ticket Cebu Philippines to Incheon South Korea, vice-versa. Also, Incheon to Sao Paulo, Brazil with a connecting flight in ...
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Connecting flight in Heathrow [duplicate]

I am a Phillippine passport holder, on my returm from Brazil to the Philippines, I will have a connecting flight in Heathrow. It is less than 24 hours but next day flight. April 13, 4 pm, I will ...
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Connecting from domestic to international at Athens Airport

We are traveling from Crete to Athens to catch our flight home to the US, our potential flight from Crete will land at 915am Our international flight home leaves at 12:55. Is this enough time to get ...
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Is a 2hr transit enough time in Munich from Canada

Title says it all. Is 1h 55m enough of a layover in Munich for a Montreal > Munich > Athens flight? We are both Canadian citizens.
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What time of year is the cheapest to travel to Canada from Europe?

I live in Ireland and I want to visit some relatives in Canada. Some of them live in Kelowna, BC and some in Langley, BC. Which time of year is the cheapest and which is the most expensive? Also, ...
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London - Auckland Flight - best way to book it [closed]

Hi I have extensive experience in booking European flights and I have always planned all our holidays, flights accommodations by myself. But for the first time I am going to take our family of four ...
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Will Condor through-check baggage onto Lufthansa flights?

My next trip is with Lufthansa to Frankfurt, connecting to a Condor flight to Holguin, Cuba. My outbound journey involves an overnight layout in Frankfurt, while my return trip has a 3 hour connection ...
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Is one hour enough for changing planes in Newark? [closed]

I am coming from Miami and will change planes at Newark, my final destination is Beijing. I only have 1 hour from arriving to departure, is that enough time or must I have change to an earlier ...
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Connecting flight in Qatar with Israeli passport

I hold an Israeli passport, and would like to book a flight with Qatar air, that has a few hours layover in Qatar. It's that recommend? What would happen if the second flight get delayed, and the ...
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FRA - Transit between 1B and 1C, reclear security/immigration?

How long will I need for a non-schengen to non-schengen transit from Frankfurt 1B to 1C? Will I have to expect longer travel times due to immigration or security checks? I couldn't find a definite ...
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Is the connecting flight scenario given in this video possible, and if so how did it occur?

In this video posted in 2011 by popular youtubers Rhett and Link, a story is presented that I cannot reconcile with reality. Can you help me determine A)if this scenario could possibly happen, and B) ...
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Is it possible to clear immigration, get luggage and recheck in at SFO in 4 hours?

Would someone help me calculate the connection time at SFO? I shall arrive from Europe at 2.30 pm into Terminal 3. Later on I want to fly to Las Vegas, on separate flight. I am travelling with my ...
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Checked baggage for domestic connecting-flight in China from international flight

I am planning to travel to Xiamen, China from Berlin, Germany and some of the flights have a stopover in a Chinese city like Guangzhou or Beijing. In this case, do I need to take my luggage first from ...
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Virgin Australia connecting with Etihad through Sydney - is this transfer time possible?

I have a concern regarding Etihad airline flight I booked for the whole family (4 people) a few weeks ago and I booked through a travel agent. I had a booking from Melbourne to Cairo a few weeks ago ...
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Do you need to clear immigration when connecting at DXB Terminal 1? [duplicate]

As I have never been to Dubai Airport T1, I wanted to ask whether arriving passengers can remain airside and board their onward flight without having to pass immigration. I am well aware that this is ...
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Is 5 hours enough for changing flight from T3 to T1 in Bangkok Airport?

My flight will be landing in Bangkok at 9am at Terminal 3. My connecting flight will be at 1:55pm from Terminal 1. Can someone please share how far Terminal 1 is from Terminal 3 at Bangkok airport ...
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Is 4 hours of layover enough for 2 seperate bookings in LHR (and some more)?

I am flying from Stuttgart to San Francisco next year. I booked the two legs separately so STR-LHR with British Airways and LHR-SFO with Virgin Atlantic. Reasoning is that it was cheaper by around ...
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Transfer in DXB airport from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 on different airlines

I have two flight tickets. The first one is from Najaf to Dubai by flydubai. The other is from Dubai to Seoul by Korean air. Having 4 hours transit time to the next connecting flight from T2 to T1, ...
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Orlando MCO airport connection

I'm flying into MCO on Virgin Atlantic arriving at 14:25 and have to catch a Frontier Airlines flight at 17:25. Is this enough time to get through immigration, collect the baggage, clear customs and ...
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Is rebooked flight considered a delay

If I miss a flight from Warsaw (WAW) to Toronto (YYZ) due to the delay of an inbound connection (Moscow (SVO) to WAW), that was purchased from the same airline on the same ticket, and they can only ...
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Flight delay compensation under EC 261/2004 for a multi-leg trip on European carrier

I booked a Nairobi – Amsterdam – London flight with a European carrier. This was booked under one booking, made under one transaction, with one reference number. The first flight (Nairobi – Amsterdam)...
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How to get from Bremen airport arrivals to Bremen airport Departures quickly

I made a booking via kiwi.com and my connecting flight from Bremen is 1h30 mins after I arrive in Bremen but it's a self transfer flight. So I have to collect my bags and go all the way through ...
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Connecting flight between Lufthansa and Copa Airlines in Panama with separate tickets

I booked tickets from Cairo to the Port of Spain with a layover in Panama, with one itinerary with two separate tickets Lufthansa and Copa Airlines. Now I am wondering if I need to collect my ...
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Does EU 261/2004 compensation apply if delayed by the border check?

This came up in Athens airport 1-hour connection at normal walking speed and I must admit I do not know the answer. So we have a flight coming from outside Schengen and has a very tight connection to ...
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US Preclearance at Dublin airport before transit in Canada

My husband and I (US citizens) will be flying Dublin - YUL - Chicago ORD next month. Can we use the preclearance in Dublin for customs? The last time we went through Montreal the customs area was so ...
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Are there any discounts if combining multiple flights?

Let's say I want to fly from Amsterdam, Netherlands to: New Orleans (US), Havana (Cuba) and Quito (Ecuador). And then back to Amsterdam. Are there any chance to combine these flights to get better ...
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International to Domestic Transfer at Oslo Airport

I've been Googling and watching some videos, but I am still confused, and I have got two questions basically. ONE: Can someone tell me the TRANSFER procedure at Oslo Airport? I'll be flying Austrian ...
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Travelling from YYZ -> ORD -> GCM - connections and luggage

The Mrs. and I are taking a holiday break in Grand Cayman this winter, flying United from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) -> Chicago O'Hare (ORD) -> Grand Cayman (GCM), and flying GCM->ORD->YYZ on the way back....
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Time between flights at Athens Airport

We have our flight on Emirates 210 arriving at Athens at 16:05 and then have a flight on Olympic Air (operated by Aegean Air) at 19:10. Is the time sufficient to board the Olympic Air. I have two ...
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Luggage & transfer flight question, Hong Kong Airlines

Question: I’m wanting to catch a Hong Kong Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Bali, LAX > Hong Kong (HKG) > Bali (DPS). There is a transfer flight stop in Hong Kong with only 1 hour in between and ...
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Baggage policy Etihad or American Airline?

I'm travelling from Lahore to America with my stops being at Abu Dhabi, Rome, Dallas with my final destination being Manhattan, Kansas. I'm flying on Etihad till Rome and will change my airline to ...
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is 1hr 15 minutes enough time to change terminals at Manila?

My flight from Osaka to Manila is from 13:45-17:00 on Jetstar airline. I am planning to book another flight from Manila to Tacloban the same day at 18:15. It's the last flight going to tacloban on ...
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Pre-clearance and Baggage

I will be travelling from Lahore to Abu Dhabi to Rome to Dallas to Manhattan KS. The flights are booked in a single ticket with my airline changing from Etihad to American Airlines in Rome. I wanted ...
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Email about missed connecting flight compensation 5 months after flight, is there a point?

5 months ago, I flew from Moscow to London with a connection in Amsterdam. My flight was late by nearly 3 hours and my connection was missed. I was put into a hotel overnight and flew the next day. At ...
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Customs and luggage clearance, international flights via USA

I have been checking for similar questions for the past 2 hours but I could not find a reply. I am really sorry if this has been asked before. With the following itinerary: Cancun, Mexico (CUN) to ...
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Sources of information about flight times and delays [duplicate]

I booked travel from Perth Australia (QF648 2350 11 April 2019) via Melbourne Australia to Christchurch New Zealand (QF133 0715 12 April 2019) but there was a delay in Perth. Because I was going to ...

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