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How to interpret flight schedule data from before 1987 [migrated]

I'm trying to interpret schedule data from before 1987 (see example). Example line: 🡓 ...
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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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Trip to EU - UK Transit/Covid Certificate

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to Spain, Holding a Long Term Residence permit, basically the pink and blue card with a bull and 5 stars. I will be boarding from Delhi, Transit at LHR same terminal ...
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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?

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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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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