Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

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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 transit visa required in Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok?

I am travelling from Ho Chi Minh to Mumbai by connecting flight. I'm on Thai Airways from Ho Chi Minh to Bangkok and Jet Airways from Bangkok to Mumbai. There is 3.30 mins layover at BKK airport. Do I ...
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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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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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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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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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Will an airline always sell two flights together with a reasonable transfer time?

When I fly it is usually easier to make a stop, sometimes these stops can be quite short. Will an airline only sell two flights together if the transfer is do-able within the given time period?
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Lufthansa and transfer to flight on Sun Express

I am travelling to Imir from BHX with Lufthansa and will change flights in Munich. Lufthansa have changed the Munich to Izmir flight to Sun Express, their partner airline. My question is - do I have ...
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Long layover and luggage missing connecting flight

I have a 6-hour layover at Newark airport on an international flight to Scotland. I'm concerned that my luggage may not make my connecting flight with such a long layover. Should I check bags to ...
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Are there domestic flights that are cheaper if you instead use an international connection?

I wonder if there's pairs of cities in some countries where there's a feasible flights between them with international connection? Has to be at least comparable in price and convenience with domestic ...
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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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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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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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How does EU flight delay compensation work for multi-leg trips?

I have a question about compensation under EU laws for my flight. We booked tickets from Venice to Lima with Air Canada. We had two layovers, first in Brussels and second in Montreal. Our first two ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Do I have to go through customs for a layover in Panama City, Panama?

If I fly from the US to Dominican Republic but I have a layover in Panama City, Panama, do I have to go through customs or just stay in the terminal and then board the flight to Dominican Republic? I ...
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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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I need to know if I should take a transit Visa [duplicate]

I'm a Chadian passport holder, traveling to Havana (Cuba), and I have 13hours layover in Istanbul, so do I need a transit Visa?
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Checking baggage through to final destination, Canada to US?

I'm a Canadian citizen, traveling from Canada to the US. I have a 5-hour layover in Toronto where I will continue to Minneapolis. Will I need to claim my baggage to take it through customs at YYZ? If ...
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How long does the airside shuttle take from Terminal A to Terminal C at Newark International?

How long does it take to get from terminal A to C at Newark International on the airside shuttle? Arriving at Terminal A on United at 7:00 am and departing from Terminal C at 8:20 am on United. I am ...
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Domestic arrival for international departure

I am flying from Asheville (AVL) to Atlanta (ATL) - domestic - so I can catch an international flight from ATL to Paris. Will this mean I have to go through security check in both Asheville AND ...
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Skipping the last leg of a return flight; any impact on frequent flyer miles?

Suppose I have this itinerary: outbound: A -> B -> C inbound: C -> B -> D -> A A, B, D are cities in the US, C is a city overseas. I'll have only carry-on luggage. One detail: this ticket has ...
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Transit Time in Frankfurt Airport - Short Connections

Two quick questions about connections through Frankfurt: 1) SFO --> Berlin Tegel via FRA. Ticket is completely booked through United and the second leg is on LH metal. Will 1.5 hrs be enough to ...
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First time getting a connecting flight

I am flying to Dublin to Stockholm, with a transfer in Oslo, this is my first time on a non-direct flight. There is only an hour layover between the flights, is this enough time? Do I have to go ...
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I wasn't allowed to check in for my flight because I didn't have a Turkish transit visa

I was going to Dubai, with a transit in Istanbul. I was to land in Atatürk International Airport and, on the same day, fly from Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Both flights were on Turkish Airlines. When I ...
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Long layover in London with change in airport

I have a flight from Mumbai to Toronto with British Airways with a 18 hr layover in London where I also have to change airports. My itinerary looks like this (all times are local): BOM-LHR dep on ...
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connecting flight at new istanbul airport

Does anyone have experience catching an international connecting flight at the newly opened Istanbul airport? I'm using Turkish Airlines and, barring any delays, have 1h35min layover. Any experience/...
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Can I leave a US airport to deliver gifts from my Checked In Baggage?

Let's say I have a ticket that goes from cities X->Y->Z. City Y is in the US and I have to clear customs here. Z is another city that I am trying to get to. The usual process is that I go to customs,...
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What does the “Kiwi.com Guarantee” cover?

Kiwi.com sells different kinds of connecting flights: "Connection protected by the carrier" These are the same as on any online travel agency: they include the usual support of the airline as ...
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Why do Ryanair allow me to book connecting itineraries through a third party, but not through their own website?

Yesterday I booked trip to Rome. I found this journey through Skyscanner and booked it through Kiwi.com. Before booking with Kiwi, I tried searching the same flights up directly with Norwegian Air ...
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Flight depart delayed by almost an hour but arrive almost on time? [closed]

I have connecting flights from Brussels to Doha then to Kuala Lumpur. My flight to Doha was delayed by 20 minutes, which we almost have no time to move to our next flight. While looking at the ...
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Can I add another suitcase in one of my connecting flights? [duplicate]

I am flying from A to B, with a connecting flight through London Heathrow (i.e. A -> LHR -> B). Both flights are with the same company/conglomerate, and so my bags will still be in transit (and not ...
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Is there a Singapore Airlines transfer desk at Amsterdam airport?

Quick note: I asked a related question here before, but this question is different because it is about Singapore Airlines, and about the transfer desk for that in AMS (Amsterdam), which is different ...
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Panicking: Used all my Schengen days and need to transit

I am on a gap year and have completed exactly 90 days in the Schengen area. I then flew to Morocco and have been here for 2 months. In 3 days I fly to London for another 2 months, and then will fly to ...