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Flight from Singapore to Kochi via Bangalore, where will we need to do customs and reclaim our baggage?

We fly From Singapore to Kochi (flight nr: IX -485) on a joined ticket (Indian Airlines/Air India Express) with checked-in baggage. Connecting flight is in Bengaluru (SIN 21:10 -> BLR 23:15, Only ...
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Which airline pays for a missed connection due to a delay etc.? Airline booking systems

Often flights get delayed and connections are missed & passengers need to be rebooked. Sometimes hotels or meals are involved. How do airline systems deal with who pays for the rebooking? e.g. I ...
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Why another security control when transferring between flights?

The day before yesterday I had a flight from a non-Schengen country to a Schengen destination with transfer at Helsinki Airport. I was surprised to see that after arrival in Helsinki all passengers ...
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When transferring from non-Schengen EU airport to a Schengen airport, do I need to go through security at the connection airport?

I'm travelling from the UK (non-Schengen, Heathrow) to Finland (Vantaa). I have a very brief transfer window and I've noticed on Flight Radar that the flight is always nearly late by 20 minutes, which ...
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Using only the first leg of a connected flight when you need a visa for the final destination

A friend of mine booked a ticket a month or so ago which is a connected flight from Tehran to Istanbul and Istanbul to Belgrade (includes return ticket). Then we discussed his choice of traveling to ...
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How does it work when flying through a Schengen country to make a connection?

Can someone explain how this works for a journey from Lviv via Warsaw to New York? If I have a flight originating outside the Schengen area, with a separately-ticketed connection in a Schengen ...
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Search for a flight with a layover in a specific place [duplicate]

I was looking on skyscanner and kayak one week ago for flights. I want to go from Buenos Aires to El Calafate around 8 January 2019 (+-2 days) and come back around 12 January (+-2days). Usually the ...
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Traveling Outside USA as a visitor [duplicate]

I'm from Mexico and planning a trip to Japan, and so me is a few thousand dollars cheaper and way faster to do it from LAX, than from my own country. I do have an American Visa B-2 type (Tourist). ...
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What is the bar on a CBP automated passport control (APC) slip?

What does the black bar, measured in a percentage, mean on the CBP APC slip? Some measured at 100%, others 85%, etc, so is this a risk factor assessment for the passport or customs inspectors? Example ...
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European Regulations and connecting leg of a Foreign flight booked on a single ticket

Do European regulations of compensation apply when a connecting leg (that begins outside EU) of a flight (owned by a non-EU company) ticket bought online in European Union? Example flight via ...
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Will a self service check-in machine know that I have connecting flights and transfer my luggage?

I have a connecting flight from Hamburg through Frankfurt with Lufthansa. I have only 45 minutes to catch the other flight. Usually when the check-in is done in person, I can say that I have a ...
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Where to ask Pegasus for a free earlier connection: transfer desk or gate?

We're two people going Zurich-Istanbul-Ercan with Pegasus and picked the second tightest connection, since if we miss the tightest connection and the next one is full (that specific flight is usually ...
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How should be read the date and times on flights from skyscanner?

I'm looking for a flight, Bucharest - Buenos Aires for 3rd of January 2019. I found some flights with layovers but I don't understand the time and date on them. Look at this screenshot: The first ...
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How manageable are connections at Dubai Airport Terminal 3?

I have tickets that have me go via Dubai, giving me with around 2 hours transit time. I will be coming from Frankfurt to Dubai on Emirates EK046 and leaving on Emirates EK570. I don't know either the ...
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Best time to buy a flight to South America from Europe [duplicate]

I want to buy a open jaw flight to South America. Bucharest - Buenos Aires at the beginning of January Bogota/Barranquilla/Cartagena(Colombia) - Bucharest, somewhere between 10 and 16 April. When is ...
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Compensation for a cancelled flight AND loss of connection

I am trying to find out the amount of the compensation we have the right for. This is mainly due to the fact that googling for flight cancellation and loss of connection is unclear to whether it means ...
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Rechecking bags at customs on international flight from Heathrow to Toronto via Washington

I am flying from Heathrow to Toronto via Washington with checked-in bags. I know I cannot check my bags all the way through and will have to pick them up at US customs, but where do I check them in ...
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LAX connection new check in and security

I will be traveling on September 26th from Hawaii to Atlanta. I am not a US citizen but I hold a valid ESTA. My travel agency has booked these flights: HONOLULU, HI (DANIEL K INOUYE INTL), TERMINAL ...
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Separate ticket connection in Heathrow - can I stay airside?

I have a flight from Zürich to Heathrow scheduled to land in Terminal 2 at 17:55, transferring to a flight to Ireland also out of Terminal 2, scheduled to depart at 21:10. I will not have any checked ...
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Airline rebooked me on another flight

I had a flight with a tight connection from Swiss via Zurich and I was checked in waiting for the flight. Then my first flight got delayed. I received an email soon saying that Swiss rebooked on a ...
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Transfer in Ataturk airport

I am a Pakistani national going to Turkey and Egypt. I have a Qatar airways flight. When I reach Ataturk Airport I change flights to Turkish Airlines for Cairo. Can I get my Turkish Airlines boarding ...
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Ryanair visa checks

I'm going to travel to Amsterdam tomorrow with Ryanair. I'm from Thailand and studying in the UK. So I have my UK student visa and a Schengen visa, which I got from Thailand to travel to the ...
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Immigration clearance in Canada

We are flying from O'Hare to Edmonton via Vancouver on 30th Aug. Is there a facility of clearing Canada immigration in Edmonton, our destination, instead of our transit airport in Vancouver?
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OFAC declaration for travelling to Cuba from US

I will be travelling from New-York to Cuba as my flight back to Europe is from Havana. I will buy the tourist card from the US airlines I am traveling with but I need to select one option in OFAC form ...
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Baggage claim during connecting flights

I'll be travelling next week with the following itinerary: Flight #1: Lahore (LHE) to Abu Dhabi (AUH). Flight #2: Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Chicago (ORD). Flight #3: Chicago (ORD) to Manhattan (MHK). All ...
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Online boarding passes for Star Alliance connecting flights

I booked a trip from Canada to India. I started on Air Canada and transferred to Lufthansa. A day before I left I selected my seats, checked in online and obtained my boarding passes, all through Air ...
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On short connections [closed]

There are many questions of the type "I have to change at airport X, is Y minutes/hours/days enough?" in this forum. I understand that the usual answer is "If you booked your flights on the same ...
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I was sold 2 flight tickets that apparently were 2 indirect flights

My mom traveled from Bucharest to Boston to visit me, on Tarom and Virgin Atlantic via London. On the way here we had some problems with check-in but she made it here and so did her luggage. She just ...
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Jet Airways connecting flight [closed]

How can I manage a waiting time of 6 hours and 30 minutes at Mumbai airport, waiting for my next flight with Jet Airways?
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First leg of connection delayed. Can I claim compensation?

My flight to Stockholm was delayed 7 hours. However, my final destination is Berlin. I will most likely still make my connecting flight. Both flights are operated and were booked (as one itinerary) ...
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After arriving at JFK on an international flight, what happens with my through-checked baggage? [duplicate]

I have booked a flight from Athens to Raleigh-Durham. I have to change airplanes 3 times. The first two flights are with Qatar Airways and the third with American Airlines. My final destination is ...
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Compensation for missed connection due to delay with same airline but separate bookings

Long story short, I had to fly from A (in Spain) to C (in the UK) and I booked two separate flights with the same budget airline, so the actual route was A (Spain) -> B (UK) -> C (UK). The first ...
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Additional luggage fee from US to Europe with a domestic connection

I have a single ticket from Little Rock, AR airport to Paris CDG (France). Reservation was done on Air France website, first flight is operated by Delta from Little Rock to Atlanta and has a DL ...
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Is 1 hour 45 min enough time to get through Dulles customs and immigration to make connecting flight?

I'm travelling from London to Washington Dulles to Orlando with United Airlines. We get to Dulles at 10:55am connecting flight at 12:45pm. Will 1 hour 50 minutes be enough time to collect our luggage, ...
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May I transit in Singapore if I am blacklisted from entry?

One year ago, I was refused entry into Singapore and they told me that if I want to enter in the future I will need to apply with a letter to Immigration. I would like to travel to Indonesia and I am ...
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Transfer time in Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

I am flying on September 2 from Rome, Italy to Orlando, Florida through Frankfurt, Germany. Both flights are on Lufthansa. How much transfer time do I need?
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Connecting flights on international travel. What should I expect?

I will be making my first trip to the United States soon, and would like to know ahead of time what the process will be like both arriving and departing, to be prepared and save time. I'm flying TLV->...
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Do I need to go through security at Newark airport after flying in from NC before boarding international flight to Ireland?

I will be flying from Asheville, NC to Newark with a 2 1/2 hours layover before boarding United airlines to Dublin, Ireland. Will I need to go through security again? I will not have checked ...
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Security at airport

I am travelling from Newcastle (UK) to India and I am assuming I will get all my boarding passes in Newcastle check-in. However, I have a layover in Heathrow and I had this doubt that if I have a ...
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Travelling from PHL to BOS to LHR, do I need security check at BOS again?

I am travelling from Philadelphia to New Delhi. The flight is with American Airlines, from Philadelphia to Boston to London To New Delhi. Do I need to come out land-side at Boston airport, for ...
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Connecting flight in Chicago

I am traveling from Delhi to London to Chicago to Pittsburgh with British Airways. It's a single ticket. I have a terminal change at Chicago airport and I have a 2-hour window to do so. Is the time ...
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Flight was rescheduled, now I can't make connection (flights have been booked together, same airline)

A couple of months ago I booked a flight from Managua (Nicaragua) via Houston, Texas to Munich (Germany) on United Airlines. The date of the flight is more than four weeks ahead. Today I received an ...
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Flight compensation due to a delay in the second leg only

What is the compensation policy if the second flight only got delayed? I traveled from Boston to Munich via Frankfurt. The first flight (BOS - FRA) was on time, the second flight (FRA - MUC) got ...
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Is your luggage automatically transferred to the next flight if you enter the US on a precleared flight?

I know that generally speaking everyone traveling to the US from abroad have to pick up their luggage, go through customs with it, and then check it in again for their next flight. But is this also ...
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Time necessary for making a connection flying Easyjet from Bristol, UK to Amsterdam and connecting on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, US

How much time should I allow for attempting to make a connecting flight departing Bristol, UK on Easyjet and making my connecting flight on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, USA at Amsterdam Schiphol ...
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Do EU passenger rights of up to 600€ apply for non-EU carriers flying into the EU?

Do I have legal claim for a compensation if a flight into the EU was delayed or missed due to a connecting flight if the carrier is not EU based? I have the following case: We flew Qatar-Airways from ...
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Connecting Flights

I will be flying from San Diego to Dubrovnik in July through SAS airlines. I booked my ticket through SAS and one of the domestic flights is being operated through United. I have a layover in Dulles (...
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Flights with two different airlines, how does online check-in work?

I'm planning on buying a flight from Ireland to USA. It has 1 stop: Dublin to UK with Aer Lingus, then from UK to America with Virgin Atlantic. I want to do an online check in to get my boarding ...
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What would be my concourse and gate number for departure?

I have got my tickets. I am travelling from Auckland to Mumbai with a transit in Dubai. I have 4 hours of transit time. I will be coming by Emirates EK 449 and leaving on Emirates EK 506. I don't know ...
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Landing in New York Newark, 5 hours until my flight at LGA. What's the best way to get there

My flight lands in EWR around noon, and then 5 hours later my flight is leaving LGA. I also need to try and eat then. Does anyone know the best method for getting from one airport to the other, and ...