Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

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

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Can I book a flight from India to Latvia passing through Ukraine? [closed]

Can I book a flight from India to Latvia passing through Ukraine? Do I need a visa in Ukraine?
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I have a flight + connection on same ticket - can I book a separate first leg of the journey and still use the connecting flight booked prior?

I am flying later on in the year from Dublin->Munich and have a 1 hour only layover, and then connecting to Tokyo. All the flights were booked on Expedia through the same Lufthansa ticket. I am ...
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Can the airport keep my luggage for a few days?

I'm going to Asia for the summer. I'd like to take a flight going to Seoul/Incheon from San Francisco. I's like to stay there for a few days to tour around. Then I would fly to Manila. So my question ...
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Rights under Israel aviation services law

I had a plane ticket issued by Hainan Airlines to travel from Hong Kong (HKG) to Tel Aviv (TLV) via Shanghai Pudong (PVG). The Hong Kong - Shanghai Pudong leg (HX232) was operated by Hong Kong ...
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F1 visa after graduation

I am planning to move to Europe with my fiance after I graduate this summer. I would leave maybe 2 days after the program end date to Europe so I can take my things there and come back for the rest ...
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Travelling to the Middle East through Vienna and Frankfurt from Canada, holding Canadian PR [duplicate]

I am a Canadian permanent resident / Iranian citizen. I am flying from Canada to the Middle East through Europe. I have 2 stops in Europe. The first one is in Frankfurt and the second one in Vienna. I ...
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Flight Cancellations and Delays

I was hoping someone could help please?- Basically I flew from the states to the UK and one of my flights was cancelled and delayed and my airline provided no compensation to me while others were ...
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How to avoid luggage being lost in transfer?

I'm a frequent flyer, I'm ALWAYS booking non-stop flights because I'm terrified of my luggage not being transferred to the correct plane and getting lost. This happened to almost every person I know. ...
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Airside transfer in AMS (Schiphol airport in Amsterdam) on separate tickets

I am expected to arrive at AMS (Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands) from a non-Schengen country, Singapore, with Singapore airlines. That is on one ticket. I am now planning to buy an ...
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Can I book a NRT-SLC flight connecting in LAX, get off the flight at LAX and still retrieve my checked bag?

Can you explain why airlines do this? I want to book a flight with Aeroplan to go in business class from Tokyo NRT to LAX. It shows nothing available on the date I want to travel. Same with NRT to SFO....
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Connection in Singapore between Jetstar Asia and Finnair. Can I remain in the international transit area?

I am currently looking at a flight on the Finnair website which has two layovers. Route is DRW -> SIN -> HEL -> TLV, so from Darwin, Australia to Tel Aviv, Israel. The return route is the reverse (TLV ...
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Extending a layover to the next day

Planning out my next vacation, I found out that the cheapest flight from my city (A) to my destination (C) happens to have a two-hour layover in an airport near one of my closest friends (B). By ...
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Does booking flights on a third party website produce a single PNR?

I am currently in the process of researching flights from DRW (Darwin, Australia) to TLV (Tel Aviv, Israel). It am currently considering an itinerary with the route DRW -> SIN -> FRA -> TLV with the ...
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New York JFK connection for two separately purchased international flights [duplicate]

Here is my itinerary, followed by my question: X (a European city) --> New York, JFK New York, JFK --> Y (a South American city) Do I need to pass through the passport control at JFK if I ...
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First time traveler: how do I book flights?

Is it easier to buy round trip tickets? I'm going on a 5-day trip to Freetown [Sierra Leone] from Cincinnati, Ohio in the US. The online system is confusing. I'm 46 years old, and my family used to ...
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Standby ticket is cancelled on Lufthansa. Is there a compensation?

I'm blocked in Frankfurt due to weather conditions. I missed my connecting flight due to delays. They put me on a waiting list and I waited for 5 hours in the airport. After there was a 1-hour delay. ...
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Does my internet traffic get censored on a China Eastern flight?

I'm going to Japan next summer, and the cheapest flight by far is 15 hours from where I am to Shanghai, a 4 hour layover (which I know will be censored), and a 3 hour flight to Tokyo (which doesn't ...
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If I book two flights with Sichuan Airlines, and miss the second because the first is delayed, can I reschedule for free?

I arrive at Chengdu at 5:50 AM (this flight is booked with Sichuan Airlines) and want to go straight on to Shanghai (this flight is not yet booked). There's a flight at 7:40 AM, with the same airline. ...
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International EU layover: need advice

First-time international flyer. Need help. I am travelling from Mumbai, India to Lisbon, Portugal via CDG, Paris, France. The ticket has been booked by a travel agency. It's all on a single round-...
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How do I cheaply carry a separate extra check-in bag in domestic flights in India? [duplicate]

I have booked a (return) ticket from Boston to New Delhi. In this flight, I'll be carrying two 23 kg bags. However, My destination is Kolkata. So, I'll be buying another (return) ticket from New Delhi ...
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Halifax long layover, recheck bags?

I've booked a flight with WestJet. I have a 12-hour layover in Halifax, Canada. I'm wondering if i need to collect my bags at the layover and recheck them, or if they will go all the way to Glasgow, ...
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Connecting flight in Amsterdam to Bergen

I am travelling from Delhi to Bergen via Amsterdam. There is a 4-hour layover. I have to catch a KLM flight to Bergen, Norway. Where will I collect my baggage? Can I go directly to the gate or is a ...
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Is it possible to book a flight at the gate after deplaning from another flight?

I am traveling to Santa Barbara, CA. I have flights booked to Los Angeles scheduled to land at 10:05 pm; then I plan to rent a car and drive the remaining 2 hours or so to SB. However, there is a ...
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Entering China between connecting international arrival and domestic departure

I am going to Guangzhou from Germany in November. My flight to Guangzhou is via Beijing which has a 6-hour break. I hold a Pakistani passport. Will I be able to enter Beijing during those 6 hours for ...
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Is it possible to take checked-in luggage before passport control in Ataturk airport

I have 2 separate tickets Singapore — Istanbul Atatürk (IST) and IST — Lviv. Is it possible to claim checked-in luggage and check it in on the next flight, without going through passport control forth ...
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Saudia Direct Airside Transit Checked Baggage

I shall be making a stopover of 10hours at Jeddah, while using connecting flights, both on Saudi Airlines. What would happen to my checked-in luggage in this period? Do I have to collect it at Jeddah?...
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How early to arrive for connecting flight at Munich airport?

I have an 8-hour layover at Munich airport on September 16. I plan to go out to Munich city center. How early should I return for my connecting flight? The flight leaves at 15:35 and the luggage will ...
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Is missing later flight in connecting flight possible? [duplicate]

Has anyone traveled with connecting flights and skipped the other flight will there be any issues. for instance: my ticket is from: Bangalore -> Mumbai -> Delhi (no return ticket) and what if I skip ...
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Historic flight info from 2013 [duplicate]

Where can I find historic flight info about past delays? I was flying with Air France flight from Paris to Tampa (through New York) on 13 November 2013. My flight was delayed either in Paris or in New ...
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Traveling through Colombo on separate tickets: is my transit visa enough?

I am a Yemeni citizen traveling from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Salalah, Oman as follow : From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo on Airasia arriving at 21:55 23/08/2017 Departing From Colombo to Salalah at 05:...
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How to make use of flight tickets to Prague when I can't apply for a Schengen visa [duplicate]

I bought two flight tickets (two way) from my home country to Prague/Czech Republic as I was pretty sure I would get the visa when I applied for it. But I failed to have the Czech embassy set a time ...
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Does a Yemeni citizen need transit visa to connect in Mumbai, India?

I am a Yemen citizen and want to travel from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Muscat, Oman as follows: Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai via Malindo Air 5 hour 40 minutes layover before connection Mumbai to Muscat via ...
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Will I be able to get my second boarding pass without having to go through security again?

As a birthday gift, my friend who works for Alaska Airlines is buying my ticket from the US west coast to the US east coast, and all I had to do was buy my ticket from the East coast to Italy. I'll ...
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London to Colombo via Mumbai - transit visa needed?

I have got an e-ticket for the flight. It's Jet Airways, London to Colombo with a 7.5 hour connection in Mumbai. Same operator (Jet Airways). Do I need a transit visa? [EDIT: Is this the correct ...
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Plans have changed, can I ditch the last connecting leg of my flight and start a new round trip?

This is a little tricky but for those that can follow along, I'd welcome any feedback. My wife, my son and myself have a roundtrip flight from Arkansas, connecting in Atlanta and arriving in Ft ...
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Non-Schengen to Schengen layover in Helsinki: Is 2 hours 25 minutes sufficient?

I am planning to book a Finnair flight from Delhi to Iceland. There will be 2 connections in between, one at Helsinki and other at Copenhagen. I am wondering if need to pass through Immigration at ...
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Don't want to collect luggage in connecting flight

I am planning to visit Iceland and don't have any direct flight from Delhi. As i am a frequent flier of Jet airways, i want to take connecting flight to Iceland via Amsterdam. Now as Jet airways don't ...
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Compensation for missed connection within EU?

I had a journey booked with Air France from France to China. It included two legs: one by train to CDG (operated by SNCF), and one by plane from CDG to China. Both had Air France flight numbers and ...
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Concerned about layover time in German airports for trip to Japan

I am flying to Japan in September (the flights are not organised by me so I don't know any specific details about them) It goes like this (for Croatia-Japan) Rijeka - Stuttgart 8.00-9.15 (...
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Traveling to Bangkok, Will I go through customs in layover 3rd country?

I am looking at flights to Bangkok from Washington D.C. Most flights go via Iceland, Tokyo and Seoul. Will I need to go through customs at these airports? The layovers are only 2 and a 1/2 hours, ...
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In Bulgaria with an invalid Schengen Visa. Have flight back home from Czech Republic, what should I do?

I have a friend who is in Europe. He went there for a conference that takes place in Czech Republic and another event that takes place in Bulgaria. He flew into Helsinki from Singapore and took ...
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Will Turkish Airlines help me if I miss my connection? [closed]

If a miss my connecting flight when I transit at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, will Turkish Airlines put me on another flight for free?
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First time traveler to the US via connecting flights

This is my first time traveling internationally by myself. My country of origin is Manila and my last stop is Albuquerque. Along the way I will be going through several connecting flights, which is ...
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Can you enter the departure area of Heathrow Terminal 5 from a connecting flight and then exit the airport from there?

My daughter is accompanying her grandmother to London Heathrow. Her grandmother has a long wait before her connecting flight, but my daughter is exiting the airport at London. Can she wait with her ...
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India domestic flights to carry same baggage as international flights [closed]

I am planing to book ticket from IAH(Houston, TX, USA) to BOM(Mumbai, MH, INDIA). My final destination is AMD(Ahmedabad, GJ, INDIA). I did this before, booked domestic flights from AMD to BOM and ...
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Travel to Colombia connecting through the USA [duplicate]

My cousin needs to a attend a conference in Cartagena very soon and he is very confused with planning his travel itinerary. The direct flights from India to Cartagena are very expensive and long. He ...
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Do I need a transit visa for my connecting flight in Canada? [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national, and I am traveling to Jamaica via Canada. I have a valid visa for Jamaica and need to catch my connecting flight from Canada without leaving airport international zone. Do I ...
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Connection times (with customs) in Charlotte

Is 1h25' enough time to go through customs and immigration in CLT (coming from Rome Fiumicino) before a connecting domestic flight? I have an Italian passport and I am not an US citizen or resident. ...
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Is my Newark connection time enough?

I am flying from Mexico City to London with a 1:50 layover in Newark (United Airlines). I will need to go from Terminal B to Terminal C. I will have bags which I need to collect and re-check and will ...
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Manchester - Doha - Bali

We are travelling to Bali via Doha from UK. Connection to Doha is only 55m. I am guessing because we booked it on the same ticket it should be enough to make the connection? We alre flying with Quatar ...