Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

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

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Stansted airport connection

I am thinking of buying tickets at a good price. However, the connection time seems really short. My flights to Stansted will arrive at 14:40. The next flight is at 16:45. Both are from and to EU ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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10-hour layover in Nairobi (NBO)

I am flying on a Canadian passport to JRO via NBO and I have TWO separate itineraries. The first flight gets me to NBO via Lufthansa at 8:40pm and then the second flight departs NBO via Kenya Airways ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Way to avoid two bookings for a flight?

I'm using DoHop to find flights but I notice that some of the best/cheapest flights for me require two bookings. For example, I found the following: This raises some questions for me: Why are 2 ...
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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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How do Connecting flights from international destinations to US destinations work at Toronto Pearson?

We're flying from Manchester (MAN) to New York La Guardia (LGA). However, to get cheap flights we have a transfer in Toronto Pearson International (YYZ). The tickets were booked at the same time, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get boarding pass during layover?

I'm flying from Cork to London with Aer Lingus and then London to Los Angeles with United after an hour layover in London. United Airlines isn't letting me check in to my flight, saying that my "...
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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, ...