Questions tagged [luggage]

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Connection time at Newark Liberty Intl Airport

I will be flying into Newark on United from SFO, flight arrives 9:35pm in Terminal C. I have a Norwegian flight to London from Terminal B at 12:15am. Norwegian Air told me the check-in desk closes ...
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Baggage checking when travel via SFO [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to Portland, USA via San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Do I need to collect my baggage at SFO and re-check it before boarding the flight to Portland?
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Can I carry a removed from service Cessna 182 propeller from the US to Russia?

I want to bring a gift to my buddy in Russia, and he's very much into aviation, so I found a defective aluminum Cessna propeller for him. It fits the luggage and the airline accepts it, but I'm ...
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Ryanair's 2019 “small bag” allowance vs sizer (confusing)

Ryanair's new policies (in force since November 2018) allow only one "small bag" for passenger (unless he purchases priority or other extras). However, I'm confused about its sizes. The official ...
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Not flying all legs of a flight with checked bags

I am scheduled on a return flight to fly from Ft Lauderdale to Birmingham AL through Atlanta and will be checking a bag. My son needs me to babysit in Atl on the day we are connecting through and ...
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Carrying frozen raw meat in checked in baggage

I traveled with Oman air from GOA to Muscat on 20/1/2019. I had raw meat with me, frozen and packed in a cool box in my checked in luggage. The Oman air staff did not allow me to carry it, hence I ...
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Collecting bag at MSP

I used to live in Rapid city, and recently moved to Minneapolis. My wife went to India, before i moved. Her first port of entry is MSP. Can she get the baggage at MSP, and exit the airport without ...
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Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane?

Is there any regulation on how much shock a checked-in baggage can receive when traveling by plane? If not, do some airports/airlines have some commitments or guidelines on it?
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Ryanair check-in luggage sizes

Ryanair recently changed the rules regarding luggage and created a new category. A 10Kg luggage to check in. I can't find the sizes though. Does someone know the maximum dimensions for check in ...
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One ticket, two airlines, bags not checked to final destination

Who is responsible for compensating me for my rebooked ticket to Istanbul? My return ticket(see attachment) booked through Expedia UK on a single itinerary was on two different airlines. Aeromexico ...
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What colors can be used on the edging strips of airport bag tags?

I know that green edging strips are used on bag tags for flights originating in the EU. Some (but not all) of the tags on bags I've checked in Malaysia have had orange edging - what does that signify? ...
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Does anyone enforce the 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong?

I saw in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong: Does anyone enforce this 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong? E.g., would 2 baggages and/or a ~30kg ...
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About the baggage formalities at Delhi airport during a travel between Tokyo and Ahmedabad and vice versa

I am travelling from Tokyo to Ahmedabad via Delhi with a JAL-Vistara combination. I have one question related to carrying baggage between Tokyo and Ahmedabad, and vice versa. Does this code-shared ...
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American TSA locks in Australia

I'm about to travel through Australia, and I'd like to use my American TSA-openable locks on my luggage. I'm not sure if I should, though, or if I'm just inviting Australian authorities to damage my ...
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Hidden city- baggage question- Intl arrival to US

Bought a one way from Sao Paulo to Brussels on Delta with connections in ATL and JFK. Route is GRU-ATL-JFK-BRU. Plan is to get off in ATL as this ticket was signficantly cheaper than a straight GRU-...
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Bringing titanium alloy in luggage?

So my friend is traveling at Phoenix, AZ, USA. And I'm wondering can he bring grade 5 titanium alloy back to Taiwan without any additional process? Like putting a grade 5 titanium alloy right in the ...
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Flying with a lap child on a code shared flight

We are considering booking an international flight through American Airlines that has one of the legs operated by El Al. We also have a 9 months old infant and would like to fly with her on our lap, ...
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How to move framed paintings by plane

I will soon move with two paintings by air. I'm afraid to check them to avoid damage. Last time I was able to bring them as carry-on and give it to the FA for the coat hanger. She did so grudgingly, ...
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What qualifies as a “light personal hand baggage carried inside passenger compartment” exempt from the 6 HKD charge when taking a taxi in Hong Kong?

https://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/taxi_fare_of_hong_kong/index.html (mirror) indicates that "Every piece of baggage (Except light personal hand baggage carried ...
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Can I have my luggage transferred in Istanbul without me claiming and rechecking it myself for a transit trip?

I have a flight to Istanbul via Saudi Airlines, and from there to Moldova via Air Moldova. The tickets are separate, and so my question is, since I don't have turkish visa and I can't claim and ...
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Carry-on baggage restrictions for United Airlines?

I wil be flying with United Airlines (basic economy) to the US. The fight consists of two parts: One trans-Atlantic international flight, and one (US) domestic flight, all on the same United Airlines ...
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Purchase extra baggage now or wait till checkin time?

I am flying from Prague CZ to Sydney Australia using Qatar airways. I believe I will have extra baggage over the 30kg limit. I am unsure how much over I will be but probably 5-7kg and dont really have ...
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Price Difference of Train from Aachen to Munich

I want to travel from Aachen to Munich on 24th Jan, 2018. I have checked price on GoEuro.com. Prices of train started from 36$ to 150$. and I also checked on DB train website it is approx starting ...
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Newark Airport transfer - Luggage collection and drop off

I am traveling from Europe to Las Vegas. Newark is my transfer city and I need to get from Terminal B to C. My questions is - when I collect my baggage on Terminal B, do I have to recheck it in ...
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Where can I purchase a TSA lock & what is the cost? [closed]

Where can I buy a TSA lock & how expensive are they?
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Auto transfer of luggage between 2 airlines till final destination [duplicate]

I have bought a tickets from Harare to Dubai of Rwand Air from their office. Then I bought a ticket from Dubai to London of Emirates Air. Both the tickets were separately from their respective ...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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Do I need to re-check my luggage while changing flights in Manchester, UK?

I am traveling to New Delhi (Delhi) from Philadelphia. I booked the forward and return journey in a single reservation. I have just connecting flights from Manchester and Doha. My flight path is: ...
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trolleys at heathrow terminal 4

I'm traveling alone from terminal 4 with 3 suitcases and will arrive at terminal 4 drop off in a taxi. Are there trolleys available in the area where the taxi stops? I'm a little worried on how I'm ...
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Cabin bag total linear length is 125 [closed]

My cabin bag linear length is 125 cm. Tha bag can use as cabin bag? Please help me to find solution for cabin bag. Thank you.
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Is it allowed to carry seeds on an intercontinental flight?

I will take a flight from South America to Europe (with Air France, Colombia-Panama-France-Romania if this info is useful) and I want to bring some seeds from there. Obviously, I'm not talking about ...
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Ryanair - Gate bag after November 1, 2018

Ryanair introduced its carry-on bag policy from November 2018. I assumed that I can take only 1 small bag. On their website they write: If non-priority customers want to bring a 2nd bigger (wheelie)...
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Are there any restrictions for bath salts (magnesium flakes) in hand luggage flying within Europe?

In some sources it is written that you can carry bath salts: Carrying powder-type stuff in carry on - problems? Banned on board: Christmas gifts you can’t take on a flight: Bath bombs are also ...
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Why do many airports offer bag wrapping services?

I've heard some countries and/or airlines may try to examine checked baggage between checking in a bag at the origin airport and picking up the luggage at the final destination airport. I've seen ...
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Heathrow terminal 5 to East Croydon via bus with luggage

I'm travelling with my wife to London, and each of us has a 23kg suitcase with wheels and a backpack. I understand that bus routes 490 & X26 will take me from T-5 to East Croydon, but I'm worried ...
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Travelling from DEL - YVR - LAX on Air Canada. I have a 1 hour 40 min layover. Enough Time? Pre-clearance?

The flight lands at YVR 07:00 and takes off at 08:40. Do I need to take my check-in baggage out, go through pre-clearance and, check it back in? If so, would there be enough time? Would welcome any ...
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Visa requirements for rechecking luggage in Frankfurt Airport

I am a citizen of Turkey and hold a US visa. I will be traveling from US to Turkey with layovers in Iceland and Germany. I need to get my luggage in Frankfurt Airport and recheck it. Normally, I don't ...
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Hand luggage weight? [closed]

The normal allowance for hand luggage with easyjet is 8-12kgs.There is mention of 10kg on my reservation details. Is there a reason for this?
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Which forms of luggage protection don't TSA and airline ticketing agents find objectionable? [closed]

I am sick and tired of airlines doing damage to my suitcases, telling me wheels, handles, and zippers are "only cosmetic" and then, adding insult to injury, making me sign a waiver before they'll ...
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Can I carry a power bank traveling from Dubai to Goa on Oman Air?

Can you please advise me if I can carry a power bank on flight/hand luggage, when traveling from Dubai to Goa on Oman Air?
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Flying from Washington Dulles to Prague on Austrian Airlines with layover in Vienna; will I have to collect and recheck luggage in Vienna?

I am flying from Washington Dulles to Prague on Austrian Airlines (both tickets) with layover in Vienna. Will I have to collect and recheck luggage in Vienna? Currently I have a 4 hour layover but am ...
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Can I take golf bag instead of other luggage?

I am travelling from Gothenburg to Bangkok with Qatar Airways on an economy class ticket. I am taking with me a golf bag (20 KG) and one suitcase (about 30 KG). Is this okay? How much baggage am I ...
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Is it allowed to carry 24" LED Monitor inside checkin luggage to Australia?

I'm planning wrap my 24" computer monitor with clothes and pack it inside my checkin luggage. Will this be allowed with airport security? I even have a rigifoam box which I can use to put the ...
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Lost Luggage with Norwegian Air, filled PIR but no bag tags

Back in July on a trip from London to Amman Jordan (stopping over in Copenhagen), our luggage never made it to Amman, and it was deemed lost. We filled the PIR but we misplaced our bag tags (this was ...
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Istanbul to Mumbai on single ticket

I have a ticket from Istanbul to Mumbai with a layover in Abu Dabhi. The IST-AUH leg is on Turkish airlines and the AUH-BOM is on Etihad airlines. The entire ticket is on one single PNR but Turkish ...
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Which rules govern what happens when a passenger doesn't board their flight with checked-in luggage?

Which international legal document spells out the procedure that a carrier should follow when a checked passenger is late to board a flight? I have been refused to board a connecting flight and my ...
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Why is my bag never one of the first on the carousel?

It seems intuitive that the order in which bags reach the carousel should be random, but every time I fly, by the time I reach the luggage claim area, my bag is never there and I have to wait (even ...
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Excess Baggage Costs

I expect to travel with Turkish Airline from London Gatwick to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania via Istanbul. The baggage allowance is 30kg including the carry-on suitcase. Is there anyone who knows how much ...
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Delta carry-on policy

So, I will be flying with Delta (from Europe to the US, if that matters) soon and I'm trying to understand what I can take with me to my seat. The following conditions were copied from Delta's ...
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Multi-Dimensional Knapsack-Problem or Web application that shows if boxes fit into a bigger box (luggage)

I am looking for a web application that essentially can show if smaller boxes will fit into a bigger box (ideally also visualize it, give recommendations on effective placement of the boxes). I need ...