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What happens if you can't make a connection due to queues at security, etc.?

I'm about to book a flight but realised the layover is pretty short, 1h15m in Istanbul. I've changed in Istanbul before and seem to remember it's quite big and you have to go through security, so I'm ...
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When did flight ET707 depart on March 8th?

Please could someone give me the gate closure time at gate B43 flight number ET707 and the flight departure time on 8th March 2023 as I missed this flight to late arrival from Manchester and distance ...
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Flight LH947 Frankfurt

Please can you tell me what time did LH947 arrive in Frankfurt from Manchester UK on Wednesday 8th March as I missed my connecting flight at the airport
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Multi leg flight for two people from Asia to the US, second person doesn’t show up to second leg, what happens to baggage?

I tried looking for this scenario here, but I haven’t found anything the answers the entirety of the question yet. Sorry if it is a duplicate and I couldn’t find it! We’re traveling from Asia to the ...
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Can I skip the first leg of a journey, on a two way flight, on a low cost carrier?

Based on this question: Not flying the first leg of the journey – Company cancels the second-leg ticket I was wondering if the same applies to low-cost carriers. The reason to buy a return ticket in ...
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Trouble with delays with American Airlines, international travel

I was supposed to be on a flight from Columbia MO to Dallas to JFK to Delhi, India. It turns out the flight from Dallas to JFK, AA998, was so delayed that I would have missed the flight from JFK to ...
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If a flight delay causes you to miss a later leg, can you ask to be rebooked on one from another airline, to significantly shorten the total delay?

Consider the following situation: I book a single American Airlines ticket with a 9am-11am flight from City A to City B, followed by a 12pm-2pm flight from City B to City C. The first leg of my ...
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Which airlines will cancel the return leg of a flight if you do not use the outward portion?

Which airlines will cancel the return leg (and intermediate legs if any) of a flight if you do not use the outward portion? This is assuming you bought outward and return as one transaction, rather ...
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Can I get a refund from Thameslink for a flight I missed because of their train's delay? How?

On June the 18th I caught the 4:44AM train from Cambridge to Stansted, which should have arrived at destination at 5:14AM, well before the scheduled flight departure, 6:45, for Napoli. However, the ...
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Delay, Missed Connection - can airline re-book me through any country without verifying visa?

I recently had booking for flying British Airways from New Delhi to London to Nassau, all on the same airline. Unfortunately, the flight from New Delhi to London was delayed causing me to miss London ...
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Is it my fault if I miss a United Airlines flight because they're short on staff and cannot check me in for 2 hours?

To make a long story short I had an international flight this morning (Toronto -> Newark -> Caribbean). I had no checked bags so I arrived 2 hours before the flight. The kiosks could not complete the ...
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European Transit Visa [duplicate]

If I missed my flight to Moscow in Amsterdam (Transit), can I book again while in transit to Moscow with transit in Copenhagen, Denmark? Thank you
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How does a traveller get a refund or deal in case of missed flight? [closed]

How does a traveler get a refund when they miss a flight and how do they deal in case they miss a connection flight because of a previous flight? EDIT: Since the question's been labeled as too broad ...
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Skip a leg, forfeit a ticket -- do mistakes happen due to late connections?

As we know airlines combat hidden city ticketing by cancelling your entire ticket (including return trip) if you skip a leg. But how is this handled -- what happens if you are late from your ...
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Flight compensation: how to calculate the distance? [duplicate]

Recently, I had a delayed flight which caused me to miss a connecting flight. For making the claim under EC261, I wonder which distance I should take into account. Do I take the distance of the ...
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Connecting flights on different tickets, same PNR

I am travelling with China Southern Airlines on an itinerary that looks like this: Outbound: XXX – Beijing (PEK) Return, 14 days later: Shanghai (SHA) – Guangzhou (CAN) – XXX, where XXX is my home ...
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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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Is possible to enter in airport's safe area after "miss" the flight? [closed]

This is a hypothetical situation, but unfortunately may be real: I have a boarding pass but I don't want to take my flight, that departs at 7:00 PM. And, I have no enough money for pay an hotel, so I ...
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Flight delay time [duplicate]

Flight TOM137 flying from Dalaman airport 16/05/2019 This flight was originally due out from Dalaman airport at 01.30....but actually left at 5am It was a TUI Dreamliner plane which takes an hour ...
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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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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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Missed the connecting flight, separate tickets on same airline - who is responsible? [duplicate]

I have missed my connecting flight from Frankfurt to New York. The time gap between incoming flight and connecting flight was about 2 hours. The incoming flight was delayed for about 90 minutes. Both ...
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Flight departed from the gate 5 min before scheduled departure time. Refund options

This was Alaska Airlines flight from SJC to LAX. We ran later than we usually do on our way to flights and so we ended up reaching the gate 2 min before the scheduled departure time. On our way from ...
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Return ticket issues after not completing a leg of the journey

My family flew in Kiev-Paris-Dublin to visit us in Ireland, end-to-end return flights booked with AF-KLM. Unfortunately, they were stopped at the boarding for the Paris to Dublin flight, due to an ...
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Trying to ID flight implications from June? Historical flight status? [duplicate]

All the sources i checked arent offering historical flight status as far back as im looking (thats free). Anyone able to help out and let me know what the issue/reason was for the delay? TP1947 on ...
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Given 10 Euro compensation for missed flight which was later cancelled

I was going back from Moscow - Amsterdam and had a connecting flight to London. The Moscow flight departed 1 hour 30 minutes late and arrived 1 hour 41 minutes late. I missed my connecting flight and ...
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Schedule change within 24 hours of flight

Today in the morning at 10am I received a message regarding a schedule change of my flight from Krabi to Bangkok today: Instead of arriving at 10:45, the flight is now scheduled to arrive at 02:10. (...
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Flight delay history? [duplicate]

Our United Airlines flight UA6056 from DTW to IAH was delayed on 1/1/2019 scheduled for 8:25am departure and I want to find out when it actually boarded & took off? They told us at the gate it ...
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Air Serbia denied return flight after not taking outbound one

I booked a flight from Copenhagen to Athens with Air Serbia. Due to the death of a relative, I had to reschedule my first flight to an earlier flight. Air Serbia states that: Please be advised ...
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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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Missed flight but no visa to get a hotel [closed]

Let's say I am flying from country A to country C via country B. What happens if, due to airline error, I am delayed in country A and miss my connection to country C and the next flight is the next ...
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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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Missing a flight when transferring from JFK to LGA

Suppose there is an international flight from HEL to JFK with Finnair followed by a domestic flight in the same itinerary from LGA (with American Airlines) 4 hours after the arrival of the Finnair ...
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Fall asleep in terminal and miss connection fight: recover change fee

I recently was returning from a trip from Europe and missed a connection flight because I fell asleep in the terminal. I showed up to the gate about 10 minutes after it closed. This was my own fault ...
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Does a third-party booking service know you've missed a flight?

Someone booked a ticket for me via a third-party company. Is there a way for the website to know I've missed the flight? I guess my real question is: does anyone but the airline know I've missed the ...
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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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Losing connecting flights when transferring between airports

I was booked a flight with a connection in Sao Paulo, Brazil. However, I noticed that I will have to transfer between airports between the domestic and international legs of my trip. They are all on ...
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Who's responsible for notifying a time flight change?

I booked tickets thru eDreams.com from Brussels to Miami on TUIfly, the airline changed the flight time without notifying me and I ended missing my flight...the airline (TUIfly) pointed at eDream to ...
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What happens if my outgoing flight is canceled on the day my French student visa expires? [duplicate]

First of all, I read the other posts similar to this case, but the two answers were conflicting. What happens if my flight out of the Schengen area is cancelled on the last day of my visa? Can ...
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Consequences of visiting a farm before entering the US

On entering the United States (and some other countries), one of the questions each traveler must answer is if they've been on a farm prior to entry. Part (a) of this question is, how far back does ...
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Missed my flight because I didn't get e-mail with boarding pass [closed]

This must be the weirdest "missed the flight" situation ever. We were four, traveling from Alicante to Keflavik. I checked in online with the app and got "you are now checked-in" and allocated seats ...
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Only allowed to travel to connecting airport

This is a very strange situation (for me at least). My father has a return flight from A to B (both outside the Schengen area) with connection in Rome (Fiumicino). The flight from Rome to B is handled ...
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Can travel agents "reissue" tickets?

Story A friend once missed an international flight (USA => MidEast) because he mistook the flight number for the flight time on his itinerary. His flight number was something like "430", and his ...
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Reschedule a flight on Eva Air after original flight has departed [closed]

As an adjunct to my question here: Carrying codeine based medicine through Taipei en route to Kuala Lumpur We've decided to not fly out on our original schedule super early tomorrow morning (TLDR, I'm ...
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Travel insurance for very short missed connection

I'm taking a flight with only a 1 hour layover. Although it's one ticket with the same airline, missing the connection would cause big delays as the airline's next flight to the final destination is ...
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Can I take some items from my luggage while waiting for a flight?

I'm waiting for the second day for my flight from Frankfurt. I had three cancelations and I'm still on the waitlist. Today I approached two people in the airport with a question "Can I take from my ...
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Who should I go after (Expedia, Finnair or Bangkok Airlines) for a missed flight?

I had a situation in Bangkok yesterday. I was coming with Finnair joined ticked Vilnius -> Helsinki -> Bangkok (landing 7.25) and then my own separate Bangkok Airlines flight (boarding 8.55) Bangkok ->...
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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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EasyJet - Is the return flight valid if I miss the first leg?

British Airways: If I book a return journey with British Airways and miss the first flight, can I still use the return flight? WizzAir: If I book a return journey with Wizz Air and miss the first ...
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How long does it take to get your checked-in bag at London Gatwick airport?

I have booked, rather to my own surprise on reviewing my itinerary, two separate tickets (that part was inevitable, discount carrier Norwegian Air is first carrier) with 2:05 connection between ...
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