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Frequent traveller program

Most airlines belong to one of the three big alliances, in Alitalia's case Skyteam, but Etihad does not. However, since Etihad is a large investor in Alitalia, they encourage flights with them by ...
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May I earn Aeroflot or Air France miles flying with China Eastern?

For Flying Blue you will earn level miles and award miles, and the flight will count as a qualifying flight, but only if your flight is not booked into the Z, Q or G booking codes. https://www....
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can i bring 5 foot long pvc pipe on a plane? traveling with lufthansa and aeroflot

As carry-on luggage Most airlines have rules that limit the size of carry-on luggage (mostly so that it fits under the seat in front of you or in the overhead luggage bins). To make it easier to ...
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May I earn Aeroflot or Air France miles flying with China Eastern?

The definitive guide on where you can credit miles to and how much you will earn is on wheretocredit. From that, you can see the earning rates on Flying Blue and Aeroflot. Where to Credit provides ...
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Are 2:05 hours enough for a Schengen to non-Schengen transfer in Schiphol?

The official minimum connection time entered into the GDS for this is 50 minutes. This means the computer will not sell you a tighter connection. I am not 100% 50 minutes is actually doable. But two ...
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Is it possible to transfer miles between SkyTeam program members?

No. Miles are not a currency that can be moved between programmes. There are some exceptions (such as Avios, which can be moved between the British Airways Executive Club and the Iberia Plus) but ...
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Leaving everything behind and moving by airplane

Does anyone have any tips for packing large amounts? Research the airline's baggage limits on their website. You'll usually be given a certain number of bags and a weight limit that are included in ...
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Is it still necessary to manually fill out a migration card for Russia?

Russian version of Sheremetyevo (SVO) contains this information: Не допускается заполнение въезжающими на территорию Российской Федерации иностранными гражданами бланков миграционных карт ...
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Aeroflot Bonus Card + Miles

I have been a member of Aeroflot Bonus for close to 10 years now and I must admit that they have some of the most "expensive" redemption rules. A return (round-trip) travel between Moscow and London ...
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Leaving everything behind and moving by airplane

I would suggest re-asking on expatriates.stackexchange.com or some other expat forum (expatfocus.com, for example, is one of many). I would also consider truly "leaving [almost] everything behind." ...
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Layover at Heathrow

According to Heathrow's own connection planner, the minimum connection time between these two flights is 90 minutes. Since you have 3h25m you'll have plenty of time (I ran the simulator with random ...
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Can I get the Cuba tourist card from Aeroflot or at Havana?

The Airline Might Not Provide the Tourist Card I tried searching the web for information on this topic. Turns out I could not find a one unique truth. According to the Cuba tripadvisor traveler ...
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Delivery at Aircraft not available at LAX with Aeroflot?

This mean that at LAX; perhaps due to customs or other security restrictions - the airline cannot accept baggage to be delivered directly to/from passengers (at the gate) and it has to go through ...
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JFK outbound International connection time (separate tickets and terminals)

You probably already flew, but for others here is some recommendation for caution. You actually are aware of the issues you would run into, but I think you underestimate the time you need. As the ...
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