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No, you're not entitled to any compensation. You chose to book separate flights, so the airline did not guarantee your connection and the risk is fully on you. In addition, because your flight was delayed by less than 3 hours, you're not entitled to EU's delay compensation either.


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Ryanair is working almost strictly point-to-point. With a very few exceptions, they simply don't do connecting tickets, which saves them all the hassle and costs with accomodating people who missed their connection and so on. I can't comment on the profitability of this approach, but the fact that most low-cost carriers work this way is an indication that it ...


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Now who is responsible for the missed flight? Unfortunately, you are. When flights are bought as separate tickets, the airlines responsibility does not flow from one to the other - their obligation to you ends when you reach your destination on the ticket, and in this case you had two tickets with two destinations. That basically defines every thing here. ...


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As with many questions about extremes, the answer depends on the precise rules you impose. Hops count as multiple flights: 13 flights. It's reasonable to argue that one should be very permissive when finding record itineraries. As such, the following 13-flight itinerary from SVR to SRV (a dyslexic's nightmare?) is one of the best single answers I know: ...


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You do need a Turkish visa because you are changing airports and will not remain airside. Check-in staff was right. If your ticket had your transit on one single airport you wouldn't need one but with the current itinerary you do need it. I don't know what to do Solution: Get your agent to change the ticket so your connection is on a single airport, ...


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The United Island Hopper is probably a good candidate for that. MLL (in Alaska) to KSA (in Micronesia) will require 7 stops (at least according to Google):


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For a normal international flight, the answer would be a clear "not a chance". However, your flight is different. Most flights from Canada (including yours) go through US immigration and customs in Canada, so functionally you are arriving on a US domestic flight. The gates you've mentioned confirm this - if it was a true international arrival it would ...


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While this is a real fear of everyone with a connecting flight, it's actually not something that is very likely to hurt you. First, precisely because you worry about this, you're not likely to get so distracted that you forget why you are at the airport. Second, the airline pages people who are in danger of missing their flights. Hearing your own name should ...


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You can never guarantee anything, but I have only had bags delayed at a transfer once (twice more I have had bags delayed, but at least one of the times the bag simply failed to make the plane, and in the other it didn't make a connection because of weight issues, not because it was a connection per se). The best advice I can give? Don't book flights with ...


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It's likely a mistake. Call the airline and they should be able to correct it, and offer you a new itinerary that is actually possible. Standard procedure when an airline changes their schedule is that they will update your whole itinerary, rebooking following flights as needed, to get you to your final destination. That didn't happen correctly in this ...


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From the TSA's website: Duty Free Liquids: You may carry duty free liquids in secure, tamper–evident bags, more than 3.4oz or 100 ml in your carry-on bag if: The duty free liquids were purchased internationally and you are traveling to the United States with a connecting flight Just make sure you get a STEB (secure tamper evident bag) which is ...


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You will almost certainly NOT have to re-clear security - although you can't definitively rule it out. The vast, vast majority of pre-cleared flights will arrive into their US destination as if they were a "domestic" flight. ie, you will be let out into the departure area of the airport. Depending on the airport layout you may need to re-clear security in ...


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For a single ticket I'm going to go with six segments, with the caveat that you shouldn't book it: PQS-AER or PQS-VOG Pilot Station, Alaska, requires two flight segments just to get to Anchorage. The first, PQS-BET, is a half hour flight on a tiny little Cessna, and if you haven't flown one of these, it's a bit of an adventure. After ANC you've got two ...


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This is a bad plan. EasyJet and Delta do not interline, so you'd be purchasing two separate tickets. When you do this, you are responsible for arranging your own connection, not the airlines. If you have checked baggage, you'll have to go through immigration, baggage claim, and customs, then go to the Delta counter and check them in before proceeding through ...


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You cannot do this. If you miss the first leg of your ticket, the airline will cancel all the rest of your flights. You'd turn up in Munich and find that your reservation to Tokyo has been cancelled. Munich is well designed for short connections, and you won't have to pass through immigration, so an hour isn't particularly unreasonable, provided that your ...


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No. United and Emirates do not interline, so the only way this connection could happen would be if you purchased two separate tickets. This is not nearly enough time for that. When you arrive in LAX on an international flight from Dubai, you'll have to go through US immigration and customs, change terminals, then security, then to your gate. And if you have ...


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The question of responsibility for visas crops up from time to time here, and I don't think we can be clearer than Greg Hewgill is in the accepted answer: In general, it is the passenger's responsibility to ensure that they obtain any required visa(s) before commencing travel. We have a question here about the need for a Turkish transit visa, and it is ...


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As explained in the other answer and in comments to the question, the responsibility lies with you. You had two separate contracts for travel from A to B and from B to C. You were delayed on A to B, but not enough to trigger any compensation, and you were not on time for check-in or boarding for B to C, so you were considered a no show. In addition, you ...


22

You are going to have to be careful here - firstly, you must talk to your airline, and not simply abandon the ticket for the last leg, as doing so may result in any return flights being cancelled. Secondly, only the airline can comment on transferring your luggage to fly under your friend's ownership, unless they check that luggage in as their own from the ...


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I highly recommend not to book this type of connection and read some online review on Kiwi from people who have tried using this guarantee. Typical complaints include You need to call KIWI directly when you miss the connection, which can be quite difficult and expensive if you are in a foreign country. Wait times on the phone can be quite long If you incur ...


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I could not find any flight search engine that indexes the Air Inuit airline, but given their destination map, getting from Salluit Airport, QC, Canada (YZG) (only served by Air Inuit), it would take at least 3 stops to get to Kuujjuaq. Then, according to Google Flights, getting from Kuujjuaq, QC (YVP) to Taloyoak (YYH) takes a minimum of 4 stops. For ...


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If it's a single booking, your bags will automatically checked through to your final destination. You should be getting the boarding passes of both flights in Hamburg from the Kiosk and the baggage tag should show your final destination. See https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/Checking-in-baggage for baggage drop off instruction in Hamburg More info on using ...


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You always go through passport control on your last exit point out of the Schengen area, in this case Helsinki airport. Likewise you always go through passport control on your first entry point into the Schengen area. Thus you are free to have a day trip in Helsinki before getting stamped out of the Schengen area. In order to do so you need to head for the ...


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You might be entitled to a refund of the Air Passenger Duty. This won't be very much, and some airlines impose a fee or minimum amount for this refund that could make it completely pointless. Check your airline's policy to see what conditions apply.


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If you just count takeoffs and landings, Papa Westray (PPW) in the Orkney islands would be a good destination, though Google Flights can't route you there. Nearest I can get (via the current starting point, Pilot Station) via Google Flights is PQS to INV (Inverness) - 5 flights, 4 stops. Then Loganair will get you to Kirkwall (6th flight) - operated as ...


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http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/airport/images/yvr.pdf Follow Transfer to the USA signage. You will be directed to the USA In-Transit Facility. Customers are not required to pickup their baggage in Vancouver. Proceed through Passenger Pre-board Screening. Proceed through the U.S. Immigration Primary Inspection line. So you need to ...


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As stated in Hilmar's answer there needs to be some arrangement (code share) between both airlines to book it as a single ticket. When those arrangements don't exist, one option is still to make this booking as two separate tickets on your own in which case you bear the risk of missing your connection. A third option is to book a connecting flight through ...


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That probably depends on the airport. In general, they're not equipped at the gate to sell you a ticket, but it might be possible. If you got in early enough you could leave the secure area, go to the ticket desk, book a ticket (likely expensive) and then come back. The simplest answer might be to try to buy a ticket online, if it will let you, as soon as ...


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To fully answer this question you need the administrative operating carrier and flight number, scheduled departure date, departure airport, stops and arrival airport. If all of these are the same the flight will be shared. You specifically need the administrative operating carrier as there may be multiple marketing carriers for a single flight, so if you ...


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