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Who is responsible for the refund policy on a code-share flight?

When you buy an airline ticket there are up to 3 separate airlines that can be involved for each leg of the flight. These are common known as : The "Marketing Carrier". This is the airline who's ...
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Layover/transit in Japan Narita Airport during CoViD-19

Separate Tickets It sounds like your charter flight is booked on a separate ticket than your flight from China to Narita. In this case the answer is unfortunately "this will not work". One ...
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12hr layover in Tokyo NRT

You will be able to stay airside at Narita International Airport, allowing you to transit without a visa, while waiting for your connecting flight to Canada. It has many services that can make the ...
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What is the time of last trip of bus from Haneda airport to Narita airport 2 during the night?

The airport shuttle bus runs 24-hours-a-day, with departures about every 20 minutes during much of the day to hourly from midnight to early morning. Travel time is about 90 to 100 minutes, depending ...
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What happens if a French citizen does an international transit in Narita International Airport (NRT) but their outbound flight is canceled?

If your connecting flight is cancelled before you depart for NRT, the airline will update your itinerary, and you have the right to insist on a new itinerary, potentially through a different ...
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Is a Transit visa required by a US citizen with an overnight Narita, Japan layover?

US citizen are entitled to stay up to 90 days as a tourist in Japan. Answer is from official Embassy Of Japan USA. A visa is NOT necessary for US passport holders visiting Japan for a short-term stay ...
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Layover/transit in Japan Narita Airport during CoViD-19

Narita is not open 24 hours, so if your flight is on the next day you will have to enter Japan. In normal circumstances nationals of some countries could get a Shore Pass on arrival to stay overnight. ...
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Does Japan charge an extra departure tax if you depart from a different airport than your arrival?

As far as I'm aware, that's not true. There are departure taxes which vary slightly based on the airport you use, but it makes no difference if you arrived at the same one or not. Simple ...
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Flight to Canada 20-hour layover in Narita. Filipino

I have bad news for you: you will need a Japanese visa for this connection, and you will be denied boarding if you don't have one. I'm not sure how you managed to book Cebu and ZipAir on the same ...
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Transfer at Narita: Enough time to get my flight?

American airlines almost always operates out of terminal 2 (not certain code share flights). Delta almost always operates out of terminal 1 (not certain code share flights). So you will arrive in ...
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Ship Luggage Same-Day from Haneda to Narita?

There is no way to ship your luggage between Haneda and Narita airports in such a short delay. Shipping companies require at least two days to do so. Here is the closest solution (courtesy of The ...
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How to reach this old hotel stuck in the middle of Narita airport runways?

Sadly, aside from very occasional events, the pension is not open to the public. From their Facebook homepage: イベント時以外は関係者以外立ち入り禁止となっており宿泊営業はしておりません。 Except for events, entry is prohibited except ...
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US Citizen traveling to Malaysia through Tokyo - transit visa needed?

U.S. citizens can visit Japan without a visa anyway, so there's certainly no need to get one for transiting. Regarding the second part of your question, you don't have to pass through Immigration at ...
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20-hr layover in Japan

In normal times yes, but due to COVID Japan remains essentially closed at this time, with only Japanese citizens and close relatives allowed to enter. So I'm afraid you'll be stuck in the airport. ...
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How likely will I or my luggage miss a tight Japan Airlines connecting flight in NRT while travelling from Southeast Asia to the US?

How likely is it that I or my luggage miss my connecting flight at NRT? You have a very good chance of making it, otherwise they wouldn't have sold you the ticket. A missed connection (passenger or ...
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Transit between Tokyo airports with Singapore Airlines

After flying this itinerary, I can narrate my experience for any future travellers along this route. The answer given by @hilmar is more or less accurate. Please note that if you happen to choose this ...
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What do the Narita Airport body scanners detect?

The body scanners at Narita and other Japanese airports appear to be Millimetre wave scanners. The purpose is not to detect things under the skin such as an implant, but things between the skin and ...
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Transiting through Narita Airport

Transiting through Narita without passing immigration requires the flights to be on the same calendar day. The next day is not the same calendar day. Narita is not open 24 hours, which is why you ...
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Is a transit visa required at Narita, Japan if you're on a multi city itinerary?

You do not need a visa if not clearing immigration, as stated in Timatic, the database used by Airlines TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of onward tickets transiting on the same calendar day. ...
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12hr layover in Tokyo NRT

As stated in Timatic, the database used by virtually all airlines, including JAL: Transit without a visa: holders of onward tickets transiting on the same calendar day So yes, you can stay ...
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Filipino transferring between Narita and Haneda, do I need a transit visa?

Filipino citizens are not visa-exempt nationals according to the Japanese regulations. In addition, you need a visa if you leave the airport. This means that, for the purpose of transferring from ...
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Is it possible to fly stand-by on international flights at Tokyo Narita airport with JAL?

Asked JAL customer support. They do not offer at Narita an equivalent service as stand-by in the American sense; Basically you need to already have purchased a ticket to pass the security zone and ...
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Layover at Narita, Japan. Do I need a transit visa?

As the other answers suggest, you do not need a visa to transit at Narita, as stated by Timatic, the database used by airlines: Visa required, except for holders of onward tickets transiting on the ...
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Baggage re-checkin while in transit at Narita Airport

No, you don't need to recheck your bags. If they've been checked through to San Diego in Delhi, they will be placed in a holding area at Narita and will be moved straight onto your connecting flight ...
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8 hour layover Tokyo on a Sunday (later afternoon/evening)

That's an interesting challenge, and there's no obviously superior solution, but here's two options for what I would probably do in your shoes: If you get through immigration fast and the train ...
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What is the best way to get from Narita Airport to Tsukuba?

There's actually only one sane way to make this trip: take the direct bus from the airport to Tsukuba for 2200 yen. Buses run hourly and take ~60 minutes, schedules here: http://pfwww.kek.jp/...
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Transit between Tokyo airports with Singapore Airlines

This is bad itinerary. Unless there is a specific arrangement with your ticket (ask the airline), you have to arrange your own connection. Typically you need to Collect your bags Clear Japanese ...
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Walk to Sakuranoyama Park from Narita Airport

I've had a good look on Google Maps and street view. Is it possible to walk out of the airport? Maybe, yes. There seems to be footpaths alongside most of the roads you would need to walk, or a ...
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