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Probably not. Unless a large portion of the passengers on your Kansas to MSP flight are also continuing onto the same destination you are they have very little incentive to hold a flight. It costs an airline roughly $75/minute for a delay.


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Not necessarily. One time I was travelling from Athens to Paris through Frankfurt (with Lufthansa) with estimated waiting time 1 hour. Due to bad weather near Frankfurt, the flight landed in Frankfurt about 40 minutes late. We arrived on our gate literally less than 10 minutes past boarding and we were firmly refused boarding. After much talking and ...


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Well if the flight youre in is meant to connect all or majority of the passengers it is going to wait ofcourse and make up for that time in flight. But if its a small group then probably not. You will be re-assigned the next flight to your destination


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I fly on Southwest as much as possible for unrelated reasons. There are a number of times they have held the entire flight for two people or even one person: single digit minutes generally. But SouthWest is in general a pleasant airline to choose. That makes it easy to have a positive attitude on it (when you are not the one who is delayed): we're all going ...


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Since there are many answers saying "No", I'll provide anecdotal evidence of a "Yes" answer. I was flying from Indianapolis to Klamath Falls, OR via MSP and PDX. As I sat in MSP, they announced a delay of the flight to PDX. I politely inquired at the gate to see how long it would be and to check on the likelihood of my making my connection at PDX - they ...


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Both reservations are on the same ticket, both are with the same airline. They must either wait for you, for a reasonable amount of time, or reroute. In particular, if your inbound flight is delayed, airline has two options is this case: Delay the outbound flight, along with all other passengers Reroute you, including night accommodation This because you ...


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Since USA doesn't have exit emigration check, you can make the domestic to international connection easily within that time, provided the incoming flights are not delayed. You will be provided with boarding pass for the both segment and your bags will be checked through (if any). Familiarize with the layout of the airport here - https://www.orlandoairports....


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It varies. They will often wait a little while, especially if it's the last flight of the day and even moreso if there are multiple passengers making the same connection. I've had Delta wait for me after inbound connection delays on several occasions. Actually, I've only had one time where I actually missed a connection on Delta and that was a case where the ...


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Do airlines typically wait for passengers who are flying in with the same airline and have a short connection? Typically not, at least not on US domestic connections. I have personally experienced some egregious "won't wait a single second" scenarios In one case I had a tight connection with a delayed incoming flight but due to no luggage and fast running ...


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Typically, if a lot of people are connecting from flight A to B, the airline could wait. In effect, it is better for them to wait maybe 20 minutes than having to provide food and a hotel for loads of people. I have had cases before were airlines waited before. Alternatively, the airline could fast track you through the airport (e.g. security and passport ...


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They may wait for you, because they know you're coming, but they won't wait for very long and waiting is not guaranteed. They have a schedule to keep, and there may be operational reasons why they can't hold the flight for long (if it's the last flight of the day, there might be noise restrictions in place after a certain time, or there may be restrictions ...


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Norwegian is a super discount airline, that does not have any partner alliances or codeshares. So I have a feeling these are separate tickets. That's the bad thing. You need to consult with whoever sells those tickets if they offer some sort of connection insurance. But without something like that, Norwegian is simply not responsible for the knock-on ...


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When you buy a ticket from an airline they are on the hook for getting to your destination. So they will not sell tickets with impossible connections. Every airport has a minimum connection time, and for some airports that can indeed be as low as 30 minutes. In Europe competition between airlines is fierce. And for example when Lufthansa offers a ZRH-MUC-...


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Generally an airline is responsible for your connection between flights issued on a single ticket. Airports have a minimum connection time which limits how short a connection is allowed when ticketing. That time sometimes depends on factors like terminal changes but is in my opinion highly optimistic. When you buy from a third-party agent you are not always ...


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If your flights are on one ticket, United thinks you can easily make it, so don't worry - after all it is their problem to get you connected, and if you miss your connection, they have to pay for your hotel, transporatation, and food in EWR. From experience, the international flight will also wait for some connections if they are late. Rebooking your ...


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Transfers at Schipol airport is very simple, and I have done it many times. KLM advise that 50 mins is ample for a transfer on an intercontinental flight. https://www.klm.com/travel/gb_en/prepare_for_travel/at_the_airport/connections/index.htm The airport website https://www.schiphol.nl/en/transfers/ Has a tool to work out your transfer times. As ...


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It's plenty of time. Passport checkpoints are a little slow in Athens, but not three hours.


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