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Connecting at Dubai International Airport - useful tips for transit passengers

​Dubai International Airport (IATA code: DXB) is world’s busiest airport, serving over 88 million passengers annually. It is home to Emirates airlines, which solely operates out of Terminal 3. Terminal 3 of Dubai airport is the largest airport terminal in the world. It is separated into three concourses A, B, C linked to each other by internal train. Terminal 3 is dedicated to exclusive usage by Emirates, while Terminal 2 (located on the other side of the airport premises) serves exclusively flights operated by Fly Dubai. Terminal 3 and Terminal 2 are linked by regular shuttle service, operating airside. Dubai Terminal 1 is used by all the foreign airlines operating to and from DXB. Read on to learn how to tranist best at this huge airport. 

Long layover in Istanbul - The airport hotels are a good option

If you have an overnight connection at Istanbul Ataturk airport, there is good news for you - There is abundance of hotels in the area that can help you relax well, before your next day flight. In any case where the airline doesn't cater for your overnight transfer, you may consider this option as it will cost you around USD 100 or maybe even less, and this is a rate for 2 people sharing a room. 

Connecting at Sofia Airport - useful tips for transit passengers

Sofia International Airport (SOF) is the biggest international airport of Bulgaria and is located near its capital Sofia. It serves around 5 million passengers annually, out of which only a fraction are transit passengers. This article contains helpful information for anyone planning a transfer at Sofia International Airport. 

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport - how connection-friendly is it?

Nikola Tesla International Airport Belgrade (BEG) is the main International airport of Serbia and home of Air Serbia. With an average minimum connecting time of 45 min, it offers a rather good quality for transit passengers. 

 

Warsaw Chopin Airport - Connecting in the heart of Europe

Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is the biggest airport of Poland, serving the capital city Warsaw. It is home to LOT Polish Airlines and serving as its main hub. Warsaw Chopin Airport handles over 12 million passengers annunally. More than 300 flights are operated daily. Read further to learn about the transit process at Warsaw Chopin Airport and the pros and cons of connecting there. 


 

Bucharest Otopeni Airport | Useful tips for transfer passengers

Bucharest Henri Coanda Airport (OTP), also referred to as Otopeni International Airport is currently the only scheduled passenger airport serving the Romanian capital. It is located in the Otopeni neighbourhood in the north part of the city. It serves circa 12 million passengers annually, part of which are transfer passengers.

Connecting at London Gatwick airport - Useful tips

London Gatwick airport (LGW) is the second busiest airport in the United Kingdom, located 47 km from the center of London. It serves over 45 million passengers annually. Gatwick airport is used as a hub by British Airways, but is also the largest base of the low fare airline easyJet.Gatwick airport has two terminals - North and South, located 1.2 km from each other. The terminals are connected by a shuttle (people mover), which operates 24/7 every few minutes. The journey time only takes two minutes.

Connecting at London Stansted Airport - useful tips for transit passengers

London Stansted (STN) was built as a point to point airport. It lacks transit passenger infrastructure typical for hubs like London Heathrow. Nevertheless, thousands of people use Stansted airport for connecting flights as it is one of UK biggest airports and the largest base of Ryanair. The following article provides useful tips for transiting. 

Self-connecting at London Luton Airport | Useful tips

London Luton Airport (LTN) is used primarily by low fare airlines and serves over 12 million passengers annually. Self-connecting at London Luton Airport means that you arrive at Luton on a flight from your origin destination and shortly afterwards you depart on another flight to your final destination, holding two separate tickets for your journey.

Self-connecting flights, how to book them?

Self-connecting is the process when one travels on two or more connecting flights, booked separately on different tickets. From an aviation standpoint, these are regarded as separate journeys (point to point flights), and the carriers take no responsibilities for missed connections, schedule changes, cancellations, etc. In other words, the risk lies fully within the passenger.
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