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Loophole in EU legislation exposed thousands of air passengers amid the Covid-19 crisis

There is one particular group of air travellers, who don’t enjoy the same rights. These are people traveling on self-connecting (aka virtually interlined) flights. Self-connecting flights consist of two or more legs served by different (unrelated) airlines. In the case with self-connecting, if one flight is delayed or cancelled and the passenger misses the connecting flight, there is no compensation and no refund for the missed flight.

Connecting flights at times of Coronavirus pandemics: Who is flying

With travel being restricted around the globe, airlines around the globe are getting into a hibernation mode. Nevertheless, if you still need to travel in the months of April and May 2020, this is some information you may find useful.
 

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. 


 

Munich International Airport – the connecting hub of Lufthansa

Munich International Airport (MUC) is amongst the busiest airports in Europe and the second biggest in Germany after Frankfurt International Airport. Munich airport handles over 44 million passengers annually. It is a major hub for Lufthansa and Star Alliance member airlines.
 

Transit Hotels near Sofia Airport: Useful tips for booking the right hotel

This article aims at giving you relevant information about the location of Sofia Airport within the urban area of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the specifics of terminal 1 and terminal 2, the available means of transport and respectively the available hotels. Based on that information, you should be able to take an informed decision regarding the accommodation options and book the right hotel for you.
 

Connecting at Doha Hamad Airport | Useful tips for transit passengers

Doha Hamad airport is a state of the art facility opened in 2014. It serves over 35 million passengers annually and is home to Qatar Airways. It is ranked 5th best airport in the world by 2018 Skytrax survey and is extremely friendly for transit passengers. Let’s look below at some tips for flying via Doha, which you may find useful.

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.

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 flights at Amsterdam Schiphol airport: useful tips

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Iata code: AMS) is the third busiest airport in Europe, serving over 70 million passengers a year. Schiphol airport is a hub for KLM airlines (Part of Air France - KLM group), their subsidiary Transavia and easyJet. Schiphol is important for connecting flights linking Europe and USA as the US Delta airlines links  Amsterdam with 11 major destinations in USA.

Flight connections at Bankgok international airport Suvarnabhumi

Bangkok international airport Suvarnabhumi (BKK) is an important gateway for travel to domestic destinations within Thailand and to other points in South-east Asia. It is the main hub of the flag carrier Thai airways. Suvarnabhumi handles over 60 million passengers annually. A significant number of the transit passengers via Suvarnabhumi catch connecting flights from the secondary airport in the capital - Don Muang (DMK), hub for Air Asia. Don Muang airport handles a domestic traffic of more than 23 million passengers annually.

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