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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 Doha - Complimentary city tour by Qatar Airways

Connecting flights via Hamad International Airport can be fun. Any Qatar Airways passenger with a connection of over 5 hours is eligible for the the free Doha city Tour, allowing them to see the Pearl-Qatar, Katara Cultural village, Souq Waqif, Museum of Islamic Art. 

Missed connecting flights - are we entitled to compensation?

Within European Union, a very straightforward regulation exists as to passenger rights for denied boarding, flight delays or cancellations. The basic rule states that if your flight has a delay of over 3 hours, you are entitled to monetary compensation by the airline. However, very often shorter delays can cause you to miss your connecting flights, which in turns puts in a spiral of problems. The good news is that policies and regulations governing missed connecting flights in Europe now exist and you are entitled to compensation if you arrive at least 3 hours later at your final destination. 

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. 

 

What you need to know about Emirates Fly Dubai Connecting flights

In order to achieve schedules’ synergy Emirates airlines and Fly Dubai have entered into partnership agreement, under which you can fly on Fly Dubai network with an Emirates tickets. If you hold such a ticket, there are a few important things to note. 
 

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. 

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, and the carriers take no responsibilities for missed connections, schedule changes, etc. In other words, the risk lies within the passenger.

Ryanair, are connecting flights possible?

Ryanair has been strictly point-to-point airline, and while some plans for connecting flights have recently been revealed, it still remains oriented towards direct flights only. 

What is minimum connection time?

Minimum connection time (MCT) is the minimum time need to transit at a given airport between two flights. It is an official figure, calculated by airport authorities and airlines. 

Warsaw Chopin Airport - Connecting in the heart of Europe

Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is the main airport of Poland, serving the capital Warsaw. It is home of LOT Polish Airlines and its main hub. It handles over 12 million passengers annunally, serving more than 300 flights a day. 


 
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