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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 flight: Meaning and Definitions | Useful information for passengers

​In short, a connecting flight is one that requires passengers to change from one aircraft to another at a hub airport on the way to their final destination. The following paragraphs explain in greater detail what connecting flights are.

Connecting flights: When should we shrink wrap our baggage

We bet you have noticed the shrink wrapping machines situated at the check in areas of most major airports. These devices are there for a reason - people use them. Passengers shrink wrap their baggage for a number of reasons, in most cases related to safety. When do you need to shrink wrap your baggage? Read further to find out. 

Connecting flights at Warsaw Modlin Airport

Warsaw Modlin airport is the second airport serving the capital of Poland. It opened in 2012 at premises formerly used as military airfield. Its passenger traffic is generated exclusively by low cost carriers. Warsaw Modlin is also one of the bases of Ryanair.

Self-connecting in London: Useful tips for transit passengers

London with its 5 airports is a major hub, where millions of people connect every year. Apart of being home to British Airways, London is also a hub for Ryanair, Wizzair, easyJet, Virgin, and a number of other airlines. The availability of so many low fare airlines turns London into a true self-connecting hub. Let’s start with outlining the airports located around the city of London. 

Virtual interlining in aviation | What it means exactly

“Virtual interlining” is a relatively new term in the aviation vocabulary. It derives its meaning from the term “interlining”, which Wikipedia defines as:  “Voluntary commercial agreement between individual airlines to handle passengers traveling on itineraries that require multiple flights on multiple airlines. Such agreements allow passengers to change from one flight on one airline to another flight on another airline without having to gather their bags or check-in again.”

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. 

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. 

 

8 tips on airport transiting: how to make the best out of your connecting flights

Are you a transit passengers who struggles all the time with flight connections? Flight delays, security checks, loss of baggage, transit visas, long layovers, missed connections…is this causing you troubles? We have put together for you 8 tips to make your transiting a pleasant experience.

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