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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 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.

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 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. 

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. 

How to address the risks of missing connecting flights?

Many travellers around the world fear the possibility of missing their connecting flights. Whether you are traveling on a single ticket or on two separate tickets, the consequences of missed connections are grave for everyone (maybe except those who are not in a hurry and hope to benefit from monetary compensations).  Let’s look at some factors that affect the flight connections. Understanding these factors can help us predict and possibly avoid risky connections.

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 the airlines member of Star Alliance.
 

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. 
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