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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. 

25 minutes transit at Vienna International Airport. Is this doable?

Vienna International Airport offers one of the shortest minimum connection times in the world. The airport of Vienna is constructed in a way, allowing fast connections. Officially, for star alliance flights the minimum connection time has been set to 25 minutes.

Austrian airlines, which use Vienna International Airport for its main hub take full advantage of this fact. They actively sell such connecting flights, so short connections are quite common in Vienna.

Many would argue that real life has nothing to do with formality and procedures. Before going forward with offering you generic advice concerning transferring in Vienna International Airport, we will try to find information on the subject form different sources online. So what does the Internet say?

Choosing between connecting and direct flight

In this article, we shall try to outline the differences between flying direct versus flying with connections, focusing on the pros and cons of both options. 

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.

Writing airline reviews | Useful tips

Reviews enable us to take informed decisions about buying products. They are fundamental in today’s knowledge-based economy. Review pioneers such as booking.com and tripadvisor.com have changed the way we book travel. Hotel ratings are crucial in choosing one hotel over another. Reviews are somewhat less popular when we talk about airlines and booking air travel. Very few online travel agencies show airline ratings in the list of ther search results. Some do show information such as the seat pitch or on time rating, but this is as far as it goes. The main driver behind airfare purchase decisions has been the price followed by flight times and trip length. Airline quality comes after.

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. 

7 useful tips on planing a budget holiday so that you travel for less

Today traveling is really easy - a passport, a credit and an iPhone are the only essentials you need to roam the world. If money is not a factor for you, then stop reading this. Just sit back, relax, open expedia.com and booking.com, keep your credit card at hand and book whatever you find good. If money is somehow a scarce resource, but you still want to see many places on a tight budget, then keep on reading. You may find a few useful tips here.

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. 

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.”

Wizzair connecting flights | Useful tips for passengers

Wizzair is a point to point airline and does not sell connecting flight tickets. On its website, you can only buy one way or return tickets for direct flights. Wizzair formally states on its website that  it cannot facilitate the transfer of passengers and their baggage to other flights. However, due to the low fares and the vast network of destinations many passengers self connect. The following article provides useful tips for self connecting with Wizzair. 
 

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