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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. 

Fly Dubai editorial review | Connecting Flights

Fly Dubai offers affordable fares to Dubai from Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa and some Asian countries, totalling around 100 destinations. Naturally, it also links these regions to each other via its hub at Dubai International Airport. Operating narrow body aircraft, Fly Dubai is also a sort of feeder to Emirates.

Self-connecting at London Luton Airport | Useful tips

London Luton Airport (LTN) is used primarily by low fare airlines and serves over 12 million passengers annually. Self-connecting at London Luton Airport means that you arrive at Luton on a flight from your origin destination and shortly afterwards you depart on another flight to your final destination, holding two separate tickets for your journey.

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 (point to point flights), and the carriers take no responsibilities for missed connections, schedule changes, cancellations, etc. In other words, the risk lies fully within the passenger.

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. 

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