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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.

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. 

Connecting flights at Amsterdam Schiphol airport: useful tips

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Iata code: AMS) is the third busiest airport in Europe, serving over 70 million passengers a year. Schiphol airport is a hub for KLM airlines (Part of Air France - KLM group), their subsidiary Transavia and easyJet. Schiphol is important for connecting flights linking Europe and USA as the US Delta airlines links  Amsterdam with 11 major destinations in USA.

Connecting at Istanbul New Airport: Useful information for transit passengers

As of 6th of April 2019, Istanbul has a new airport in operation. It is called Istanbul Airport (In Turkish: Istanbul Havalimani) and is located some 35 km north of the city center on the Black Sea coast in the European side of Istanbul. The old main International airport - Istanbul Ataturk Airport has been shut down for commercial operations. The IATA designator “IST” formerly used by Ataturk airport is transferred to the new airport.

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.

Which are the airlines offering the best connections to the Greek islands

A big number of the islands in the Mediterranean sea belong to Greece. Greek islands attract millions of visitors every year and are only accessible by air or sea. While an extensive connection of ferries exist, some journeys may take 10h or more, hence reaching Greek islands by air is mostly recommended. 

Ryanair, are connecting flights possible?

Ryanair has been strictly point-to-point airline, and while plans for connecting flights were revealed in 2017, it still remains oriented towards direct flights. Currently official Ryanair connecting flights are offered via a limited number of connecting airports. These airports are Rome Fiumicino (FCO), Milan Bergamo (BGY), and Porto (OPO). 

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 flight: Meaning and Definitions | Useful information for passengers

‚ÄčIn 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.

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