Tag: air-travel

214 Why are airline passengers asked to lift up window shades during takeoff and landing? 2013-09-02T17:54:47.517

138 Took airline plane blanket by accident; didn't realize it was forbidden. What should I do? 2017-10-24T18:39:35.013

121 How can I deal with people asking to switch seats with me on a plane? 2015-06-05T14:24:41.560

114 Flight tickets: buy two weeks before even during holiday seasons? 2011-10-23T17:21:16.200

111 When and why do people clap/applause after a plane lands? 2016-05-13T12:39:23.300

109 Prohibited item forgotten in hand luggage: what to do with it? 2016-02-08T21:43:52.070

106 How to avoid toddlers on a long-distance plane flight? 2016-05-26T23:02:16.420

102 Can I accidentally miss the in-flight food? 2017-08-04T17:57:07.880

99 How can I do a "broad" search for flights? 2011-06-30T20:22:22.733

97 How to convince airport security that I am not dangerous when having metallic parts in my body? 2013-04-18T09:10:38.433

89 Why do people on airplanes often have tomato juice as a drink? 2013-08-18T16:02:21.137

84 Did I opt out of compensation by accepting meal vouchers? 2016-09-13T07:55:08.507

83 Why are airlines against the transferring of tickets to other persons? 2014-10-13T16:48:55.290

81 How can I avoid or minimize jet lag? 2011-07-15T17:57:45.870

79 Do flight attendants prefer I press the button or walk to the back? (Long-haul flights) 2016-04-07T15:01:26.247

79 Why is onboard/inflight shopping still a thing? 2016-11-22T13:08:16.950

76 Why do flight attendants say in safety instructions that you should put on your own mask before helping others? 2016-08-31T18:42:34.183

74 Can I fly with a gold bar? 2015-07-08T21:31:53.093

72 How to book a flight if my passport doesn't state my gender? 2016-09-28T10:49:31.903

67 Are there any flights which permits a Sikh to carry a kirpan? 2014-07-15T12:57:54.647

66 How big is "too big" for an airline seat? At what point will you be required to buy two tickets? 2011-11-08T11:00:46.127

65 What rules govern forced removal from flights (due to overbooking)? 2017-04-10T13:24:15.977

64 When boarding a full plane, how can I guarantee that I can keep my handheld baggage with me? 2015-09-08T15:12:01.737

62 What to do if drugs / a bomb are planted in your travel bag? 2012-01-17T03:12:00.507

62 Why do airlines offer more varieties of special-request meals than they actually provide? 2017-06-09T15:24:59.073

61 What happens if you have a medical emergency after deplaning but before passing passport control? 2017-07-27T10:01:43.230

59 Which airlines might I have trouble taking, being an Israeli? 2016-08-01T09:50:07.373

59 Can I refuse to choose seats with additional cost at check-in time? 2017-11-05T11:00:08.537

58 I am Chinese. Which name is my surname and which is my last name, for a flight booking? 2017-09-01T12:29:53.260

57 Refused entry into Schengen after Ryanair checked passport. Now the airline wants me to pay a fine. What are my options? 2016-07-25T16:30:46.497

56 Can I stay in the airplane toilet during landing? 2014-05-08T13:57:52.370

56 What is shown at an airport arrival board if a flight is missing or has crashed? 2017-10-10T13:35:38.750

55 easyJet won't refund because it says 'no-show' but they denied boarding 2016-10-03T09:32:55.910

54 What is the most comfortable way to sleep on a plane? 2011-12-21T23:30:00.720

54 Do I need a US visa to transit (or layover) through an American airport? 2012-01-16T15:37:59.637

54 Why are one-way plane tickets more expensive than return tickets? 2013-01-02T17:05:10.650

54 What should I do after buying an airline ticket? 2014-08-11T20:14:52.863

54 How to book a ticket for an unborn infant? 2015-02-21T10:16:06.947

54 What commercial flight route requires the most (minimum possible) stops/layovers from A to B? 2016-11-01T04:59:09.993

54 What's going to happen to my booked AirBerlin flight now that they've gone bankrupt? 2017-08-15T12:32:00.747

53 What techniques, tricks or otherwise have you used to get upgrades on flights? 2011-07-10T21:31:59.990

53 My ID was stolen during my stay in Spain. Will Ryanair let me board the flight? 2016-02-24T18:44:57.193

53 Why would a company want me to book a flight via a travel agent if it is more expensive? 2016-05-17T11:26:31.697

53 Can two persons sharing a name travel one-way each on a return ticket? 2016-09-26T15:30:45.223

53 Can I travel with cremated remains (father's ashes) from USA to India? 2017-02-06T06:39:59.977

53 I need to fly between two European countries once a month. What is the cheapest way to do it? 2017-12-27T14:33:01.327

52 Do you have to take the second leg of a domestic flight? 2011-12-27T19:46:17.027

52 Is it true that people "can just take all the luggage off the airport conveyer belt and leave with it."? 2015-03-05T18:47:04.177

52 Why is international first class much more expensive than international economy class? 2016-10-26T16:59:21.333

51 What can you do about being forced to sit next to a very large passenger? 2014-09-15T21:10:31.090

51 Are battery packs allowed in hand luggage? 2015-01-24T14:14:37.760

50 Why is the food so bad on airplanes? 2014-05-19T20:05:50.020

50 Can I stop a fellow passenger from using their cell phone during take off? 2016-01-27T12:23:22.693

50 Would a non-business traveler ever benefit from collecting air miles, as compared to simply buying the cheapest ticket available? 2016-02-04T12:00:14.840

49 What are the exact reasons why one cannot take a bottle of water on the plane? 2015-02-17T09:27:09.537

49 Special meals on long-haul flights 2016-06-07T18:19:51.060

49 What are some tips for a child flying alone for the first time? 2016-07-27T17:40:14.290

49 How to tell if your flight has an air-bridge or stairs? 2016-11-30T03:07:38.110

49 What's the opposite of a "return" flight? 2017-09-19T18:17:19.737

48 When to book tickets from travel sites rather than airline sites? 2011-07-11T22:55:34.563

48 Can I get a discount on my flight for not being overweight? 2015-08-12T15:28:21.573

47 Why are there holes in ice cubes in airplanes? 2014-05-19T15:56:50.600

47 Can I wear a bulletproof vest while traveling on British Airways from Heathrow? 2015-06-01T07:34:15.497

46 Is it fair to buy a return ticket I know I will never use just because it's cheaper? 2013-01-22T05:05:59.880

46 Luggage was stopped by customs (we learned about it after our flight) 2014-09-03T08:31:41.793

46 Is it prohibited to lie down (and fall asleep) on a commercial flight? 2015-12-16T14:36:10.923

46 Can I have a watermelon in hand luggage? 2016-06-05T18:26:01.620

46 How to search for a flight when dates and cities are flexible but non-direct flights must not pass through a particular country? 2016-10-03T08:35:07.413

45 Can I take an AVR development board on a plane? 2012-05-04T12:28:24.117

44 What section of an airplane offers the smoothest ride? 2012-02-04T18:00:14.247

44 What citizenship/place of birth would a child born on an airplane have? 2012-09-13T15:58:33.520

44 So what can I do to avoid being "that" passenger with bad hygiene? 2017-03-24T08:33:29.390

43 What is the purpose of check-in before flying? 2014-05-02T13:54:45.653

43 Can I fly with white powder in a transparent bag? 2015-08-27T00:47:52.113

43 Why did airport security swab my hands with wet paper? 2016-02-09T12:46:23.743

43 On a plane, who has the right to the overhead bin? 2016-06-11T18:03:48.240

43 Why do airlines offer flight itineraries with unrealistically short layovers? 2016-07-20T03:28:36.727

43 Is there any advantage to checking in for a flight before going to the airport? 2016-12-15T07:18:46.937

42 Why do airplanes at every airport disembark at the left (port) side? 2013-04-22T12:42:08.187

42 Being separated from one's young children on a flight 2015-09-25T18:26:33.837

41 Someone else is booking international ticket for me using their credit or debit card. Do they need to be present physically at the time of check in? 2013-06-11T06:42:38.367

41 Why do we fasten seatbelts for turbulence? 2015-03-23T02:44:28.420

41 I am travelling with a medication that needs to be cool at all times, will the airline allow me to use the onboard chiller? 2016-01-23T18:12:09.483

41 What is the cheapest regular-priced scheduled flight I can book and fly? 2016-09-05T10:28:14.077

41 Was I scammed by BoraJet? They cancelled the flight, promised to pay for another ticket - it didn't happen 2016-09-22T09:49:38.680

41 Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva? 2017-10-25T07:28:20.347

40 What is the shortest commercial passenger flight (with a flight number) in the world? 2012-01-24T04:01:03.237

39 What should I know about "Around The World" flights? 2011-06-21T20:42:07.667

39 Benefits of checking in online when checking bags 2011-09-22T18:08:04.640

39 A flight I booked months ago just got rescheduled dramatically, into a time that is not possible for me, what can I do? 2014-07-31T06:04:08.330

39 Different airlines, same destination, leave about the same time... why? 2015-11-02T18:33:02.180

38 What do "Fragile" stickers on checked baggage do? 2011-12-09T23:37:12.520

38 Is leaving airport at a stop before the final destination illegal? 2013-06-09T21:58:31.403

38 What can I do with a plane ticket that won't be used? 2015-11-15T19:40:12.080

38 Is "departure time" when the plane leaves the gate or when it takes off? 2017-12-26T23:37:03.120

37 What does "SSSS" on my boarding pass mean? 2012-04-02T13:46:41.923

37 What can I do if I'm seated next to a person with bad hygiene on an airplane? 2017-03-23T22:09:04.157

36 What are some tricks you use to buy cheap airline tickets in Europe? 2012-02-11T14:16:11.003

36 How can I book a flight plan found on Matrix Airfare Search? 2013-11-06T18:28:33.720