Transferring in AUH

Old Mar 25, 19, 12:19 pm
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Transferring in AUH

I am flying LHR - AUH and AUH - LHR on BA on one booking and traveling onwards (AUH - MCT - AUH) in between, on a separate booking on Emirates. Does anyone here know if is possible to stay airside, in AUH, and therefore not go through immigration and the visa process?
I will have a case (not sure if through checking can be done on two different bookings...)
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Old Mar 25, 19, 12:23 pm
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Will you have checked baggage?

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Old Mar 25, 19, 12:32 pm
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According to their website, you will need to exit and check-in your bags as usual in the departure area.

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Old Mar 25, 19, 12:35 pm
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Hopefully your onwards flights are actually on Etihad and not Emirates? Etihad flies from AUH, Emirates flies from DXB.
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Old Mar 25, 19, 12:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Airprox View Post
Hopefully your onwards flights are actually on Etihad and not Emirates? Etihad flies from AUH, Emirates flies from DXB.
Oooops yes. muscle memory failed me - automatically typed Emirates!
It will be Etihad.
And thanks to all for the additional info
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Old Mar 25, 19, 12:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Mwenenzi View Post
Will you have checked baggage?

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Yes
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Old Mar 25, 19, 1:00 pm
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BA will not check your bag through. You will need to reclaim your bag, clear immigration and check in for your Etihad flight.
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Old Mar 25, 19, 1:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Speedbird676 View Post
BA will not check your bag through. You will need to reclaim your bag, clear immigration and check in for your Etihad flight.
Yes, thanks. That seems to be the outcome that I was least hoping for. Hey ho...
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