Question about connection on KLM

Old Nov 7, 18, 1:26 am
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Question about connection on KLM

I am thinking of booking a ticket LCY to TLV via AMS. The connection is tight (1 your or 1h 45 depending on which flight I take out of LCY) so I would likely understand what would happen if I miss the connection.

There is only one flight to TLV on KLM per day, would we have to wait 24 hours for that flight (which would not work for me)? Would they rebook us on Transavia (who have a flight early the next morning)?
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Old Nov 7, 18, 2:06 am
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If they're selling this flight, it means you're very likely to make your connecting flight. Minimum connection time in AMS I believe is about 45 mins.

Yes.
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Old Nov 7, 18, 2:14 am
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If they're selling this flight, it means you're very likely to make your connecting flight. Minimum connection time in AMS I believe is about 45 mins.

Yes.
Sure, I understand that if the flight from LCY is in time then there will be no problem making the connection.

However, if the first flight is late I could easily miss the connection, so that is what I am asking about.
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Transavia is the daughter airline of KLM so yes, you'd be rebooked provided there are still seats available. Otherwise, maybe rerouted on another airline or through another airport.
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LCY and TLV are both non-schengen destinations, so you wouldn't even have to go through passport check. 1 hour seems plenty of time to connect and board.
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As long as you buy it as one ticket you’ll be fine
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Old Nov 7, 18, 6:05 am
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Originally Posted by Zarmakuizz View Post
LCY and TLV are both non-schengen destinations, so you wouldn't even have to go through passport check. 1 hour seems plenty of time to connect and board.
Normally shouldn't be an issue, TLV flights have extra security questioning at the gate so make sure to head straight to the gate when you land as it might be closing earlier due to that, 1hr is still plenty
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You may be also rebooked through CDG. AF has 3 daily to TLV.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 3:47 pm
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What time of year is this?

LCY is quite fog-prone, especially at this time of year - I've experienced a number of delays both recently and at this time in other years.

I'd go for the earlier flight, to give yourself some leeway.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 3:53 pm
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What time of year is this?

LCY is quite fog-prone, especially at this time of year - I've experienced a number of delays both recently and at this time in other years.

I'd go for the earlier flight, to give yourself some leeway.
This would be for next April. Presumably fog is less of an issue?
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This would be for next April. Presumably fog is less of an issue?
There can be fog in April.
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Old Nov 9, 18, 2:03 am
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There can be fog at any time of year, but I've found autumn to be particularly problematic at LCY.

However... it's generally more of a problem in the morning than in the afternoon, and as you seem to be looking at an evening flight I think chances of any fog issues are relatively low. Still, I'd go for the longer connection time.
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