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Forum: Europe
Today, 2:51 am
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By itfcfan

Good Kyiv neighbourhood (Airbnb/hotel) for short stopover?

Due to flight timings / PCR test practicalities, I'm going to have a couple of nights stopover in Kyiv this weekend, as part of a journey to Kazakhstan. I'm going to need to travel to/from the...
Forum: Europe
Yesterday, 2:50 am
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By itfcfan

I'm also interested in this question. I'm...

I'm also interested in this question.

I'm based in the UK, so I checked the foreign travel advice from here. It said:



Source:...
Forum: Europe
Jun 10, 21, 8:51 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By itfcfan

I'm looking at flying from London to Astana...

I'm looking at flying from London to Astana (Kazakhstan) via Kyiv, staying a couple of days in Kyiv.

pstm91, Vekor - thanks for sharing info / your experience on Ukraine. Has much changed since...
Sep 26, 20, 8:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

A follow-up now we're past T-24 - possibly useful...

A follow-up now we're past T-24 - possibly useful for someone in a similar situation in the future...

Just after T-27 I checked my booking as advised by c-w-s. I saw that seat reservations were...
Sep 25, 20, 7:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

Is this the situation you were referring to re:...

Is this the situation you were referring to re: someone with a problem changing seats on IST-LHR?
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32695805-post259.html

If so, our situation is a bit different......
Sep 25, 20, 3:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

Interesting! Useful data point from a previous...

Interesting! Useful data point from a previous person to have this problem. I'll try at T-28 and see what happens.

Also interesting re: security checks. I used to live in China so trip.com is one...
Sep 25, 20, 3:51 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

Thanks for checking - the reservation is ticketed...

Thanks for checking - the reservation is ticketed (we have e-ticket numbers showing). I'm confident OLCI won't work as we were previously due to fly (same reservation) last week and hit the "airport...
Sep 25, 20, 3:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

Thanks for checking. We're flying in business....

Thanks for checking. We're flying in business. Almost no blocked seats there. Only 2 J fare tickets remaining for the flight.
Sep 25, 20, 3:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By itfcfan

Airport control on ticket several days before flight

Hi all,

I'm due to fly IST-LHR with my wife on Sunday (27th Sept). I tried to make seat reservations online but got an error indicating the ticket was under airport control. I've gone through...
Aug 18, 20, 4:46 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By itfcfan

The arrivals/departures show all flights running,...

The arrivals/departures show all flights running, but don't indicate what is ticketable. If you look at flightradar24 or flightstats during the past few months you'll see lots of flights running...
Aug 14, 20, 11:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,785
Posted By itfcfan

Amex Travel say Sabre hasn't updated IATA airport code for Nur-Sultan, NQZ (was TSE)

I'm an Amex member and I'm trying to use their Amex Travel service to place a flight booking to Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Kazakhstan. The IATA code for Nur-Sultan airport changed from TSE to NQZ...
Aug 14, 20, 10:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By itfcfan

Just an update on this - I've also been looking...

Just an update on this - I've also been looking for passenger flights to BKK (again non-tourist - trying to help my sister-in-law rejoin my brother who is resident in BKK).

As LondonElite says,...
Apr 15, 19, 6:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By itfcfan

Just a quick follow-up. I ended up staying in...

Just a quick follow-up. I ended up staying in Ramada Üsküdar and the location worked out well for me.

Late night on Friday (touch down around midnight then a ~25mins walk on the travelators to...
Apr 10, 19, 7:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By itfcfan

Thanks ISTFlyer. SAW is probably a bit too far...

Thanks ISTFlyer. SAW is probably a bit too far from the city for me to spend the night.

Does anyone know what the going rate for taxis from the new airport to central Istanbul (say, Taksim) is?...
Apr 9, 19, 4:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By itfcfan

Thanks for the data point. I've travelled to the...

Thanks for the data point. I've travelled to the old airport a few times before. The difference with the new airport is not so much the extra distance as being outside the urban area there are fewer...
Apr 9, 19, 4:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By itfcfan

Taxis from Istanbul New Airport / Good hotel locations half way to SAW?

Hello all,

I'm travelling with TK on LHR-IST & SAW-TBS on Friday/Saturday nights at the end of this week (around 20 hour stopover). I'm due to arrive into IST just after midnight and I'm trying to...
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By itfcfan

Transferring from LH to KC (Air Astana) at FRA - need to go through security again?

I'm flying LHR - FRA - TSE on LH907 and KC922 tomorrow (27th December). I'm travelling with hand luggage only, I have my boarding passes already and I'd prefer to avoid going through security again...
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By itfcfan

Air Astana involuntary cancellation policy - Rebooking / EU261

Air Astana have cancelled the LHR-TSE flight I was due to take on 27th Dec (10 days before the flight). I received an SMS & email informing me the booking is being shifted to 28th Dec.

There is...
Dec 17, 18, 12:55 am
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By itfcfan

Air Astana: LHR to TSE Flight changed to different day 10 days before flight: EU261?

Hi all,

I'm looking for anyone with experience of EU 261 compensation to help me. I've searched through the forums around this topic, but I can't find information my case (specifically what...
Forum: Budget Travel
Sep 24, 18, 1:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,214
Posted By itfcfan

You're right, visa costs can add up for this kind...

You're right, visa costs can add up for this kind of trip. Since visa processing companies took over the process at some major countries, costs have risen. It used to be rare for a visa to cost more...
Forum: Budget Travel
Sep 23, 18, 5:49 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,214
Posted By itfcfan

Some realistic options...

IMO FlyerTalk is the wrong place to ask about a trip like this. If you have the time to take this trip and plan to make the most of the journey, rather than just aiming to get to the destination as...
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By itfcfan

Air Astana TSE-LHR-TSE (KC941/2) dropping from daily to 4xweekly

It was good while it lasted, but as of this month Air Astana have cut down their daily Astana-London-Astana flights to 4xweekly. The exact weekdays are in flux a bit until settling down in the...
Sep 21, 18, 3:56 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 39,867
Posted By itfcfan

I wonder if BA will retain enough passengers for...

I wonder if BA will retain enough passengers for the flight to remain viable once the switch to the red-eye slots start in November? I recall BA carried a fair amount of cargo on LHR-CAI - does...
Jun 27, 18, 1:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By itfcfan

Row 1 on Aegean A320 & A321

I prefer seats without a bulkhead / full height divider in front of them (because I have long legs). On planes with a dividers I'll choose row 2 or 3 in preference to row 1. LCCs tend not to have...
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