Food transport in airplane

When we are at vacations abroad, in some place with delicious cuisine, we sometimes like to take any of that back home with us, as a souvenir for a friend or ourselves. Inside European Union, there is no problem with it, especially, if it is packed in original, producer’s bag. Problem is when you are outside EU. Another thing is to bringing formula on board for our infant child. here are couple carrier’s policies about food. Continue reading “Food transport in airplane” »

Check-in at airport

Traveling by airplane is very convenient mode of transportation. Flight is much more faster then driving by car, you can trip from one part of the Europe to another, within couple hours. But journey itself is not the longest part of this procedure. Sometimes, depend on location of the airport, driving from it to the city center may took even one hours. Another think is check-in. You need to be at the airfield at least half an hour before your flight, in case you get your boarding pass online and carry-on baggage only. Otherwise, you should arrive even two hours earlier. Continue reading “Check-in at airport” »

Transport of weapon and ammunition in the plane

If we are choosing airplanes as our mode of transportation, we need to be aware of couple regulations about baggage. In carry-on we cannot have to much liquids and food, or any objects with sharp edges. Checked baggage permit for it, but you cannot put any bigger sport equipment inside. And what about weapons? Every now and then, hunters or admirer of sport guns are taking flights, sometimes they like to take their toys pistols with them. It is possible, but under certain laws.

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Duty free shopping on board

Nowadays, using airplanes as mode of transportation is much more common for most of people, then it was ten years ago. We are traveling for vacations, to work and study in different countries, for business trips. More, and more often, even in Poland, passengers prefer to flight from one city to another instead to take a train. There is nothing surprised in it, especially when we compare the prices. Another nice thing about airplanes is, that you are able to make shopping, in very reasonable prizes, not only on duty free zone, but also on board.

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Domestic flights

Flying by an airplane is cheapest then ever before. If you know ho to look for the ticket, you can find flights even for couple Euro! Because of that, this is the most popular mode of transportation right now. It is very convenient and fast, journey from Warsaw to Barcelona lasts for two hours. In Poland, more and more passengers also using domestic flights. It is mach more faster then railway, and you could find a ticket couple time cheaper. You are going for first flight like this? Here are couple useful information. Continue reading “Domestic flights” »

Premium, economic and business class

Nowadays, while booking flight tickets, you can choose between three different classes: premium, economic and business. Premium class is relatively new. For a long time customers could choose only between economic and business one. However, more and more airlines introduce premium class on their planes.

It is useful to understand what particular names means and what are differences between these classes. Thanks to it, you will be able to book a seat in the class that would be the most suitable for you and your needs. Main differences between these three type of classes includes, but don’t necessarily have to be limited to, comfort of seats and space between them, type and quality of meals and drinks, priority in check-in procedure as well as during boarding, possibility to making changes in reservation. Obviously, all of these differences are reflected in the price of tickets in particular class.

us-army-379036_640Economic class is the cheapest one. However, low price has its consequences. Possibility of changes flights details is very limited, usually is available only for additional fee. Space between sits is smaller than in other classes thus passengers have less space for themselves. Number and type of meals in economic class depend on the length and time of the flight. Depending on whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, passengers will be usually served omelet or scrambled eggs, sandwiches and so on. Passengers are often offered free drinks too. Some aircrafts offer passengers individual screen to enjoy audio-visual programs. However, it is not standard in business class and depends widely on airline, aircrafts as well as flight length.

Premium class is a class between economy and business ones. Passengers might enjoy more specious seats and additional facilities, as for example, bigger variety of available meals, wider choice of drinks, larger selection of audio-visual materials that could be watched in individual screen, electrical outlet next to the seat and so on. Additional options and bonuses in premium class widely depend on particular airlines (check more – http://www.lot.com/us/en/). Some of them offer additional baggage allowances as well as priority in boarding.

Business class is associated with comfort and luxury. At the airport, passengers can use VIP loungers, equipped with computers, showers and other useful features. On board, passengers are welcomed with glass of champagne. Choice of meals and drinks is much wider than in any other class. Distance between rows and seats are bigger thus passengers have more personal space and can travel in more comfortable conditions.

Air tickets reservation changes

When we are planning our journey by plane, we usually buying flight ticket online. It is much more faster and convenient then shopping at the airport. Sometimes, after we already book it, our plas may be changes from many reason. we need to rebook date of our flight, cause we don’t get day off at work. Other situation is when we make some errors while typing our identification data for ticket. Even then, you are still able to make some changes about it, as long as you don’t have your boarding pass.
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Group flight tickets

Group flight tickets can be purchased for ten or more passengers.  Many people belief that group tickets are always cheaper than individual tickets. It might be true, but not necessarily. Definitely, it is not the rule. Simply because selling the large number of tickets for low price wouldn’t be neither profitable nor favorable for airlines. Attractive price in such case is based on negotiation between purchaser and airlines. Obviously, it is possible to try to negotiate by yourself, but it is not necessarily the best solution. To bargain a good offer it is crucial to know average rates and tariffs, possibility of combining particular discounts and so on. Therefore, it is popular and beneficial to use services of an agent, who is specialized and experienced in that field.

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Excess baggage at airplane

When we are planning a journey by airplane, we need to prepare for it well. Take all required documents and boarding pass, and show up at the airport not to late. Another important thing is our baggage. Not only we need to now what we can or cannot take on board, but we also shouldn’t taking excess baggage with us. At websites of each carriers you may find all allowed dimensions for your bags, size and weight. Differences will be between checked and carry-on luggage, so you need to pay attention. Otherwise, you need to take into account possibility of some extra costs.
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Regulation about sport equipment in airplane

When we are planning journey by an airplane, we have to know regulations about baggage limits. If we won’t respect it, we will need to pay additional costs for excess baggage. Another issue is sport equipment. Most of airline companies allows to take many kinds of it on board. surfing board, bicycles, ski, snowboard, scuba diving equipment – all of it are permit, but with under certain rules. And remember, you need to inform your carrier about tackles like that before flight, using call center. Continue reading “Regulation about sport equipment in airplane” »

Baby at the airplane

Sometimes particular life events require from us to take an infant baby to the air flight. We are going for treatment abroad, or for important family ceremony, and we don’t know to do wit our newborn child, so it join as in our journey. You are not allowed to take on board baby younger then one week, it won’t be able to breath in fake air. After it, before your child cross the age of two years, it is better to see a podiatrist before each flight. Continue reading “Baby at the airplane” »

Taking food on board with us

Flying by airplane is ruled by a lot of different regulations. There is a security policy that not only forbid you to have any object with sharp edges on board, but also toy, plastic weapon for your child. You cannot have to much liquids in your carry-on baggage, also it has to be packed in small, plastic bottles and put together in transparent bag. Also, there are couple rules telling as which kind of food we are able to take with us on board.

Food in carry-on baggage
If we are travelling to different countries, a lot of times we are buying souvenirs there, not only for our friends, but also for ourselves. You are visiting France and fell in love in some kind of cheese? Or maybe special king of chorizo was the most delicious thing you ate in Rome? There is no problem to buy products like that. You can have some eating with you not only to checked baggage, but also into your hand bag. But you need to make sure that it is packed properly, in original producer’s bag. Otherwise, you won’t take it on board, only in registered bag. Some airline companies, especially at long distance flights, may forbid you to take some tender food, cause it may get spoil. All those regulations concern flights inside European Union. You are able to take a special formula for your infant child with you, with no limits, but is has to be double-checked before the flight.

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Other policies
If you are travelling outside the UE, you need to check out regulations about food transferring in each country you will be staying, even joust on the airport. Cause different countries have different rules, and is has nothing to do with each airline companies policy. For example, you are not able to have any fresh food in your bag while entering United States or Australia area, even in your checked baggage. Also, when you are planning to come back from your holidays, you cannot have any dairy, meat or other products of animal origin in any kind of baggage. European Union food policy is very restrictive.

In most of the times, you are able to take on board any type of food with you on board, but it need to be packed in original bag, with expiration date on it. In some, long distance flights, flying attendant may ask you to trough away any fresh food from the cabin, cause it may get spoiled. Carrier’s policy is not the only issue, more important are law food regulations in each country you are planning to visit. At European Union area you are allowed to take formula for your child with no limits, but it has to be checked first.

Preparation for a flight

Every single day, millions of people, whole around the world are flying by airplane from one destination to another. They are going for vacations, visiting their families abroad, having business trips. For those, who are traveling a lot by this mode of transportation, going for another journey is not a big deal. But if you are planning your very first flight, you are very nervous for sure. You have no idea what you are allowed to take on board, and which objects are forbidden and how to prepare for a trip that will last for dozen hours? Continue reading “Preparation for a flight” »

Checking flight ticket reservation online

Nowadays, most of passengers for a longer distance journey, are choosing air flights. The most popular way of getting our ticket, is to buy it online. Of cause, you are still able to do it at the airport in a more old-fashioned way, but using Internet for it is much more easier and quicker. If you already booked your ticket, you better double checked all the information on it, before your flight. It will help you to avoid any unpleasant situation during boarding.

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