What is a direct flight? Benefits when passengers choose to fly directly without connecting flights

Nowadays, "direct flight" is a concept that is no longer strange to guests, who often choose airplanes as a means of transportation for their travel or business trips. However, for guests who are experiencing it for the first time or do not understand what direct flying is and the benefits of this form, do not forget to refer to the information shared by HoaBinh Airlines below.

1. What is a direct flight?

Currently, passengers, when experiencing air travel, can choose how to fly, specifically non-stop flights and transit flights. Among them, direct flight, with many advantages, is the form that many people choose to experience.

The term “non-stop” began to become popular in the early days of commercial flights, when propeller aircraft had to move across the country or an area to transport passengers/cargo from one point to another. A to point B. They are advertised as “non-stop” services, specifically traveling between major destinations, stopping along the way to refuel or for other purposes, but keeping the same plane and ticket unchanged.

So what exactly is a direct flight? Non-stop flight is a direct flight from point A to point B without stopping anywhere. This concept is the opposite of a transit flight, which is a flight in which passengers will have to stop at at least one or more intermediate stations and need to change planes to reach the final destination. Depending on the purpose of travel, passengers need to carefully consider choosing between direct flights and transit flights accordingly.

2. Advantages of flying direct

After understanding what the concept of direct flight is, you can learn more about the advantages of this form of flight, thereby drawing up useful experiences for yourself to calculate and choose experience services. suitable experience for future flights.

Advantages of flying direct:

  • The time of the direct flight is determined specifically, and you do not have to move up and down too much. This is suitable for passengers who have a specific travel or business schedule, want to fly quickly to the destination, and do not want to spend too much time flying. Especially if you are taking an international flight for the first time and are not fluent in English communication, you should choose a direct flight instead of transit to avoid problems.
  • Another advantage of direct flights is that it helps passengers limit incidents such as lost suitcases and bags during travel.
  • Direct flights also help reduce the rate of flight delays or cancellations. Commercial flights can be delayed or canceled for many reasons, such as weather, late return flights, etc., and if you are unlucky enough to encounter such an unwanted situation, finding alternative direct flights is also a good idea. Much easier than flying in transit.

Besides the advantages, direct flights also have some minor disadvantages, such as the fact that the price of direct flights is often higher than that of transit flights, and passengers have to sit in one place for a long time. However, if you work hard to hunt for promotions launched by airlines every day or on special occasions, you can own a direct flight ticket without too much price difference compared to a transit flight.

3. Things to note when tourists use transit flights 

In some cases, if tourists are forced to use transit flights instead of direct flights, they should definitely note the following important notes:

  • For transit flights, the questions you need to pay attention to are: Where is the transit location? How long is the transit time? When in transit at the airport, if I have questions, who should I contact? What is the cost of air tickets, and are there any additional fees? Don't forget to go to the agent or customer service area of the airline you choose to receive the most accurate advice.
  • Passengers should choose the next flight with a departure time at least 3 hours after the previous flight lands to avoid the risk of missing the flight. This is also a reasonable time for you to comfortably check in and travel because many airports are very large and it will take time to travel between gates. In addition, while waiting, you can also take advantage of the opportunity to rest and eat before boarding the plane.
  • After getting off the plane, you should look for signs indicating the direction of the transit area or ask the staff at the airport to make sure you go to the right door. Note: Adjust to local time at the airport.
  • For guests who choose to fly in transit, the accompanying luggage should be compact and lightweight to make the travel process more convenient while also helping to reduce the risk of lost suitcases, goods, etc.

Grasping the concept of a direct flight and the benefits of this form of flight will help passengers gain more experience in considering and choosing flights that suit their purposes and schedules. For any information you need advice on, please contact HoaBinh Airlines hotline at 0939.311.911 - 0913.311.911 for dedicated support.