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Travel dilemmas: Making that connection

Question: When one needs to make a connecting flight, say from Frankfurt, Germany, to Milan's Malpensa in Italy, what is a reasonable layover time to ensure both passenger and bags get to the same place at the same time?

Melanie Gnad, Simi Valley, Calif.

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Answer: There is what is an allowable connect time, and there is what is reasonable, and these often are not the same.

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