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  • 50 min lay over
    Jun 9, 2016
    I fly out of ABE, PA. And arrive at CLT at 10:40am, connecting flight departs for Montego Bay at 11:30am, will this be enough time to make the connecting flight


    Yes, all you have to go in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Going to San Antonio coming from London in 733 will 2hrs sufficient
    Jun 9, 2016
    Hi, We are coming from London in flight 733 amercian airlines and going to San Antonio and have 2 hours time in between. Will that sufficient to flight change, US Immigration, customs, and security


    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Family of 4 coming home from Cancun Mexico
    Apr 27, 2016
    I have never been in/out of US before. AA booked my family of 4 (2 kiddos) a flight coming home from Cancun to Kansas City MO with a 60 min layover in Charlotte. I didn't know you had to go through immigration, customs, recheck baggage, etc. when it's not your final destination. Since our final destination is Kansas City MO do we still have to go through all of that at Charlotte? Is there an easier/faster way? Is this even enough time to make our flight home? I've called AA 4 times & each time they tell me it's a legal connection time & so if I want to change my flight I would have to pay $200 per person to do so. Please help!


    No, you do not have enough time. You need to contact whoever you booked your ticket through and have them change your flight. AA is lying to you or uninformed. If they are unwilling to change it you'll just have to prepare to spend the night in Charlotte after you arrive from Cancun.


    I've called AA four times. They say it's a legal connection so they won't change my flight unless I pay $200 per person (family of 4) to do so. Guess my hands are tied. I'm going to have to just hope for the best but be prepared for the worst. Wish I would have looked into this before trusting that airlines wouldn't offer a flight/connection that couldn't be made. You'd sure think an airline would not have even offered it if it can't be done. How sad & frustrating. Now a trip that my kids were looking forward to will be a trip we will just be worried the whole time were in Cancun on how we are going to get home.


  • Is an 80 minute layover long enough for checked luggage
    Mar 30, 2016
    Hi everyone, I am traveling with American Airlines from New Orleans (MSY) to Baltimore (BWI) with a layover at CLT. The itinerary is: MSY - CLT 10:37-13:30 (AA2002) CLT - BWI 14:50-16:19 (AA2063) Unfortunately, I need checked luggage on this trip as I have an international flight the following day. Will this 80 minute layover at CLT be enough for my checked luggage to make it to Baltimore on the same flight?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


    Thanks a lot!


  • Connecting flights with children
    Mar 28, 2016
    Hi, we are are arriving in CLT from LHR on 31/3 and only have 90 mins connection time before our flight to PBI. We're a party of 7 with 2 young children, is it possible to arrange assistance to help us try and make our connection providing we're on time. Our travel agent insist it's enough time but I'm not convinced!


    There is no such service. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Enough time??
    Mar 27, 2016
    I will be coming from Cancun on a Tuesday night. I will be getting in at 6:40pm and my next flight leaves st 7:49pm. Both on American. We are not checking any luggage. is this enough time??


    Even with no checked bags that will be very difficult. 69 minutes is well below the minimum International to Domestic connection time.


  • Overnight Connection and Baggage
    Mar 22, 2016
    I have a Overnight connection in CLT. I am Coming at 9.11 PM and my nextflight is at 9.14 am to JFK, From JFK i am flying to India with Etihad airways.Does American Airlines will check my bags all the way to India or i have to claim bags in CLT and recheckin them next day morning.I am planning to stay inside the terminal. If they checkin i dont have to comeoutside to recheckin next day. Any Thoughts.


    You will probably have to claim your bags and re-check them the next morning due to the length of your layover. Also the concourses at CLT close at around midnight, so you'd have to leave the concourse area anyway.


  • Transport for disabled between gate
    Aug 25, 2016
    We are arriving at a commuter gate and departing from an int'l gate - a long walk. We have seen shuttles providing transport. How do we reserve?


    The golf carts in the concourses are for people needing wheelchair assistance.


    What about elderly, 80 yo with trouble walking, especially after 4 1/2 hour flight, then needs to go from the large terminal to the small terminal with very little time in between? This walk will be long and hard! But they aren't in a wheelchair. Can they get assistance from golf cart if they ask?


  • How long do I need to leave between changeovers
    Mar 5, 2016
    We are travelling from Dublin, Ireland to Orlando with a lay-over in Charlotte. I want to know do we need to re-check our baggage and if so how long would it take to get from the transaltantic terminal to the internal terminal. Am travelling with 3 kids and am trying to keep the travel time to a minimum


    Charlotte only has one Terminal. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate.


    Sorry, got cut off. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting
    Mar 5, 2016
    I'm flying from Cvg to San Juan connect in Charlotte, only have 55 minutes to change planes, is this enough time. The flight is on a Saturday


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Customs and layover
    Feb 22, 2016
    We are flying from Nassau to Minneapolis with a 65 minute layover at CLT. Is that enough time to do what we need to do and get to our connection to MSP? First time international traveler!


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Nassau. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Small Children connecting flight
    Feb 14, 2016
    Our family of 5 is flying to charlotte airport next monday morning. Our 3 small children are getting picked up by their grandparents from the airport (age 2, 4, 6) while my husband and I get on a connection flight down to Florida 50 min after we land. What is the best way to get our small children to their grandparents without us having to leave and go back through security?


    Gee, with kids that little I don't think there is a way you could do it without exiting security.


  • ClLT Iberia FLight operated by American
    Feb 4, 2016
    If I purchase a flight through Iberia Airlines from CLT it is cheaper than purchasing on American and appears to be the same flight!!!! Still not sure if it is!!!! Does anyone know for sure and also if I can still use the American Club lounge as assume my tickets will print Iberia even if it will be the American flight Airbus A333


    Your boarding passes will not say Iberia on them. They will say American. If you are flying Business Class you will be able to use the Admirals Club in CLT.


  • Iberia
    Feb 1, 2016
    I can get a cheaper fllight on Iberia, which says it is operated by American Airlines out of Charlotte to LHR. The plane is the same big one that flies to London. The Iberia flight shows a different flight number but this does not seem to exist and as the plane is the big London one, I can assume it is this. 1) Does anyone know if there is a whole separate check in counter for Iberia at Charlotte, as I cannot find it in the information. 2) Has anyone booked the Iberia flight and is it the same AA 732 flight on the big airbus A333 to London?


    Iberia does not fly to Charlotte. You will check in with American. The Airbus A333 flights from Charlotte to London are operated by American.


  • International to domestic connection
    Jan 22, 2016
    We're traveling from Italy back to Miami, Fl through CLT. Is a two hour layover enough time to retrieve our luggage, get through customs, and make it onto our domestic flight to MIA? We're both Global Entry Members. Never had a flight through CTL though. Will this membership have benefits there?


    Yes, Global Entry should make everything pretty easy. You should have enough time.


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