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  • TSA Pre Wait Times - AA
    May 21, 2016
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    I have a flight next week at 10:30 am on Thursday. I'm taking a bus down from Milwaukee. What time should I get there? One arrives at 7:30 am and the next one gets in at 8:30. Is TSA-Pre really a 3 hour window too? What the heck did I pay for?!

     

    With Pre you can probably get away with the 8:30 arrival. Lines sort of let up mid-morning anyway and things are working better now.

     

  • Traveling to dublin
    May 18, 2016
    1
    Travelling to Dublin on Aer Lingus. Leaving at 8pm on May 19th. Checking bags. If I get to airport at 4pm will that be enough time to check luggage and get thru security?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • Security
    May 17, 2016
    1
    Landing at ORD from Erie to catch a connecting United flight to Honolulu. Must I go through security again at ORD ?

     

    No, you don't have to go through security at ORD. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All United gates are connected inside security.

     

  • United Airlines Premier - how long is the security wait?
    May 17, 2016
    1
    Also, does anyone know if ORD shuts down security in the middle of the night? I have a 6AM flight. If I arrive three hours early, as instructed, will security be open at 3AM? Thanks to all.

     

    Yes, it does shut down at night and doesn't open until 4. If you get there at 4 you should be fine.

     

  • Connection to New York
    May 16, 2016
    1
    Travel to Greece. ORD-New York-Greece. All with Delta. Will I need to recheck my luggage and go thru TSA again?

     

    No, you will not have to do anything with your bags or go through security in New York

     

  • 36 minutes between connection,AA
    Apr 25, 2016
    0
    Flying in on American 6:49am leave at 7:25am....are the terminals close enough to make my connection? App show terminals 3

     

  • 36 minutes between connection,AA
    May 16, 2016
    1
    Flying in on American 6:49am leave at 7:25am....are the terminals close enough to make my connection? App show terminals 3

     

    Yes, all AA gates are in terminal 3 and connected inside security.

     

  • ARRIVAL AT ORD FOR TRAVEL TO CANADA...CUSTOMS?
    Mar 8, 2016
    1
    Have 6pm UA flight tomorrow (operated by Air Canada) out of ORD to YUL. Will fly out of YUL on Saturday into SFO. Questions are: 1. What time should we arrive at ORD 2. Will we need to go through customs in Chicago or in Montreal, when we return to the US? MANY THANKS

     

    You should arrive at ORD at about 4:30 PM. On your way back to the US, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal.

     

  • Denver to Heathrow
    Feb 26, 2016
    1
    Hi, We land in ORD from Denver at 15.45 Saturday, and Leave At 16.50 to heathrow, I am british. This was booked as a package through first and business class within the same terminal. Do we go back through security in ORD or is it literally step of once plane and find the gate to the next? We have baggage which I'm expecting we won't see from Denver until heathrow? Any comment or re-assurance? Thanks.

     

    What airlines are you flying?

     

  • Wait time at US Immigration
    Feb 9, 2016
    3
    How long are wait times at US Immigration for non-US citizens? Can it get as bad as JFK where I waited for 3 hours last year to pass border control?

     

    It really depends on the time of day you arrive, but I have not personally heard of it being as bad as that.

     

    What about 1pm? Is that considered a busy time of day? Thanks.

     

    That is when a lot of flights from Europe arrive so it is fairly busy.

     

  • Clearing customs and making international connection Tokyo to Richmond
    Feb 6, 2016
    1
    I will be flying direct from Narita to OHare on Japan Air and transferring to American for a direct flight to Richmond. It is booked as one ticket. Is 2 hours enough to clear customs and make a connection for a direct flight to Richmond on American Air?

     

    2 hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Pet check-in
    Jan 21, 2016
    1
    We are flying to Spain with our dog on Iberian air lines. He is too large to fly fly in the cabin and needs to be checked in. Our reservations have been made including the dog.Is there a special area for check in for pets or do we just check him in with our luggage?

     

    You just check-in normally. When you get there they will call somebody to come get the dog.

     

  • Ground Stop at ORD
    Dec 7, 2015
    1
    There is currently a ground stop at ORD due to low ceilings. I am on a plane in DSM that was supposed to depart at 5:59 a.m. Next update is 6:25 a.m. CST

     

    Flights are now operating in and out of ORD with little delay. It looks like AA just decided to screw your flight. The 5:06 AM United DSM-ORD flight actually arrived early, although their 8:16 AM flight is delayed 3 hours.

     

  • opening time of terminal 3 security
    Nov 18, 2015
    2
    I have a 5am flight ord to phx. is the security checkpoint open at 3 or do have to go to another terminal to get through security and walk to my terminal

     

    The security checkpoints open at about 4. The 5 AM flights are the first flights of the day and there are only a handful of them. if you arrive at 4 you will have enough time.

     

    Thanks

     

  • happy Begal
    Nov 7, 2015
    0
    Love to travel

     

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