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WE will be flying out of ORD on 23rd May 2017, Chicago to Texas. Staying in hotel overnight to be near airport in morning. I saw pictures of nightmare lines from May 2016. I see on here that wait times show under 15 minutes? How can that be when it was 2-3 hrs a year ago? Have they fixed the issues that well? If so, bravo! Thanks for any inside scoop.
They really did change a lot last spring to fix things. 20-45 minutes is probably a more accurate estimate, depending on the day of the week, but it's still way better than last year.
If my flight is at 5:30am in the morning, will I be allowed to enter the airport at 11pm the night before?
No, you aren't. You can't enter security until 3:15 that morning.
Going to Cabo on 4/24/17 (monday) connecting in Dallas. Our United flight leaves O'hare at 5:15am. We are parking in extended parking.Just wondering based on the early times whats the latest we could arrive at wally parking? We are checking 1 bag each.I'm hoping to not have any delays getting thru security since it will be so early.
Black Motorola smartphone left at gate C10 on Thursday March 23 1035h. My phone is still turned on and I can't find anyone to help me. Suggestions please.
We flew in to ORD on Korean Air and our connecting flight was on Jet Blue to Boston. As we exited customs, we were told by airport personnel that American Airlines handles Jet Blue's luggage when arriving internationally, and we were instructed by airport personnel outside customs to leave our luggage with American which was on our left as we exited customs. We are now missing 6 bags. Were we instructed properly? Or should we have carried our 6 bags on the train to terminal 3 where Jet Blue was? We have never had this issue at JFK
I do not believe you were instructed properly. As you may know JetBlue is very small in Chicago and very large in JFK. So they don't have the same procedures in place in Chicago.
Also, were your bags tagged to your final destination or were they only tagged to Chicago? If they were only tagged to Chicago and you gave them to American, they would have no way of knowing what to do with them.
Our bags were tagged all the way to Boston. Yes, we were instructed incorrectly by airport personnel. Apparently there is a 3rd party which handles Jet Blue bags, though we saw no signage which directed Jet Blue passengers. All of our bags were found 36 hours later at American, and are being flown to Boston. We can't be the first ones this has happened to.
Still no luggage from JetBlue. They had told us the bags were located. Now they say they have no info on them. They say they can't communicate with American since they are not on the same computer system. I guess a phone call to American is too much to ask for. Very frustrating
Hi i am a U.S. citizen flying back from Madrid to Omaha with a layover in ORD. I know that I have to recheck my bags but I only have a 1 hour and 20 minute layover... Is this enough time?
Realistically that is not enough time unless the flight from Madrid arrives quite early.
I think my son is on the same flight from Madrid to O'Hare. He had his wallet and his phone stolen. He has some Euro's but doesn't have a credit card to get wifi on his laptop. I have not been able to get ahold of anyone in the airport to help locate him to get him a credit card number. Any ideas? Final destination is MSP. His flight to ORD is on Iberia 6275. I'm desperate!! Security in airport only speaks Spanish!
I am flying from Chicago to myrtle beach Saturday morning 3/18. Flight leaves at 7:15 am at ORD. How early should arrive in order to get through security in time.
Traveling 3/17 to Liberia Costa Rica departs 7:40am United. Need to check bags. What time should we get to O'hare?
5:30-6 AM
We are flying on united to Cancun on united. Our flight time is 630am Saturday. We will need to check bags. How early should we arrive at Ohare?
5 AM.
We will be arriving on Choice One Air, Terminal 1, and leaving on United, Terminal 3. Will we have to collect our baggage and go through security. About how much time will we need?
You have the terminals reversed. Air Choice One uses Terminal 3 and United uses Terminal 1. Yes, you will have to claim your bags in Terminal 3, take them to Terminal 1 (either walk or take the ATS) re-check and go through security. You need at least 2 hours.