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  • Intl bags and Customs
    Mar 9, 2017
    ''m flying AA all the way from PHX to KUL with connecting flights at DFW and HKG. At which airport(s) do I have to claim, recheck my bags and clear Customs before reaching KUL?


    None, you won't see your bags until you get to Kuala Lumpur. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Puerto Vallarta Mexico to DFW to LGA
    Feb 22, 2017
    I am flying from Puerto Vallarta Mexico to dalas landing at night time leaving the next morning to go to New York do I have to take my bags or does it fly through


    In DFW you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. You will likely then have to re-check your bags the next morning.


  • Delayed baggage claim
    Jan 26, 2017
    My son filed a delayed baggage claim, but was told they would send him the file reference # the next day. Why couldn't they give it to him right away? Now we need to wait a whole day before we can try tracking his bag!


  • Delayed Baggage
    Jan 26, 2017
    My son flew from Dallas to Sydney on Tuesday. He and several others were told their luggage was not put on their flight due to headwinds. How do I know if it made it on the next outgoing flight? My travel agent said the next flight was sold out. Would his delayed luggage take priority over that plane's passengers?


    Delayed baggage is unlikely to take precedence over passengers. They may send it on another airline or via one of their flights to Los Angeles.


  • Baggage Transfer
    Jan 12, 2017
    Ive planned a massive trip around the world seeing the 7 wonders. all flights and hotels are book etc. just received an email from American Airlines informing me of a change. now in stead of having 2h43 wait for the last flight to CUN from MIA, i now only have 44 Min instead from when i land from ORD to DFW. as being a new to American airlines, is this achievable? and if so is the baggage taken to the next flight for us? Many Thanks Sean S


    On the way to CUN all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if you are coming from another place in the US. 44 minutes is doable. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.


    oh great. thats eased the pressure abit. thank you for the speedy reply


  • Bags
    Nov 6, 2016
    Flying AA Vancouver BC to Puebla Mex. do i need to pick up my bags in Dallas? Thank-you.


    No, you will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver and there is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.




  • Sydney-Dallas-Cancun
    Sep 9, 2016
    My son was told that his bags will be taken off the Qantas plane (Sydney to Dallas) and put on the American Airlines flight (Dalllas to Cancun) for him. Is that correct?? Is there no need for him to pick up his bags and check in for the Cancun flight? Does he just turn up to the departure gate?


    He will go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. He should ask a Qantas agent in DFW. AA has this procedure for AA to AA International to International connections, but I'm not sure if this is extended to Qantas to AA connections.


    Thanks. I'll tell him what you said.


  • Bags
    Jul 10, 2016
    If I am flying from Florida to Dallas then Dallas to Tokyo and then Tokyo to what location will I need to get my bags ? Dallas or Tokyo ?


    If all flights are on the same reservation you won't see your bags again until you get to Okinawa.


  • enough time
    Jun 7, 2016
    Will be traveling from St. Louis to Milan with a layover in at DFW. Layover is about 2 hours. Is that enough time to recheck baggage and make the flight to MIlan?


    If both flights are on AA you don't have to claim or re-check your baggage. Also there are no nonstop flights from DFW to Milan. Where are you stopping first?


    May 31, 2016
    I will be flying OGG/DFW/LHR with an 8hr layout at DFW (both flights with AA), will I need to re-check my bags. I don't really want to have to carry them around for 8hrs!!!


    You don't have to do anything with your bags in DFW.


  • Transit
    Apr 27, 2016
    i have a flight from London to Lima with a 2 hour 55 min connection, I'm really concerned that this won't be a long enough connection time. so i spoke to my travel agents ho supposedly spoke to the American airlines who said we won't have to go through immigration and collect our bags is this incorrect?


    You will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security, but you won't have to collect your bags. You have plenty of time.


  • re checking required for dallas to denver travelling from doha
    Mar 8, 2016
    hi, I'm travelling from doha to denver via dfw on qatar. Do I need to re checkin my bags in dwf? or is it I can collect my bags directly in denver without baggage checking ?


    In DFW you will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, go through security, and take the skylink train to your departure terminal and gate.


  • Re-check baggage at DFW for International flight?
    Mar 1, 2016
    My mom is flying from OAK to DFW to Eritrea; does she have to recheck my luggage again in DFW to Eritrea? If so, is there some assistance we can set up in OAK with re-checking the bags? She's an older lady and will need help with bags and language? Thank you.


    There are no nonstop flights from DFW to Eritrea. She must be flying somewhere else first. What airlines is she flying? The only airline that flies nonstop from Oakland to DFW is Spirit Airlines. Spirit does not transfer bags to or from any other airlines. If she is flying Spirit, she will have to claim her bags in Terminal E and then likely take a bus to Terminal D to re-check her bags with her International carrier.


  • Japan-Dallas-Miami
    Feb 27, 2016
    It's my first time to use the DFW, I land from Narita Japan,i have to go to Miami then to Manaus Brazil. Kindly teach me the procedures.


    You will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. If it is in Terminal A or C (likely), then you will take the Skylink train there after going through security. In Miami all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thanks for the information.


  • Transfer area
    Feb 9, 2016
    My daughter is flying from sydney to dfw on American operated by Quantas 7308 then onto BWI on American 2361. She has been told she must retrieve her bags at a transfer area at DFW. Where is the baggage transfer area? two hours between fiights!


    She will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim her bags (it's a special international baggage claim), go through US customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, then go to the departure level, through security and then to her departure gate which may be in another terminal. The Skylink train connects all terminals inside security.


    Thank you so much!


    thank you


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