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  • Time for connection
    Feb 20, 2017
    I will arrive from Narita with AA on the 2 march at 3;05 PM and have to make a connection to Bogota with AA at 5:39 PM, with the current situation is it nought time to clear immigration , recheck luggage and pass security again to catch the next flight ? Thank you


  • Transfer time DFW
    Feb 20, 2017
    We are travelling to DFW from London Heathrow and connecting to a flight to Jackson Hole - all American Airlines. Our original transfer time was 3 hours but AA have now changed the time of our outgoing flight leaving us only 1hour and 40 minutes for the transfer. We have been assured that is enough time (by the airline) - do you agree? Do we have to pick up luggage in DFW or will it go straight through to JH? Many thanks


    Feb 18, 2017
    I have Qantas tickets booked from Sydney to fort Myers via Dallas. Dallas to fort Myers leg codeshare with AA with 90 mins transit time. Is 90 mins enough? Do I need to collect checked bags to clear immigration? I'm traveling with my 84 years old mother.


    Yes 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, go through security and then take the Skylink train to your departure terminal. It is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • DFW to GUA
    Feb 18, 2017
    My flight will land at DFW 3:05 pm and will fly out to GUA at 4:50 pm, is the connecting time OK? They should be at the same terminal D.


    Where are you flying into DFW from?


    From NRT to DFW land 3:05 pm , then DFW to GUA 4:50 pm American Airline for both flights


    It's barely enough time. You will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.


  • SFO to DFW and DFW to Amterdam 1 hour enough
    Feb 14, 2017
    I am Indian passport holder traveling from SFO to DFW airport by AA. I have a connecting flight by AA to Amsterdam in 1 hour. Will 1 hr be enough Do I need to checkin baggage again ? Also if the incoming flight is late do AA arrange next available flights? Thanks in Advance!


    If both flights are on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags in DFW on your way to Amsterdam. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. You have enough time.


    Yes both flights are on same reservation and of american airlines.


  • transport time
    Feb 14, 2017
    I am flying in from eze to dfw and am booking a flight out of DFW on american or united. Will I have enough time if I land at 5am to take a 6am flight? How long does it take to go through customs?


    No, that is absolutely not enough time. if you fly out on American you need 2-2.5 hours and if you fly out on United you need at least 3 hours.


  • ST Louis to Hong Kong
    Feb 14, 2017
    I am looking at STL to HKG with connection at DFW. One of the proposed routes on AA site is AA1442 (STL 0752-DFW 0956) and AA125 (DFW 1040 - HKG 1610 +1). There is only 44 mins connection which is a tad scary. I take that it's a legitimate combination but is it possible to make?


    It is possible, but as you suspect, it leaves no time to spare for anything to go wrong.


    Thanks a lot. There is only one DFW-HKG flight everyday and I definitely wouldn't want to risk it.


  • connection time
    Feb 13, 2017
    I will be arriving from Toronto on an AA flight at 9:38am and my connection on AA to Honolulu will be at 10:50. Is this enough time to connect to the 10:50 flight?


    Yes. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.


    Feb 12, 2017
    We will be arriving from Australia at DFW at 13;00 and want to catch an AA flight to Fort Lauderdale at 16:40. Is that enough time to go through American customs, collect bags and catch flight?


    Yes, that is enough time.


  • Clearing customs and changing planes to continue trip to Miami
    Feb 12, 2017
    I will be arriving in DFW from Tokyo on AA at 8.25 AM and taking a flight also on AA at 10.25 AM will I have enough time to cler customas and security?


    Yes, you should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thak you very much for your quick response


  • British Airways to DFW to flight delta for pdx
    Feb 12, 2017
    I will be arriving from international travel via British Airways at 3 pm. I am planning on then taking Delta or Alaska to PDX whose flight would depart at 430pm. Will I need to go through customs? Is an hour enough to go through customs to get on another airline to travel?


    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. You will then need to take a shuttle to Terminal E if you want to fly Delta or Alaska. 90 minutes is NOT enough time to do all that. You need at least 3 hours.


    Thank you very much!


    Feb 10, 2017
    Hi, I'm booking AA1259 on Feb 15th arriving DFW at 9:45am, connecting at 10:35am AA0127 to PVG. Both should be at Terminal D according to Flightaware. Is this a safe connection to make? Since there's often delays in Toronto due to weather.


    Yes, that is enough time. You may not arrive in Terminal D. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Mexico to connection - Can I bring duty free from Mexico
    Feb 9, 2017
    I am traveling through DFW from Mexico City to Vancouver. I would like to get duty free alcohol in Mexico and carry it on to continue to Vancouver but I am wondering if I will have to re-clear security in DFW? I'm not checking a bag (and couldn't access it anyway in DFW as this airport transfers international bags without the need to pick them up). Thanks!


    Well experience taught me the answer and here it is for anyone else. You must request special tamper proof packaging at the duty free in Mexico. It will then be flagged when you go through security at DFW and they will take a look (and open the bag) but they did clear it fine.


  • connecting time
    Feb 7, 2017
    Hi I will be arriving to Dallas Airport from Australia (with Australian passport) and flying out with AA to Costa Rica (San Jose). My light (not booked yet) shows only 1h50 in between the arrival and departure. Is this enough? thanks


    Most US airports, that would be a no. But DFW is very efficient on international transfers and I've done so with as little as 70 minutes. You will have to clear US immigration but not US customs (your bag should go directly through assuming both legs are on the same ticket). You should check arriving and departing terminals to see how far you'll have to travel but the train between terminals is very fast anyway.


  • Need Advice on Layover Time
    Feb 2, 2017
    I am an Indian Passport holder, contemplating booking a flight with AA returning from Austin to Hong Kong with a 2.5 hour layover in Dallas. Is that enough time?All flights are with AA


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do in DFW on your way to Hong Kong is take the Skylink train from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


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