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  • Gate
    May 30, 2015
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    Can I go to gate B if I entered through D, without going grouch security again? I'm flying Americanz

     

    What Airport?

     

  • Connecting Flights at DFW
    May 29, 2015
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    I am considering flying through DFW to MSP this summer on American, only because their flights are much less expensive than our usual carrier, Delta. However, most of the flights from BNA to MSP via DFW have very short connections. (45 minutes or so). If my flight leaves out of Nashville on time, will this be a problem? If I'm connecting between two American flights, will I have to get to another concourse, or do all American flights arrive and depart from the same concourse? Thanks in advance.

     

    American and American Eagle use four different terminals at DFW. However, they are all connected inside security by the SkyLink train. A 45 minute connection is possible between any two gates at DFW, but it doesn't leave much room to spare if there are any delays.

     

  • Gate
    May 27, 2015
    1
    I have a flight to DFW. I have no clue how to get to my gate. People have told me I have to ride something. Is that true? Or can I just walk to my gate?

     

    Where are you flying from? What airport are you talking about? DFW or some other airport? What airline are you flying? You didn't really provide enough information to answer this question.

     

  • Clearing customs for connecting flight
    May 22, 2015
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    Family of 4 travelling from Australia to Orlando with stop in Dallas. Our Qantas flight arrives at 13:35 with American Airlines flight departing at 15:03. Is this enough time to pass through customs? Do we need to retrieve bags or can they go straight through to Orlando?

     

    Yes, in Dallas you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate, which will likely be in another terminal. It is possible for you to make your connection, but there is no time to spare if there are any delays. Luckily if you miss your connection, American flies many flights from DFW to Orlando.

     

  • LIT - DFW - YVR
    May 22, 2015
    1
    Just to be certain. Do we need to collect baggage in DFW to make this connection or will it check through to YVR?

     

    No, you will not have to claim your baggage in DFW. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • 1 hr 35 mins layover at DFW
    May 19, 2015
    3
    I got an itinerary PEK-DFW-YUL with 1hr 35 mins layover. They are all AA flights. Is it enough to clear immigration, collect the luggage, put it back, and pass the security check to catch up the 2nd flight?

     

    That is barely enough time. Since you are International to International you actually shouldn't have to claim your luggage but confirm that with agents in Beijing and Dallas.

     

    No chance, you need to clear your luggage and put it back for the 2nd flight. Just wondering how far away between the two gates, are they in the same terminal? It could be doable if they are close together, or w/o check-in luggage.

     

    Called DFW since my parents will transfer in DFW. They said it's ok while taking skylink

     

  • Flying from LHR to DFW then to SHV on a separate reservartion
    May 12, 2015
    1
    Hi I am flying from LHR to DFW then onto SHV on a separate reservation will my bags go straight through or will i have to lift them and re check them I also will have to go through immigration in Dallas will i have enough time between flights I has 2hrs 10 min Thanks

     

    If you show your AA confirmation for DFW-SHV to the agent in London, then they should be able to tag your bags through to SHV. You will still have to claim them in DFW to go through US Customs, but then if they are tagged through to SHV you can immediately after drop them at the re-check desk and proceed to security rather than having to go to the check in counters. You should have enough time if your flight is on-time and you can get your bags tagged through to SHV.

     

  • 2hrs 50mins in DFW to clear immigration and Security
    May 12, 2015
    1
    My aged parents are travelling from London to Austin via DFW. They arrive at Terminal D. They will have to collect their checked-in baggages, clear immigration and then re-checkin for the DFW-AUS flight . They have 2hrs and 50 mins between the two flights. Is that time enough? They will have mobility assistance.

     

    That should be plenty of time. They won't actually have to re-check in for DFW-AUS. They will be issued both boarding passes in London, assuming their tickets were purchased on one reservation.

     

  • Luggage and immigration
    May 10, 2015
    3
    I am Brazilian and my flight from Brazil by American Airlines arrives at the terminal "D" at 5:25 am. And At 9:05 am, I will take another flight to San Francisco by American Airlines at the terminal "A". After I go through Immigration and Customs in "Terminal D" with the bags. What do I do? As I will to have much time connection, I must pick up bags, leaving the area of security and make the new check-in with the bags in Terminal A?

     

    After you go through customs you can re-check your bags at the transfer desk immediately after customs, then go through security and then take the SkyLink train to Terminal A. Also, be sure to check the monitors because your flight to San francisco could also leave from Terminal C or D.

     

    The transfer desk is inside the area of security or out?

     

    You will be outside security once you clear customs.

     

  • International connection in DFW
    May 7, 2015
    2
    Hi ZAP, I'm planning on travelling from London Heathrow to Guadalajara (Mexico) via DFW. Flights are with BA from London to DFW, and then AA (operated by US Airways) to Guadalajara. I'm a UK citizen with ESTA clearance, but will have checked baggage. The time in DFW between connections is 1 hour 55 mins on the way out, and 1 15 mins on the way back. Is this cutting it close?

     

    The 1 hr 55 mins on the way there should be fine. 1 hr 15 mins is pretty risky. You won't have to claim your bags because you're on an international to international connection, but everything will have to go perfectly to make your connection on the return.

     

    Great, thanks very much!

     

  • SDF-DFW-LHR
    May 6, 2015
    1
    Hi , I have 46 Minutes to connect International flight from DFW to LHR from terminal B to D. Is it possible to catch the flight . Do i need to go for security check again or Do i need to reschedule my flight

     

    All you have to do in DFW is take the SkyLink Train from Terminal B to D. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Baggae and layover questions
    May 5, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am flying from PSP-DFW-CUN. My layover in DFW is 40 minutes. Do I have to collect by checked baggage at DFW then re-check it to go to CUN or do I just walk from terminal to terminal?

     

    You do not have to collect your bags in Dallas on your way to cancun. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Terminal D.

     

  • 40mins layover
    May 1, 2015
    1
    hi all, I am a non US person having a 40mins layover time at DFW from VPS to MCO.. Booked on American Airlines / American Eagle. Do i need to collect my luggage and recheck in and go thru immigration or can i just walk to the gate en route to MCO? Let me know, thanks much.

     

    VPS, DFW, and MCO are all located in the United States. You do not have to go through Immigration on trips within the United States. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate in Terminal B to your departure gate in Terminal A, C, or D. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Flying Doha to Dallas to Austin - Customs Clearance Concern
    Apr 30, 2015
    1
    I am moving back from Saudi Arabia to Austin tonight (4/30). I fly Dammam to Doha to Dallas (Qatar Air) and then to Austin on American Airlines but the entire booking was done through Qatar Airlines. I only have 1 hour and 35 minutes in Dallas. Concerned as I have 6 large checked bags. Will I make my Austin connection with having to deal with Customs? Any tips are greatly appreciated! Thank you.

     

    That should be barely enough time to make your connection to Austin.

     

  • HKG-DFW-LGA
    Apr 28, 2015
    1
    Do I need to collect my bags, go through immigration and then recheck my bags before getting on my connecting flight? If so, I have 90 minutes in between flights. I

     

    Yes, you need to do precisely that. You should barely have enough time if everything goes smoothly. If you miss your connection, thankfully American flies lots of flights from DFW to LGA that you can be rebooked on.

     





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