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I want to buy a flight with American Airlines from Europe to Vancouver going through DFW.
However, the connecting time is only of 1h30min. Would you know if it is too tight? Should we go through US passport control or customs? I would assume that if it is a single journey with the same airline, I would not have to pick my luggage and check it again.

Thank you very much in advance for any help you could provide.
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and security. You will not have to collect your bags and re-check them if both flights are on AA since it's an International to International connection. 90 minutes is just enough time.
Thank you very much for your answer.
Hi. We are thinking of booking an American Airlines flight from Boston to Fresno that has a connection to American Eagle in DFW. The layover is only 55 minutes. Is that enough time to make the connection?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all terminals and gates inside security.
Thank you!
We have a flight on American Airlines from JAN with a 56 min layover to connect to LAX. Is this enough time?
Yes, that is enough time. The Skylink train connects all terminals and gates inside security.
I will be landing in at gate C31 at 4:30 and then my flight takes off at 5:10 at gate C8. Is that enough for me and my checked luggage to make it? Or should I change my flight? *General flight time has been changed for my safety, but I do only have 40 min
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. Note that the first time is not the "landing time". It's the scheduled gate arrival time.
Planning my flight from ND to Thailand, with connecting in DFW and Seol. It appears that the layover in Dallas is only 1 hour. Is this enough time? Since we will be leaving the USA from Dallas to enter Korea, do we have to claim and re-check bags in Dallas? Or, once we check in North Dakota does that get us through?
You don't have to do anything with your bags in DFW on your way to Asia. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
Hi there, we are travelling in July to Toronto via Dallas. Arr 1.30pm connecting flight 3.30pm. Is this doable. Do we have to go through immigration and customs even though we are transiting. Do we recheck bags? Is this enough time? PS tickets have been bought separately ie syd- dallas and dallas- toronto.
Yes, that is just enough time. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with the second airline, go through security and to your departure gate. What airline are you flying to Toronto? You have barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We arrive from SYD into DFW and have 90 minutes to catch our flight to RSW is that enough time?
That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.
How do u get your luggage that was accendently left unattended my daughter was traveling with her 1yr old son and forgot to grab it to get to next flight they put it in baggage claims so rude to her had her carry her son 2miles to recover bag they wouldn't let her habe it so she has to catch flight leaving it behind all her babys clothes were in it so can anyone help me with what to do
Hello, my family of four is coming from Cozumel to Dallas, then Dallas to Sydney. Have looked at previous comments and they are all domestic to international or vice versa. Only have 1 hour and 15 minutes to make connection, is this possible? If not please advise.
Thank you
No, that's not enough reasonably enough time unless the flight from Cozumel arrives early.
It's in the Same terminal. Will it still be an issue? Could we make it if we run? And also do we have to recheck in luggage or does it go straight through to the next plane?
It's possible if everything goes perfectly. Your bags MAY go straight through since it's an international to international, but since the second flight is on Qantas, they may not. Also, you will still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.
I am arriving at 2050 hrs from Washington and have a flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Sydney at 2200 hrs. Is 1hour 10 min enough to make the connection? What is minimum time needed for connection?
Yes, that is enough time if both flights are on the same reservation. All you have to do is take the Skylink train to Terminal D and board your flight.
Arriving on QF flight at 13.00 - having to go through customs, pick up baggage and recheck. Any idea whether flights arrive early from Australia?
Flight to Miami leaves at 14.30 - is this cutting it fine or should I consider carry on luggage in order to make it.
many thanks!
This is cutting it close and only bringing carry-ons will help.
Many thanks - appreciate your reply