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  • Minimum layover time question
    Nov 8, 2015
    I have an AA flight from Belize to DFW arriving 8:18 pm, with a connecting AA flight from DFW to COS departing 9:55pm. What is the minimum time needed at DFW to clear customs and immigration and make a connecting domestice flight. Thank you.


    90 minutes is the minimum. That late in the evening you should be OK.


  • International connection
    Nov 7, 2015
    I'm flying in December from Paris (CDG) to DFW and then continue to Mexico city, both flights are with American Airlines. The arrival and departure will both be from the terminal D. I am traveling for the first time through USA and I have no idea what I have to do when I'm there. I have 2hrs 55min between the flights, is it enough? How is the immigration part for connecting passengers? Will my luggage fly straight to MEX or do I need to go for them in DFW? Help would be much appreciated!


    You should have enough time. You should not have to claim and re-check your bags in DFW as you are on an international to international connection. You will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and security in DFW.


  • missed flight
    Nov 3, 2015
    what is the SOP for when one misses a flight out of DFW to the UK? Will the flight be rescheduled for a fee or is a new ticket purchase required, and will the previous purchase go towards the replacement?


    If you miss your flight due to a late arriving flight you will simply be put on the next available flight, no fee. If you just show up at the airport late, you will be charged a change fee but likely not a change in fare. If you simply no-show then you will only get credit for the flight you missed minus a large change fee, unless you have a refundable ticket.


  • AA from Belize to DFW - AA from DFW to SEA - Time to clear customs
    Oct 28, 2015
    I have an AA flight from Belize to DFW arriving 4:12 pm, with a connecting AA flight from DFW to SEA departing 6:40 pm. What is the minimum time needed at DFW to clear customs and immigration and make a connecting domestice flight. Thanks!


    That should be plenty of time.


  • 6 Hours in DFW
    Oct 19, 2015
    Hello. I need some help. I'll travel to Hong Kong from Brazil in june 2016. My connection at DFW will be 6 hours. It will have time to wander a little of the city at that time?


    There isn't much city to wander in Dallas just kill some time in the airport.


  • Sydney to Fort Myers, Dallas Connection. Customs
    Jan 6, 2015
    Flying from Sydney with a connection in DFW. 4 hour layover. Is this enough time to go through customs? Do I need to go to baggage claim to retrieve luggage, then through customs, back through security to my departing gate? Thanks for your help!


    Yes, you have the procedure correct and yes, 4 hours is plenty of time.


  • DFW to HKG
    Dec 26, 2014
    I will arrive to DFW at 10:39am and suppose to leave 11:30 am to HKG, i have never been to DFW and i dont know gates and what i have to do. Please let me know if my transfer time is enough and how should i transfer. Thanks!


    You will take the skylink train from your arrival terminal to terminal d where you will depart. It runs inside security. You have enough time if your first flight is on time.


  • Baggage Interlining
    Dec 8, 2014
    I will be flying from Mexico to Toronto, connecting in Dallas (with Delta). I think my luggage will go right through, without me having to recheck it in Dallas. Does anyone know if that's correct?


    Yes, the AA procedure is that on an international to international connection through Dallas you do not have to claim your bags. You will still have to go through US Immigration and security though.


    Thank you so much for that helpful information!!


    Nov 6, 2014
    am travelling from chennai to san antonio > Chenai > London > dallas or Chennai > frankfurt > Houston do I need a transit visa in London, frankfurt , dalls or houston for proceeding to SAN ANTONIO.


    Assuming you are an Indian citizen, you will need a visitor Visa for the United States. Not a transfer Visa. For both London or Frankfurt you will need a transfer visa from those respective countries.


  • International conection
    Nov 2, 2014
    Hello, I am traveling to Guatemala from Colorado, with a connection in DFW. Do I need to claim my bags in DFW and then recheck them, or do I go directly to my international departure gate?


    You do not have to do anything with your bags when leaving the US. You can just go directly to your departure gate.


  • Do I have to take luggage for a 10 hour layover in Dallas?
    Nov 2, 2014
    I am flying from Calgary, Canada to Miami, Florida, has a 10 hours layover in Dallas, will my luggage be sent from Calgary to Miami directly? Just wonder if I have to drag my luggage around until the next morning for a 5 am connecting flight? Is there a higher chance of my luggage of being lost if it sits in the airport for 10 hours to the next connecting flight? Thanks


    You should be able to have your bags sent to Miami, but check with the agent in Calgary.


  • Connecting through dallas
    Oct 22, 2014
    Hello. We are heading from Vancouver Canada go Dallas with a 50minute layover and connecting to Orlando. Both flights are American airlines. Is that enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver and in Dallas, the Skylink Train connects all terminals inside security.




  • Passport question
    Oct 15, 2014
    If I am flying writhin the state of Texas, do I still need a passport?


    You do not need a passport for any trip within the United States. However, you do need some sort of photo ID in order to get through security to board the aircraft.


  • Lost iphone on 09/26/14 Flt #2230
    Oct 8, 2014
    On 09/26/14, I lost my iphone 4S which is in a dark pink case when flying from Austin to DFW Flt. #2230. I may have dropped it in the seat of 3F or 3E or when debarking the plane; or in the Ladies restroom. Please post a response if found.


  • Customs
    Oct 6, 2014
    I am coming to pick up a friend from DFW coming in from SYD on QF7 at 1:45. How long does customs take about this time of day based on other international flights coming in?


    You should plan on picking him up about 45 minutes after his flight is scheduled to arrive.


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