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  • Houston-Frankfurt-Florence
    Feb 26, 2017
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    Hello, can any tell me if 90 minutes is enough time for a connecting flight from frankfurt to florence? we arrive on United from Houston and are flying Lufthansa to florence. thank you.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Passport Control
    Feb 26, 2017
    1
    Flying United (Lufthanza) from IAD to FLR with a connection in FRA, all on same ticket. Do I have to go through passport control before making my connection? Thanks.

     

    Yes, you will go through passport control in Frankfurt.

     

  • In transit
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    Flying into Frankfurt off Singapore SQ26 then connecting to Manchester LH940. My elderly mother - will she be outside at any time during transit and will it be a distance - will there be staff to help and assist if needed

     

    The Manchester flight may board outdoors. If she needs assistance you can ask for it be contacting her airline.

     

  • Layover 1 hour
    Feb 22, 2017
    1
    Flying from Newark into Frankfurt and then 1 hour layover before flying to billund, Denmark. Both flights are operated by Lufthansa. Will 1 hour be enough time to connect in Frankfurt. Luggage are checked in to final destination

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Flight Connections - Enough time?
    Feb 21, 2017
    1
    Flying on Lufthansa from Washington to Frankfurt and then on Lufthansa to Malta - Only 65 minutes between arrival and departure - Will have carry-on luggage - Are these flights in the same terminal and can one get through passport control and security to make the Malta flight? - Thanks.

     

    Yes, they are in the same terminal. You don't have to go through security, just Passport Control and you have enough time if the first flight is on-time.

     

  • Passport Control
    Feb 21, 2017
    1
    Arriving from Florence, IT on LH regional jet at gate A-1 at FRA, going on to IAD all on same ticket. Question is do I have to go thru passport control before going to the gate for the fight to IAD? My concern is I have a 1 hr 5 min connection. Thanks

     

    Yes, you will go through Schengen Exit Passport control. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Manchester-Frankfurt-Orlando
    Feb 17, 2017
    1
    Morning Im flying from manchester into Frankfurt terminal 1 and then onto Orlando also from terminal 1. Do i have to collect my luggage and "check in" again or will my luggage automatically be sent to the connecting flight? Many Thanks Chris Holme

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in Frankfurt.

     

  • Connecting flight to Toronto
    Feb 16, 2017
    3
    We are flying from Mumbai to Frankfurt and have a connecting flight to Toronto from Frankfurt. Connection time is 1 hour 20 mins. Is this enough time to catch the connecting flight. Will we have to go through security/immigration again? Our flight number is LH757 from Mumbai and LH 6676 from Frankfurt.

     

    You will just have to go through security in Frankfurt. You will not go through Immigration as you are not entering the Schengen Area.

     

    But will we have enough time. Our connecting flight is an Air Canada one. Will security take long - we just have an hour and 20 mins

     

    Yes, you should have enough time.

     

  • Connecting Flight Info
    Feb 16, 2017
    4
    In April, I'm flying from Chicago to Beirut via Frankfurt. I have 3 questions. I'm flying with United and Middle East Airline. Will I need to recheck baggage? Will I need to go through security check-in again? Will the arrival and departure gate be in the same terminal?

     

    Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Both flights are in Terminal 1.

     

    Both flights are on the same reservation.

     

    Then all you need to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You might have to get your boarding pass from the MEA transfer desk if the first airline can't issue it.

     

    Thank you for your help!

     

  • Short Layover
    Feb 15, 2017
    1
    Hello, we are flying LH981 to Frankfurt from Dublin, Our connecting flight is LH772 to Bangkok – all booked on one ticket. The Layover time is 1hrs 5 mins which if obviously very tight. Will we need to clear immigration/security again in Frankfurt?

     

    Since you are not entering the Schengen area you don't have to go through Immigration and because you are coming from somewhere in the EU, you don't have to go through security. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • JHB>FRA>ORD
    Feb 14, 2017
    1
    Hello. I am planning to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago, with a connection in Frankfurt. How long will I need to transfer? I am quite nervous.

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation, 60-90 minutes is sufficient.

     

  • Terminal transfer
    Feb 14, 2017
    1
    I will be arriving at Terminal 1 on a Lufthansa flight this Friday am and will need to collect my luggage and then check in with BA at Terminal 2 for an onward flight. Any tips? I assume that I need to clear security before boarding the skyline?

     

    You will actually take the "non-sterile" side of the Skyline and go through security and Schengen Exit Passport Control after re-checking your bags with BA in Terminal 2.

     

  • JFK>FRA>ZRH>NBO
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    Hello, I have 70 minutes, arriving on LH from JFK, need to make a flight to Zurich but my final destination is a non-schengen (Nairobi) will I have enough time? Do I need to clear immigration/security?

     

    In Frankfurt you will have to go through Schengen Entry Passport control because you are first flying to another airport in the Schengen Area. You should have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connection in Frankfurt
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    I have a flight from Lisbon on TAP to Frankfurt with a 1 hour connection to Dubrovnik on Croatia airline. Is this doable or should I search for a longer connection?

     

    That is possible if both flights are on the same reservation.

     

  • AA to AB connection, 1 hr 40 mins
    Feb 10, 2017
    2
    Original sked had a nice 2+ hr connection time but that has been reduced to 1:40, arriving at 09:10 and departing at 10:50. Both flights should be in T2, I think, but I will be arriving from non-Schengen and transferring to a (domestic) Schengen flight. (DFW-FRA-TXL) I feel like this is enough time but not much to spare. The glitch (other than a late transatlantic arrival) would be if AA cannot give me my AB BP when I check in at DFW. Any advice on transiting efficiently? NB, I will be traveling with some companions, a couple of whom are older and won'd be able to hustle like I can.

     

    AA should be able to issue both boarding passes. You should have enough time.

     

    God willing. Occasionally they can't, for whatever reason!

     

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