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I noticed several FLL to Calgary flights have a 45 min connection thru Houston. United says Houston should have a 60 minutes connection leeway yet they sell these tickets with less time. Anyone know why they do this, are they hoping people will miss the connections? The slightest delay in arriving or on the tarmac or gate would ruin a vacation and worse if the next flight is full. Has anyone made these tight connections, how realistic is it?
It is not impossible. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I am flying from IAH to Quito from UA 1035 on 07 Jul 2016. How to know the departure terminal for the flight.
You will depart from Terminal E.
Passenger arriving from Germany at IAH terminal D. Do you pick up passenger at the D terminal or the E terminal?
All International Arrivals passengers, whether they arrive in D or E come out the same place, which is sorta not really in either terminal. Just follow the signs for International arrivals.
Is it possible to meet with layover traveler? what do I need to get thru security?
You can't go through security without a boarding pass for a flight departing that day.
My wife is going to arrive IAH on international flight. I have couple of questions on baggage claim.
1) Can i have access for collecting baggage in the presence of my wife?
2) If i dont have access, can i expect any assist from airport services for helping my wife's baggage to bring outside?

Thanks
No, you cannot access the international baggage claim. There are carts available in the International baggage claim.
is there any paid portal services available at the airport?
If so, can we book it through online?
Thanks
I am flying from Roatan into IAH on a Sunday, june 12. I will have a a one hour layover before flying to St. Louis. I have to go through customs, etc. Will I be able to make my flight?
That is not possible. You need to change to a later flight to St. Louis.
I need to caary my luggage from domestic to international. Can I take the airport carts from domestic to internanal in houston tx
I'm flying from Phoenix to London with a layover in Houston, coming home i'll be flying from London to Houston and then home to Phoenix. Coming home I know I need to go through customs in Houston, but will I need to claim my luggage in Houston and check it in again? I'm flying United. Thank you!
Yes, on your return to the US you will claim your luggage to go through US Customs, then re-check it at the re-check desk immediately after.
Trying to remember where the round space is that when you walk through it your voice echoes , so I can tell a friend who will be there
I am flyingn with my 4 years old boy from BOG to EWR with connection in IAH. I know i have to go through costums and immigration in IAH. Do i have to get my luggage and recheck it?, if so, Are there any cart services so I dont have to carry all that myself since I am 7 months pregnant?
It is scary that I will have to do all that by myself with no help
Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. There are carts to use free of charge in the International baggage claim hall to carry your bags through customs.
Hi! I have a question for Mariana. My 16 year old son (a US Citizen) is traveling BOG-IAH-STL the end of May. I'm wondering how long it took you to get through Immigration/Customs? He has 1 hour and 45 minutes to make his next flight. United assured me that was a valid layover time. But after I booked it I read about the long lines in Houston. Curious your experience since you're flying from Bogotá, also. Thanks for any light you can shed.
Is a flight from Houston to Canada considered international or domestic? It leaves from Terminal A. It will affect when we get to the airport.
Get there 2 hours before the flight.