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  • Change flights for non English speaking person
    Aug 26, 2015
    Hello! My mom is going to visit me in US. She will arrive from Frankfurt, Germany and after that has a flight with UA from HOU to BRO,TX. But she is not speaking English at all, she is 62 and has high blood pressure. Is there any service to help her go through? I saw wheelchairs from AirServ there. Can I order it and where? Thanks.


    If she needs wheelchair service she can request it by contacting her airline.


    But if it's not connected flights, we bought separate tickets, whom should we ask? Lufthansa or United Airlines?


    You will have to ask both then.


  • International Flight, connection to a Domestic
    Aug 24, 2015
    Hi, I will be traveling from Monterrey Mexico to Miami with a stop in IAH. My flight from Monterrey Mexico is scheduled to arrived at 2:18pm to terminal E (Aeromexico airlines). Then I have to take the flight to Miami in terminal A (American Airlines) at 4:45 pm. Do I have enough time for my connection? Do I have to exit the terminal and then do the check in for my next flight at terminal A?


    Aeromexico does not use Terminal E, they use Terminal D. Since it sounds like you purchased two separate reservations you will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then take the Inter-Terminal Train to Terminal A and re-check your bags with American at the AA ticket counter (you will have to pay a checked bag fee), get your AA boarding pass, and go through security.


  • Terminal A arrival need to use United Club with Shower
    Aug 23, 2015
    My CEO is arriving in Terminal A and needs to shower prior to a meeting. Best options for doing this? Does he need to go through security to get to terminal C?


    The TerminaLink train runs inside security between all terminals. if your CEO is a United Club member he can take the TerminaLink train to C after he arrives and use the Club.


  • Transfer
    Aug 21, 2015
    I like this Airport very much,was there for 5 times.Usually I fly to Costa Rica. The only convenient way for me to get to and from the Airport is taking a taxi (usually I use http://kiwitaxi.com). Last time I got up so late, but fortunatelly I got in time for my flight!


  • Advise on time allowance
    Aug 19, 2015
    Hello. I will be flying in to Houston International Airport from Guatemala. The flight is scheduled to arrive at 4pm. I have a separate flight booked to New Orleans at 550 and will have to clear customs (I am an Irish citizen) and get my bags. Have I left myself with enough time? I spoke to a representative of the airline I'm flying with and she said the connection time should be fine, but I'm still not sure.


    It's 20 minutes longer than the minimum time and about 10 minutes shorter than what I recommend. You should be fine, and if you do miss your connection, United has lots of flights from Houston to New Orleans you can be rebooked on.


    Thanks Zap. I'm looking at flights for the later flight (today, as an example) and it is cheaper than changing my flight now, so I will leave it and hope for the best (may be see if I can take my luggage on the flight. Thanks for your help.


  • TConnecting flight
    Aug 18, 2015
    Hi, Im flying from Costa Rica to Dulles Airport arriving at 11:25am and departing at 13:00. Both flights United. Partie of 5. Enough time for passport control and get the flight to Dulles?


    Yes, that should be barely enough time.


  • connecting in Houston Inter.
    Aug 12, 2015
    UA6467 from Shreveport LA at 2:50 pm. Connecting into UA 4202 to St. Louis on August 28. Do you have any idea which terminal I'm flying into and departing ?


    No need to ask the same question 3 times.


  • connecting in Houston Inter.
    Aug 12, 2015
    UA6467 from Shreveport LA at 2:50 pm. Connecting into UA 4202 to St. Louis on August 28. Do you have any idea which terminal I'm flying into and departing ?


    Both flights will likely be in Terminal B. Your flight from Shreveport may arrive in Terminal A. If you have to change Terminals, all terminals are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.


  • non flying boarding pass
    Aug 11, 2015
    can I take my mother to the gate without purchasing an airline ticket. Can I get a non flyer boarding pass


    Unless your mother is handicapped, no.


    Aug 6, 2015


    You will arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from Terminal E. You have barely enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • IAH OneStop?
    Aug 6, 2015
    Hi, I've gone through the E Terminal immigration process several times and have never noticed the OneStop lines - can someone point me in the right direction?


  • MEX - IAH - AMS / UA
    Jul 29, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying from MEX to AMS via IAH both on UA. I have 2 hours and 10 minutes between flights. I'm a European Union Citizen and have my ESTA / Visa Waiver in place. I would like to know if I need to recover my luggage or will the luggage be booked through all the way to AMS? Thanks in advance!


    Since you are on an International to International connection on United through IAH you should not have to claim your bags in IAH. However, confirm that with United agents in MEX and IAH.


  • Travelling to Europe via IAH
    Jul 21, 2015
    I am travelling from Veracruz to London via IAH. Both flights are international with arrival to terminal E and departure from terminal D. I know that I have to go through immigration control but I have valid only B-1 visa (business visa).Is this type of visa good enough to make transit in IAH airport or I have to have C1-D visa(transit visa)?


    A B-1 Visa is more "powerful" than a C1 Visa, so you can transit on your B-1 Visa.


  • el salvador to new york
    Jul 8, 2015
    Hello, I'm traveling from El Salvador to La Guardia, NY. Connecting in IAH. Will I need to collect my bag at IAH before boarding the next plane? Thanks!!


    Yes, in Houston 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.


  • enough time?
    Jul 8, 2015
    my flight arrives from Mexico at 4:45 pm and teminal E and my 2nd flight its at 7 pm, will I have enough time ? how much time do I have to wait on the line for immingration? is it far terminal E from C , how many minutes? Can I go to terminal D in order to visit a lounge and before my fllight in term C? Thanks


    That should be enough time. Terminals C, D, and E are all connected inside security once you go through security again afer going through Immigration and Customs. However, you probably won't have enough time to make it worth going to the lounge.


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