Got a tip about IAH airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to,
through, and between Houston Intercontinental airport.
Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.
Looking at traveling with my dog in July 2017. Do airlines have a temperature restriction for accepting pets traveling during the hot summer months. Does the airport have an air-conditioned waiting area for animals before they are loaded on to the airplanes/ flights?
I'm trying to sort this out too. I can't seem to get a 100% answer as to if it's the airlines call or the airports. From what I can tell is that the airline sets the regulation. Some will and some won't let you. I was told if they fly with baggage then they are in a semi cool place. I'm trying to verify that I won't show up and the airport denies the dogs.
Hi, my wife is travelling with our baby and unfortunately i wont be there for the journey, please how can we get someone to help with her baggage movement from local side of the airport to international. Thanks
What airlines is she flying? If both flights are on the same reservation she won't have to do anything with her bags in Houston.
Shes coming in from Midlands flying United, which would drop her at the local terminal. Then she need to proceed to the international terminal where she would board Delta- So we need help from local(United), to international(Delta) Thank you
Delta does not fly international flights from Houston. Where is she flying to? By "Midlands" do you mean Midland/Odessa, Texas? Is it one reservation or two separate ones?
yes i mean midland/Odessa...when she boards Delta in Houston, she departs to Atlanta but he baggage would have been checked in from Houston...So basically we need help from Houston local terminal to Houston international terminal for her baggage
You are incorrect you do not go to the International Terminal in Houston. There will be no Delta desk there. She will arrive in Terminal B and her Delta flight to Atlanta will depart from Terminal A. She can just claim her bags from the Terminal B baggage claim, take the Subway to Terminal A, and re-check her bags with Delta and go through security.
Many thanks for the reply and explaining better.. She would be with a baby and moving her baggage from Terminal B to Terminal A may be a bit challenging for her, hence the request for help.
She might be able to find a skycap in the Terminal B baggage claim to help her, but there's no guarantee.
I'm doing Heathrow to San Jose (CR) on 1st April, and getting conflicting messages about baggage. We're doing both through United Airlines, so on one booking. Will we need to pick up bags and recheck, or will they go straight through?
Since everything is on the same reservation on United, your bags will go straight through, but you will still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.
Air NZ has a connecting flight with 1hour 50min stopover in Houston. That seems awfully tight for inbound passing through customs. Familar with LAX (awful) and SFO (v. good), but not Houston. Advice appreciated.
Houston is about the same as SFO. It's pretty good. It's possible. Also, United has almost hourly flights from Houston to Chicago if you do miss your connection.