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  • British Air to Delta
    Oct 27, 2014
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    I will be arriving on a Sat. night at 7:30 PM from London on British Air in business class. I have global entry. I want to catch a Delta flight at 9:45 pm to Minneapolis. It would be on a separate ticket and I understand that British Air will not check baggage all the way to Mpls because Delta is not a partner. I can check in for Delta flight with my phone so I would have boarding pass. Do I have time for this connection? Do I have to take my bags on the shuttle to main terminal? Is there a way to drop bags at Delta recheck counter and take the plane train?

     

    I believe you will have to take the shuttle to the Domestic terminal to re-check your bags. However, one thing worth investigating is getting your bags checked through to MSP by British Airways. BA and Delta DO have an interline baggage agreement, so the agent in London should be able to check your bags through if you show your Delta confirmation. However, he or she is not obligated to do so if you purchased separate itineraries. If your bags are tagged to MSP then you can use the re-check counter and proceed directly to security and the plane train.

     

  • Connection from CUN to SFO
    Oct 25, 2014
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    My wife and I will land on 11/5 at 5:13pm from Cancun with a 1hr 45min layover before departing for SFO. Both flights are on Delta. Will we have enough time and do we have to travel between concourses? Thanks!

     

    Yes, you should have enough time. You will arrive in concourse E or F where you will go to the lower level, clear US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with Delta, then you will go through security and take the Plane Train to your departure concourse.

     

  • Delta connect with lay over 1hr25
    Oct 24, 2014
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    Hi, I will fly in from Mexico on Delta at 2125hrs. Then I have 1hr25 to connect to my Delta flight to Nashville. Only carry on. Will this be enough time to make it (going through customs etc)?? Thanks!

     

    Yes, it should be enough time.

     

  • connecting a southwest to an airtran flight
    Nov 6, 2014
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    We will be arriving in ATL at 5:55pm on a tuesday (southwest flight) and connecting to an AirTran flight that leaves at 6:30pm. Will that be enough time to make the connecting flight?

     

    Yes, all Southwest and AirTran flights are on the same concourse.

     

    Again, this depends on whether your incoming flight is on time.....

     

  • 1hr 30 minute connection
    Oct 23, 2014
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    Hi, we will be arriving at ATL from MAN on a Virgin flight, with a 1 hour 30 minute stop before our next flight to TPA with Delta. Will this be enough time? Will we have to collect and re-check luggage at ATL? The flights were booked as a package with Virgin. Thanks!

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Concourse E or F, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then you will go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse. You should have enough time.

     

  • 45 minute layover.
    Oct 21, 2014
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    Hi, i am looking to book a flight and my return journey gives me a 45 minute layover in ATL. It's a Delta flight coming in from SAN with a 45 minute layover in ATL then back to London. Will the 45 minutes be enough and also I will have checked in luggage at SAN. Any help much appreciated. Thanks!

     

    You will check your baggage in SAN and won't see it again until you get to London. Yes, 45 minutes should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. the Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.

     

  • 1h45 international connection
    Oct 20, 2014
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    Hi, I'm looking to book a flight from London to ATL to a US Delta connection. I have 1h45mins from arrival, thru immigration, customs, re-check bags and get to the new gate. Is that possible? It is a combined ticket Virgin/Delta if that makes any difference. All with a toddler.

     

    Yes, that is possible. You have the procedure correct.

     

  • Connection from Atlanta to Chicago
    Oct 19, 2014
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    Hi! I will be flying out of Mobile,AL and landing in Atlanta,GA with a 45 minute layover until my next flight to Chicago. Do you think that will be enough time to catch my flight and will they make my connection flight in the same concourse as my flight that lands from Mobile?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Your flights will likely be on different concourses but there is a chance they will be on the same concourse. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.

     

  • International flight to domestic flight - 1 h 39 min layover
    Oct 19, 2014
    3
    Hello, My KLM flight from Amsterdam will arrive at ATL at terminal F on a Friday evening at 8:20 pm. I need to get my connecting flight at 11:59 pm to Miami from terminal B operarting by Delta. I have 1 h 39 min layover time and I have NO checked luggage. How much time will I need to get from terminal F to terminal B and what is the best and fastest way to get from terminal F to terminal B. Since this is the last connection flight to Miami that day, I really do not want to miss it. Thanks for your help!

     

    B is a concourse, not a terminal. After you go through US Immigration you will then go through US Customs, then follow the signs for connecting passengers, you will go through security, then take the Plane Train to your departure concourse (check monitors for your departure concourse, it can change). Immigration lines should be short that late in the evening and getting to your departure concourse should take less than 10 minutes.

     

    Sorry, the flight to Miami is leaving at 9:59 pm instead of 11:59 pm from Atlanta. Is there still enough time to get that flight? 1 h 39 min layover time. Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Southwest to ATL then International Flight
    Oct 18, 2014
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    Since I could not order code-shared flight or single-itinerary flight from PHL to ATL, i ordered a ticket by SOuthwest from PHL to ATL. Does that mean I will get my luggage, go to international terminal and do the check in and luggage and security screening all over again? And can I go on the connecting airtrain that connects international and domestic, or I will have to wait for a shuttle?

     

    Since you will have to re-check your bags, you will have to take the shuttle. You will need at least 2 hours for your transfer.

     

  • Travelling Monterrey to London via Atlanta with small child
    Oct 17, 2014
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    Hi there, planning on booking a flight with Virgin that will arrive in Atlanta from Monterrey (Mexico) at 8.15pm and leave for London at 10.09pm - just under 2 hours layover. Am travelling with a small child (under 2 yrs) and will have to collect luggage, do you think this is enough time to catch next flight? Thanks

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You can re-check your bags immediately after you clear customs and then you will go through security and right back to the departure gate area which will be in the same area where your flight from Monterrey arrives.

     

    Thanks for your response. Think i will gamble it. Many thanks

     

  • Managua to Paris
    Oct 20, 2014
    2
    Hi. I will take a flight from Managua to Paris with a transfer in Atlanta. My flight plan gives me 2 hours to make the transfer. is that enough? Thank you

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will have to go through US Immigration and Customs, but both of your flights will be in Concourse E/F.

     

    thank you! From paris to managua (Air France/Delta) do you think that i have to re-check the bagages in Atlanta?

     

  • ATL- Bangkok with 1 domestic and 1 international stop
    Oct 17, 2014
    1
    On October 24th I will be flying from ATL to Bangkok on United Airlines. I first fly from Atlanta to San Fransisco, then to Tokyo, and from there to Bangkok. All of the flights are on one itinerary. When I arrive at the ATL airport do I go to the international terminal or the domestic terminal? Will I go through customs in ATL or San Fransisco or both? I have a 1 hour and 40 minute layover in San Fransisco. I'm flying by myself and internationally for the first time so I'm a little nervous.

     

    You will go to the Domestic terminal - United does not have a check-in counter in the International Terminal. You should have plenty of time for your connection in San Francisco.

     

  • Atlanta to connect with a flight to Hewanorra
    Oct 16, 2014
    1
    What do we do when we come into Atlanta? Do we go to the international terminal? We have 45min layover which is short do you think we can make that flight?

     

    You do not actually have to go to any different Terminal. You will just take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where your flight to Hewanorra will depart. 45 minutes should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Domestic or international
    Oct 15, 2014
    1
    Im flying from atlanta to mexico city with a layover in san antonio. When i get to atlanta airport do i need to go to international germinal? Or do i take international once im in san antonio?

     

    You will go to the Domestic Terminal in ATL. In San Antonio both of your flights will be in Terminal A.

     





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