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  • Chicago o hare connecting
    Aug 21, 2016
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    I will be traveling from Malaysia to Narita airport via ANA. From Narita airport I Will then fly to Chicago o hare ( 5 hour layover at Chicago) with United airline for a connecting flight to Columbus Ohio, also via United airline. Will I have to pick up luggage, go through customs, recheck luggage and then go through security again at Chicago? Or will my luggage be checked all the way through Columbus?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk then take the ATS Train to Terminal 1 or 2 (B or C gates are in 1, E and F gates are in 2), then go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • Blu Express? Please help
    Aug 20, 2016
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    I need to know if Blu Express/Paranormal airlines are good. i may take it from CUN - FCO. But Does anyone no how good they are if they are good?

     

    It's not a very nice airline. The seats on their 767's are very tightly packed. However, not many airlines fly nonstop from Mexican/Caribbean beach destinations nonstop to Italy, so that's the advantage.

     

  • Baggage and terminals
    Aug 18, 2016
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    Hi, I am flying with Lufthansa from London Heathrow, arriving IAH Gate E at 17.45, departing for Guatemala with United Airlines at 19.42, Gate C. Will I have to collect my baggage and go through security, or just go through security, and do I have enough time? I booked through a travel agent and they are not helping me with answers to these questions. I only have an e-ticket and don't have any information regarding check-in! How do I confirm my flights? And when I am in Guatemala, how do I confirm a flight if I am out of wifi access?

     

    Please note that both flights will be on United. You will both arrive and depart from Terminal E. You will go through US Immigration, customs, and security but you should not have to claim your bags since you are on an International to International connection through IAH all on United. You do not have to "reconfirm" flights. For your return flight just show up to the airport in Guatemala City 3 hours before your flight.

     

    Really? Thank you so much. My travel agent STILL has not got back to me about this... fast to take my money, not so fast to be helpful. I will never book with an agent again, always go direct to airlines. I am bit concerned because my e-ticket says my flight is with Lufthansa - what do they call it when that happens? SO if I ring UA they tell me I have to ring Lufthansa! The e-ticket I have talks about terminals C and E - hence the query. I have no check-in information yet - bit worried to be honest, I have discovered, since booking my tickets, that this travel agent has a tendency to book flights that don't materialise! ie not really booked... :( Thank you for your very swift response. Guess I will have one more chance to try tomorrow, and then I will be in trouble if nothing pans out.

     

  • Fears about two hour and 25 min layover
    Aug 16, 2016
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    I fly out of EWR. I will have a checked bag and a carryon. There is a layover in Brussels for 2 hours and 25 minuets. I will also be switching from United Airlines to Brussels Air. My final destination is Seville, Spain. Will I need to pick up my checked bag and then re-check it? Do I go through customs in Brussels or Seville? If so to both where do I go and should I have enough time to do all that?

     

    You will go through passport control in Brussels. You don't have to do anything with your bags. You have enough time.

     

  • Getting checked bag back when flight is cancelled
    Aug 15, 2016
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    Hi, I was on the 11pm JFK to London flight last night when the airport was evacuated. The airline will help me cancel my flight, but how do I get my checked bag back today? Thanks!!

     

    You need to ask them.

     

  • Connecting and Baggage
    Aug 14, 2016
    1
    Hello. I am leaving from Dublin (Air Canada Rouge) - with a 3.5 hour layover in Toronto YYZ Terminal 1 - then landing in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada YAM (Air Canada Express). Will I have to claim and recheck my baggage in Toronto? As well as go though Customs and Immigration? Thanks! I'm not sure if this matters, but I'm a US citizen.

     

    You will go through Canada Customs and then proceed to pick up your baggage. Follow connection sings and drop your baggage off on the connection belt. From there you will go to D Gates and make your final flight.

     

  • Connection
    Aug 14, 2016
    2
    I have two separate tickets Flying from YDF via West Jet arriving YYZ at 1537 Leaving YYZ via Air Canada at 1800 to YVR arriving at 2000 and on to SYD at 2345 Do I claim my bags in YYZ and recheck them in or can I have them directed all the way to SYD, do I have to clear customs and if so where? Also will there be enough time in Toronto to do this? Thanks.

     

    You will have to claim your bags in Toronto, take them on the train to Air Canada and re-chekc them then go through security. There is no Customs when leaving Canada. You will go through Australian immigration and customs when you get to Sydney.

     

    Thanks, so will 2 and half hours be sufficient to do this?

     

  • YYZ to PIT with connection in LGA _ timing
    Aug 11, 2016
    3
    I'm flying to Pittsburgh from Toronto on a single itinerary by WestJet with only 45mins layover in La Guardia (New York). I'll have a checked in bag + carry on. Is that enough time? Will I have to collect and re-check in my bag in La Guardia? Thanks!

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If your flight to PIT is on Delta then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have just enough time if your flight from Toronto is on-time.

     

    Thanks! I think it's Delta. Just thinking, what will happen if eg the flight is late and I miss the connection? That's the last flight from LGA to PIT that day, I guess that'll be WestJet's responsibility to sort this out since I'm buying a single itinerary ticket from Toronto to Pittsburgh from them?

     

    Yes, Westjet or Delta would book you on the next flight to Pittsburgh, which would not be until the next morning.

     

  • Lost my Bose headphone at flight BA0163 on July 30,2016
    Aug 5, 2016
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    I left my Bose headphone in case in flight BA0163 on July 31, 2016, I reached Israel on July 31.

     

  • Cancun to SFO via Houston with 70 minute layover
    Aug 2, 2016
    2
    Not a chance of making it, given immigration and customs and rechecking bags, right?

     

    With checked bags, yeah, that's totally impossible.

     

    Thx. I'm puzzled that United would not alert me with that information during the booking process.

     

  • connections
    Aug 2, 2016
    1
    Arrive American eagle leave southwest have to claim baggage and recheck baggage can this be done

     

    You didn't post how much time you have, so I don't know.

     

  • Departure/Exit tax Nicaragua
    Aug 1, 2016
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    How do I find out if American Airlines included the departure/exit tax for Nicaragua in the cost of my ticket?

     

  • connecting flight
    Aug 1, 2016
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    I am traveling from ATH to MIA via LHR and JFK with BA. I have 2h and 30 min time left in JFK before the next flight to MIA. Do I have to go through customs, immigration and claim luggages at the JFK too ? So I have to go through out the whole process twice ??

     

  • Toronto to Warsaw
    Jul 31, 2016
    1
    I'm currently flying Toronto to Warsaw with a layover in AMS. Going Toronto to AMS is Jet Airways, and AMS to to Warsaw is LOT. The layover is only 1 hour and 20 minutes. I'm worried this is not enough time to make the connection, should I look at rebooking?

     

    disregard, posted in the wrong section

     

  • no claim ticket
    Jul 31, 2016
    0
    Adding to the post about a lost bag,,, I was never given a claim ticket for my bag in MPLS to track it. it was checked through to Stockholm but I missed my flight. How else can I find my bag

     

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