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  • Where to check in baggage for Condor air
    Apr 21, 2013
    2
    I'm departing from SEA-TAC South satellite on Condor Flugdienst (Seattle to Frankfurt). Is baggage checked in at main terminal or in South?

     

    At SEA you check in your bags at the Main Terminal, then take the South Train Loop stopping at B & S gates. (therefore, add an extra 10-15 mins to your boarding schedule. Signs will direct you to the train.

     

    nice information.

     

  • will my baggage be checked through?
    Mar 28, 2013
    3
    I am travelling from portland , Maine to Detroit dtw and then on to Seoul, Korea icn. I was wondering if my bag will be checked all the way through or if I have to claim it in Detroit and re-check?

     

    The airline is delta all the way if that helps***

     

    On the way TO Korea it will be checked straight through in Portland and you won't have to touch it until you get to Seoul. On the way back, you have to claim it in US immigration when you first enter the country and then recheck.

     

    Thank you ZAP!

     

  • where to pick up luggage
    Mar 27, 2013
    1
    flying into LAS on United, where do i pick up my luggage and where can my party meet me? thanks

     

    You will arrive at Satellite D of LAS via United and need to take the D tram to Terminal 3 (follow signs) where you will claim your bags. Meet your friend at the domestic baggage carousels 1 to 10.

     

  • How to get from Terminal C to Term A
    Mar 26, 2013
    1
    I am flying into PHL from Detroit on flightUS Airways 3226 and connecting to flight US Airways to Amsterdam and Sofia.How to get from terminal C to Terminal A ? Need to pick up my bags and recheck in,before moving to my connecting gate to AMS

     

    At PHL, all terminals, except TF, are connected at post-security areas by moving walkways. Follow signs on arrival at TC to TA-West, which has gates A14-26. Your bags are being automatically transferred.

     

  • Is your luggage safe ? Drug Use
    Mar 23, 2013
    3
    I work at south west. I want to report this guy who is high at my job on Marajauna every day. We have a no drug policy at South West.. He is throwing luggage around and driving like a nut. On March 5th, he crashed into the side of a cargo plane. He is 21 and he is so ghetto. I caught him and his brother getting high in the airport. I am ready to quit. I wouldn't trust my luggage to South West.

     

    Report him to HR and/or the police.

     

    Yes zap is right , report to the HR.

     

    Do us all a favor and report him. He not only causes damage to equipment and luggage, he could endanger others around him. If he is so blatant, it won't take much for him to get busted.

     

  • luggage collection
    Mar 20, 2013
    1
    I am arriving Emirates CDG T2, where exactly do I collect my luggage from in this Terminal.

     

    At CDG, the Terminal 2 complex consists of Terminals T2A through T2G. Separate & parallel Concourses L & M (referred to as 'Halls L & M') are between T2E/2F & T2G (east to West) and a shuttle runs between those two concourses and T2E. Each of the T2 terminals has it own baggage claim level. Note: Gare TGV, RER & B rail stations are between T2D/T2C & T2F/T2E

     

  • DL Baggage
    Mar 19, 2013
    0
    I fly into GSP on DL and each time I go to claim my bag the agent Ive seen before is always helping the attractive men and not the customers that look like they really need help. The one time my bag was missing she walked right pass me and helped a young man who already had his bag!! When she finally helped me, it was like it was now an effort. Save some time and be first in line at the desk!!

     

  • finding skycap service in arrival area
    Mar 14, 2013
    2
    MY EXPERIENCE ON 03/13/13 AROUND 4PM DELTA TERMINAL #2 ------ YOU COULD HAVE YOUR POCKET PICKED EASIER THAN FIND A SKYCAP. SHAME ON YOU CHICAGO!! AND NOW I SEE THAT RENTAL OF SELF SERVICE CARTS NOW COSTS $4.00. (THAT'S WHAT I MEAN BY GETTING YOUR POCKET PICKED!!!!!

     

    Very few people use skycaps thusly there aren't many of them as it's not a very good way to make a living. Blame your fellow travelers, not Chicago.

     

    well, ZAP, that's not my experience at other airports ---maybe I was just lucky in PHX and ATL. In both places, not only were there Skycaps, they were courteous and accomodating as well.

     

  • Brooch Bouquet
    Mar 14, 2013
    1
    We are creating a brooch bouquet (Made up of brooches) for a wedding in Italy. What's the best way to transport it? Can it be carried on board and thru security checkpoints?

     

    I assume that if the bouquet fits inside a carry on and isn't made of long knives or explosives then it would be OK to bring through security.

     

  • Can I carry on garment bag for suit?
    Mar 11, 2013
    1
    I have a suit & cocktail dress for a wedding we're attending and don't want to crush them in our luggage. If I fold the vinyl garment bag in half, it would be 26" high and 22" wide. I'd like to hang them up once inside the plane. Am I allowed to carry this on since it's over the carry-on dimensions?

     

    I've seen people do it, but since it's technically against policy it's up to the gate personnel and flight attendants whether you'll be allowed on with it or not. Whenever I have to travel with a suit I just neatly fold it in my carry on right before I leave for the airport and take it out as soon as I get to the hotel and have never had a problem with it getting wrinkled.

     

  • More Airlines
    Apr 8, 2013
    2
    This is a great airport. However, it needs a low cost carrier such as AirTran. AirTran was at this airport briefly. What happened? It is too expensive to use this airport with Delta and US Air (now American). Jet Blue or Air Tran would be a great addition and I am confident those planes would be filled. We all tire of the drive to Jax and Orlando.

     

    AirTran was bought by Southwest. JetBlue is generally not interested in small airports.

     

    I am totally agree with zap

     

  • Left luggage
    Feb 22, 2013
    1
    I am visiting Tokyo and would like to leave one of my luggage at the airport for about 18 hours while I am in Tokyo. Is there a service in Terminal 1 where I can leave one bag for that time?

     

    I suggest you e-mail to Narita Airport atnaal@na.jp.

     

  • connecting to terminal 2 from TBIT
    Feb 22, 2013
    3
    We are travelling from Australia to Edmonton via LAX. We fly in at 10.45am on QANTAS and fly out on Westjet at Terminal 2 at 12.05pm? We will have a bag to check in each. Have we left enough time?

     

    sorry - update on earlier post: that should've read fly in at 9.45am.

     

    As an international arrival at LAX, you will need to go through passport check, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance and then re-check-in your bags - unless Qantas does not transfer bags to WestJet connecting flight - check with Qantas! Note that Qantas uses two terminals at LAX: T4 and TBIT (a/k/a Bradley Terminal or TB), while WestJet uses Terminal 2. (a) If arriving at TBIT you need to take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. (next stops: T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, around the bend to T1 & T2 - seven stops or about 18 mins); (b) If arriving at T4 and need to get to T2, use the same bus with only six stops. At T2 you would need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate. If Qantas does not transfer bags, you would need to claim your bags on arrival and take them along to T2, checking them in there - in which case you may want to take a taxi instead.

     

    Yep 2 hours will be fine. When we flew into Lax late last year from bne we flew into into T4 and had to go to another terminal to catch a united flight. You will need to recheck your bags at t2. Just walk it if you can, it's not that far!

     

  • Check through baggage
    Feb 21, 2013
    1
    I am flying from Miami to JFK with American Airlines, arriving at 16:55 and then continuing from JFK to Amsterdam at 20:10 with Delta Airlines. Is it possible to check my baggage through all the way?

     

    At JFK, AA & DL belong to different airline alliances & are not code-share partners - I doubt that AA will transfer bags; do check with AA. AA is in Terminal 8 (T8), Delta uses T2, T3 & T4 (T2 has gates 19-29; T3 gates 1-18; T4 gates A2-7 & B20-31. If AA does not transfer bags, you need to take them along on the 'Airline Terminals Train' running on average every 7 mins and arriving in the unsecured area of the terminals, where you need to (check in bags at Delta counter?) and go through security check before proceeding to your gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • lost luggage
    Feb 19, 2013
    1
    I lost my luggage somewhere in between security check and gate A10 (flying west jet from Toronto to New York LGA). It is a purple carryon suitcase. I have a ton of personal belongings in it that are truly only valuable to me. I would be soooo grateful if anyone finds it and calls me. 646-717-2721 or can email me at katie.cardell@yahoo.com

     

    YYZ's Lost & found rules: 1. If you lost an item at the airline counter, at the gates, or onboard your airplane; or if your bag is lost or damaged - contact your airline. 2. If you lost an item either inside the terminal, on a GTAA contracted bus, on the LINK train or in a LINK station, complete & submit the lost and found form found at: torontopearson.com/en/lostfound/#

     





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