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  • Customs clearance time regarding
    Jun 18, 2016
    Planning to arrive Boston at 1405 hrs by QR743V ( terminal E) and I have connecting flight to STL at 1709 hrs ( terminal B) . Will this halt time of 3hrs sufficient to checkout luggage , clear customs and recheck in? Quick response would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.


    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • flight from Dubai with connection
    Jun 18, 2016
    I am going to book flight from Dubai to jfk with Emirates. There is flight with connection in IAD which is less expensive than direct flight to JFK. May I book the flight with the connection and disregard the leg from JFk to IAD? I have baggage to check in.


    If it's a one-way you can. If it's a roundtrip and not the end of then your trip, then the rest of your trip will get canceled if you skip a leg.


    Thanks a lot for your reply. Can I get my baggage on JFK or they send the baggage directly to IAD?


    Yes, you will have to claim your baggage in JFK to go through US Customs.


  • WOW baggage policies
    Jun 17, 2016
    I'm flying WOW from BWI to Iceland and know they have very strict size and weight requirements for carry-on baggage. Does anyone know if they weigh bags and at what point they do so (i.e. at check-in, pre-security, at the gate, etc.)? Thanks.


    Every airline I've seen that strictly measures carry-on bags does so at the check-in counter and then again at the gate.


  • Traveling from Athens to NY connecting to Miami
    Jun 17, 2016
    I am travelling from Athens to London to New York (JFK) with a over night 12 hour stop over before a flight the next morning to Miami. I want to know if I can collect my baggage in New York because I want to spend a night in a hotel.


    Yes, you will have to collect your baggage to go through US Customs.


  • american airlines - qantas
    Jun 17, 2016
    Travelling from Cancun on AA to connect with a flight out of DFW with Qantas to Sydney - as they are part of one alliance will the baggage be booked all the way through thnks


    Yes, your bags will be tagged all the way though but you may have to claim it to go through US Customs in DFW.


  • Do i have to retrieve my checked in luggage for onward to DFW?
    Jun 16, 2016
    I come on from Brussels on a United Airlines to IAD, with an onward connection to DFW. Am i required to retrieve my checked in luggage and go through security again for check in to anothe United Airlines flight to DFW? And how much time do i need? Its my first time in the US, and on a non-immigrant visa


    Yes, in IAD you will arrive in the C/D concourse, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate, which will likely also be on the C/D concourse. 90 minutes is possible, but 2 hours is better.


    Jun 13, 2016
    Im traveling from Windsor, Ontario to PMO via Toronto then FCO. booked complete with Air Canada. I have less than 2 hour to get from one terminal to another. not sure if I have to claim baggage or will they be transferred through to PMO my final destination???


    If everything is on the same reservation then your bags will be checked through to Palermo. All you have to do in Rome is go through passport control and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


  • Re-checkin baggage Delta
    Jun 13, 2016
    I'm flying AMS-JFK-MIA, with a 6,5 hour layover at JFK. Will Delta allow me to re-checkin my baggage 6,5 hour before the next flight? All flights are with Delta, thanks a lot!


    Yes, that shouldn't be a problem.


    Jun 9, 2016
    We are traveling in July to Stockholm on Delta. We will start out in Roanoke at 7 am and arrive at JFK at 2:20 pm. Our flight to Stockholm leaves at 4:37 pm. We plan on checking luggage through from Roanoke. Is two hours ample time to catch the shuttle from Terminal 2 and get to Terminal 4. We won't have to do anything with our luggage will we?


    Yes, that is enough time, you don't have to do anything with your bags. Your flight from Atlanta may even arrive in Terminal 4.


  • JFK to LHR
    Jun 8, 2016
    Booked connecting flight from LAX to JFK and then JFK to LHR. First flight through Delta, second through Virgin. Both bought directly drom Virgin. Do I need to claim my bags and go through customs and re-check them?


    There is no US Customs when exiting the US nor is there customs after taking a domestic flight. If you show your Virgin confirmation to the Delta agent in LAX they should be willing to check your bags through to LHR. Otherwise you just have to claim them, re-check them with Virgin Atlantic, and then go through security.


  • Baggage
    Jun 7, 2016
    When flying internationally, is the weight of your computer and dslr camera added onto the carry on limit?


    As long as it fits in the dimensions, it should be fine. I've never seen any airline weigh carry-ons. A camera bag or computer bag/briefcase can count as a personal item.


    Doesn't it weight it as it goes under the X Ray belt?


    No, it does not.


    Then why is there a weight limit for carry on + accessory for air France?


    So they can say no if you insist on bringing something totally stupid onboard.


  • Carry on
    Jun 7, 2016
    I'm flying delta from RDU into Paris through Air France, from what I see on their website air France cArry on dimensions are 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9... My I wish to carry on is 23 X 14 X 10. Is this doable? Or are they so strict that I should consider getting a new bag?


    Air France doesn't measure your bag. You'll be fine.


    Even though France is on high alert for travel they're not going to measure my bag? Are you sure?


    Those two things have literally nothing to do with each other.


  • enough time
    Jun 7, 2016
    Will be traveling from St. Louis to Milan with a layover in at DFW. Layover is about 2 hours. Is that enough time to recheck baggage and make the flight to MIlan?


    If both flights are on AA you don't have to claim or re-check your baggage. Also there are no nonstop flights from DFW to Milan. Where are you stopping first?


  • can you pack liquids in checked baggage
    Jun 5, 2016
    Can you pack items, like shampoo, cologne, shaving cream etc., over 3 oz in checked baggage? Flying United Airlines out of Ohare.


  • No time to catch my connection flight
    May 31, 2016
    I will be flying from Shanghai to Munich, my layover in Munich is for 1 h and 50 mins, meanwhile i need to get my luggage and do my checkin..i'm pretty sure there's not enough time to catch the second flight. What to do?


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