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  • Lost mini I pad
    Jun 18, 2015
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    Left mini I pad in brown case. Row 21 flight June 18,2015 from Barcelona to tel aviv on el Al.

     

  • Baggage between domestic and international flight
    Jun 19, 2015
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    I will be flying from Juneau, Alaska to Manila, Philippines via Seattle and San Francisco with Alaskan Airlines then Philippine Airlines. Can I check my baggage all the way through Manila or do I have to pick it up from San Francisco and recheck it? My reservations were made by company and has 2 separate reservation code and ticket number.

     

    Since it sounds like they are separate reservations you will probably have to claim them in SFO and re-check. However, it never hurts to ask the Alaska agent in Juneau and show him or her your confirmation to Manila.

     

    my booking was made with one reservation code but wih 2 airline reservation code, can my luggage be checked in all the way through since the booking seemed to be linked? Also I only have 3 hours layover in San francisco , is that enough time to pick up and recheck luggage in case I had to check it again

     

  • Tips on tight layover time
    Jun 15, 2015
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    Hi ! I will fly from Doha by Qtar Airlines to Denver via DFW-Dallas airport.American Airlines is my connecting flight from DFW to DEN. Is 1hour and 20 minute layover time enough for claiming bags and complete immigration? If not, what is your advise? Can I book my bag from Doha to Denver? Hopefully Qatar Air flight will arrive at Terminal D and AA will fly from same terminal.

     

    That is 10 minutes shorter than the recommended minimum connection time and 25 minutes shorter than what I recommend. If you bought your tickets on a single reservation your bags will be tagged through to Denver, but you will have to claim them to go through US Customs after you go through US Immigration, then you will have to re-check them at the transfer desk. You can go back through security in Terminal D but it's unlikely your flight to Denver will depart from there. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Can I take 2 carry-on suitcases through security?
    Jun 13, 2015
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    I am meeting my husband at the airport for a trip and I will have both of our carry-on suitcases. Can I go through security with 2 carry-on suitcases and my smaller "personal item" bag and meet him at the gate or do I need to wait for him to go through security? Thanks!

     

    Yes, you probably can. If you get stopped by the troll at the entrance to security just explain the second bag is your husband's and he is unable to carry it.

     

  • Desmoines (American Airline) to Sydney (via Dallas)
    Jun 12, 2015
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    Do I need to collect checked luggage from Dallas (after domestic flight from Desmoine) and then re-check luggage for Sydney INT flight? If so how much time do I need? Currently have 1 hour 40 mins to transfer.

     

    If you bought your tickets on a single reservation no, you do not. There is no US Customs when exiting the US. All you have to do is take the SkyLink train from your arrival terminal to Terminal D where you will depart on your Qantas flight.

     

  • Traveling back to NYC from South Africa
    Jun 11, 2015
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    I found an INSANE ticket from DC to Johannesburg for less than $600. I live in NY but will travel to DC to depart. The return trip has a connection in NYC with a 3 hour layover.I was thinking I'd just be able to dash out of the airport with my luggage & go on with my day. Is that going to be possible? I believe international flights have to clear customs in NY with their luggage & re-check their luggage. OR do I need to make sure the ticket agents in South Africa know I'm not continuing on to DC as my final destination so that they mark my baggage accordingly? What say you?

     

    Yes, on your way back you could just leave the airport in New York as you will have to clear customs and claim your baggage there.

     

  • EDNA
    Jun 11, 2015
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    My flight arrives at JFK on July 9 at 13:59 from Jacksonville to terminal 4 with Delta, I want to visit New York before leaving at 23:59 from terminal 4 to Tel Aviv, will I have enough time? Are there lockers for luggage or do my bags go directly to the plane?

     

    Yes, that is enough time to go into the city. If you purchased your tickets on one reservation then your bags will be transferred for you. If you purchased two separate tickets there are no lockers to store your bags in the meantime.

     

  • Lost phone
    Jun 10, 2015
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    Lost my black MyTouch smartphone. it has cracks across the face of the screen.

     

  • July flying into YVR via Alaska Air / flying out via Air Canad to USA
    Jun 9, 2015
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    US citizen > flying AirAlaska into YVR using Alaska Airlines. We have to change airlines to fly AirCanada from YVR to YYZ then to IND. Layover is 3 hrs. I see other comments say must claim bags & recheck w/ AirCanada... going through customs. I worry about timing and getting bags checked, going back thru security and getting to gate for AirCanada flight - assuming no agreement between airlines to switch baggage.

     

    3 hours should be enough time. Vancouver only has one terminal so everything is a relatively short walk.

     

  • First time flying solo
    Jun 9, 2015
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    First time flying solo and so I'm not experienced with ticket finding. I'm flying from Atlanta GA to Guatemala in February. What's the best way to find the cheapest and safest flight?

     

    I like flights.google.com All airlines in North America are safe.

     

  • 1:20 hour connection enough?
    Jun 8, 2015
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    Im flying from San Antonio to Cancun, with a connection in MEX. Are 80 minutes ok to clear customs? Do I need to recheck luggage outside the terminal? And after clearing customs, I just go to the gate to Cancun? no need to leave and re-enter terminal? Thank you!

     

    What airlines? I believe you will have to go through Mexican Immigration, claim your bags, and re-check in Mexico City.

     

  • Lay over and then destination
    Jun 7, 2015
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    I will have a two hour layover in DTW from MSP final destination EWR. What are my chances of getting my baggage on time when we land at EWR? Is it safer to carry on?

     

    That is plenty of time. Your baggage will almost definitely make it.

     

  • baggage
    Jun 4, 2015
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    Iam flying from MIA -> WAW with the layovers in JFK and TXL. The whole trip is in one ticket issued by Air Berlin but the domestic flight from MIA -> JFK is operated by AA. I arrive to JFK at 0:30 am and departure to TXL is at 5:30 pm the same day. Will I have to collect my bags and recheck them in NYC or will they automatically be switched over from MIA to WAW?

     

    You will have to check with the AA agent in Miami. They should be checked through to WAW.

     

    Thx for a quick answer. I have one more question: I that kind of situation Is it allowed to leave the airport and stay outside till the next flight?

     

    Yes, you can go wherever you want.

     

  • Do I need to transfer baggage between terminals after immigration?
    Jun 4, 2015
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    Hi, I will be reaching EWR via a Lufthansa flight on June 16, 2015. My flight arrives at Terminal C. However, I have a connecting flight from Terminal C. (Both the flights have been booked on the same ticket). I understand that I will have to go through customs and security check. My question is that Do I need to transfer my baggage (checked in) between terminals or is there a facility to drop off the baggage at the same terminal where I land and then take the connecting airtrain? Thanks

     

    Yes, after you go through customs you can immediately drop your bags back off at the re-check desk, you don't have to transfer terminals with them.

     

    Thanks a ton! This is a relief.

     

  • Baggage Claim Location for Delta and US Air in Rome
    Jun 2, 2015
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    I am flying into Rome on Delta and my friend is flying in on US Air...I know both arrive in Terminal 5....is the baggage claim area for both airlines also in Terminal 5? We are meeting each other in baggage claim and want to make sure where it is located.

     

    Actually Neither of you will arrive in Terminal 5. No flights arrive in Terminal 5. It is a departures-only check in and security terminal. You will both arrive in the T3 satellite and both flights will likely have the same baggage claim area. However, I suggest NOT meeting at the baggage claim but instead meeting at the clearly marked "MEETING POINT" Pole shortly outside of customs.

     

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