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    Dec 15, 2015
    I am flying from Guadalajara, Mexico to San francisco(SFO). i have a layover of 1 hour 45 minutes for the next flight. Please tell me if that would be enough ? my flight from GDL is of aeromexico and then cathay pacific


    Were all tickets purchased on the same reservation? If so that should be enough time. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. If you purchased two separate reservations you will have to transfer your bags yourself and it may be difficult for you to get to the Cathay check in desk before the bag check cutoff.


    Yes. The flights are booked through same reservation. But since there are 2 different airlines involved. i am not sure if that would be enough, also i am not sure how much time it takes at SFO airport.


    You should have barely enough time.


  • 40 mins transfer time
    Dec 14, 2015
    Hi; I need some advice here I have been booked on a Cape Air flight arriving into boston at 15:27, and have a Lufthansa flight from Boston to Frankfurt at 16:30. I have no bags, and assuming I am already checked-in, is the connection doable?


    I really doubt Cape Air will be able to issue your Lufthansa boarding pass. You will have to change terminals and go through security. I think this is very difficult, borderline impossible.


  • Do I need to re check my luggage
    Dec 14, 2015
    I have a flight UA8100 on Tuesday that is operated by Air Canada I have air Canada's travel awards, would I have to collect my luggage for my connecting flight UA81 or would it be directed to my final destination.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. In Newark you will have to take the AirTrain from Terminal A to Terminal C and go through security but you won't have to do anything with your bags.


  • Forgot luggage
    Mar 11, 2016
    My mom was in such a rush to catch her flight that she forgot to claim her luggage and is now in LAX what can we do to get her luggage?


    Contact her airline's lost baggage line or if you live near LAX, go to her airline's baggage office at LAX.


    Hi I am flying from New Orleans to Cancun via Houston on United with 45 minute layover in Houston. Can someone advise if this is sufficient time and do I need to go through customs and will the terminals be in close proximity. Sorry don't know as yet which terminal I arrive or depart from


  • How much timed needed for international connection to domestic
    Dec 12, 2015
    How much time do I need to change plans from Emirates AIrlines arriving DFW from Dubai, to change to AA flight departing out of DFW to Kansas City in March 2016


    2 hours if on the same reservation, 2.5 hours on separate reservations.


  • arriving from Melbourne then on the San Francisco
    Dec 12, 2015
    Our travel agent said our checked luggage would be forwarded on to SFO and that we would not need to retrieve it/clear customs and re-check it in for our flight to SFO. But in the comments here seem to conflict with that advice. We have Qantas tickets from Melbourne to LAX through to SFO, although they said the LAX to SFO leg is operated by AA. What is the correct advise? We only have 2 hours between flights.


    Your travel agent in wrong. In LAX you will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, exit the International terminal, go to the right, the next building you come to will be Terminal 4, go inside, get your AA boarding passes if you don't already have them and then go through security and to your departure gate.


  • Just Wondering for my information
    Dec 12, 2015
    I will be traveling to North Carolina tomorrow for ten days I was wondering if it okay to have to two bags check in or just one bag and one carry bag haven't flyer in a long time just curious before I arrive at the airport


    What airline are you flying? If you are flying any airline other than Southwest you will have to pay a fee for both bags.


    Houston Hobby Arpt my reservation paper is saying American Airlines


    Then you will have to pay a significant amount in bag fees if you check 2 bags.


  • Do I have to recheck baggage at SFO if going MEX-SFO-YVR?
    Dec 11, 2015
    Does anyone know whether SFO has the same option as IAH, where international travelers in transit get a green T tag and the airline transfers the baggage to the destination? Does SFO subscribes to this service?


    No, IAH is the only United hub that has this. The only other two airports in the US that have it are DFW and MIA.


  • Baggage help.
    Dec 11, 2015
    Hi. I'll be travel with my 17 months son from norfolk to lga at January 2016. I put him in the stroller and push him. That will be very hard for me to take and carry my luggage and travel to the JFK T4 to check in our connect flight. It's there any people to help with luggage and take/carry to the JFK T4 for me ? If have, how much i should pay them? And how i get to JFK airport T4 from LGA ? Taxi ? Or can they help with the luggage to take it to the taxi all the way from baggage claim to the taxi ? Thx


    If you arrange a car service they will help you with the baggage to and from the car, but it will cost about $75. You will have to get your baggage to and from a Taxi (which will be cheaper) but the driver will help you put it in and take it out of the trunk.


    Got it. Thank you


  • making connection
    Dec 11, 2015
    HI. I have flight from Belgrade->Dusseldorf->Atlanta->Tampa. I need to make connection in Atlanta from terminal I to terminal S. I can not find this terminals on map. This connection is made by "Air France Operated by Delta Air Lines". This is my first time traveling and I am alone. :( What would be procedure of this connection.


    Also my connection time is 1hr 58min.


    You don't actually have to change terminals. You will arrive in concourse E or F. Follow the signs for connecting passengers. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse and walk to your departure gate.


    Thank you very mouch.


  • DL Connection to AZ
    Dec 8, 2015
    I'm flying from LAX to JFK by Delta Airline, arrive at T4. I have 2 hours at JFK to connect to Rome by Alitalia. Do I need to pick up my luggage at JFK? Do I also have enough time?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your luggage in JFK. Just take the AirTrain from T4 to T1, get your Alitalia boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security. You should have enough time.


    Thank you Zap! Is it easy to find out AirTrain ? Sorry it is my first time to fly to JFK.


    Yes, it's fairly well marked.


  • Baggage
    Dec 6, 2015
    Hello, I will be flying for the first time this week and I have a question about my luggage at my connecting city. I will depart from Montgomery AL airport and arrive to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl Airport (ATL) where I will have an hour and 12 minute layover then I will depart to San Antono Texas (my final destination). Is it correct that once I hand over my checked luggage in Montgomery, AL, I won't have to worry about them until I get to San Antonio? I don't have to go find my luggage in Atanta, correct? Thank you.


    I will be flying via Delta Airlines


    Correct, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Atlanta. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If they are on the different concourses the Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You have enough time.


    Thank you!


  • Baggage claim
    Dec 3, 2015
    What is the baggage claim contact no? Our flight was missed and no baggage with us. Need to buy cloths to survive for a day. Delta suggested to claim it with baggage claim department. I want to make sure before i make purchase.


    You need to go to the Delta baggage office or call Delta baggage services.


  • Luggage
    Dec 2, 2015
    Flying from Vancouver, BC on Air Canada. Changing plane in Newark. After 3 hrs continue with United to Puerto Rico. Will my luggage be sent all the way through from Vancouver to Puerto Rico or I will have to pick it up and check-in again in Newark?


    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. Assuming both tickets are on the same reservation your bags will be checked through to Puerto Rico and you don't have to do anything with it in Newark. You have plenty of time for your connection.




  • Luggage
    Nov 29, 2015
    Hello, I am flying from Paris to Montréal through JFK, the whole trip is operated by American Airlines, I am French. If I understood well, I will have to collect my luggages to go through customs before to re-check them for my next flight? Thanks


    Yes, in JFK you will arrive in Terminal 8, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk and then go through security and to your departure gate. You will have to complete ESTA online before your trip.


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