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  • Transiting in Seattle for 1h55 min - Enough Time?
    Oct 18, 2016
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    I'm flying into Seattle from Dubai with Emirates and from Seattle to Las Vegas with Alaska Airlines. Transit time will be for 1h55 min. Could i check if that would be enough time and if Emirates will check my baggage all the way to Las Vegas? Thanks so much for the help!

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation that is just enough time. If both flights are on the same reservation your bags will be tagged to Las Vegas but you will have to claim them in seattle to go through US Customs, then immediately re-check them afterwards.

     

  • Houston layover time
    Oct 18, 2016
    2
    I am flying from Aukland to Houston (Air NZ), then onto Cancun (United Airlines) on a Friday next year. Is 1hr 45min enough layover time through customs etc or should I go with the next flight time with 3 hrs 45min layover?

     

    I would do the 3 hr 45 minute.

     

    thanks alot

     

  • Transit
    Oct 17, 2016
    4
    Hello, i will arrive at JFK terminal 8 from Qatar airways and i have a connecting flight on Latam airline to SCL. These are 2 separate tickets. Do i need to clear immigration, collect bag and go for re-check in at LA airline? Or is there a transfer desk? I know LA airline also operates from terminal 8, so which floor do i need to go to? Thanks

     

    Yes, you have to do all that, you will have to bring your bag to the LATAM check-in desk on the departure level.

     

    Hello ZAP thanks for replying, 5 hours should be enough to do all that right?

     

    Yes, it should be.

     

    Thnak you

     

  • Connecting Flights - Baggage
    Oct 17, 2016
    1
    I am flying from ORD to London, but have to buy my ticket to Chicago from STL separately. Will I need to go to baggage claim and go back through security when I get to ORD to make sure that my baggage gets on my London flight?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs, then you will have to take your bags with you on the ATS Train to Terminal 3 if you're flying American to STL or Terminal 1 if you're flying United to STL and re-check your bags, go through security and to your departure gate. I recommend at least 3 hours between flights.

     

  • YVR-YVG(Edmonton)-YZF(yellow knife)
    Oct 16, 2016
    1
    We holding malaysia passport, stop over time at edmonton is 1hr 5 mins, is that enough time to clear the custom to yellow knife? need to wait for the luggage?

     

    you will go through Canadian immigration and customs in Vancouver, not Edmonton.

     

  • STOPOVER
    Oct 13, 2016
    1
    AS THE FILGHT FROM JAPAN REACHED SEOUL AT 11AM WHEREBY THE NX FILGHT WITH ANOTHER AIRLINE DEPART @ 5PM, WOULD THERE BE ANY DEPOSIT BAGGAGE COUNTRER? THE RANGE OF THE FEE? THANKS.

     

    What airlines are you flying? Where are you flying from Seoul to?

     

  • LIT -> IAH -> JPN ->
    Oct 14, 2016
    2
    I'm traveling from little rock to manila, i have a 2 hr layover in houston and in Tokyo japan. Do i need to get my luggage and have it check in again in every stops? Im using the same airlines which is ANA. Thanks.

     

    No, you won't see your bags again after you check them until you get to Manila. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • check in
    Oct 11, 2016
    1
    If i check in online but i have 2 legs of a trip, do i have to check in a second time for my connecting flight? it is the same airline.

     

    You should be checked in for both flights when you check-in for the first flight.

     

  • Checking Bag
    Oct 10, 2016
    1
    I am catching a connecting flight to Toronto in Chicago, then flying from Toronto to Sydney, Nova Scotia. Will my checked bag be checked all the way through to Sydney when I'm in Chicago or do I have to re-check it in Toronto?

     

    Yes, recent reports are that you don't have to claim bags at Canadian immigration when coming from the US.

     

  • Baggage reclaim
    Oct 6, 2016
    1
    Baggage reclaim

     

    Do you have a question?

     

  • Weight of carryon
    Oct 4, 2016
    1
    I know there are size limitations to ones carryone bag. Is there a weight limit?

     

    It depends on what airline you're flying, but I've never seen a carry-on get weighed.

     

  • Claim Bags
    Oct 4, 2016
    1
    I am flying from Quito (UIO) to Boston with a stop in Atlanta. My luggage is took all the way to Boston or do I have to claim it in Atlanta and re check it?

     

    In Atlanta, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and take the plane train to your departure gate.

     

  • What time to arrive at the airport?
    Oct 2, 2016
    1
    Domestic flight flying out of ohare at 9:05am on Friday. What time should I arrive at the airport?

     

    I recommend a little before 7 AM if you don't have PreCheck.

     

  • WestJet from Winnipeg to New York
    Sep 30, 2016
    1
    I am flying on WestJet from Winnipeg to New York with a quick stop in Toronto. Are my bags checked through to New York or will I need to pick them up in Toronto?

     

    Yes, in Toronto you will have to go through US Immigration and Customs preclearance. Your bags will be waiting for you there.

     

  • HNL-LAX-LAS
    Oct 5, 2016
    3
    Will my bags be checked through to Vegas or can I reclaim them in LAX? Thx

     

    What airlines are you flying?

     

    Hawaiian (would Delta have helped the situation any?)

     

    Hawaiian doesn't fly from LAX to LAS. What airline are you flying on that segment?

     

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