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  • Alaska airlines theft of baggage from turnstile
    Dec 26, 2015
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    My checked bag was taken off the turnstile. When I went to the Alaska airlines customer service desk I was told by the manager Stephanie thatI could not file a claim, that I needed to allow them 30 days to find my bag. They would not tell me what their policies were and they treated me like a criminal. The port authority police told me the same thing. My bag was taken before it went around the turnstile. I was told by the agent that it was probably an honest mistake. I travel quite often for my work and I will avoid Alaska Airlines from now on. Your customer service is horrific and your people are not properly trained. I was promised a call back today by Stefanie the manager, and I seriously doubt that I will get one. I just looked at some of the travel blogs online and I am seriously concerned about Alaska airlines ability to be honest and professional in this matter.

     

    This is not Alaska Airlines' website. Nobody from Alaska Airlines will read this.

     

  • About Baggage
    Dec 26, 2015
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    Hi I will arrive at JFK at 11:30 A.M from Riyadh through Saudi Airlines, my next connecting flight is to Minneapolis through Delta. Would i need to collect my baggage and re check again after going through customs?? I have a single ticket and Saudi Airlines and Delta are skyteam partners. Thanks

     

    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go through security and to your departure gate

     

  • baggage loss
    Dec 25, 2015
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    why doesn't the airlines check baggage checkout when picked up after a flight, anyone could steal a bag it almost happened to me once, had their been a checkout it could not happen

     

  • collect baggage ?
    Dec 23, 2015
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    Hi, I'm flying with united the whole way from Toronto via Chicago to Tokyo then to Fukuoka. I'm wondering if they will send my bag the whole way or if i need to collect it in chicago ? I only have 50 minutes layover in chicago !

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You don't have to do anything with your bags.

     

  • Recheck baggage if on route to an international destination
    Dec 23, 2015
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    I am travelling from Toronto (Pearson) to Mumbai, through EWR(liberty international). All my flights are booked through a single booking. Will I need to reclaim my baggage at EWR and recheck it in for my next flight to Mumbai. What exactly is the procedure and how much time would I need?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. For the exact procedure in Newark I need to know what airlines you are flying.

     

    I am travelling on air India to Mumbai

     

    And what airline are you flying from Toronto? Were your tickets purchased on the same reservation or two separate reservations?

     

    I am flying by Air Canada and yes the flights were booked on the same ticket.

     

    Then you will just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Newark both in Terminal B. I believe Air Canada and Air India are in different satellites, so if that's the case then you will have to go through security on your way to your departure gate.

     

    Air canada flight 7650 arrives at terminal A. My air india flight departs from terminal B

     

    Then you will take the AirTrain from Terminal A to Terminal B and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Curbside checkin
    Dec 22, 2015
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    Does alitalia offer curbside checkin?

     

  • airline and bagg
    Dec 21, 2015
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    I'm flying from munich with Lufthansa arriving in terminal B in EWR and then going in to terminal C to go to Panama and the airlines is changing. It is a whole flight ticket bought on internet - will I have to pick up the luggage and than to chek in it again or it goes automatically till the end?

     

    Yes, in Newark you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to Terminal C and go through security.

     

  • Baggage and passenger pick up needs to be on the maps for a pick up !
    Dec 21, 2015
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    NONE of the maps show where the passenger pickup is located for any of the airlines using Dallas Love Field....

     

    It's a very small area. DAL is not a big airport. When you approach the airport it should be fairly obvious.

     

  • Re-check baggage?
    Dec 21, 2015
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    Hello! Im a swedish citizen flying from Stockholm to Newark Terminal B. I then have to change flight to Charlotte at terminal C. Do I have to claim my luggage at Newark and re-check it or does it go to my final destination?

     

    Yes, in newark you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to your departure terminal (either A or C) and go through security.

     

  • International Flight to Domestic, Will I have Enough TIme?
    Dec 20, 2015
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    My flight gets in from AMS next week at 11:45, I am flying KLM and will have one checked bag, I am supposed to fly to OAK at 13:45 via Delta, is there a chance I will make this flight? Any pointers on how to make sure I do not miss my flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, follow the signs for connecting passengers, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then exit the international terminal, go to your right. The second building you come to will be Terminal 5, go inside, through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • BAGGAGE
    Dec 18, 2015
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    I am travelling to India can I use two baggages that have combined weight of 20 kgs? Or only one baggage is allowed to be carried

     

    You are allowed only one bag free. The second bag is $75 when traveling on Delta from the US to India. http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/traveling-with-us/baggage/before-your-trip/checked.html

     

  • I am flying from London to Chicago to Toledo
    Dec 24, 2015
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    I am flying from London to Chicago where I will take a connecting flight from Chicago to Toledo. Once I get off the plane, do I need to go through security again before I can get to my terminal to fly to Toledo? This is my first time flying by myself and I am nervous as nervous can be. Because my layover time in Chicago is 1hr30mins. will this time be sufficient.

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the ATS Train to Terminal 3, and go through security. You have barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thanks a lot! I have my return flight on 29th from Fresno at 17:40 arriving at Los Angeles International at 18:51, then to London Heathrow at 20:55. Do you think there is enough time there? What should on arriving at Los Angeles Terminal 4 in order to get to Terminal B please? My domestic flights are with AA both ways, I have a single bag under 23kg, are there any fees associated? Thanks in advance!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time for your connection in LAX. Since you are all on one international ticket, you shouldn't have to pay any checked bag fees.

     

    Thanks a lot!

     

  • GDL-SFO-HONGKONG-DEL
    Dec 15, 2015
    3
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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.

     

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