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  • Overnight Connection
    Jun 24, 2015
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    Will AA check my bags from DTW all the way through to PVR with an overnight connection in DFW? Please tell me I don't have to get them in Dallas and re-check them the next morning.

     

    Usually they do not check bags through on overnight connections, especially ones more than 4 or 5 hours long or at airports that don't operate 24 hours. DFW basically has no flights from Midnight to 6 AM

     

  • Connection
    Jul 26, 2015
    2
    I'm arriving from Canada at terminal 4 and leaving on china eastern at terminal B I have to get my luggage and re-check my bags? So I have to go by american customs?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Canada. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. If you bought two separate reservations you will have to claim your baggage at LAX and transfer it yourself.

     

    what do you mean two separate reservation? i gues....it is one reservation.....i just got this tickets from the flighthup,..two different airlines....

     

  • BAGGEGO CHARLOTTE
    Jun 23, 2015
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    my family will take an US airways flight from ARUBA to CHARLOTTE then CHARLOTTE ROME.. should we claim the baggage in charlotte ? or my baggage will go on the next plane without customs in charlotte and receive directly at the destination?

     

    Aruba has US Immigration and Customs preclearance. You will pre-clear there and your arrival into Charlotte will be like a domestic flight. You will not have to claim your baggage. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • ORD thru DUS to DME (American Airlines & Air Berlin)
    Jun 22, 2015
    3
    Our family is flying from Chicago (ORD) to Moscow (DME) on American Airlines and connecting to Air Berlin in DUS. We have a 90 min. layover in DUS. Is that enough time? Will we need to recheck our luggage? Our tickets were purchased through Siberian Airlines and considered one reservation. Thanks for your help!

     

    No, you should not have to claim your bags in DUS. You will just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you, ZAP! Will 90 min. be enough time for us to go from American Airlines to Air Berlin in DUS?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • London Miami Lima
    Jun 20, 2015
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    Will my luggage from London Heathrow be checked through to Lima (BA and AA)

     

    Yes, it will be, but you will have to go through US Immigration and customs in Miami.

     

  • Lost mini I pad
    Jun 18, 2015
    0
    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
    2
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    0
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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.

     

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