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  • I have lost my baggage on 1 July. ref number of Act is DMEG910589
    Jul 4, 2015
    No updates from that date. Who is dealing?


    You need to contact your airline. Nobody from the airline or airport will read this.


  • baggage transfer
    Jul 2, 2015
    US airways 1813 - EWT to CLT transfering to American 1900 CLT to SEA. We have 49 minutes to transfer. What are the chances that are luggage (hiking and camping equipment that we'd be screwed without!) will not make the transfer? Thanks!


    As long as your first flight is on-time everything will probably make it.


  • Baggage transfer at Heathrow/Dubai from United to/from PIA
    Jul 1, 2015
    I am travelling from Washington to Karachi via Dubai. The carrier is United for IAD to DXB flight and PIA for DXB to KHI flight. Similarly at return, my carrier is PIA for KHI to Heathrow and United for Heathrow to EWR. My question is, do the two carriers have agreement to transfer automatically to final destination or I need to reclaim luggage at connecting airport and recheck in (if it's even possible as usually you need to go thru customs etc. after baggage claim)? Thank you much for your quick response


    Were your tickets purchased on the same reservation or two separate reservations? United and PIA do have an interline agreement, but only when bags are purchased on the same reservation.


    I haven't purchase the ticket yet but I got this fare on so I assume it's same reservation unless do you think I should verify from cheapoair??


    Yes, it would be one reservation. Note that on the return you will arrive in Terminal 3 in London and Depart from Terminal 2, so you will have to take a transfer bus.


    Thanks for your input, ZAP


  • Determine Baggage allowance for all legs
    Jun 30, 2015
    Hi, the following is our itinerary: Islamabad-->Abu Dhabi, Etihad Abu Dhabi-->Washington dc, America operated by Etihad Detroit-->Chicago, American operated by American Eagle as Republic Chicago-->Abu Dhabi, American operated by Etihad Abu Dhabi-->Islamabad, Etihad Ticketing is done by American Airlines. Booked via Expedia. -Etihad baggage aloowance is clearly mentioned on itinerary as 2 free checked. Which accounts 4/5 legs of the travel. -I'm worried about the Detroit-->Chicago flight which is not operated by Etihad, and it's not clearly mentioned. So would it be same or not. And how is baggage allowance in general determined in a multi line itinerary. Anyone can shed light on this? And the msc rule?


    I believe you would get 2 free checked bags as that's what you got there. Interestingly, American does not have a baggage policy for passengers flying from the US to the Middle East since they do not fly there themselves. Normally baggage allowance is the allowance for that "region" by the first carrier. Per IATA rules the Etihad rules would apply as "Most Significant Carrier" because they are the carrier transporting you between IATA regions.


  • arrving from yyz going to PVG
    Jun 29, 2015
    Hello!, I'm ariving in ord gate 3 g19 and going to k16. I have a 1h20m lay over, will i be okay? Both flights are with american airlines do i have to recheck my bag?


    No, you do not have to re-check your bag. Yes, you should have enough time. 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.


  • Food onboard
    Jun 27, 2015
    On June 29 I'm going to fly to JFK from Istanbul through FCO. I'm not sure if I can bring coffee either in carryon or luggage since I have no idea whether it's subject to restrictions or not.What if it doesn't pass pre-board screening for baggage?


    Coffee Beans? That should be OK.


  • customs & luggae
    Jun 27, 2015
    my daughter will be flying into Houston from costa rica , she will then need to catch a connecting flight to stl, mo., will she need to to get her luggage inhouston go through customs and then have to check it in again for her next flight?


    Yes, in Houston she will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, then re-check her bags at the transfer desk immediately after, then go through security and to her departure gate.


  • allegiant customer call center does not answer phones
    Jun 27, 2015
    worst customer service center ever. been trying to reschedule a flight and never can get thru. went to airport to reschedule and they say the only way to change is call them. forget that. to make a long story short, good luck in making changes to air travel. ended up booking another flight myself. now I have to try to get a refund. you spend hours on hold and no one ever picks up. SFB airport said they are aware of the problem but can't help out.


  • non stop fly
    Jun 26, 2015
    Traveling from Bradley airport in Connecticut to Las Vegas is going to be difficult to get to the baggage carrousel area


    No, to get from the Southwest gates to the baggage claim it's just a short to moderate walk and an escalator.


  • 40 min layover in SEA, enough time to have airline transfer my bag?
    Jun 26, 2015
    Hi I am flying Delta airline from Vancouver (YVR) to Shanghai (PVG) via Seattle. There is only 40 min between the two flights, will there be enough time for Delta airline to transfer my checked in bag from one Delta flight to the next? I am afraid they won't have enough time and I will lose my bag.


    It certainly doesn't leave much time to spare but it should be enouugh time.


  • Will they return back my baggage during the layover?
    Jun 26, 2015
    I will be arriving at terminal 4 of JFK from Abudhabi on Etihad Airways ticketed by American Airlines. Immigration and Pre clearance will be done in Abudhabi so there wont be any more immigration in JFK. My next connecting American Airlines flight will depart after a layover of 17 hours. I was wondering if my luggage will be returned to me here or rather sent to the final destination. I am worried because if I get the luggage back here, I wont be able to go to Manhattan and pass some time if i have to drag two large bags along. And yes, both the flights are in a single ticket. Thanks in advance :)


    With a layover that long you likely will have to claim your baggage at JFK.


    Assuming that the American Airlines check in counter at terminal 8 is open when I land at JFK, can I check in my luggage there at that time, or is there a specific time before the departure when you can check in you baggage?


    You can't check luggage the day before your flight. The AA ticket counters will open in the morning at about 4:30-5 AM.


  • LHR - IAH - CUN
    Jun 25, 2015
    Looking to book flights through Houston. United from Heathrow with connection to Cancun 1hr 35 mins later also with United. Will we need to deal with our baggage or just pass through security?


    That should be enough time. You will go through US Immigration and Customs and Security but should not have to do anything with your baggage as you are on an International to International connection.


  • Overnight Connection
    Jun 24, 2015
    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
    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 is one reservation.....i just got this tickets from the flighthup,..two different airlines....


    Jun 23, 2015
    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.


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