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  • baggage fees?
    Jan 31, 2016
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    Hi, I am flying from US to London with AA and get my luggage for free. Then from London to Barcelona with BA. I reserved the whole trip with AA. Will I have to pay for luggage on BA? thanks

     

    You won't even claim your luggage in London.

     

  • Collect Bags at FCO enroute to FLR
    Jan 30, 2016
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    Hi...I am flying Toronto to Rome on Air Canada, and have add-on deal Alitalia flight Rome to Florence that I do not intend to use. Do I normally need to collect bags at Rome FCO if I was to indeed fly onward to FLR? Can I instead ask Air Canada for Bags to be on belt at FCO instead of final ticket destination FLR, so that I can end my journey at FCO as intended?......Thanks in advance for help.

     

    If your tickets are on the same reservation then you would not normally claim your bags in Rome. I don't know if Air Canada will be able to only tag your bags to Rome.

     

  • How long from landing to reaching arrival hall at LAX?
    Jan 28, 2016
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    Will be arriving at LAX Term 3 on a domestic flight at 14:30 on a Friday afternoon in May. We have to collect checked baggage. How long does it typically take to get from plane to a taxi outside the arrival hall.

     

    It depends how long your bags take to come out - anywhere between 5 and 30 minutes.

     

    Thanks for that, so pretty quick.

     

  • CHECKED BAGGAGE & SECURITY
    Jan 25, 2016
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    I'm travelling from the UK to Atlanta Via Amsterdam. I have a 1hr and 20 minutes in Amsterdam. My flight from the UK to AMS is KLM and my flight from AMS to ATL is Delta but they were booked together from Delta. Will this be enough time to make my second flight? Will I have to recheck my checked baggage in AMS? Will I have to go through any security controls or can I just go from Arrival gate to Departure gate without having to recheck my baggage etc? Also I don't think I do but do I require any type of visa for transferring via AMS (I have an ESTA for going to the US) Because the laws have changed the information online is very confusing. Thank you for your time.

     

    You don't have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam, You just have to go through US Security questions and to your departure gate. If you are a UK Citizen you do not need anything other than ESTA to visit the United states and you do not need a visa to enter the Schengen Area. Nothing regarding this has changed in the last 10 years or so.

     

    Actually, to be fair, the Amsterdam Airport has changed a bit recently, by switching to centralized security.

     

  • Connecting Flight times?
    Jan 25, 2016
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    I am arriving on Delta Flight form Miami at 18:34 and am travelling on to Dublin. Would I have time to take the 21:00 operated by Aer Lingus or should I take the 22:00 operated by Aer France?

     

    If you are booking two separate reservations and have checked bags I would definitely book the later flight.

     

  • transfer from LHR to Chihuahua via Fort worth
    Jan 22, 2016
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    On April 28th I fly from BA fro LHR to Chihuahua arriving dallas at 17.05, the connecting flight is 18.40. Do I have to collect my luggage. is there enough time for a transfer?

     

    Since you are on an International to International itinerary, then you should not have to claim your bags in DFW but you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • rechecking baggage and clearing customs
    Jan 31, 2016
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    hi I am travelling from Sydney to Vancouver on united airlines via LAX .do I have to clear us immigrations and claim baggage and then recheck it

     

    Yes, 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, then walk to Terminal 7 and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

    thanks you for you response do you how long it will take to clear customs at lax

     

    I flew from French Polynesia to Vancouver via LAX. I had 2.5 hours between flights but due to the delays in clearing US customs, I DID NOT make my connection. Customs at LAX is a night mare if you had a bunch of flights full of non-english speakers land before you. You must first speak with an agent. Then you must get your luggage and go thru another inspection for USDA. Takes a very long time

     

  • AA checked baggage
    Jan 21, 2016
    2
    My AA flight from San Fran to Orlando has a layover time of 47 mins in DFW from 0613 until 0700. Is this normally enough time for my checked hold baggage to be transferred to my connecting flight, Couldn't edit/delete last post

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    Thanks, I'll probably still panic though

     

  • AA checked baggage
    Feb 9, 2016
    1
    My AA flight from San Fran to Orlando has a layover time of 47 mins from 0613 until 0700. Is this normally enough time for my checked hold baggage to be transferred to my connecting flight

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • lost baggage
    Jan 20, 2016
    0
    I lost a large suitcase (29in silver Delsey hardcase) in November when I checked it in at the Norwegian desk. The desk agent never put a tag on it, so they have no record of the bag other than when I checked it in. I filed a report at my destination (London Gatwick) and Norwegian hasn't been able to tell me anything. There's literally no trace of it. AND my name was on the tag, and written on the inside with my phone number. Even the Norwegian agent said it was weird. Where is lost baggage held at JFK? I assume (hope) it went to a lost and found at JFK, but walking around for hours, I was unable to find anything of the sort (and I travel a lot, this isn't the first time I've been there) Because it didn't have an airline's tag on it, I assume it was kept at JFK instead of being sent to an airline's headquarters (or wherever they hold their lost baggage) As anyone who has flown with Norwegian knows, they don't have a permanent desk, they share with a Chinese airline, as well as others. Does anyone know what those other airlines are? I'm desperate at this point, and would try calling them to ask if it was accidentally sent to their headquarters instead of Norwegian's. (Norwegian told me all baggage gets sent to their headquarters in Norway after a certain period of time) I filed a claim with Norwegian, but I just want my bag back, it's much more valuable than whatever they would give me as compensation. thank you for your help

     

  • International flight connecting thru JFk
    Jan 19, 2016
    1
    I'm flying from Dallas/Ft Worth airport to Milan, Italy and connecting through JFK. Both flights are with the same airline and the layover is 6 hours. According to the itinerary, I fly into terminal 1 and fly out of terminal 8 in JFK. For this trip, will I retrieve my checked baggage, to include my 2 pets, to go through customs and immigration and then recheck before my flight? Will 6 hours be sufficient time?

     

    Your itnerary is very incorrect. On your way to Milan you do not go through US Immigration or Customs and if both flights are on American then they will both be in Terminal 8. Please double check your itinerary.

     

  • Can I get my luggage
    Feb 15, 2016
    1
    I will fly from europe to toronto and then after 5 hre layover to windsor but my question is can I get my bags in toronto airport if I want to stay there eventhough my ticket is to windsor?

     

    Yes, you will claim your bags in Toronto to go through Canadian Customs, but you can only skip a leg if it's the last one of your trip.

     

  • Do I need to get my baggage and recheck in again?
    Jan 17, 2016
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    My first flight is UA6198, and then my connecting flight is UA807. Do I need to get my baggage and recheck in again? I'm worried since there's only 56 mins between the two flights? I know that I will have been already passed the American custom in Toronto Pearson Airport .

     

  • bag checking
    Jan 14, 2016
    1
    fly in on united at 8:37 fly out on southwest at 10:00 do i have time to check and recheck bags

     

    That's barely enough time if the United flight is on-time. If you can do it with carry-ons only then I highly recommend it.

     

  • Arriving at 9am departing at 11:00 am
    Jan 30, 2016
    3
    I have a flight from BCN to FCO on lberia that will arrive at 9:00 am. My next flight from FCO to ATH is at 11:00 am on Aegean. What is the possibility of lberia flight delay? and What is the possibility to connect flights conveniently? Thanks

     

    will you have checked (hold) baggage? If not I think you should have no trouble making this. If you do you will have to hope your Iberia flight is on-time and hurry to the baggage claim and the Aegean check-in counter.

     

    Thanks for the quick respond ZAP. I do have baggage. In general are the lberia flights on time? and if yes? will it be too hard to do that. give me a % of doing it conveniently?

     

    It won't be easy regardless. I think you have about a 60% chance of making it.

     

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