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  • customs and immigration
    Sep 18, 2016
    Flying from GSP in SC, stopover in Atlanta , stopover in Amsterdam, to Budapest via Delta/KLM. What are immigration and customs procedures; will our check-in luggage go directly to Budapest?


    In Amsterdam you just go through passport control and to your departure gate. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


  • Will Delta check my baggage through?
    Sep 16, 2016
    Flying in on Delta from Johannesburg, South Africa, arriving at ATL just after 6 am and I depart on Vegas (domestic) to LAS VAGES at 8:25, is this enough time? Will I be able to check my luggage straight through from Johannesburg to Vegas?


    Your bags will be tagged through to Las Vegas, but in Atlanta you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse. You have enough time.


  • Check in baggages
    Sep 14, 2016
    Hi, My mom is travelling from Toronto to Amman Jordan through Monreal, she has only 2:05 hrs transit, she is with a wheelchair as well. does she need to claim her baggages in Montreal and check them for her flight with RJ to Amman? P.S. she is travelling from Toronto to Montreal with Air Canada then from Montreal to Amman with the Royal Jordanian.


    Are her flights on one reservation or two separate reservations?


    she has one booking number for all her connection flights


    Then all she has to do in Montreal is walk from her arrival gate to her departure gate. If Air Canada can't issue her Royal Jordanian boarding pass then she can get it at the gate in Montreal.


  • International Flight with Connection in Boston
    Sep 12, 2016
    I am arriving in Boston from Ponta Delgada on SATA on Sep 27 at 17:00. My JetBlue flight from Boston to Orlando leaves at 18:11. Will that leave us enough time? The JetBlue agent I spoke to said we really needed an 1.5 hours but may make it.


    That's not a realistic connection, especially if you have checked bags. SATA also isn't really known for being on-time.


  • Carry on
    Sep 12, 2016
    If I am taking a carry on through American Airlines what size backpack may I bring with it?


    A normal size one that fits under the seat in front of you.


  • Connection and luggage
    Sep 11, 2016
    Hi! I am traveling from Sweden with SAS to ORD, arriving 6.35 pm. I then have a connecting flight (American Airlines) to Seattle leaving at 8.20. Is that enough time? I am not a US citizen and I'm scared I'm gonna be stuck in Chicago because there's so little time to make the connection!


    That is very difficult - basically impossible if it's on two separate reservations.


    I don't have separate reservations... Will 1hr and 45 mins be enough?


  • Sydney-Dallas-Cancun
    Sep 9, 2016
    My son was told that his bags will be taken off the Qantas plane (Sydney to Dallas) and put on the American Airlines flight (Dalllas to Cancun) for him. Is that correct?? Is there no need for him to pick up his bags and check in for the Cancun flight? Does he just turn up to the departure gate?


    He will go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. He should ask a Qantas agent in DFW. AA has this procedure for AA to AA International to International connections, but I'm not sure if this is extended to Qantas to AA connections.


    Thanks. I'll tell him what you said.


  • Connecting Flight Baggage
    Sep 8, 2016
    I have a connecting flight with the same carrier from London to ATL to New Orleans. Will I have to collect and check in my bag at ATL before my New Orleans flight? I only have 1h 40 to conenct


    Yes, in Atlanta you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thanks for your reply. That puts mind at rest a bit. I have upgraded my seat so i'm at the front of economy. Hopefully that'll buy me a bit more time.


  • Checked bags
    Sep 8, 2016
    Hi. What is the earliest I can arrive to the airport before my flight and check my bags?


    It depends what airline you're flying. If you're flying United, about 4:30 AM.


  • Checked luggage??
    Sep 8, 2016
    I am flying from Atlanta to Miami. I will have a 5 and a half hour layover in Miami & then I am flying on to Lima Peru. Will I have to retrieve my checked baggage in Miami & recheck it for the next flight to Peru? Will I have to go through another security check? I haven't flown in over 13 years! Feeling very nervous about the whole thing!


    Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? What airlines are you flying? I can't answer your question without that information.


  • checked luggage and customs
    Sep 9, 2016
    Hi again My Air China International flight from MCO to EWR Arrive Terminal C Departs EWR Terminal B to PEK Terminal 3, Departs PEK Terminal 3, and arrives SHA Terminal 2 My question is does the checked luggage automatically get transferred by the airline, or do I have to pick it up at some point, also do I need to go through security each stop, and which stop do I go through customs. Each stop has approx 2 hours, so will this amount of time work. This is my first International Flight so I'm quite concerned. Thank you so much. David


    Hoping for an answer, gave this site a great rating- Thanks David


    NO ANSWER--!!! Maybe I asked in wrong site or area???


  • Montreal to Vancouver to Tokyo
    Sep 5, 2016
    Hi, tomorrow I'll be traveling with my brother and cousin from Montreal's PET Airport to Tokyo via Air Canada. We will be stopping at Vancouver Airport for a layover of 5 hours. Just wondering, do we pick up our baggage at Vancouver Airport or at Tokyo directly? Thanks for answering.


    Oh, and forgot to mention that from Vancouver to Tokyo we will fly with All Nippon Airways.


    All you have to do in Vancouver is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


    So I don't have to pick up my baggage at Vancouver? Thanks for the reply.


  • 2 separate flights baggage
    Sep 3, 2016
    I'm flying out of Pittsburgh to O'hare then to san diego do I need to claim my baggage and turn in back in for my other flight I only have 40mins between flights


    If both flights are on the same airline then you don't have to do anything with your bags in Chicago. That is still a difficult connection.


  • Help carring baggage
    Sep 3, 2016
    I'm going to the US with my wife y two little kids. I'm arriving with 12 suitcases and 8 boxes. Is there a service that we can pay to help us with our baggage at the carrousels.


    Most airports do not have such a service. You should pack a foldable cart (or multiple ones) in your baggage.


  • Wamos Air Good?
    Sep 3, 2016
    I may fly in business class from PUJ-MAD. is Wamos air good for business class?


    No, it's very bare-bones Business Class.


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