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  • Delta in ground stop at ATL
    Jan 29, 2017
    Full delta ground stop


  • Enough time to connect
    Jan 24, 2017
    Our flight from Honolulu on Hawaiian Air (booked on Air Canada Web) arrive Vancouver at 7:10am....I have a connecting flight (Air Canada)to Calgary at 8:30am. Will this give me enough time to get through customs/immigration and get to my flight?


    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • 30 min to make connection flight to Vancouver
    Jan 24, 2017
    This Saturday, I'm scheduled to fly from Toronto to Calgary, then Calgary to Kelowna, then finally Kelowna to Vancouver. I booked through a third party agency and I didn't realize I would only get a 30 min layover in Kelowna to make it to my final flight to Vancouver. I'm worried, is this enough time for me and my checked baggage to make it to the next flight? I'd appreciate any input / advice.


    Is it two separate reservations or one reservation?


    It's under one reservation :/


    Then 30 minutes in Kelowna should be enough time. it's a small airport.


  • Flying fro Phila. to Cancun
    Jan 26, 2017
    why is a non stop flight from Philadelphia to Cancun 3 hrs long but is 41/2hrs long on return flight


    All of the Philadelphia to Cancun flights I see are 4 hours long.


    It's the difference in central time versus earn time zones. The airline shows the actual time you land where you're going, so if you left from Philly at 9am est and arrived at cancun 12pm cst toy really flew 4 hours but the airline shows 3. From louisville to Chicago is - 15 minutes.


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    Jan 17, 2017
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  • ATL => CDG => FLR
    Jan 14, 2017
    As the title says I'm flying Atlanta to Florence, Italy with a layover in Paris CDG. Am I correct that I will clear EU passport control at CDG but will not have to clear at FLR? I'm trying to time the train reservations for the next leg of my trip and need to know how much time to allow at FLR. THank you


    You are correct.


  • What happens if...
    Jan 8, 2017
    2 of us adults are booked to fly in to JFK from CLT in July, landing in T8 at 4:18pm (Thurs.) and then catch a plane from T4 to MAN (UK) at 7:30pm. Have we enough time as these flights were booked separately and if the first flight is delayed and we miss the 2nd flight what happens? Will we be put on the next available flight to MAN as they are separate flights booked separately? Thanks


    yes, that should been enough time. If you miss your connection you will probably have to pay a change fee.


  • arrivae & departure gates
    Nov 12, 2016
    I'm departing ANC on Alaska Air(terminal S) & which gate or terminal do I arrive at in SEA..I have to depart on Korean Air(to INC) but have no gate or terminal info. INC to MNL also How do I find it..sorry about this 1st time trying to go anywhere. Thanks


    Alaska Airlines from Anchorage will arrive in C, D, or N. In Seoul you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Logan connection
    Nov 5, 2016
    If I arrive from Panama (COPA) at 5.30pm and depart for Halifax, NS, Canada (Air Canada) at 7.15pm, will I have enough time to make the connection? I will have only carry-on baggage.


    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Connection time
    Nov 1, 2016
    I am flying DEN - DFW - MEX and back again later this month on AA. It looks like I need a concourse/terminal change and I have around 60 minutes for each connection. Do I need to re-clear security each time, I've not been through DFW before, or made many transfers at US airports? Thanks.


    No, when just changing terminals you do not have to go through security. The Skylink train connects all terminals inside security. 60 minutes is NOT enough time on your way back from Mexico as you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security in DFW.


    Thanks - AA sold me the itinerary on their own website, so I assume they'll look after me.


    Yes, just be prepared to possibly be stuck in DFW for awhile on you way back to Denver.


  • Layover issue same airline, 2 tickets
    Oct 26, 2016
    We land at 7:15AM (March 2017) in AMS from Washington DC on KLM, we are looking to book a flight at 8:25AM to Basel, is that enough time? Will we go thru customs and passport control in AMS? We may fly KLM or easy jet, KLM told us 2 different stories about if we need to pick up and re check our bags, some agents said no since they are both KLM flights and others told us yes because they are 2 different tickets/reservations, does anyone know?


    Yes, you will go through Passport control in AMS. If you show your Basel confirmation on KLM to the KLM agent in Washington, they should be willing to check your bags through to Basel. In that case you won't have to claim them in AMS. If you fly Easyjet to Basel you will have to claim them in AMS.


    Thank you ZAP. Will an hour be enough time to get thru passport control in AMS if KLM in Washington is willing to check our bags through to Basel?


    Yes, that would be just enough time.


    Thank you for your help!


  • layover adequate?
    Oct 12, 2016
    Arriving via Lufthansa from Paris (CDG) and departing for US. Is 75 minutes enough time in Frankfurt airport? Thanks for help!


    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Restrictions on personal carry-on
    Sep 22, 2016
    Hi, are there any restrictions on your personal carry-on, you know the laptop bag, purse, backpack etc that you're allowed to bring along with your regular carry-on, in relation to the size and weight etc? Thanks


    It needs to fit under the seat in front of you.


    Thanks for the reply. Also are there any restrictions on the items that you can pack into the personal carry-on? In other words, if you have a large laptop bag, can you pack clothes and other things along with the laptop? I know this may sound as a rather stupid question but I like to play it safe.


    Sep 3, 2016
    If we are travelling from Victoria to Seattle with Delta(all one reservation) then connecting flight to LAX would u pick up your baggage, go thru customs, baggage check in and security all in the S Terminal? And when we are in the S terminal is all of this on the same floor or will we have to go down to get baggage and then back up to a different floor. and when we go to catch our flight to LAX do we have to go to the main terminal. We only have 1hour and 38 minutes between landing in seattle and leaving for LA and wanted to get this straight. Thanks.


    Yes, you do that all in the basement of the S Satellite. Then you go through security and upstairs if your flight departs from S or to the underground train if your flight departs from A or B. You have enough time.


  • Pit Stop?
    Aug 23, 2016
    I have noticed some international flights stop for one precise hour in places like Accra and Dakar. On some tickets I have looked into buying, the same plane would stop for an hour then leave. It's almost like a connecting flight, accept I would still depart with the very same plane. 1. What is the stop about/for..? 2. Would I leave the plane at all during the time or just sit in it till we take off again..?


    The stop is to refuel and drop off passengers. The plane can't make it nonstop from Johannesburg to IAD with a full load of passengers due to the altitude of the Johannesburg airport, so it stops in Dakar. In order to properly sell tickets between Washington and Dakar, it stops on the way back too (even the aircraft is capable of flying IAD-JNB with a full load). You will either be instructed to stay on the plane, or briefly deplane then almost immediately reboard in Dakar or Accra.


    Thank you for the response! Now my next (probably stupid, sorry) question is, when we deplane will we just get back on without having to show any kinda proof we were on or...? Do you maybe know how that would work?


    You will bring your boarding pass and passport with you of course.


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