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  • Enough time in between connections?
    May 28, 2015
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    My family and I will be arriving on a United flight and connecting to a Delta flight. We have two hours to collect our baggage, check in with Delta and go through security...is less than two hours enough time?

     

  • Time between flights
    May 28, 2015
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    I have a flight on the 30th of May from Bucharest to Syracuse Hancock International with connection on JFK. I land on JFK at 19:00 on terminal 1 and my next flight(for Syracuse)with Delta Airlines is at 21:50. It is my first flight to the USA and I am coming with a F1 student visa. Can you please tell me if I have to complete my I-94 form on JFK? And if I have to do that in there, do I have time to arrive at the next flight? Should I claim my baggage if I have only one ticket from Bucharest to Syracuse? Thank you very much!

     

  • BCN- ZRH- ORD 1hr 15 min layover
    May 28, 2015
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    HI, Flying from BCN to ORD with a layover in ZRH. All flights on Swiss Air. I am curious if anyone knows if 1 hour 15 minutes will be sufficient time for this connection. From reading the forum, I do not believe I will need to go through customs since both BCN and ZHR fall in Schengen zone? Can anyone confirm if 1 hour 15 minutes will give me enough time? Thank you in advance!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will have to go through Schengen Exit passport control in Zurich but that is a short formality.

     

    Thanks! Looks like you responded to both my 55 minute Frankfort and the 1 hr 15 min Zurich inquiry. Do you think Zurich is the better choice given the extra 20 minutes? I've never been to either airport. ZRH connection would both be Swiss Air and FRA connection would both be Lufthansa. Appreciate your feedback!!

     

    Yes, More time and a simpler airport with Zurich. Zurich is also less out of your way than Frankfurt.

     

    THANK YOU!! That's the choice I made!

     

  • Delayed flight
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hi, my husband is traveling from AMS to SFO with a connecting flight at EWR. Flight from AMS was delayed by 2.5 hours. He arrives EWR at 2:24pm and flight to SFO is at 3pm. Does he have to go through immigration at EWR? If he is not able to make his connecting flight to SFO what does he have to do? There is only one booking for this flight, and it's a united flight. Thanks.

     

    Yes, in EWR he will have to go through US Immigration, claim his bags, go through US Customs, then re-check his bag at the transfer desk, then go through security. He will be rebooked on a later flight to San Francisco. In fact, if you log in to his itinerary on United.com you can probably see if he already has.

     

  • Arr T2 from LAX - Dep T1 - Luggage
    May 28, 2015
    4
    Please help. We arrive from LAX in Terminal 2, and depart Terminal 1 with 2-1/2 hr layover. Our luggage will not transfer airlines. What procedure do we follow for customs & luggage, & how to we get from one terminal to the other.

     

    Assuming your flight into Terminal 2 is from a foreign county that is not Canada, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and then Exit Terminal 2, go left (against the flow of traffic). The next building you come to will be Terminal 1. You will then go inside and re-check your bags with Southwest and go through security. Check in online 24 hours before your Southwest flight for a better seating priority. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you for your help. By the way, we are flying from the US on American Airlines (T2), and flying out using Lufthansa (T1). Are the terminals extremely far apart in Frankfurt (that is, easily walkable)?

     

    Sorry, I thought you were connecting at LAX. Disregard what I said. Terminals 1 and 2 at Frankfurt are connected inside security by a train and outside security by a shuttle bus. You will arrive in Terminal 2. GO through Schengen Passport control, claim your luggage, and exit customs. Then take the shuttle bus to Terminal 1 and re-check your baggage with Lufthansa.

     

    Excellent revision. Thank you and I look forward to smooth sailing through Frankfurt.

     

  • BCN- FRA- ORD Lufthansa 55 minute layover
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am curious if 55 minutes will be enough time on a layover from BCN to ORD. From my understanding, in reading through these posts, since I am coming from Barcelona, I will not have to go through passport control. Since this is all Lufthansa, my checked baggage should go all the way to Chicago. Will 55 minutes be enough time to make this connection? Thanks in advance!

     

    You will have to go through Schengen exit passport control, but that's a few second formality. It is enough time, but Frankfurt is a big airport and you may have to run to make it on-time.

     

  • From Amsterdam to San Antonio
    May 28, 2015
    1
    I am arriving to MSP from Amsterdam. My final destination is San Antonio, TX. I have 1h 25 min between the arrival and the departure. Is it enough time to clear the customs and check in? Thanks

     

    You will already be checked in for your flight to San Antionio. In Minneapolis you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, and go through security. You should have enough time (barely) if your flight from Amsterdam is on-time.

     

  • can I visit the main terminal?
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Can I visit the main terminal if my arriving

     

    What airport? That's an incomplete question.

     

  • From Bradley's terminal to DELTA's flight in 2 hours 40'
    May 28, 2015
    1
    my son will arrive from SPAIN with Iberia at Bradley's at 4:10PM and has to get the DELTA flight to Phoenix at 6:50PM, that gives him 2 hours 40 minutes to do it. is it possible to do this? his passport is Spanish. Thank you!

     

    Yes, that is possible. If he purchased two separate tickets he needs to follow the sign for passengers ending their journey in LA (to the left after customs), then exit the International Terminal, then walk to the right (with traffic). The second building he will come to is Delta's Terminal 5. He will then have to re-check his bags a the check-in counter there and pay a checked bag fee. He can save some time by checking in online and paying the bag fee online before he leaves Spain.

     

  • Landing at Terminal3 connecting to Terminal1
    May 28, 2015
    1
    We have a single ticket from AUH to Malaga. landing at Terminal 3 at 0640 hrs and connecting from Terminal 1 at 1000 hrs. Question: non EU passport. Does immigration have to be done and baggage re checked in? will definitely check in baggage directly to Malaga, in that case does the immigration have still to be done in rome or will it be done in Malaga? Do we have to exit one building and go to another terminal by road/coach/train. Basically my question is taht are Terminal 3 and Terminal interconnected?

     

    What airport are you connecting at? What airlines are you flying? Did you purchase your tickets separately or together?

     

  • Changing from terminal E to B1
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hello everyone and thanks in advance for your responses! I'm travelling through SATA so I expect I'll be landing on terminal E and then I'll be travelling with Alaska Air/Pen Air which implies I'll be flying out of terminal B1. Now, I only have 45 minutes in between flights, otherwise I'll be stranded for the night. Has anyone been able to change from terminal E to B1 in under 45 minutes?

     

    No, since you will have to clear US Immigration, claim your bags, and clear customs after arrival, there is no way you can get your bags to Penair in-time. Plan on spending the night in Boston.

     

  • will I make my connection?
    May 28, 2015
    1
    I'm flying from Havana with Cubana arriving MEX at 7:45 then flying to LAX with United on a different ticket at 9:45. Will I make it?

     

    Since both Cubana and United use Terminal 1, it's possible, but it depends on your Cubana flight being on-time and things going smoothly at Mexican immigration.

     

  • Short time at EWR
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hi, my plane with United airlines from Oslo/Norway is delayed. I'm arriving terminal c Newark liberty at 16:00. My plane to port Columbus (via Charlotte ) has departure 17:25 at terminal a. I guess i have to pick up my luggage. Do i have enough time? How can I Get to terminal A fastest?

     

    You may actually arrive in Terminal B. The only way from Terminal B or C to A is the AirTrain. You will have a very hard time making this.

     

  • FRA - IAH - PTY
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am planning to book a flight from FRA to PTY with a 1hour 20 minutes layover in Houston George Bush International. I am not a US citizen. Incoming Lufthansa, outgoing United. Is this enough time to change flights or will I not be able to make my plane to Panama? Many thanks!

     

    That is 10 minutes below the minimum recommended connection time for International to International in Houston. It's possible, but there's some risk involved. You will not have to claim your bags because you are on International to International, but you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security.

     

  • Map
    May 28, 2015
    1
    Hi guys again, I really need a map of the gates, paths and amenities of T3. If anyone knows of such a map please insert either a link or image. Thanks

     

    What airport?

     





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