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  • International connection
    Oct 8, 2014
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    Arriving from YLW to SFO with United, connecting to ZRH with Swiss - Do I really have to go through customs even though I am not entering the USA? - 2h connection time, does this sound doable with 2 kids?

     

    Yes, you do have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. 2 Hours should be enough time. Everything will be in the same terminal.

     

  • Arriving LH 783 and connection LH 270
    Oct 8, 2014
    2
    We are a group of families around 40 passenger will be arriving with LH 783 from KUL scheduled at 7:15 and connection to LH 270 Milan Linate at 8:45. Pls advice if we need to pass immigration at FRA ? Secondly do we have enough time to be at the designated gate for LH 270. Kindly advice us thank you..

     

    You will go through Schengen passport control when entering the schengen wing of the terminal before your flight to LIN. 90 minutes should be sufficient for your transfer.

     

    Thank you ZAP, really appreciate your advice

     

  • D concourse to S Satellite
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Hi, What is the fastest way to get from Concourse D (Gate 10) to S Satellite (Gate S 12). Time between flights around 3 hrs. Baggage checked and tagged straight to my international destination. Thank you!

     

    Just follow the signs to the underground train.

     

  • Is 90 minutes going to be enough time.
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Arrive LAX from Sydney 10.25am. Have connecting Delta flight to San Diego departing 12.07pm. Do we claim our checked baggage ourselves and re-check again at Terminal 5? Will we have enough time to catch connecting flight?

     

    What airline are you flying from Sydney? You will have to claim your baggage to go through US CUstoms.

     

  • Enough time between connections?
    Oct 8, 2014
    2
    Hello! I plan to arrive in JFK T5 on EI105 from DUB & connect with AA2351 to MIA. I will do pre clearance in Dublin. I will be travelling on a split ticket so will have to collect luggage before transferring from T5 to T8 & vice versa on the return. Layover outbound is a 3h35 & 4hr31 min layover on the return. Will I be OK for time between flights? Thanks in advance.

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

    Thank you.

     

  • 1 hr 50 min layover in IAH? International to domestic
    Oct 13, 2014
    3
    Hi, I will be arriving in IAH from Tokyo (NRT) at 1.45pm with flight UA6. My next flight to Austin (AUS) is at 3.35pm also with United operated by ExpressJetAirlines flight UA4623. Do I have enough time to clear custom and immigration? I am not US Citizen.

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with United at the transfer desk. Then you will go to the departures level, go through security then take the TerminaLink train to your departure gate which will likely be in Terminal B.

     

    Flying toronto to belize through iah, only 1 hr connection time. I that enough? Will we have to go through customs?

     

    You will go through US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. You should have enough time.

     

  • traveling from Denver to Doha
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Im traviling from Denver to Chicago by AA and than to Qatar by Qatar air line on the same terminal three do i need to pick up my bags again when arriving to chicago airport

     

    If your tickets were bought together then no, your bags will be checked through to Doha and you won't have to collect them in ORD. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Enough time?
    Oct 10, 2014
    3
    Hello, I am flying from Ottawa to Copenhagen with transfer in Washington alone with my 3 month old baby. Do I need to collect my bags and recheck them? Also, is 1 hour enough time to make this connection?

     

    You wil pre-clear US Immigration in Ottawa. Assuming you bought both flights on a single reservation, you do not have to do anything with your bags in Washington DC. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you for the fast reply. These were made under the same reservation, but the first fly(Ottawa-Washington) is with UNited Airlines and the second (Washington-Copenhagen) is with SAS a I still ok?

     

    Yes, that's OK, in fact both of your flights will likely be in the same concourse building.

     

  • Connecting Flight Inquiry
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Hi, I am and irish citizen flying KLM Tor-JFK-Amsterdam. I arrive in Terminal 2 in JFK Dec 17th 13:43 and my connecting flight is through Terminal 4 at 16:50. Will I have to collect my luggage in JFK and then go through security and check in to the next flight in terminal 4? I am a bit concerned since I am not familiar with the airport...

     

    Your first flight will be operated by Delta connection. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Toronto. In JFK on your way to Amsterdam all you will have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Terminal 2 and Terminal 4 are connected inside security by a Delta shuttle bus. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • GCM to YUL through PHL
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Hi, we are a family of 4 with 2 young kids. We will be travelling to YUL from GCM and connecting in PHL on december 21st with US Airways...is 2h enough connection time?

     

    Yes, 2 hours should be enough time.

     

  • will i make our connecting flight
    Oct 7, 2014
    2
    Arriving form London into Atl, have a connecting flight to Tampa, all run by Delta via Virgin Atlantic, only have 2 hours is this enough time to clear security, customs and do we have to check in again for the next flight

     

    No you will not have to check in for your next flight you will be issued all boarding passes in London. Upon arrival into Atlanta you will arrive in Concourse E/F, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your baggage with Delta at the transfer desk, then you will go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse for your flight to Tampa.

     

    Also, yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Transferring
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    Hi, I'm flying from San Diego to LAX via United Airlines, arriving at LAX at Terminal 8 at 18:03. I'm then flying onto London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic from Terminal 2 at 22:00. Will I have to pick up my bags and check in again? Is this enough time to do that if I have to?

     

    If you bought your tickets together your bags will be checked through to London in San Diego and you won't have to do anything with them in LAX. However, if you bought two separate tickets they will not be checked through and you will have to claim them, then take them to T2 to Re-check them. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • travelling from dxb on emirates and transferring to united to chicago
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    only have one hour to transfer is this enough time with bags? is there a service I can buy?

     

    No, that is not enough time. You should not have purchased that itinerary - you need to change it.

     

  • Terminal Connections
    Oct 10, 2014
    3
    I am flying with my 84 year old mother on UA from GSP to IAD and connecting to Hong Kong, also on UA. Is 40 minutes enough time to make our connection and where do we need to go? She is mobile, but won't be able to run if need be. Should I get a wheel chair to speed things up?

     

    United does not fly IAD to Hong Kong nonstop. Where are you flying first? Getting a wheel chair may not be a bad idea.

     

    Sorry, flying IAD to Tokyo, then to HK. Flight from IAD to Tokyo departs at 12:20pm, my flight from GSP arrivies in IAD at 11:39 am. Only gives us 40 minutes. Enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time and you will likely have to take the aerotrain or mobile lounge from concourse A to Concourse C or D. It doesn't leave much time for delays either.

     

  • Catching our flight
    Oct 7, 2014
    1
    We arrive from MSP into terminal 4 at 9pm and have to catch a flight to Italy out of terminal 1 at 10:15pm. Do we need to go through security again? What's the fastest way to get to terminal 1? Do we need to recheck our bags? We go through jfk on the way back - will we need to recheck our bags on the way back? Any details would be GREAT!

     

    Your flight from MSP will actually likely arrive in Terminal 2 (but may arrive in Terminal 4). Regardless, the only way to get to T1 is via the AirTrain, which runs outside security. If you purchased your tickets together then they will be checked through to Italy and you won't have to claim them in JFK on your way to Italy. On the return, you will arrive in T1, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then if your bags are tagged through to MSP, you can immediately re-check them. Otherwise you will have to take them with you on the AirTrain to T2 or T4 to re-check them.

     





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