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  • Transfering from one gate to another
    Apr 22, 2015
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    Getting from "C" gate to "D" gatein 40 minutes. Should I walk or take the North train loop?

     

  • 40 Mins United Airlines
    Apr 22, 2015
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    Hello, we're flying United from Houston and have a connection time of only 40 mins to catch an international United Airlines flight to London. I noticed that United International Departures are in Terminal 1, but do the majority of inbound domestic United flights end up in terminal 1 as well or does United use a lot of terminal 2 for inbound domestic flights?

     

    Both of your flights will be in Terminal 1.

     

  • RIO-IAH-FRA Connection
    Apr 22, 2015
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    I am flying from Rio to Frankfurt via Houston. I will arrive on UA 128 and connect to LH 441. Do I need to claim my baggage at IAH and recheck them? It´s only one ticket. My layover is circa 10 hours. What do you suggest to do? I have two children (12 and 4 years). Thanks for your help!

     

    The policy is that because you are on an international to international connection you should not have to claim your baggage in Houston. There's not much to do in or around the airport in Houston.

     

  • LAX-SFO-ICN (domestic - intl connection)
    Apr 22, 2015
    3
    My flight UA1950 from LAX has now been changed to arrive in SFO at 10:01am which means I have exactly 49 minutes before my flight UA893 to Seoul takes off. I can't miss the international leg as I am meeting a friend at ICN and then catching a flight to ULN together. Will I have enough time to make this connection? Thanks!

     

    It is enough time - all you have to do is walk from one gate to the other. However, there are pretty much hourly flights from LAX to SFO on United. Since it was an involuntary schedule change you can call United and ask to be put on an earlier flight.

     

    I wish that were true, but my only other option is a flight which departs 2.5 hours earlier at 6am. I'd prefer not to make this already extraordinarily long flying day longer if I don't need to. It's also my understanding that it's not as simple as walking from one gate to the next but changing terminals. I'd really like to hear from someone who is familiar with this connection so I can decide if I should opt for the miserably early flight instead.

     

    There is a walkway connecting United's gates in Terminal 3 and their gates in the International Terminal inside security - it is that simple as walking from one gate to the other.

     

  • is 90 mins enough from international flight to connect?
    Apr 22, 2015
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    I'm flying into Dallas FW from London Heathrow on American Airlines flight with 9&12 yr old all on British passports with ESTA. Flight due in 1.45pm. Connecting to American Eagle flight (booked through AA) 90 mins later. Is this enough time? Will I need to clear US immigration, collect bags, clear customs & recheck bags and tickets? Should I rather take later connection (which gets me in to Santa Fe much later than desired?). If I miss the connection, how likely am I to get onto the next (same day) flight to Santa Fe? Advice appreciated!

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and take the SkyLink train to Terminal B where you will depart. 90 minutes is the bare minimum allowed for this connection. If everything goes smoothly you can make it. If you do miss your connection there is a good chance you could be rebooked on the later flight to Santa Fe. They may also rebook you to Albuquerque and pay for your ground transportation to Santa Fe.

     

  • MEX-IAH-FRA Flight connection
    Apr 22, 2015
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    Hi, I will arrive on UA628 from MEX and Connecting to LH419 to FRA. Since layover is only 1h24 would that be sufficient? Thanks for any help!!

     

    Arriving in Termianl E and departing from D...

     

    It's possible, but difficult. You will have to go through US Immigration and Customs and Security. You should not have to claim your bags since you are on an international to International connection. It is 6 minutes below the recommended International to International connection time.

     

  • Flying from Toronto YYZ connecting in ORD to fly to SAN San Diego
    Apr 22, 2015
    1
    Hi there I am booking flights for our president. I need to know if a 1 hour and 23 minute layover is enough time at ORD (assuming the flight is on time) Arriving from Toronto, Canada, layover at ORD and connecting to San Diego The flights are both United flights

     

    Yes, that is enough time. He or she will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All he or she has to do in Chicago is walk from the arrival gate to the departure gate.

     

  • domestic flight to Phlly connecting to Cancun 1 hour
    Apr 23, 2015
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    Do I have to go through security from my domestic flight from PWM when going to next terminal to catch my flight to Cancun at Philadelphia internal ? and can I make it in 1 hour???? HELP

     

    No, you do not have to go through security. If you arrive in Terminal F you can take a shuttle bus inside security to your departure terminal. If you arrive in a different terminal you can just walk to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

    Thank you Zap! I was going crazy! I have always done direct flight out of BOS , so helpful!

     

  • ATL
    Apr 22, 2015
    1
    In June I will be 24 weeks pregnant with a 3 year old and a 1 year old. I'm connecting from South Bend to Fort Meyers and I have a 45 min layover, will I have time to make the connection without requesting help from a motorized cart?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do is take the plane train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse. You unfortunately won't know your exact gates until the day of your flight.

     

  • airport security delays
    Apr 22, 2015
    2
    My flight is at terminal N 9 and I will be coming in on a shuttle bus from Whidbey Island. My flight departs at 11:50 am May 19th. Alaska airline, but I am unable to get to the airport until 10:30 am have no bags to check and I will be printing my boarding pass before leaving home. Is this going to give me enough time to make my flight if all goes as planned.

     

    Yes, that is plenty of time. Seattle only has one terminal. N is a satellite gate area, not a terminal. All you have to do when you arrive at the airport is go through security, and then if your flight is indeed departing from N (check the monitors or airline website as gates can change and Alaska operates out of 3 different gate areas), take the underground train to N.

     

    Thank you for the information.

     

  • DUS-EWR-AUS
    Apr 22, 2015
    1
    I'm traveling from Dusseldorf to Newark (Terminal B). I land at 2:35PM. I need to catch a flight to Austin (Terminal C) at 5:28PM. Will I have enough time? (get to & through customs/immigration, get my bag, travel to Terminal C, check in, check my bag, get through security at Terminal C, get to my gate) Thanks.

     

    THat should be enough time. if you purchased all your tickets on one reservation you will be able to re-check your bags at the transfer desk in Terminal B and not have to bring them on the AirTrain to Terminal C.

     

  • connection from Chattanoga to Amsterdam
    Apr 22, 2015
    1
    Arriving a Sunday at 1420 to Atlanta, will I connect with Delta 1505 to Amsterdam?

     

    Do you mean you are arriving at 2:20 PM and departing at 3:05 PM? If so, yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you will depart.

     

  • 48 mins enough?
    Apr 22, 2015
    2
    Arriving from Denver, departing to Frankfurt Germany. Will we make our flight (if 1st is on time?)

     

    (United Airlines)

     

    Yes, you should have enough time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 1.

     

  • 55 min layover time
    Apr 22, 2015
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    I arrive in Terminal A via Delta at 7:50 pm and my virgib connection to London leaves 55 mins later. Is that enough time and how do I get from terminal A to International departures? Do I need to go through security again?>

     

    A is not a Terminal, it is a concourse. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you will depart. You do not have to go through security. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • gate checking - how far is it
    Apr 22, 2015
    6
    How do I get from usair arrival gate to usair flagstaff gate which is on a tarmac

     

    You walk - all US Airways gates in Phoenix are connected inside security.

     

    Thanks--but what I meant was, how far away was the connection--I use a cane and what I remember from a year ago-it was quite a walk from one connection to the next--and without knowing the gate # I was trying to decide if I need assistance--since I only have 20 min between arrival & departure of next flight

     

    You only have 20 minutes? That would be difficult. You should call US Airways and request wheelchair service.

     

    Thank you, I will do that! Would the electric cart be a faster alternative!

     

    That is why I suggested wheelchair service. That is how you get taken in the cart.

     

    Thanks again for your help--

     





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