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  • Nervous about Plane Train
    Aug 6, 2013
    3
    Hi, can someone ease my fears? Flying from DAL to ATL with 48 minutes to get to Concourse F and get onto flight to St. Lucia. Is the Plane Train the best way to get from one concourse to the other? I've read that it takes less than 20 minutes but if our flight is delayed at all, we will miss it. Will we have enough time to make our flight? It's the only one available each day :-( Stressed!

     

    Is there any way to find out what gates we will be using (other than the day of?) I believe Delta flies into South Terminal, we'd have to get from there to Concourse F quickly. Is there a direct way to contact the Flight to let them know we are on the train on our way? I doubt they would wait but if we are 3 minutes out, they might :-)

     

    You arrive at Terminal 1, (South & North terminals have no gate areas), Delta uses Concourses A - D with corresponding gates. On arrival, look at overhead screens to find your connecting flight & gate number for Concourse F (F gates), reached by the Plane Train only. You can make it in that time, unless your incoming plane is delayed.

     

    Thanks so much!

     

  • What terminal and time connecting?
    Aug 6, 2013
    2
    Coming in US Airways from Boston on flt 1896 and leaving for Denver on flt 1955. What terminals? I have 30min time between flight, is it enought?

     

    You are in luck: Arrival at gate C-21, departure at gate C-23. Steps from each other.

     

    Thanks so much..

     

  • Disabled and connection
    Aug 6, 2013
    1
    I am flying UA flight 6246 from OKC - IAH - BWI on Sunday August 18th. I have a connecting flight from OKG to IAH getting in at 4:53pm and a departure of 7:03pm on UA flight 1286. Is this enough time between flights as I am disabled and haven't flown in over 8 years. MY flight 1268 is a Canada Air flight. I'm not sure what terminals I will be flying into or departing from in IAH,

     

    Wile United Airlines uses Terminals A, B, C & E, Air Canada uses Terminal A. (all terminals have corresponding gates, i.e., gate C14 in Terminal C). The above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security. On arrival, just look for the train sign. If you need a wheelchair, notify United as soon as possible. Your bags will be automatically transferred.

     

  • is 1 hour and 35 min enouph to conect
    Aug 5, 2013
    1
    San Diego (SAN) to Houston (IAH) by UNITED arives at 2:35 pm Houston (IAH) to Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa 441Departs 4:10pm Is 1:35 min enough???

     

    United could arrive at either Concourses A, B or C, while Lufthansa departs from Concourse D. On arrival, look for the TerminaLink train sign. The train starts at Concourse A station and connects to TD - all inside security. You have enough time.

     

  • New 1-stop program Chicago O'Hare.
    Aug 15, 2013
    5
    I saw on the web that Chicago O'Hare now has a 1-stop program for carry-on luggage only making the process faster thru Customs.

     

    At ORD, international passengers ARRIVING at Terminal 5 without checked baggage can now use expedited '1-Stop' customs processing express lanes.

     

    Is the ATS train on the same floor as Customs?? Also, how does it work it get the orange card for faster connectiions?? Thank You

     

    How long does it take to get to T1 from T5?? Also, we have 2 hr 10 min to get from T5 to T1 and hoping with the One Stop Program we can make the connection. But, does security have a Express Lane?? thank you

     

    Before getting to the One Stop Lane do you still do the APC or just have the custom card completed for the Agent - Thank You

     

    The ATS train is not on the same floor as customs. It is on the departure level (top level and you actually have to go even one level higher up to get up and over the access road to get to the ATS train). You have enough time to get between T5 and T1. The are no special security lanes in T1 unless you are a United mileage plus premier member. However, the security checkpoint on the far left side of T1 (closest to T2) usually has the shortest lines.

     

  • Suggestions please.
    Aug 6, 2013
    2
    When we arrive in NY at 5:30pm we have 1 hour to get to our connecting flight going to London. Flying Delta. I don't know what gates are involved. We have never been to NY. Looking for suggestions to help us swiftly get where we have to be and check in with the passport, etc. In hopes that we make this flight.

     

    Currently Delta uses two terminals: T2 for domestic (C gates) and T4 for international flights (A & B gates); On arrival look at overhead screens to find your connecting flight & gate numbers. You may also want to check with Delta domestic tel. 800-221-2112), and Delta international tel. 800-241-4141. The Delta shuttle bus will take you to T4 (gate-to-gate) which should take about 12 mins. You have enough time.

     

    Note to Maug12-Thanks so much for the info

     

  • Domestic to int'l connecting flight
    Aug 15, 2013
    8
    Will 1:34 be enough time to get my connecting flight outta iAd Dulles to GRU São Paulo? Im flying us airways into Dulles then Tam into São Paulo then into porto seguro. I think I just need to get my next ticket then head to the gate. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

     

    IAD has neither a listing of TAM, nor Sao Paulo (GRU - Guarulhos). Is it possible that this is a code-share flight - your booking details should state " (Airline name) - operated by TAM". As both US Airways & TAM are in the same Star Alliance your 'Airline name' most likely is U.S. Airways. U.S. Airways uses Concourse Z, which is attached to the right of the main Terminal. Your ticket and the overhead screens on arrival will indicate flight and gate number. If gate is other than Z, you will need to take The AeroTrain or use moving walkways to A&B gates. D gates are not served by the Train, but by a shuttle departing outside of A gates (gate A6). C gates are connected by tunnel to D gates). I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iad then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

    Yes my first flight is us airways outta Providence to IAD operated by gojet airways dba united express & IAD to São Paulo (GRU) is Tam operated by united airlines. Will I just need to go checkin in and go to my gate at IAD? And is 1:34 enough time? Thanks

     

    Both of your flights will be on United Express/United. You will just have go go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Washington Dulles. Both will be in the C/D concourse. You have enough time. Your bags will be checked through to Sao Paulo.

     

    Great thanks so much guys! Appreciate the help

     

    Another question, sorry never been to this airport & seems a little difficult. When I first check in in providence I think I only get my ticket to Washington. I will have to check in & go and get my next ticket onto São Paulo & porto seguro i think? Will I have to go to the main terminal & also pass through security again to do this? Hoping 1 1/2 is enough time. Thanks!

     

    Since you're flying through to Sao Paulo on United you will at least get your boarding pass to Sao Paulo in Providence. If all your tickets were bought on one reservation, since United and TAM codeshare, you may even get your Porto Seguro boarding pass as well. Also, you can get all United boarding passes on your smartphone.

     

    Even though ill be flying tam to brazil ill get all boarding passes? How do you get them on your iPhone? Thanks for your help!

     

    You are not flying TAM from Washington to Sao Paulo. TAM does not fly to Washington. Your flight from Washington to Sau Paulo is operated by United. You can get your boarding passes at United.com or by downloading United's iPhone app.

     

  • transfer
    Aug 4, 2013
    2
    flying from Nuremberg Germany through klm then transferring to a Malaysia airline in Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS) with only 1 10 mins to spare. anyone know what process I have to go through and if 1 10 mins is enough. how far is klm (city hopper) gate from the Malaysia airline gate? trying to plan ahead cuz I am travelling with my 7 year old child.

     

    As KLM & Malaysia (MH) airlines belong to different Alliances, make sure that KLM will transfer bags to MH connection. (If not you would have to claim your bags and re-check them in with MH). On arrival, look at overhead screens and find your MH flight number and gate, then simply follow signs to your connecting gate, where you will need to go through security check first. The bow-shaped termnal has B through M gates - walking all the way from B to M would only take 15 mins.

     

    my bags are automatically transferred cuz it says malaysia airlines Operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines wow, 15 minutes that is a long walk. thanks for replying.

     

  • DFW to London
    Aug 4, 2013
    1
    I will be flying United from DFW connecting in IAD to London. I only have 30 minutes between flights. Can this be done?

     

    At IAD, United is the only airline using all of their Midfield Concourses A through D (with corresponding gates, i.e. gate B35) located in 2 separate parallel-running buildings A/B & C/D. A-C connect via AeroTrain, while D gates can only be reached by shuttle bus from A gates, or via walkway from C gates to D gates. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iad then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

  • US AIr A East to A West Terminal
    Aug 2, 2013
    1
    How long does it take to walk between A East to A West?

     

    10 mins or less

     

  • Restaurants before security?
    Aug 3, 2013
    1
    Does anyone know if there is any place to eat before you Ho through security in terminal A?

     

    At SAT, post-security of Terminal 1, is Blimpie near gate A8, MdDonald near gate A1 - not sure if food court is inside security or outside.

     

  • Transportation between TA and TB
    Aug 2, 2013
    1
    Does SAT airport has a transportation way between terminals like the sky link or something else?

     

    While unsecured areas of both terminals are connected (but with separate ticket counters & security checkpoints) A & B gateways are not connected. On arrival, proceed to the ticket counter area & go through security checkpoint for Terminal B & proceed to your B gates (just follow signs).

     

  • 2h 10m connetion time
    Aug 2, 2013
    4
    Arriving vom Germany at ORD 2.55 pm. Connecting Flight to LAS is at 5 pm. Will this be enough time? And what is to do after landing?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. What airlines are you taking?

     

    it is a lufthansa / United flight.

     

    What is our way at the airport: bags, customs, passport controll.... Do we have to carry our bags to domestic terminal?

     

    You will go through immigration, claim your bags, and re-check your bags after customs in Terminal 5. Then take the ATS train from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1, where you will go through security and your flight to Las Vegas will depart.

     

  • From terminal 8 (Qatar) to terminal 5 (jetblue)
    Aug 1, 2013
    1
    Hi.. i will arrive at 3 pm at terminal 8 using Qatar airways. Connecting Flight to Orlando using Jetblue at 8 pm. Is Jetblue at terminal 5 ? Is it enough time ? and howcome I go from terminal 8 to terminal 5. thanks !

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will take your bags on the AirTrain/Air Terminals train from Terminal 8 to Terminal 5 to re-check them with JetBlue.

     

  • Will it be enough ?
    Aug 2, 2013
    2
    Hello , me and my mom both half disabled and I have a pet in the cargo hold both on a wheelchair assistance , 90 minute to transfer , from YYZ to BEY , both flights Lufthansa/alliance

     

    1. First you need to contact Lufthansa (and the other Alliance airline, if applicable)to state your need for wheelchair assistance. 2. On arrival at FRA, you will need to go through passport check procedure. 3. Your pet may need to go to the 'pet relief area' before boarding the next plane. 4. Lufthansa uses both Concourses A & B, which are connected by a transfer tunnel outside of security, and by SkyLine train inside security (leaving every 2-3 mins.) 90 mins should suffice.

     

    Thank you , already called Lufthansa and they told me both pet and luggage will go straight to BEY and i only transit , I am just worried that 90 minutes won't be enough for a disabled person , they did confirm my wheelchair request,hope it will be enough

     





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