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  • Flight connections
    Mar 8, 2013
    2
    We are flying with United from Calgary (YYC) to IAH then Cancun on April 30h. All with United. Our layover is 1h20min. Can we expect to make the connection? Our arriving/departing flight are both in terminal E. I am not sure if we will have to line up to go through customs and collect our baggage before we board our next flight. Thanks

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration in Calgary. You will not have to collect your baggage until you get to Cancun.

     

    it will be better if you contact with the website of the airlines

     

  • Can I Expect to make connection ?
    Mar 7, 2013
    1
    We are flying with United from Montreal (YUL) to IAH then Puerto Vallarta on April 5th. All with United. Our layover is 1h10min. Can we expect to make the connection ? Do we have to claim our luggages and go through the security ?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration in Montreal. You will just have to get to your gate (likely a connection from Terminal C to Terminal E). You do not have to claim any luggage or go through security again in Houston, just take the Terminalink train between terminals if necessary.

     

  • international arrival with baggage
    Mar 7, 2013
    1
    Arriving on Korean Air at TBIT. This is Delta code share flight with a connection at Terminal 5. Will have to claim my baggage and check it in at 5 or will the bags be transferred to the connecting flight? Also, as I have 2 large suitcases is there porters available for assistance?

     

    You will claim your baggage in Immigration and then you can re-check them with Delta in the TBIT once you clear customs. You'll then just walk yourself and your carry-ons to T5 and go back through security.

     

  • Quick layover
    Mar 8, 2013
    2
    We are flying with United fromToronto to IAH then on to Ixtapa on April 8...all with United. My ticket does not say which terminal yet. Our layover is 37 minutes!! When we will know the terminal and will we be able to get from one to the other in time?

     

    You likely will both arrive and depart from Terminal B as both of those markets are served by United Express from IAH. As such your connection will be an easy one.

     

    thank you for your feedback, much appreciated!

     

  • Enough Time?
    Mar 7, 2013
    1
    Question - Is 1 hr 20 min enough time to make a connecting flight from AA 550 (from LA ) to AA 4282 (to Kitchener, Canada)? Do I need to pick up my checked bag and recheck? Do I need to go through security again? Thanks!

     

    On the way to Kitchener you will not have to pick up your bag or go through security again. Both of your flights will be in Terminal 3. You clear Canadian immigration in Kitchener. Your bag will be checked straight through.

     

  • Help with connection in FRA
    Mar 7, 2013
    1
    I will be arriving by LH-419 from IAD (USA) at 7:40 a.m. Terminal I A and connecting to LH 758 (to Chennia - MAA - India) which departs at 9:55 a.m. from Terminal I AB. Where is Terminal I AB. Do I go up by elevators and catch the skyline to Terminal B please? Thanks in advance.

     

    All of your flights will be in Terminal 1 (there are no Terminal A/B/etc.) You do not have to take the skyline.

     

  • Need to go from T7 to T2
    Mar 7, 2013
    0
    Need to go from T7 to T2 and have about two hours. It is a little hard for me to walk quickly because of recent surgery. What do you suggest I do to make my flight to China? What do I do to go through Security again? I will have carryon bags.

     

  • 1.5 hr connection - cutting it close?
    Mar 6, 2013
    2
    I'm scheduling a one-way Alaska cruise-tour at the end of May (start in Fairbanks on land and end in port of Vancouver). I am considering ticketing round trip to SEA and collecting my bags from American for check-in for Alaska flight to Fairbanks with 1.5 hrs in between. Is that time sufficient for baggage claim from AA and check-in with AS? Terminals may be changed by May such that all AS flights are from North Satelllite. Help!

     

    That's probably enough time, but try pricing it as a multi-city itinerary on AA.com or an online travel agency and see if you get the same price. If you do that then your bag will be checked through to FAI and you won't have to worry about claiming it in SEA.

     

    Thanks. That makes sense. I'll go thru AA.com.

     

  • Meeting International Passengers
    Mar 6, 2013
    1
    Where can I meet travelers from Ireland arriving 3/14 at 1:45 PM on US Airways Flt 723 immediately after they clear customs? Thanks for your help. Mike

     

    They will clear US Immigration in Ireland, so they won't be coming through customs. Arrivals from Ireland are handled like regular domestic flights

     

  • UAL 47 from FRA to UAL 1178 in 2.5hrs?
    Mar 6, 2013
    1
    Hi there, I have a checked bag and have to connect from UAL 47 from Frankfurt to UAL 1178 to SFO. Due to delays it appears I have around 2hrs and 45 mins to do this. Not being familiar with this airport and their customs, can I expect to make this connection in the time allowed?

     

    That should be plenty of time.

     

  • Pls thru clt to phx
    Mar 5, 2013
    1
    On march 18 we will be flying pls thru clt to phx. where will we go thru customs? How much time is needed between clt arrival and phx departure?

     

    You will clear customs in Charlotte, claim bags and re-check, and then have to go through security again. I would want 1.5 hours, but an hour might be OK.

     

  • Domestic to Int'l flight/Connection time
    Mar 5, 2013
    2
    Hi, I'm flying in UA517 from DC (IAD) and flying out UA819 to Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1) Is 1.20 minutes enough time to connect flights? 2) Do you know which are the gates for those flights? 3) Do i have to go through security at IAH again? Thanks!!!

     

    You won't know the exact gates until the day of your flight but they will be in Terminal C or E which are walkable. You will not have to go through security again in IAH on your way down.

     

    Thank you very much! Yes, I meant 'Terminal' not gate... =)

     

  • International Terminal to Terminal 3
    Mar 27, 2013
    3
    United Airlines from YVR to SFO International terminal and the connecting to United Airlines at Terminal 3 within one hour! is it possible with all the news about long security checks?

     

    Many flights from YVR arrive in Terminal 3 (since you will preclear US immigration in YVR), if that's the case you won't have to change terminals or go back through security.

     

    You are right..... I will be on United Express, which would be arriving at Terminal 3 and not at SFO International Terminal as I thought, eventhough it is an international flight from Canada. Thanks very much for your prompt reply!

     

    flight from YVR to SFO allows 39 minute connection time - will we make it?

     

  • Meeting people from different flights
    Mar 5, 2013
    0
    We come in on AirTran, two others come in on two separate flights where should we all meet our ride. A good central place?

     

  • Connecting in Newark for Halifax
    Mar 5, 2013
    1
    We have a flight from Atlanta to Halifax with a change connection in Newark. We have to get from Terminal C to A in 55 minutes. Does anyone know if we will have to reclaim baggage for customs/inspection; or can we check it thru from ATL?

     

    You will not have to claim baggage in EWR. It will be checked through to Halifax in Atlanta. You will clear immigration in Halifax.

     





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