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  • Connecting flight
    Feb 16, 2014
    Sorry for not including the time on the last post. The transfer time is one hour 23 minutes at IAH. The flight no. is UA1628. Do I have enough time to catch UA1502 to GUA ?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time since all you have to do in IAH is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • terminal change
    Feb 16, 2014
    i come from montgomery aa termianl b and depart terminal d emirates dx. in dfw how i go to terminal d. i go to ticketing counter or take sky link amd go to emirates gate take boarding pass


    If you bought both flights on one ticket you simply use the Sky link train (within security); in case you have separate airline tickets you would need to head for the check-in counter of Emirates first to get your boarding pass, then go through security check and board the Sky Link Train to Terminal D. (At TB between gates B9-12 & B28-31; at TD at gates D2, D20, D25 & D34.)


    The Emirates counter (if you need to go there) will be in Terminal D, so it's best to take the SkyLink Train there first, exit security to go to the Emirates counter, then go back through security. If you have checked bags and AA will not check your baggs through to Emirates, you will have to claim them in Terminal B, then take a shuttle bus to Terminal D and then check them with Emirates.


  • Connecting flight
    Feb 16, 2014
    I am flying from SMF to GUA via IAH through United Airline on April 17. Do I have enough time to make the connection?


    At IAH, United uses terminals /gates TA, TB, TC, & TE. Hour ticket should indicate terminal /gate. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iah, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    How much time do you have? You will likely arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E, which are connected directly.


  • Poland to U.S. roundtrip via FCO
    Feb 17, 2014
    I am planning to travel from KRK, Poland to BOS, U.S. on Apr. 15th. According to flight summary, my flight from Poland lands at FCO at 2:40pm (T1). My flight to BOS is 3.45PM (T3). On my way back, May 5th, my flight from JFK lands at FCO on May 6th 6.25am (T3) and my departure to Poland is 9.30am (T1). All flights are Alitalia. I have a few questions and your help will be greatly appreciated. 1) Do I have enough time to change the planes on my way to U.S.? My reservation summary shows that flight to BOS departs from T3, but now I see, that U.S. flights depart from T5? Please clarify it, if possible and what are my option for transportation (between T1 and T3 or T5?) - but the most important - is it enough time to switch the planes? My luggage will be checked in directly to U.S. (one reservation) and I am Schengen/EU. citizen. 2)When flying to U.S., do you go through U.S. CPB immigration inspection/screening at FCO before boarding your plane (which may take extra time) or it will be reserved for U.S. airport? I know that some European airports have US Immigration control and then they let you go once you land in U.S. 3) According to reservation summary, on my way back from U.S. I land at T3 and my departure to Poland is from T1. How much time does it take for get between these two considering that I would not prefer to run (I know you can walk between these two)? Should I expect passport control on the way, since I will be arriving from non EU country? Your help and descriptive responses will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.


    Your connection time at FCO to Boston is sufficient. However, while you land at T1 your departure is not T3, but T5, which is the terminal for all U.S.-bound flights. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fco, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    Please disregard what sufeb said. He is completely wrong. Long-haul Alitalia flights, even ones to the US, leave from Terminal 3. Both ways your flight from Boston will operated to/from T3 and flight to/from Krakow will use T1. On your way to the US you will go through US Immigration in Boston. Yes, there will be passport control both in FCO both ways (for EU immigration). You can make either connection in about 90 minutes. Luckily, you don't have to worry about T5.


    I got only 65 mins on my way to U.S. Considering the circumstances and assuming my flight from KRK will arrive on time, will that be enough time for a connection (T1 to T3)? Thank you for a prompt response! :)


    That will be pretty difficult.


  • Route
    Feb 15, 2014
    What is the route gate to gate when flying united regina to Palm Springs


    Since Regina does not have pre-clearance, you will arrive in concourse A, go through a pedestrian bridge to the main terminal, where you will go through US Immigration, claim your checked baggage if you have any, then go through US Customs, and re-check your bags. Then you will go over to departure level and through security. Then you will take an underground train to Concourse B where your Palm Springs flight will depart.


  • Do I have enough time between flights
    Feb 19, 2014
    I fly to O'Hare from Kitchener, Canada at 7:25am and the connecting flight leaves at 8:00am for Tampa. Do I pick up my luggage and go through customs at O'Hare? Is 35 min enough to catch my connecting flight? Are the flights in the same terminal? US Airways 1679 to USAirways 8060? Thank you!


    I assume you depart from Ottawa which has US customs clearance (Kitchener-Waterloo AP has no US Airways). Your bags will be transferred as you arrive/ depart in same Terminal 2 - US Airways uses both E or F gates - your ticket & overhead screens will indicate flight & gate number. You have sufficient transfer time.


    Completely disregard safeb's post. You are likely on American Eagle from Kitchener to O'Hare and American from O'Hare to Tampa. If that's the case you will NOT have enough time as Kitchener does not have pre-clearance. You will arrive in Terminal 5, have to claim your bags after you go through immigration, go through customs, then re-check them. Then take the ATS train to Terminal 3, then go through security. You need at least 90 minutes to do all that. However, please double check the flight times for all that as I'm not showing that those flights arrive and depart at the times you say.


    I depart from Kitchener. I talked to a customer service representative and they told me the same about Terminal 2 E & F and that I would clear customs in Tampa. Let's hope!


    US Airways 4408 Operated by AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES US Airways 229 Operated by AMERICAN AIRLINES My mistake about the flight numbers. These are the correct ones.


    Whoever told you that is wrong. You will go through US Immigration in Chicago. 35 minutes is not enough time for your connection. None of your flights will be in Terminal 2. The US Airways customer service agents probably aren't familiar with ORD connections yet. Unless your flight from Kitchener arrives very early or your flight to Tampa is delayed you have no chance of making that connection.


    My research so far tells me that I land in Terminal 2 and the second flight from Terminal 3 but the gate they note is not on the map. Gate F79.


    Your research is wrong. No American or American Eagle flights use Terminal 2. Here is the Kitchener-Chicago flight from yesterday morning. You can see that it arrives in Concourse M, which is in Terminal 5- http://flightaware.com/live/flight/EGF3022/history/20140214/1130Z/CYKF/KORD


    Interesting that the airlines offer such flights!


    US Airways and American are in the process of merging. All the airports in Canada that US Airways currently flies to have preclearance. They and their systems probably weren't aware that Kitchener didn't have preclearance when they allowed the ticket to be sold.


    After speaking to AA & US Airways and Kitchener Airport it appears this flight should have never been scheduled and they have reported it to their IT department and changed my flight! I feel much better now! lol


  • london to orlando via dulles 1hr 14min connect time with united
    Feb 15, 2014
    I need to clear immigration and re-check bags and security on Fri 23 May 11.20am - heard horror stories about Dulles - is this likely to be peak time /doable? and will I need to go to a different terminal? Thanks


    1. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iad, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text, which addresses "Terminal layout of IAD Airport, Important Notices, Getting around, International Arrivals, Transportation/ Connections, Main Terminal & Midfield Concourse Details". NOTE: If both legs of your journey are bought on one ticket, your bags will be transferred thereafter to your connecting flight. If not, you will have to claim bags after customs and re-check them in with United, taking extra time. As you will be shuttled to the Main terminals on arrival at IAD, and after customs need to get to either Concourses/ gates D or C (United), your stated time is tight, but fortunately you don't arrive during rush hours and May is still pre-main season.


    Many thanks will check it out - it is one booking all with united also notice it is memorial day weekend so I will keep my fingers crossed


    Memorial Day Weekend is not a heavy travel period. IAD only has one terminal. If your international flight is on United you will likely use their dedicated immigration facility in Concourse D.


  • Coming from USA into T5, out in 1 hour from T3
    Feb 16, 2014
    Flying business class on United, into FCO, scheduled to land 8:30am. Will have my luggage with me. I need to fly to Sofia, Bulgarai (not on same itin) and there is a 9:25a Bulgaria Air departure and a 9:30am Alitalia departure. Are either of these reasonable to expect to land, clear immigration, transit to T1 or T3, check in and fly to Sofia? Appreciate anyone's time and opinion. Thanks!


    FlightAware said this UA flight from Washington arrived T5 but what I'm reading is that T5 is for US-bound DEPARTURES ONLY. So, this flight must, in fact, ARRIVE at T3, right? If this is the case, then I have to simply clear immigration and make my way to T3 gate for Bulgaria Air or T1 gate for Alitalia. Seems doable?? Yes? No?


    Yes, T5 is an arrivals only terminal. All Non-Schengen flights, including those from the USA, arrive in T3. However, to make either connection in an hour or less will still be difficult, especially if you have to transfer bags yourself due to having two separate itineraries. Looking at the flight schedules, it looks like you'll either have to make a connection (maybe in Istanbul) or spend the night in Rome before you go to Sofia.


    Sorry, I meant to say T5 is a departures only terminal


  • Intl to Domestic connection time
    Feb 13, 2014
    Please Help Me. I arrive on Delta from Korea and depart on Delta for LA, can you give me directions upon reaching the airport. This is my first to be at this aiport. I have 1:14 to change plane, will that be enough? THANK YOU SO MUCH for your help.


    You will arrive in the S-Satellite where you will go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US customs, and re-check your baggage, then go through security and up to the departure gate level (your flight to LA will also be in the S-Satellite if it is operated by Delta and is not an Alaska Airlines codeshare flight).


  • Transfer time?
    Feb 13, 2014
    I have 45min between flights arr term 1 from FLR, dep term 1ab gate a, Is this enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


    Do you think my checked bags will make that short of a transfer too?


  • LH arrival to UA Houston departure
    Feb 14, 2014
    Is 1 hour enough time to get from Arrival 1 to Gate G4 - carry on only


    1 hr is sufficient.


  • F to A?
    Feb 12, 2014
    I'm flying from Manchester NH to Rome via PHL next week. Is one hour enough time to get from F to A?


    Yes you should have enough time: Free large shuttle buses, operated by US Airways, connect from Terminal F (gate F14) to gate A1.


  • 1 hour and 5 minutes layover (connection flight)
    Feb 13, 2014
    Can someone help me with this inquiry: i will be travelling from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Madrid , Spain through Alitalia. My flight will arrive Terminal 3 Rome Airport (FCO) and i only have one hour and 5 minutes to go to T1 and catch my second flight to Madrid (Alitalia too). As a British citizen do i need to go through customs or security since I'm just switching flights? And is that time is enough to catch my second flight? Thanks,


    You are considered a 'non-Schengen' (foreign) arrival, therefore, you will need to go through immigration (passport control) and thereafter proceed to your connecting terminal & gate (provided that you bought both airline flights on one ticket, your bags are being transferred). Terminals 1, 2 & 3 are connected at ground levels to their rspective gate areas. T1 houses boarding area B with gates B1-30 - B14-23 on ground level; B27-30 at escalator; B1-13 on level 1. Your transfer time is tight but doable.


    Thanks a lot for your quick response. However; and based on your experience do you think that one hour and 5 minutes transit will give the airport staff enough time to transfer my luggage to my next flight? I will be asking my airport here to check in my luggage all the way to my last destination. Cheers


  • Time between connecting flights (domestic to international)
    Feb 12, 2014
    I'm flying in from Atlanta (with Delta) at 4.40pm and I have to catch another flight to London at 6.30pm (with British Airways) - do I need to claim my luggage and check in again? If I do, would 1h50min be sufficient for me to do that? Thanks!!


    I would also like to mention that my tickets were not bought on a single reservation. Thanks for your help!


    Both British & Delta use Midfield Concourse B/C (B gates). As you booked separate tickets, you will need to claim your bags first at the Main terminal and re-check them in with British. A walkway connects these concourses to the main terminal, as well as separate AerTrain shuttles. Your transfer time should be enough. To get a good idea of the terminal layout, etc. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iad then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    thanks so much for your help!! :)


  • Connection Gates
    Feb 12, 2014
    My parent will arrive on Delta(S Gates) and connect to DL 9190. DL 9190 is operated by Alaska air as AS 672. Alaska Air uses C Gates, D Gates and N Gates. Which gates should they go? Delta's Gates (S Gates), or Alaska's Gates(C Gates, D Gates, N Gates)? Thank you.


    From your previous post it appears your parent will go through immigration in the facility in the S-gates, then claim bags, go through customs, re-check bags, and go through security. Then he or she can take the train to the main terminal and then go to the C, D, or N gates where his or her Alaska Airlines flight will depart. It's more likely 632 will depart from C or N than D.


    It is so helpful to read the information you provided. I appreciate your time and effort.


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