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  • Connection time
    Mar 6, 2013
    Hey, only to be sure about the connection time: I arrive at terminal C (LAS-IAH) and depart from terminal D (IAH-FRA, international), connection time is 1.20. I have never been to IAH, so I have no idea how it is like. Is that enough to get the plane? thanks!!


    That should be enough time, it's not a difficult connection.


  • International transfer within Terminal 3
    Mar 18, 2013
    Hi, I'm landing on an international Delta flight in Terminal 3 JFK at 6:40am and leaving on a domestic Delta flight from Terminal 3 at 8:10am. Delta insists 1.5 hours is enough (especially in the same terminal) but I'm worried; have to get off from the back of our international plane with a baby, clear passport control, pick up our bags and clear customs, drop off the bags and go to our next flight. Is 1.5 hours really enough for all that if we don't need to transfer terminals? Thanks!


    Forgot to mention, we are US citizens so that should help...?


    That will probably be enough time. There aren't that many international arrivals that early in the morning so Immigration won't be that busy.


    We arrive from Athens in terminal 3 at jfk at 4:30 pm. Our domestic flight from terminal three to Columbus Ohio leaves at 6:20 pm. Is that really pushing it to make the connection including customs, etc?


  • Terminal 8 to terminal 4
    Mar 5, 2013
    We are flying in to terminal 8 on united express & land at 8:45am, we have to go to American terminal 4 for a 11am flight. Will we need to get our checked baggage & go through security? Will we have enough time to catch our flight?


    If your tickets were bought on the same reservation, then United will be able to check your bags through to American. However if they were not you will have to claim them, take them to T4 and re-check them. Regardless, you will have to walk or take the shuttle to T4 and then go through security. You have enough time.


  • crowded airport?
    Mar 5, 2013
    Is this airport crowded like DFW or EWR? are the security check lines unbareably long?? need to know if one hr between flights is enough time to get from gate to gate, concourse h to concourse c


    1 hr will be tight but should be enough. Security lines at FLL really depend on the terminal and the time of day.


  • Not the best service
    Mar 4, 2013
    People are rude at McDonald's in Houston.


  • tight connection time to Buenos Aires
    Mar 7, 2013
    I'm flying from San Francisco to Buenos Aires and only have a 50 minute connection time at DFW. Is that enough?


    If your first flight is on-time, yes, it's enough. All terminals at DFW are conveniently connected via the TerminaLink train.




  • connecting flight
    Mar 4, 2013
    I'm going from Budapest to Cuba through FRA. 1st flight from BUD to FRA is with Lufthansa the second one from FRA to Cuba with Condor. I know i have to claim my luggage and check in again in FRA. How do i go from arrivals to departures and what are the steps?


  • Switching Airports, Transfer Counters
    Mar 4, 2013
    Arriving by Air France from Toronto at CDG and switching to Orly to fly to Reunion. Upon arrival at GDG we have to: (1 )pick up our check-in luggage, (2) find a Transfer Counter to obtain our bus tickets for airport transfer to Orly (by AF Les Cars - according to AF website they will be given to us) and go thru passport control. People say this airport is not set up as other airports so what do I do first after landing at CDG (Terminal 2E), find the Transfer Counter, then passport control, and then the luggage pickup? Are these Transfer Counters easy to find? Thank you in advance for answering!


  • Frontier
    Mar 4, 2013
    I am on Frontier Airlines connecting with South African Airways at JFK. Can i have my luggage booked all the way through?


    Frontier Airlines does not fly to JFK. In New York they fly to LaGuardia Aiport (LGA). I hope you have several hours between your flights to make the transfer between airports. You will not be able to check your bags through.


  • Delta flights operated by Pinnacle Air
    Mar 3, 2013
    I will be on a Delta flight, operated by Pinnacle Air from JFK to Philadelphia. Do I catch this flight from Delta terminal 3?


  • Terminal Connection times
    Mar 3, 2013
    My daughter arrives to IAH at 8:20 am from Dallas on American Airlines at Terminal A and needs to get to group check in at United Airlines Terminal E and fly out at 9:45 she only has a carry on. Is this enough time? Is there a best way to do it?


    She can take the Terminalink (inside security) or Intra-Terminal Train (outside security). She has enough time, but only barely.


  • quick connection
    Mar 3, 2013
    hi. i will arrive from XNA on expressjet at 4:59pm mar. 29 and need to be on united airline flight 4160 at 5:30pm. Can anyone tell me what gates or terminal to head for??? Thanks.


    EpressJet currently operates as Delta Connection and United Express. Delta uses Terminal A, United uses Terminals A, B & C. On arrival, look at overhead screen to find your flight and gate number. Then take the above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, inside security. Hurry if you need to change terminals.


    Both of your flights will be in Terminal C


  • Transfer from United to SWA with Bags
    Mar 5, 2013
    Can I make the connection from a United flight arriving at 8:35a to a SWA flight departing at 10:20a if I have luggage? Am I correct that we will have to go to baggage claim, recheck bags and go back through security? Any suggestions? Does United ever transfer bags to SWA? Thanks for your insight!


    You need to find out from United if they transfer bags to Southwest - if not, on arrival at Concourse B, you would have to claim your bag on arrival & re-check it in with Southwest at Terminal East. United uses Concourse B, Southwest uses Concourse A of the Jeppesen Terminal; the AGTS train will connect both Concourses in their center, in the secured area. To familiarize yourself withe the terminal layout, I suggest you open www.ifly.com/den; then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.


    United will not transfer your bag to Southwest. You will have to claim and recheck. If you are delayed you won't have enough time to do that. I suggest trying to fit your stuff into a carry on.


    Thanks so much for the detailed tips!


  • Immigration time
    Mar 2, 2013
    I will be arriving on a Sunday at 7pm. How long should I expect to wait until immigration is cleared?


    probably won't be too bad - most of the big widebody flights from Europe and Asia get in earlier than that, so it will just be the flights from Mexico and the Caribbean.


    Mar 4, 2013


    At MIA, both American & American Eagle use Concourses E (Central Terminal) and Concourse D (North Terminal) with corresponding gates. The Skyride Connector is a moving walkway on level 3, connecting all terminals (with 4 stops inside Concourse D). I suggest you open www.ifly.com/mia then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.


    On the way to Barbados you can get both of your boarding passes and have your bags checked all the way though to Barbados in Washington DC. On the way back you'll get both boarding passes and have your bag checked to Washington DC in Barbados, but you will reclaim your bag in immigration in Miami and re-check it with American after going through customs.


    Thank you!


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