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  • SAF Municipal to PVR International
    Nov 24, 2014
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    What would I need to do in Denver taking a United flight from SAF Municipal Airport to DEN to PVR? Would I collect luggage outside security and recheck it? Is 2:30 plenty of time?

     

    On your way to PVR all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the B Concourse, 2 hrs 30 mins is plenty of time.

     

  • MEX TO TXL trough MIA
    Nov 24, 2014
    1
    I am arriving Miami in AA1498 flight from Mexico City at 12 pm. and the connection is with AirBerlin 7211 to TXL at 04:05 pm. I think is enough time but I don't know if I need to pick up my luggage from AA and then again check it with AirBerlin. It is a reward ticket I got at once with AA. How is the way from American Airlines Arrivals to AirBerlin departures??? Thanks in advance.

     

    Since you are on an International to International itinerary on American you shouldn't have to claim your bags in MIA, but check with the AA agent in Mexico City. AA and Air Berlin use the same terminal.

     

  • arrival procedures
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    Flying from London Ontario Canada to Orlando Feb,1st 2015 arriving at Newark @7.29 AM terminal "A" with a connecting flight to Orlando @ 10.AM terminal "C". This will be my first time in the Newark airport, can anyone tell me what the procedure would be after arriving at terminal "A".

     

    Since London, Ontario does not have US Immigration preclearance, your flight from YXU will arrive in Terminal C. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • Terminal B to C
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    Me and my girlfriend are lying from Oslo and landing in Newark terminal B and we have 1h32min to get to terminal C and we know that we need to pick up our luggage and leave it to the next place. Is it possible for that short time? We were told we will need to run all the time :)

     

    Yes, that's about right, it's possible but it depends on your first flight being on-time and being as quick as possible.

     

  • Connection time
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    Arriving on China Airlines at 12:45 pm Terminal B and departing on SW at 2:25 pm. Only doing carry on luggage. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Check in for your Southwest flight online before you leave Asia.

     

  • Will my baggage be put on to my connecting flight for me?
    Nov 24, 2014
    3
    Next year I will be travelling alone to from London Heathrow UK to Bogota, Colombia via JFK New York. I am wondering whether my checked baggage will automatically be put on to my connecting flight to Bogota at JFK, or will I have to go through baggage reclaim and check it in again myself? I am keen to find out for definite before I go as this will be my first experience of a connecting flight! Many thanks!

     

    If buying your 2 flights on one ticket, your bags will automatically be transferred to your connecting flight after you went through passport check, picked up your bags & went through customs clearance, then re-checked in your bags at JFK. Otherwise find out from your first airline if they will transfer to your second flight. (if not you would need to take your bags to the connecting terminal to check it in there). I suggest you open www.ifly.com/jfk, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text, for all the information you will need about JFK; if interested in Bogota Airport, open www.ifly.com/bog.

     

    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs, whether you buy two separate tickets or buy one reservation.

     

    thank you very much, I'll check that out now :)

     

  • ORD connection T5-T1
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    Hi, I am planning to make a trip to San Francisco, but this is my first trip with a flight connection. I am flying with United from Brussels to Chicago (ORD) and then from Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO). I only have approximately 2 hours to get to my next flight. What is the procedure for a connecting flight in Chicago? Do I have to claim my baggage and then recheck-in? I also read that I'll arrive a terminal 5 and I'll depart at terminal 1. Thank you for reading this!

     

    At ORD you arrive at Terminal 5 (T5) where you need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs & re-check-in bags where indicated (bags will then be transferred to T1 flight) - thereafter, proceed one level up to the ATS transit level & take the ATS train, running every few mins, to T1, where you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. T1 has Concourses B & C (with B & C gates) - both used by United.

     

  • connection flight aa
    Nov 23, 2014
    2
    i will have an american airlines flight coming in from orlando and have to change to an american airlines flight heading for london heathrow, time for changing is only 65 minutes. is that doable? best regards woledi

     

    American uses Terminal 3 (T3) with Concourses/ gates G, H, K & L; as well as and T5 with Concourse/gates M (tickets could read T3-G, T5-M). While the ATS train runs between all terminal at their pre-security areas (requiring security check at connecting terminal), you may walk between the concourses of Terminal 3. Either way you have enough time for transfer.

     

    Ignore sunov. Both of your flights will be in Terminal 3. You only have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. you have enough time.

     

  • United - Alaska Airlines connections
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    I will be arriving LAX on UA 1653 from Cancun at 1125 a Sunday, 2/22, to connect with Alaska Airlines 2474 to Santa Rosa, CA, departing 1225 p. Is that enough time to make the connection? Must I go through passport control/customs/ security?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 7, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs. If you purchased your tickets on one reservation you can re-check your bags at the transfer desk, otherwise you will have to take them to the Alaska Airlines counter in T6 to re-check them. Some United International arrivals at LAX are arriving in the International Terminal. The procedure is the same but you just have to go further to T6.

     

  • Baggage Claim
    Nov 23, 2014
    1
    Hi Zap..Im travelling from MUM to MEX via JFK on Emirates (and AeroMexico). My baggage has a through checkin as mentioned by Emirates. The tag is till Mexico. However, I wanted to know if baggage retrieval + customs is necessary in JFK. Bit confused on this. I have a 2.45 Hrs time between connections & terminals (Arrival in T4, Departure from T1).Please advise

     

    Yes, you will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs in JFK. THen you will re-check them at the transfer desk when you exit customs.

     

  • Customs
    Nov 22, 2014
    1
    We are flying in from Jamaica into Charlotte tomorrow afternoon. Is an hour and 25 min enough time to get through customs, recheck our bags, security and get to our next flight??

     

    Yes, it should be.

     

  • One hour enough?
    Nov 22, 2014
    1
    I'm flying from Berlin to ORD on Airberlin. How much time will I need to get to an AA flight to DFW? I am a US citizen with Global entry and TSA precheck. I did not purchase my tickets together but did get them thru AA.

     

    90 minutes bare minimum, 2 hours to be safe.

     

  • from T3 to T1 for 1hour and 40 minutes?
    Nov 23, 2014
    3
    Hi there, Sofia-Rome-Cagilari. we will land on T3 Rome and have to take it from T1 to Cagilari. We will also have shengen pass control . So could you advise whether we have enogh time to make it?We won't be waiting for luggage as it will be checked in directly SF-Caglliari-it's always the same company and the same ticket for the trip. Also please advise how to make it from T3 to T1- by bus or it is indoor walkway between both terminals? Many thanks for your help

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. There is a walkway.

     

    Thank you!could you advise how long is the walking distance from 3 to 1,what time shoud it take-20 minutes?

     

    Yes, 20 to 25 minutes sounds about right.

     

  • Time connection through JFK LEAVING USA
    Nov 22, 2014
    1
    Well, as the title states, I am planning to travel to USA on January For my outbound flight back to Europe, I am thinking about two flights SFCO --> JFK JFK --> MAD The connection in JFK is 2 hours Assuming no delays, should this be enough? Both are American Airlines flights, both deparing/landing Terminal 8 I dont need to clear any customs on outbound flights correct? Thanks a lot

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • enough time
    Nov 22, 2014
    1
    im flying to boston from mexico on tahnksgiving day with a stop over in ATL of 2hours. do i have enough time to take my domestic fly on terminal T?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You don't actually have to change terminals.

     





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