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  • Connection
    Apr 9, 2015
    3
    I have a connection flight from Montreal Canada an only have 1 hour 22 minutes between flights. Do I need to claiim my checked baggage. Also do I need to recheck in at the gate of ticket counter

     

    What airport are you connecting at? Did you purchase your tickets together or separately? What is your final destination? What airline are you flying?

     

    My flight is from Montreal to Charlotte connecting to St Maarten. The tickets were purchased together with American Airlines but we are flying with US air.

     

    Then that should be enough time. You will preclear US immigration and customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Layover time
    Apr 8, 2015
    1
    I'm flying Air New Zealand to LAX, where I arrive at 10.30am. Is it safe to book a United flight to Washington DC for 1.20pm? Does that leave enough time for the transfer?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Customs in London Heathrow
    Apr 6, 2015
    1
    I am flying Vancouver to London via Seattle then on to Bilbao Spain on one ticket. Do I have to pick up baggage in London and clear customs?

     

    No, you will not have to claim your luggage in London. Whether you will have to go through passport control or not depends on what terminals your flights arrive and depart from.

     

  • Southwest-Spirit Transfer
    Apr 2, 2015
    1
    My SW flight lands at 11am, my Spirit flight departs at 12noon. Will I have time to check a bag and make my flight to Santo Domingo?

     

    NO! Zero Chance. You need to find an earlier flight to FLL or fly in the previous day.

     

  • Connecting
    Apr 2, 2015
    1
    Arriving at YYZ from JFK on Air Canada and connecting to international Air Canada flight. Do I need to go through customs, immigration or security screening to make my connection? Will 1.5 hours be enough time to make my flight?

     

    The Toronto Airport has a guide for this! http://www.torontopearson.com/Connecting_from_usa.aspx#

     

  • Extra Security for Tel Aviv bound flights
    Apr 2, 2015
    1
    I have 2:17 hours before flight to Tel Aviv on US Airway on 5/30. Is there additional time needed for security on Israel bound flights and is that enough time. Arriving from Chicago at Terminal B.

     

    That should be plenty of time. Other than the security you just have a very short walk to your departure gate.

     

  • EDMONTON To Orlando
    Apr 1, 2015
    1
    Hello. I am flying from Edmonton airport to Orlando via Dallas. I am wondering if I will need to pick up my baggage and check it again? Also, will I need to go through security after arrival in Dallas? Thanks in advance! :)

     

    No, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gates. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • International Layover in JFK
    Apr 1, 2015
    1
    I'm flying from Detroit to Frankfurt with a layover in JFK. Same airline. I'm travelling for several months so I have several bags, will I need to recheck bags at JFK? I'm thinking not since I'm originating in the US and have a layover in the US, but can someone weigh in?

     

    No, you do not have to do anything with your bags in JFK.

     

  • Flight connection
    Apr 1, 2015
    3
    Girlfriend coming thru Chicago connecting to Fargo, 1 hour 41 minute layover, she is not U.S. citizen but has visa, flight is a Friday around 630pm is this enough time, says 4 hours 16 minutes Cabo to ohare that seems to long?

     

    Am I interpreting correct that she is flying Cabo San Lucas to O'Hare then to Fargo? 4 hrs 16 minutes is about the correct length for an SJD-ORD flight. 1 hr 41 minutes is sufficient for the connection. She will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, then re-check her bags at the transfer desk, then if she is flying AA to Fargo, will take the ATS Train to Terminal 3. If she is flying United Express to Fargo she needs to check the monitors. If her departure gate is in Concourse B or C she needs to go to Terminal 1, if it's E or F she needs to go to Terminal 2. Then she will go through security and to her gate.

     

    Yes cabo Chicago then fargo, It is american eagle to Fargo, I just flew cabo to Minneapolis and was only 3 and half hours that's why I question the 4 hours 16 minutes.. Thanks

     

    4 hrs 16 minutes includes taxi time as well as a certain amount of "buffer" time so that the flight can arrive on-time even if it leaves a bit late.

     

  • Connecting flight, 60 min
    Mar 31, 2015
    1
    Hello, im a non American who will be flying from LAX to DFW (with Delta). I will have 60 min until my flight to AMS departs (with KLM). Will this be enough time? Do i have to do anything with my previously checked baggage or they will make sure it goes along with me?

     

    If you purchased your tickets together your bags will be checked through to Amsterdam in LAX and all you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal E and depart from Terminal D. They are connected inside security by the SkyLink train. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Connecting Flight
    Mar 31, 2015
    1
    Hello, im a non American who will be flying from LAX to MSP. I will have 70 min until my flight to AMS departs. (everything with Delta) Will this be enough time? What should i do so i don't miss my flight? I assume i don't have to do anything with my previously checked baggage, they will make sure it goes along with me?

     

    Yes, all you have to do in MSP is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All Delta gates are connected inside security. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • From Paris to Hong Kong, via EWR. U.S.Customs & immigration required?
    Mar 31, 2015
    2
    Hi; I'm arriving to EWR on a flight from Paris. Three hours later I have a connecting flight to Hong Kong. Is there a transit area in EWR where I can bypass immigration and customs (and my bags go through directly to the connecting flight.) Or must I go through immigration, customs, collect my bags and then recheck them? Thanks very much for your help.

     

    You must go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security.

     

    Thank you very much for your prompt reply.

     

  • 1hr 25mins Layover - Not Sure if Sufficient
    Mar 31, 2015
    1
    I am flying from Toronto (YYZ) to Tokyo-Narita (NAR) via ORD. Flight from YYZ on American Eagle lands at ORD at 11h10 and my connecting flight to NAR on Japan Airlines leaves ORD at 12h35. Booked on one ticket. Will have husband and parents on the trip, and they walk slower than I do. Will the timing be sufficient to get from one gate to the other? Also, will we need to pick up and re-check bags on the way? I believe we may need to transfer terminals, though. Thank you kindly!

     

    You have enough time. You will not have to claim your baggage or change terminals. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.

     

  • Transfer Question
    Mar 30, 2015
    2
    I am flying in from DC to Sydney. I am flying United from DC to LAX then LAX to Sydney on Quantas. Do I need to pick my bag up from the United Flight before getting my flight to Sydney? I did a package deal and I think I have 1 Ticket. Any ideas?

     

    If everything is booked on one ticket then your bags should be transferred for you. You just need to walk from your arrival in Terminal 7 to the International Terminal, get your Qantas boarding pass if you don't already have it, then go through security.

     

    Thanks just wanted to be sure. Thank you for your help.

     

  • Time to Show
    Mar 30, 2015
    1
    What time should i show up if my flight time is at 845 a.m?

     

    What airport? Are you checking bags? Domestic or International?

     





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