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  • Going to Sydney
    May 3, 2013
    My wife and I will be flying in on United from Baltimore and arrive at LAX at 8:30 PM. The connecting flight on United leaves for Sydney at 10:10 PM. Will that be enough time? This is our first international flight. Will we have to go thru customs in LAX? Thanks.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All the United gates at LAX are connected beyond security and are an easy walk. You will not have to go through any immigration in LAX on your way to Australia, only on the way back.


  • Flying from Austin-IAH-SJO (Costa Rica)
    May 2, 2013
    My family is flying from Austin to Costa Rica, but we go through IAH both ways. I see lots of helpful advice about understanding that we must clear customs in Houston on the way back. Does anyone know if we have to clear customs in Houston on our way TO Costa Rica, from Austin? Can we not clear customs in Austin and then not worry about having to re-check out bags in Houston on our way to Costa Rica? Thanks!


    No, the only time you will go through any immigration on the way TO Costa Rica is when you get to Costa Rica. In IAH on the way there you will just have to go from your arriving gate to your departing gate - you won't have to do anything with your bags.


    Awesome, thank you for the info.


  • Best Place to Meet - SFO - United
    May 2, 2013
    My daughter is arriving at the B Concourse (United Express) and I am arriving about 30 minutes later, Terminal 3, Concourse F. What is the best place for us to meet? Thanks!


    Your daughter arrives in Terminal 1 (B gates), where she should proceed to the Red-line of the AirTrain (an automated people mover) to Terminal 3 (your arrivals terminal). Have her meet you in the Arrivals area, next to the Information counter.


  • From Jefferson bus to Delta check in
    Apr 29, 2013
    Can one easily get from the bus to the check in? How?


    MSP has 2 terminals T1 Lindbergh & T2 Humphrey. The Jefferson Lines scheduled bus (visit: stop at the Lindbergh Terminal's Transit Center. Then take the tram and arrive at the Lindbergh Terminal's Tram Level; then proceed to the departures level. However, if you depart from the Humphrey Terminal you must take the light rail transit from the Lindbergh Terminal.


  • curbside baggage
    Apr 27, 2013
    Does Skywest have curbside baggage service? Do they give you time to unload? We will have alot of luggage and 2 kids. Will I have to leave my family and return our rental car by myself?


    Skywest operates as United Express at SFO. (Open Uniitd Airlines are listed in Terminals 3 & International Terminal. Contact United Express as to whether they have curbside service. Otherwise return rental car and board the Airtrain with family & bags to your connecting terminal.


  • Lost: Wallet and Ipad Mini
    Apr 26, 2013
    Lost items outside Marriott Hotel at KC Airport. Please contact me @ if recovered. Thanks and God bless. No commerical interests please.


  • immigration & customs
    Apr 23, 2013
    As a visitor, how long will it take to get thru immigration. The flight arrives from England at 11:50 and the connecting flight leaves for Albany NY at 13:29. Will the bags go right thru to Albany or do we have to collect them after immigration and go thru customs? Will we have enough time to make the connecting flight?


    Any time you enter the U.S. you have to collect your baggage in immigration and re-check it after clearing customs. I can't figure out where your connection is but you will probably have enough time. If you let me know where you are connecting and what airlines you are flying I can let you know more about general times to get through immigration and connecting gate help.


  • lost heirloom jade ring
    Apr 22, 2013
    took my ring off to put lotion on but did not put ring back on right away and forgot about it. I was sitting at Am Airline gate A10 on Sat 4/20/13 from DFW (Dallas, TX) to PDX (Portland, OR). Thank you in advance for any help from anyone.


    You need to contact your airline's lost & found.


    Apr 22, 2013


    Is this at LAX? Yes, you will have to go through security again. You will have to hope your first flight is on time an then take either the airline connections shuttle on the lower level, or preferably, run across the area between the terminals. You will barely have enough time.


    US Airways is at terminal 1 should i book connecting flight on US Airways? It is closer than term 7 to jet blue(term3)? Same plane, same flight, but under US AIRWAYS. Just wondering, if plane is skywest will I go to Us Airways terminal 1 or United terminal 7? Probably should just drive home from LAX to Fresno- 3.5 hrs!


    The terminal will be the OPERATING carrier. If it's a Skywest United Express flight it will still be going from United's terminals - In this case it would actually leave from Terminal 8 but you'd go through security in Terminal 7. If that flight is your only option then yes, you should probably just plan on driving.


    Thank u so much- u helped me out a lot.


  • Connecting flights enough time?
    Apr 20, 2013
    If I fly from OKC to DEN on Frontier airlines flight 1185 and arrive at 14:02 and then fly from DEN to SFO on United airlines flight 644 leaving at 15:49. If I book the flights seperately will I have to claim my baggage at DEN and then re check in for my second flight or can I get it transferred automatically to my final destination of SFO. Also is this enough transfer time?


    Booking separate flights will require you to get your bags on arrival and check them in with your connecting airline at the main Jeppeson terminal's level 6. Frontier will arrive in separate Concourse building A, while United uses separate Concourse building B. On arrival, you can take the AGTS train to the main Terminal. After re-checking in your bag, and going through security check, take the AGTS train back to Concourse B. No time to waste!


    I don't think you'd have enough time to do all that - either book both flights on United or Frontier or don't check a bag or choose a later United flight.


  • Lost Samsung Galaxy
    Apr 13, 2013
    I misplaced my Samsung Galaxy phone on flight 1228 to Montego Bay, looking for someone whom might have seen it.


  • Lost Sentimental Men's Tie Delta 5448
    Apr 11, 2013
    Lost Men's Blue Striped Tie, with Crest's and Anchors on it. Very sentimental - was a gift from my Aunt to my husband-belonged to my late Uncle. It was in a clear cellophane tie bag. Flew in at 11:30pm 4-10-13 from DTW


  • seatac to ferry piers
    Apr 11, 2013
    I hear there is a shuttle from seatac to ferry piers (almost). Where do I find shuttle pickup at SEATAC? Is there cost? How much? is there a schedule that shuttle runs? Has anyone got info or comments about this service?


    For transport options at SEA, open


  • changing terminals for connecting flight
    Apr 10, 2013
    I am looking at a flight from LAX to HNL. We would arrive on Alaska Airline and need to get to Terminal 4 for AA. It is a connecting flight and our luggage would be transferred. Layover time is 1hr 45mins on a Monday morning (10AM.) Is this doable? I understand there is a shuttle for terminal transfers, would you suggest that or should we walk? We would just have carry-on totes. Thanks for any help or suggestions.


    For the Terminal 6 -> Terminal 4 connection you are suggesting I would probably walk as the shuttle runs counter-clockwise and you'd have to ride it nearly all the way around. It should be doable in that amount of time.


    Apr 8, 2013
    Chalk picture of blonde hair blue eye 4 yrs old surfing on a fish lost in terminal C from Flight 799 was in between two pices of cardboard on 4/7/13,


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