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  • Layover at CDG, do I have to claim luggage, go thru customs and rechec
    Dec 1, 2014
    I have 10 hour layover...can I leave the terminal to meet friends in Paris? do I have to claim from AF and re-check luggage or can it go Air Morocco.


  • International Layover in Chicago
    Dec 1, 2014
    I'm flying from London, Ont to Sarasota, FL with a layover in Chicago on January 3rd. My flight is at 6:30 in the morning and I get into Chicago at 7am. I know London is a small airport so it doesn't have a precheck.. I have a 1 hour and 38 minutes layover in Chicaco. Will this be enough time? I'm worried because it's the holidays. My dad has taken this exact flight before and had no issues but I'm worried as its the holidays and I'm travelling alone. Do I go through a special immigrations line because I have a connecting flight or is there only one line? Thanks!


    Also I'm flying with United and I'm not checking any baggage if that makes a difference, just bringing a carry on!


    Yes, that should be enough time. There is only one immigration line, although there is an express line if you don't have checked baggage. Immigration is not crowded at that time early in the morning.


  • Arriving Hawaiian Airlines, need to meet at baggage claim SWA
    Nov 30, 2014
    how can I get to SWA baggage claim after I arrive on Hawaiian Airlines. Need to meet my family there.


    You will have to take the inter-terminal shuttle bus.


  • holiday travel with a short connection
    Nov 30, 2014
    hello, I will be flying through MSP from Vancouver Canada and onwards to Amsterdam with Delta airlines all the way through. My connection time in MSP is 52 minutes and i'm wondering what my chances are of making this connection.? I am flying on Dec 23


    At Vancouver AP go through U.S. Customs clearance - arriving at MSP as a 'domestic arrival'. Once you understand the layout of the gate areas /concourses, you will make your transfer in time. Therefore, I suggest you open, click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS, then scroll down past the map to "Lindbergh Terminal, and read details of 'upper level' (as Delta is in all concourses, except Concourse E.


    Yes, you have enough time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Bringing puppy?
    Nov 26, 2014
    We'll be bringing our puppy from the breeder in Toronto, Canada, to Dulles. Because he will be less than 4 months old, we have received approval from the CDC for a confinement agreement. Do we need any other documentation? A vet report or health certificate? Any tips so we can get on the road home to Maryland without crisis, such as having the puppy taken from us?


  • YYZ -> DTW -> CVG
    Nov 26, 2014
    Hi, I am travelling from YYZ to CVG, with a layover at DTW. I am on a B visa. I am also a Canadian PR holder. Do I have to go through Immigration at DTW? Also, my layover time is 48 mins, will that be sufficient time to go through all the procedures? Thanks.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. In Detroit all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Yes, 48 mins is enough time to do that if your first flight is on-time.


  • short connection time
    Nov 26, 2014
    We are traveling from Calgary Canada to Amsterdam and have a 50 minute layover at O'hare. Is it possible to make our connection? We go through US customs in Canada and don't go through customs till we land in Amsterdam. We will also only have carry on bags.


    If both of your flights are on the same airline it should be enough time as long as your first flight is on-time. If your flight to Amsterdam is on KLM it will be more difficult.


    We are flying United for both flights


    Yes, then that should be fine, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • outside space to take dog without exiting the terminal
    Nov 25, 2014
    i am flying into Terminal 1 and out of terminal 2f. I will be flying with my dog on the plane and was wondering if there is an outside smoking area Ito take my dog for a walk like in the M gates?


  • Question on Delta "Legal Connection"
    Nov 23, 2014
    My family of five is traveling this Christmas morning from Indianapolis to Puerto Vallarta via Atlanta. We arrive in Atlanta at 9:03 am and our flight to Puerto Vallarta departs Atlanta at 9:57 am. Delta assures us this is a "legal connection", but I am concerned about making the connection. I am not that familiar with the Atlanta airport and also don't know what to expect on Christmas morning. Can anyone offer guidance? Thank you!


    Christmas morning isn't usually extraordinarily busy. All you have to do is take the Plane train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse E or F. You have enough time.


  • Meeting someone during layover at IAH
    Nov 21, 2014
    My friend will be flying on United Airlines from Gulfport, Mississippi to Houston, Texas on December 21. She will fly on flight UA4588. Her flight arrives in Houston at 7:57 AM, and then she will fly out at 11:25 AM that morning. We plan to meet during this time, which is the reason for her long layover. Arriving in Terminal A that morning, where would be the place to meet her at? I will not be going through security as I will not be flying, so I need somewhere to meet that is outside security. She will need to head back through security and get to Terminal B to catch her departing flight. I have 2 questions: a) Where does she go after arriving in Terminal A to meet me? b) Where do I go after parking to go meet her? Thank you very much for any help!


  • time to change planes
    Dec 19, 2014
    Im traveling from London to Panama in a connecting United flight. just have 85 minutes to do everything: Customs, Passport. change terminal. No bags to pick or recheck What do you think, am I going to make it.


    I think it's barely enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    No way! You need a lot more time then that!!


  • 50 min layover
    Nov 19, 2014
    I will be traveling from ATL to PRG with a connection in AMS. My layover is 50 minutes. Is this enough time? What are the procedures I should expect?


  • How long is suggested for connected flights
    Nov 19, 2014
    Hi i'm looking at flights for my family vacation and i was wondering if 45 mins at ORD is long enough for a connecting flight?


    If both flights are domestic and on the same airline it is, but it doesn't leave much of a cushion for delays.


    Dec 5, 2014
    Hi. I Fly DL476 on Jan 26 from FLL to Brussels via JFK. What do I need to know about the connecting flight at JFK to BRU DL 408. Do I need to re-checkin my bags and do I need to go through security again? It seems that arrival and departure is terminal 4. Thanks.


    No you do not have to do anything with your bags. Yes both flights will likely be in T4 but you may arrive in T2 which is connected inside security by a Delta shuttle bus.


    I will be arriving at JFK coming from FLL at 6.35 pm and my connecting flight to BRU is at time 7.38 pm. Do I have enough time to catch my flight?


    That's probably enough time. It doesn't leave a lot of time for delays but it should be enough time, even if you arrive in Terminal 2 (you will depart from Terminal 4).


  • Arriving from Helsinki to T8, will my family make the connecting fligh
    Nov 18, 2014
    Hello, our party of 5 are arrviving from Helsinki at 15.55 pm and need to make it to our connecting flight (American airlines) to San Francisco departing at 1745, everything in T8. We have ESTA, but still need to go through customs at JFK in order to get into the US. Do we also need to pick up our luggage and check it in again to SF? What are the odds on making it to the connecting flight?


    That should be enough time. You can recheck your bags at the transfer desk after you clear customs.


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