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  • Transit
    Oct 17, 2016
    Hello, i will arrive at JFK terminal 8 from Qatar airways and i have a connecting flight on Latam airline to SCL. These are 2 separate tickets. Do i need to clear immigration, collect bag and go for re-check in at LA airline? Or is there a transfer desk? I know LA airline also operates from terminal 8, so which floor do i need to go to? Thanks


    Yes, you have to do all that, you will have to bring your bag to the LATAM check-in desk on the departure level.


    Hello ZAP thanks for replying, 5 hours should be enough to do all that right?


    Yes, it should be.


    Thnak you


  • baggage recheck?
    Oct 17, 2016
    If I am flying Aeromexico from MEX with a connection on Delta that is domestic, will I need to claim and re-check baggage? Thanks


    Yes, you will.


  • Getting checked bag back when flight is cancelled
    Aug 15, 2016
    Hi, I was on the 11pm JFK to London flight last night when the airport was evacuated. The airline will help me cancel my flight, but how do I get my checked bag back today? Thanks!!


    You need to ask them.


  • connection flight
    Jul 28, 2016
    My mom is coming tomorrow from Russia, to T4, and her connecting flight is in couple hours from the same terminal. How the check in baggage will work, worried as she doesnt speak english


    Are her tickets on two separate reservations or one reservation? What airlines is she flying?


    If she has one ticket, including the connection one, she does not have to pick up the luggage. Better to check with check in services. Usually for the connection, she has to go through the security services and then come back to the terminal from which another plane departs. If she speaks Russiia, there are many airport workers who speak Russian in Israel


    Thank you, she has two different reservations, though both flights are at t4.


    AB is completely incorrect anyways and thinks your mom is connecting in israel. She will have to go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the check in counter for her second airline, and go through security and to her departure gate. She reasonably needs at least 2.5 hours to make this connection.


  • SIN - JFK - MCO
    Jul 27, 2016
    Hi, I'll be flying into JFK on Singapore Airlines SQ26, arriving 11:10am and am looking for a connecting flight to MCO. I'm looking at Jetblue flight 1089, leaving at 2:09pm. Will there be enough time for the connection? We have checked baggage but if it helps, are flying First class on Singapore Airlines so will get our baggage before everyone else.


    Yes, that should be just about enough time.


  • Baggage Claim
    Jul 15, 2016
    I'm planning to go to Orlando (MCO), from Jakarta (CGK) via JFK with Cathay Pasific. My ticket is on the same reservation. Should I claim my baggage in JFK? Which terminal should I go to ?


    If everything is on the same reservation then you won't have to do anything with your bags at JFK. Cathay Pacific departs from Terminal 7. Since you didn't post what airline you are flying to JFK I don't know what terminal you will arrive in.


    I'm flying to JFK from HongKong also with Cathay Pacific. Do I go through immigration in JFK or MCO ?


    Sorry, I misread your post. In JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and then if your flight to Orlando is on American, take the AirTrain to Terminal 8, go through security and to your departure gate.


  • Layover baggage
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hi all, we are flying to Rio in a few weeks and have a 24 hour stop over at JFK. We plan to leave the airport and explore New York! But what do we do with our baggage, is it automatically put in the next flight or so we have to collect it and store it somewhere? Thanks, Sarah :)


  • Layover and baggage
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hi all, we are flying to Rio in a few weeks and have a 24 hour stop over at JFK. We plan to leave the airport and explore New York! But what do we do with our baggage, is it automatically put in the next flight or so we have to collect it and store it somewhere? Thanks, Sarah :)


    24 hours is so long that you will have to claim it and store it somewhere. There are services that can pick it up from the curb at JFK and there is also a luggage storage place near Penn Station if you take the AirTrain/LIRR into Manhattan.


  • From hancock Syracuse to Jfk to Paris and to beirut
    Jul 9, 2016
    Hi. I am travelling from Syracuse to Beirut via jfk and via Paris . I would Like to know if i have To collect my baggage at jfk ? I have the same ticket and reservation air France but from hancock Syracuse to jfk the flight is operated by delta operated by Gojet. Thank you


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK. You just have to take the AirTrain to T1 and go through security.


  • flight from Dubai with connection
    Jun 18, 2016
    I am going to book flight from Dubai to jfk with Emirates. There is flight with connection in IAD which is less expensive than direct flight to JFK. May I book the flight with the connection and disregard the leg from JFk to IAD? I have baggage to check in.


    If it's a one-way you can. If it's a roundtrip and not the end of then your trip, then the rest of your trip will get canceled if you skip a leg.


    Thanks a lot for your reply. Can I get my baggage on JFK or they send the baggage directly to IAD?


    Yes, you will have to claim your baggage in JFK to go through US Customs.


  • Traveling from Athens to NY connecting to Miami
    Jun 17, 2016
    I am travelling from Athens to London to New York (JFK) with a over night 12 hour stop over before a flight the next morning to Miami. I want to know if I can collect my baggage in New York because I want to spend a night in a hotel.


    Yes, you will have to collect your baggage to go through US Customs.


  • Re-checkin baggage Delta
    Jun 13, 2016
    I'm flying AMS-JFK-MIA, with a 6,5 hour layover at JFK. Will Delta allow me to re-checkin my baggage 6,5 hour before the next flight? All flights are with Delta, thanks a lot!


    Yes, that shouldn't be a problem.


    Jun 9, 2016
    We are traveling in July to Stockholm on Delta. We will start out in Roanoke at 7 am and arrive at JFK at 2:20 pm. Our flight to Stockholm leaves at 4:37 pm. We plan on checking luggage through from Roanoke. Is two hours ample time to catch the shuttle from Terminal 2 and get to Terminal 4. We won't have to do anything with our luggage will we?


    Yes, that is enough time, you don't have to do anything with your bags. Your flight from Atlanta may even arrive in Terminal 4.


  • JFK to LHR
    Jun 8, 2016
    Booked connecting flight from LAX to JFK and then JFK to LHR. First flight through Delta, second through Virgin. Both bought directly drom Virgin. Do I need to claim my bags and go through customs and re-check them?


    There is no US Customs when exiting the US nor is there customs after taking a domestic flight. If you show your Virgin confirmation to the Delta agent in LAX they should be willing to check your bags through to LHR. Otherwise you just have to claim them, re-check them with Virgin Atlantic, and then go through security.


  • Baggage
    Jun 7, 2016
    When flying internationally, is the weight of your computer and dslr camera added onto the carry on limit?


    As long as it fits in the dimensions, it should be fine. I've never seen any airline weigh carry-ons. A camera bag or computer bag/briefcase can count as a personal item.


    Doesn't it weight it as it goes under the X Ray belt?


    No, it does not.


    Then why is there a weight limit for carry on + accessory for air France?


    So they can say no if you insist on bringing something totally stupid onboard.


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