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  • 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.


  • Carry on
    Jun 7, 2016
    I'm flying delta from RDU into Paris through Air France, from what I see on their website air France cArry on dimensions are 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9... My I wish to carry on is 23 X 14 X 10. Is this doable? Or are they so strict that I should consider getting a new bag?


    Air France doesn't measure your bag. You'll be fine.


    Even though France is on high alert for travel they're not going to measure my bag? Are you sure?


    Those two things have literally nothing to do with each other.


  • Delta flight
    May 19, 2016
    Hi! I will ever going from MCO to Ghana passing through JFK. I have some checked bags. The flights are same reservation and same terminal. Once I reach there, do I need to recheck my bags, or can I just go to my next gate and wait?


    You don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK.


    Ok, so I just go to my next gate?


  • transit
    May 1, 2016
    hey, i am flying in from Dubai on Emirates next week and have 2hrs 45mins to transit to a domestic flight connection through to Charlotte, is it right that i need to clear immigration and get my luggage and then re-check my luggage in for AA flight out? will i have enough time? I'm coming from Aus via Dubai and have the appropriate visas too. i have to get from Terminal 4 to terminal 8? thanks


    Yes, that is correct. Yes, if you have two separate reservations you will have to take your bags with you from T4 to T8 on the airtrain to re-check them with AA.


  • American airlines-aeroflot
    Mar 24, 2016
    My wife is flying in from nashville to jfk at 1:56pm and leaves for Russia at 3:35 pm. Is that enough time to get to her flight on time??


    Does she have checked bags? Are the two flights on the same reservation or two separate ones? If she has two separate reservations and checked bags, I don't think it is possible.


    They are two separate reservations and yes she has checked bags but is there any ways that she can get the bags automatically transferred to the other flight without her having to recheck them in?


    AA and Aeroflot do have an interline agreement, but since she purchased two separate tickets they are not obligated to check her bags through. I highly recommend against trying this connection.


  • From Italy to Argentina layover in Miami must luggage be rechecked ?
    Mar 6, 2016
    I fly from Italy to Buenos Aires with layover in Miami. Do I have to rechecka the luggage in Miami after immigration ? Or does the luggage go directly to final destination : thank you


    You asked this in the JFK Airport forum but you ask about Miami. What is your exact route and what airlines are you flying?


    Feb 10, 2016
    Arriving from Doha to JFK terminal 8 ....reconnecting to Tampa from JFK terminal I collect my luggage and go they customs and then go to terminal 2 or can I have luggage sent to terminal 2 and go thru customs in Tampa final destination ,,,,,how do I get from terminal 8 to terminal 2


    Yes, when you arrive in Terminal 8, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs. Then if you have a separate ticket on Delta to Tampa you will have to take the AirTrain to Terminal 2, re-check your bags with Delta, and go through security.


  • baggage drop
    Feb 1, 2016
    I will arrive at 11:30 am terminal 1 international flight and i have delta fligh to orland 3.45 pm Can i recived my baggage directlly in orlando or i need recived and cler cutom then what?


    In T1 you will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through customs. if your bags are tagged through to Orlando, then you re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to your departure terminal (Delta flights to Orlando currently appear to depart from Terminal 2), go through security and to your departure gate.


  • Connecting Flight times?
    Jan 25, 2016
    I am arriving on Delta Flight form Miami at 18:34 and am travelling on to Dublin. Would I have time to take the 21:00 operated by Aer Lingus or should I take the 22:00 operated by Aer France?


    If you are booking two separate reservations and have checked bags I would definitely book the later flight.


  • lost baggage
    Jan 20, 2016
    I lost a large suitcase (29in silver Delsey hardcase) in November when I checked it in at the Norwegian desk. The desk agent never put a tag on it, so they have no record of the bag other than when I checked it in. I filed a report at my destination (London Gatwick) and Norwegian hasn't been able to tell me anything. There's literally no trace of it. AND my name was on the tag, and written on the inside with my phone number. Even the Norwegian agent said it was weird. Where is lost baggage held at JFK? I assume (hope) it went to a lost and found at JFK, but walking around for hours, I was unable to find anything of the sort (and I travel a lot, this isn't the first time I've been there) Because it didn't have an airline's tag on it, I assume it was kept at JFK instead of being sent to an airline's headquarters (or wherever they hold their lost baggage) As anyone who has flown with Norwegian knows, they don't have a permanent desk, they share with a Chinese airline, as well as others. Does anyone know what those other airlines are? I'm desperate at this point, and would try calling them to ask if it was accidentally sent to their headquarters instead of Norwegian's. (Norwegian told me all baggage gets sent to their headquarters in Norway after a certain period of time) I filed a claim with Norwegian, but I just want my bag back, it's much more valuable than whatever they would give me as compensation. thank you for your help


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