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  • AA to Norwegian
    Dec 29, 2015
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    Is 45 minutes enough time between arrival at T8 and departure T1?

     

  • from jet blue T5 in transit to korean air terminal 2-3
    Dec 28, 2014
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    I will be getting off, from Jet Blue T5, heading to Korean air terminal 2-3, please advise me how to get to Korean air terminal.

     

    Korean Air uses Terminal 1. There is no Terminal 3. TO get from T5 to T3 you will have to take the AirTrain. It takes 10-15 minutes.

     

  • Question regarding passing through security at different terminals
    Dec 28, 2014
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    My wife and child are taking an international flight the same night I am taking a domestic flight. Can I proceed through international security to help them get to their gate if I have a domestic ticket that leaves from another terminal?

     

    Not unless they are leaving from Terminal 4 and you are leaving from Terminal 2. Those are the only terminals that are connected inside security.

     

  • Transfering from T8 To T4
    Dec 28, 2014
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    Hi I need some advice we will arrive into JFK on an internal flight from Seattle with American and will be transferring to Virgin Atlantic to LHR We arrive at 3.15 pm and our Flight to LHR leaves at 7.30 pm will this give us enough time to re check in and clear security in T4 thanks

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • UA SFO-JFK transfer to B6 JFK-BOS
    Dec 28, 2014
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    Will 1 hour be enough to transfer SFO-JFK UA Z-class to B6 JFK-BOS? No checked bags. Can check-in for B6 online in advance, but no TSA pre (yes Global Entry).

     

    Yes, if you do all that stuff and check-in online you should be able to get from T7 to T5 and go through security in an hour. However, it doesn't leave much time to spare for delays.

     

  • Transiting through JFK
    Dec 28, 2014
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    Hi all, I am flying from Toronto to Abu Dhabi via JFK. I am on two separate bookings and will be traveling with luggage. YYZ to JFK is on American Airlines arriving at terminal 4 at 7:23pm. I will then need to transfer to terminal 8 to fly with Etihad at 9:55pm. If i pre-clear U.S. Customs in Toronto, can I check my bags with AA all the way through to Etihad given that they're partners and I don't have to go through customs? Do I have enough time to make my connection? On the way back, I land at JFK at 5:30pm and my flight back to Toronto is at 8:15pm. As I have to collect my bags on the way back, will I have enough time once again to make this connection back to Toronto? Thanks for all of your help!

     

    You have terminals backwards. You will arrive in 8 and depart from 4. AA is not obligated to check your bags to etihad since you bought separate tickets. Abu Dhabi now has preclearance like Toronto. You barely have enough time.

     

    Hi zap, thanks for the quick reply and for letting me know about pre clearance in Abu Dhabi. When you say I have barely enough time, how long do you figure this connection will take? I'm trying to see how much grace time I have given 2.5 hours between flights on the way there and 2.75 hours on the way back. Thanks!

     

    well, break it down into segments, assume your AA flight get in on-time and you have to transfer your bags yourself. I would guess you'll have your bags in the baggage claim of T8 at about 7:50. Then it will take you about 15-20 minutes to get on the AirTrain to T4 and to the Emirates desk. so you'll be there worst case at about 8:10 if your AA flight is on-time. Which is still 1:45 before your flight, I can't find Etihad's check-in cutoff online but a common one for these airlines is 90 minute, so that only leaves 15 minutes of buffer.

     

    Thanks Zap. I've confirmed with Etihad that 60 minutes is the minimum check-in time with luggage. Given your comments, I've looked into flying into LGA. There is a flight which lands at 5:48pm. Would this be the better option to make the 8:55pm cut-off time to check-in for Etihad? I've estimated 1 hour to de-plane at LGA and pick-up bags, and another 40 minutes to get from LGA to JFK, which should put me into JFK at roughly 7:30pm. This gives me a buffer of approximately 1 hour 20 minutes to check-in with Etihad. This compares to landing directly at JFK at 7:23pm, having one hour to de-plane, pickup bags and transfer terminals, putting me in front of the etihad desk at 8:20pm, and leaving a 30 minute buffer. Thanks! Chris

     

    Yes, the earlier flight into LGA would be a safer option.

     

  • Short connection In jfk from international flight
    Dec 26, 2014
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    Hello, when I booked our four tickets from MXP to IAD connecting through JFK our layover time was longer. Through flight schedule changes we now only have an hour and fifteen minutes to go through customs and get to our next flight. Husband and I have Global Entry, the kids do not. I could probably get us switched to a DCA connection that would give us a two hour layover. Am I correct that there is no way we could get through in an hour and fifteen minutes? We arrive at JFK around 1:38 PM on a Tuesday.

     

    I wanted to add we are flying on Delta.

     

    1:15 isn't enough. I would ask to be moved to the DCA flight

     

  • Connection advice
    Dec 26, 2014
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    I am flying from Rochester, NY to JFK with Delta to T2 and I have a connection flight with Turkish Airlines at T1. I have 4 hours layover between. I bought my tickets separately and have a luggage to be checked in. What should I do for a transfer between the flights ? Is there any way to transfer my checked in luggage to Turkish airlines when I checked in Rochester ? What is the best way to go from T2 to T2. Thanks

     

    You will have to transfer the bags yourself on the AirTrain. The AirTrain is the only route between terminals. You have enough time.

     

  • Distance between terminals and security & immigration
    Dec 25, 2014
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    Hi- I am travelling from Toronto to New York by Delta arriving at terminal 2 and flying to Dubai by Air France from terminal 1, I am Indian citizen student in Toronto with valid visas for both USA and Canadian please advice me if I need to pass through immigration security as I have only 3 hours layover.

     

    You will preclear US immigration in Toronto. In JFK all you have to do is take the AirTrain from T2 to T1 and go through security. You have enough time.

     

  • transfer time from T7 to T8
    Dec 25, 2014
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    I am arriving on a BA flight from LHR.int JFK T7 and my flight to MIA with AA is from T8 at the end of Jan. and have only 2 hour a 2 hour layover, hopefully luggage should be through to Miami. is 2 hours enough time. Thanks for any advice.

     

    You will arrive in T7, go through US immigration, claim your bags, go through customs, the recheck your bags at the transfer desk then take the AirTrain to T8 and through security and to your gate. You should barely have enough time.

     

  • Terminal to Terminal
    Dec 23, 2014
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    Hi this is Anna from Mexico, i have a question. I was wondering if a 3 hrs connection in between Newyork and Milano is possible.. Taking in consideration that im going from T2 to T4.. Do i also need to go through security checkpoint once i hit T4? Thanks in advance,

     

    Are you flying from Mexico? If so you will have to go to through US Immigration and customs and security in New York and also both flights will be from Terminal 4 if flying Delta.

     

    Thanks, yes flying from Mexico to New York, and yes flying by Delta.. and would it then be possible 3 hrs connection flight? Im asking cause of a previus experience with AA, almost missing flight due to security delays. Thanks!

     

    Actually im arrving at T1 with Aeromexico ( Df-New York) then i be connectiong to T4 ( New York - Milano) , in a 3 hr connection flight

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will take the airtrain from T1 to T4 after clearing customs and re-checking your bags at the Transfer desk in T1.

     

  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 7
    Dec 23, 2014
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    Hi I am arriving from DOH on QR at 3pm in Terminal 8. Will I have enough time to make it to an Air Canada flight to Toronto at 5pm in Terminal 7, Assuming my baggage will be checked in all the way.....? How long will the terminal transfer take? Thx

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 8, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then take the AirTrain from T8 to T7, get your Air Canada boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security and to your departure gate. You barely have enough time if your QR flight is on-time.

     

  • Terminal to Terminal
    Dec 21, 2014
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    Do we have to go through security checkpoint each time we change terminals? We have access to the wing tips lounge in Terminal 4 but our flight leaves out of terminal 7.

     

    Yes. The only terminals that are connected inside security are 2 and 4 (by a shuttle bus).

     

  • Terminal 8 - Baggage - Terminal 1
    Dec 19, 2014
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    Arriving T8 - American, where is baggage claim? How best to get me+bag to T1 for international travel?

     

    T8 has a baggage claim on the lower level. The only way from T8 to T1 is via the AirTrain. It is a short ride, maybe 5-10 minutes.

     

  • Getting between T7 and T8 in 2h10min with two small children
    Dec 19, 2014
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    Hello, is this possible in 2h10min from T7 to T8, we are traveling with BA from London and connection flight to Cancun MX are manged by AA. And my second question is do we need to collect our checked in bagage in T7 and check in it again in T8? Best regard Mattias

     

    If your bags are tagged to CUN, which they should be, you will claim your bags in T7, go through US customs, then you can re-check your bags at the transfer desk there, then take the AirTrain to T8 and go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time but not much to spare.

     





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