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  • will bags be checked through from Denver to Israel, with stop at JFk?
    Feb 24, 2017
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    I am flying from Denver to JFK on Jet Blue, and then to Israel on El Al. It's a single reservation, but there is a 13 hour layover at JFK. Does anyone know if my bag will be checked all the way through or if I will need to pick it up at JFK? I am told the check in for the El Al flight only opens 4 hours before the next flight!

     

    Your bags should be checked all the way to Tel Aviv unless the connection is overnight.

     

  • 1 hour and 53 minutes between flights
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    I'm arriving Terminal 4 on Delta from Nice. Connecting to a Jetblue flight out of Terminal 5. I will have to go through customs, collect my bags check in at the Jetblue counter and go through security in Terminal 5. I have an hour and 53 minutes between connections. I have Global Entry. Do I have enough time to make my connecting flight?

     

    With Global Entry you have a chance but it's still very risky.

     

  • 1hr 15min - land in Terminal 4 depart International Terminal 8
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    I have a flight tomorrow night with only a 1hr 15min connection time. I land in JFK -terminal 4 (Virgin America) at 7:15pm, then depart Terminal 8 (LATAM) for an international flight at 8:30pm. Is this enough time with only 1 carry on?

     

    With a carry on it's barely enough time if the first flight is on-time. It leaves no time to spare.

     

  • 2 hour connection time
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    We are arriving at JFK from CDG on Delta and have a Delta connector to LA within a 2 hour window. Is this enough time to get through customs?

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • 90 min connection
    Feb 23, 2017
    1
    I'm arriving at JFK from Zurich on American. I have Global Entry and will be carrying on. I have 90 minutes to catch an American flight to Dallas. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, with Global Entry you should be OK if the flight from Zurich is on-time.

     

  • Can you get from Domestic to International flight in 55min
    Feb 23, 2017
    1
    Traveling in to JFK from ATL on Delta, option gives a 55min layover to catch Delta flight to Iceland KEV... is that enough time to make it through necessities prior?

     

    There are no "necessities". You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. That is enough time.

     

  • MAN to YUL
    Feb 23, 2017
    2
    Hi, i'm travelling from UK to Canada with my 2 kids. We arrive on Virgin at JFK Term 4 at 16:30. I'm looking to fly out with Air Canada at 19:55 from Term 8. I'll be changing airlines, so no through ticket, so i'll have to clear security, collect my bags, re-check my bags and back out through security. Is 3h 25m enough time?

     

    Air Canada does not use Terminal 8. They use Terminal 7. Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    Thanks!

     

  • Virgin/Delta connections (LHR - JFK - BUF)
    Feb 22, 2017
    1
    I am travelling to Buffalo via JFK on Sunday. My flight with Virgin Atlantic arrives in JFK at 14:50 and my connecting flight (with Delta) departs at 16:26. I am assuming I will need to go through Security/Customs etc but will I need to collect my luggage or will this be automatically transferred? Thank you.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Coming from rome
    Feb 21, 2017
    1
    I'm coming in from Rome in august at 1pm. Am wanting to catch another delta flight to Indianapolis at 340. I will have carry on. Do I have to do any customs? Will I have enough time?

     

    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You should have enough time.

     

  • Latam to AA
    Feb 21, 2017
    2
    STA 7:40 on LA532 to T8 and connecting to AA 4361 T8 departing 9:45 to Canada. No checked bags, Inmigration with visa. Guess and tips pls. Thank you!

     

    That should be enough time.

     

    Thank you ZAP!!

     

  • Delta connections
    Feb 20, 2017
    1
    Arriving Delta flight from Rome 4:30pm connecting Delta sfo @6:15 is it enough time for immigration and customs. Is it the same terminal?

     

    Ye, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, both flights will be in Terminal 4.

     

  • Connection time Term 8-5
    Feb 19, 2017
    1
    Arriving 5:40pm on Airberlin flight from Geneva in Terminal 8 and connecting to JetBlue flight departing at 8:08pm from Terminal 5. US citizen with checked bags. Will have have enough time to check bags into my JetBlue flight?

     

    Everything will have to go perfectly in order for you to make it.

     

  • Transfer from American to Air France
    Feb 18, 2017
    2
    I'm scheduled on a flight arriving on American Airlines at 8:15 PM (terminal 8), with a flight on Air France departing at 9:50 PM (terminal 1). Is this a feasible connection? Will i need to go through security again?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again in T1. If you have checked bags that is not possible. With no checked bags it's barely possible if everything goes perfectly.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Catching a connecting flight
    Feb 18, 2017
    1
    I am planning on buying two tickets; one from London to JFK arriving at 11:10am on the 24th June 2017 and another on the same day leaving JFK at 13:50 to Augusta, Maine. I'm coming in on a J1 visa and have been to the USA before but is 2 hours 40 mins enough time to do all the necessary baggage collection, baggage drop off and checking in etc.

     

    It's possible but leaves no time to spare.

     

  • AA Terminal 8 to Delta Terminal 4
    Feb 20, 2017
    2
    I am arriving at 13.05 with American from the UK at Terminal 8 and need to catch a Delta flight from Terminal 4 to Orlando at 15.55. Will there be enough time to collect bags, clear Immigration and check in at Terminal 4?

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

    Thank you - I'll re-visit plans!

     

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