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  • Connecting with Delta from Quebec City
    Feb 13, 2016
    We are flying from Quebec City to Seattle, changing in JFK and all on Delta, all on one ticket. However, I don't think that Quebec has US Immigration, so I think we will have to do that when we get to JFK. The time between flights is 1h30m, is that enough?


  • T4 to T7 connection
    Feb 12, 2016
    Arriving Virgin America T4 from LAX at 10pm, departing Ukraine Intl Airline T7 at 12:30am to KBP. Both flights on same reservation, have check-in baggage. Return: Arriving Ukraine Intl Airline T7 from KBP at 2:20pm, departing Virgin America T4 at 4:59pm to LAX. Do I have enough time for connection? What exactly do I have to go through? What can I do in advance to save time at the JFK? I have 3 kids with me and really need to plan ahead. Thank you.


  • Do I have enough connection time between terminals 4 and 8 at JFK
    Feb 11, 2016
    I arrive at T4 at 9:22am (AA 2042) and depart T8 at 10:40am(SA204)


    You have your terminals backwards. AA uses Terminal 8 so you will arrive there. You will depart from Terminal 4. Are both of your tickets on the same reservation? If not everything will have to go perfectly for you to make this connection in time if you have checked bags as you will have to claim them from AA in T8 and take them to T4 to re-check with South African.


    Actually, I misread that, i thought you had a little over 2 hours when in fact you have a little over 1 hour. If you are on two separate reservations you have NO chance of making this.


    My bags will be checked through to Johannesburg - sorry forgot to mention this.


    Then you should have enough time. You will just have to take the AirTrain from T8 to T4 and go through security.


  • terminal 4 to terminal 1
    Feb 11, 2016
    I am flying Delta. Arriving Term 4 and departing Term 1. Do I have to exit the secure area to catch the Air Train and then go back through security at Term 1? And is the Air Train the best way to make the transfer? Thank you.


    Yes you have to exit security and go back through. You can either take the air train to terminal 1 or take the Delta shuttle from T4 to T2 and walk to T1. Very short walk


  • Travel between 2 terminals
    Feb 10, 2016
    We are arriving at terminal 5 by Jet Blue flight and have an Emirites flight from Terminal 4. Layover period of 4 hours, how do we make the transit between the terminals


    The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security.


  • Security between terminals
    Feb 10, 2016
    Hi. I am arriving AA from S Thomas in terminal 8 and would like to see my grandmother off on her way to Israel same day, she's flying EL Al. Would love to meet her at her gate. Can I get from one terminal to the other without a boarding pass?


    No, you cannot and Terminal 8 is not connected to any other terminals inside security.


    Thank you!


  • Enough time to connect?
    Feb 10, 2016
    I arrive from SLC at 7:08 a.m.; Depart for Aruba at 8:35 a.m. Does anyone know: 1) Is that enough time, 2) will I have to take the tram, and 3) will I have to claim my luggage in between flights? Thanks in advance.


    What airlines are you flying? I can't help you without that information.


  • between terminals
    Feb 10, 2016
    Hey Im coming in JFK from Dubai and would like to go on a flight on JetBlue to Miami.. Seperate tickets and both are on the same terminal.. I will be arriving at 8:30 am a) how long will it take to get off a plane and go to the other b) will i have to go through security again c) does JFK have a duety free thank you


    They are not in the same terminal. You will arrive in Terminal 4 and JetBlue departs Terminal 5. I would leave 3 hours between flights. You will not be able to shop for duty free on your way to Miami - You can only purchase duty free when you are departing on an international flight. Yes, before your flight to Miami you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5, re-check your bags with JetBlue and go through security.


  • ATL - JFK -MAN 53 mins connection
    Feb 9, 2016
    Flying delta via jfk - is 53 mins enough time to connect from landing to departing ?


    Yes, but there is a chance you could arrive in Terminal 2. You will depart from Terminal 4. Delta has a shuttle bus inside security between terminals, but you will have no time to spare if you arrive in Terminal 2.


  • T4 domestic to T4 International - 1 hour connection
    Feb 9, 2016
    Hi there, looking through comments however still uncertain.. I have 1 ticket, all Delta. Coming in from PHL to JFK T4, departing to TLV from T4 as well. Connection time is 1 hour 10 minutes. Possible? Or should I insist with Delta on an earlier flight from PHL? Thank you!


    Yes, that is possible. There is no US Customs when departing the US. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting flight
    Feb 9, 2016
    I will arrive from Japan with Japan Airlines at 6:25 pm. My connecting flight to Toronto is with American Airlines at 7:55 pm. Would this be enough time to make the connection?


    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. You will arrive in Terminal 1, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to Terminal 8, go through security, and to your departure gate. if anything goes wrong you will be stuck at JFK overnight.


  • Connecting Flights
    Feb 9, 2016
    Our flight is from Istanbul to LAX via JFK. We will travel with Delta Airlines and both tickets are on the same reservation. In JFK the layover is 2 hour 35 minutes. 1_ Is this time enough to catch our next flight? 2_Do we need to pass passport control? 3_Do we need to claim our bags and so do we need to clear customs and recheck our bags? 4_If the answer is yes for the above questions, Delta has some special terminal or process for the passengers like us? I mean is not time schedule is little bit tight to achieve all these steps on time. The return flight is LAX-JFK-IST. And layover time is 1 Hour 4 Minutes. Again Delta and one reservation. So how about this time, will we manage to catch our flight?


    In JFK you will arrive in Terminal 4, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. you have enough time. Roughly half of the people on your flight will be connecting to other Delta flights. On your return all you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Connection time
    Feb 8, 2016
    I'm travelling to London via JFK from St Maarten with a 2 hour window, with Delta Airlines, is this plenty of time?


    Yes, that should be just about enough time. Both flights will be in Terminal 4. 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.


  • Connecting flights
    Feb 7, 2016
    My husband and I are flying into JFK from Toronto with West Jet , we land at 8:10 and our connecting flight on Delta airlines leaves at 8:35, do we have to clear customs? Do we have to recheck our bags or do they get transferred planes? Do we have enough time?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. Also Westjet does not fly from Toronto to JFK. If that flight is indeed Toronto-JFK it will be operated by Delta. Even though both flights are Delta this is a very difficult connection.


  • Connection at JFK
    Feb 6, 2016
    I will arrive from Moscow with Aeroflot on February 16 at 5:30 pm. My connecting flight to Portland is with Delta at 7:35 pm. I have only 2 hours to make it, is this enough?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation that should be enough time.




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