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  • Terminal Connection domestic to international
    Jul 13, 2015
    We are flying into JFK from detroit at 7.30pm, connecting onto flight to heathrow london at 8.30pm. Its all booked on same eticket with delta. Will we have enough time to connect from terminals? Will our domestic delta flight arrive into terminal 4, same as our departing international flight? Thanks


    Yes, both flights will likely be in Terminal 4. You should have enough time if your flight from Detroit is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • time and the procedure
    Jul 13, 2015
    Hi, I am traveling from Costa Rica (LIR) to Atlanta (ALT) to JFK to Brussels with Delta all on one ticket . At JFK I have only 1 hour and 22 minutes. It is this enough time and what is the procedure.


    Yes, that should be enough time. At JFK all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. Delta runs a shuttle bus between Terminals 2 and 4 inside security if you need to change terminals. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Delta Connection
    Jul 13, 2015
    I am flying from Canada to JFK with Delta and arriving at 9:30 pm my flight for Iceland with Delta from JFK leaves the same night at 10:30 pm. Is it possible to make this connection with checked baggage ?


    Yes, it is possible. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Canada. All you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Jet Blue to AA
    Jul 11, 2015
    I will be flying from Rochester to JFK on Jetblue, then from JFK to Honolulu on American Airlines, and wondering if I will need to exit the terminal, and re-enter security, or if I can go directly to the next terminal without exiting security. Will they check my bags all the way through if it is on a separate ticket purchase? If not, I am considering carrying on my luggage the whole way if it would mean I didn't have to exit and re-enter security. But if I have to exit security to change terminals anyways, then I might as well check luggage and collect at baggage claim and then re-check. Any ideas?


    No, they will not check your bags through to AA. JetBlue and AA no longer have an interline baggage agreement. You will arrive in Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 8. They are not connected inside security. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 8.


    Does Delta have this interairline agreement with AA?


    Yes, but both tickets will have to be purchased on the same reservation in order for bags to be checked through.


  • Connecting flight
    Jul 10, 2015
    I am coming from toronto in AA flight landing at terminal 8. Have my next AA operated Etihadflight to abu dhabi after 2.5 hours fromterminal 4.. Will i make it? I have checked baggage too? Do i have to do immigration n customs?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If both tickets were purchased on the same reservation all you have to do in JFK is take the AirTrain from T8 to T4, get your Etihad boarding pass, and go through security. If you purchased two separate reservations you will just have to claim your bags from AA in T8 first before doing that, and re-check your bags with Etihad in T4. Either way you should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • 58 minute layover enough time?
    Jul 9, 2015
    Aer Lingus is advertising a flight from Syracuse, NY to Dublin, Ireland with a connection in JFK. The layover time is 58 minutes, but there are no terminals listed yet so we are trying to determine if this would be enough time for a connection? Thank you for the help!


    The first flight is probably on JetBlue. Both flights would be in Terminal 5. All you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. That would be enough time.


  • Delta Domestic to International
    Jul 9, 2015
    What's the chance of making a 1 hr 10 min connection from a domestic flight to an international flight on Delta? Seem like it's not really realistic to me, but the other option is a 6 hr layover (though that leaves time for Shake Shack at least!)


    It's definitely possible. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. If both flights are in 4 all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4.


  • International Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 time
    Jul 8, 2015
    I'm traveling on Turkish Air flight 1 arriving at Terminal 1 at 4:50pm (and from flight stats most likely an hour late) and need to get to Terminal 5 Jet Blue leaving at 8:02PM...can I make it?


    It's possible. Check in for your JetBlue flight online before you leave Turkey to save you some time in New York.


  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 5 (Delta/Jet Blue)
    Jul 8, 2015
    Do you have to go through security to change terminals? Trying to make connection from Delta arriving at 10:30 to Jet Blue departing at 11:22. Best I can tell Delta is Terminal 4, Jet Blue is 5.


    Yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal 5. With checked bags there is absolutely no chance of making this connection. With no checked bags you could possibly make it if your Delta flight is on-time (which is a huge if), you check in online for your JetBlue flight, and you absolutely sprint to the AirTrain to Terminal 5, to security, and to your gate. I would not attempt that connection.


  • Please Help! CPT > SCHIPOL / SCHIPOL > JFK / JFK > New Orleans
    Jul 6, 2015
    We plan on flying from Cape Town to New Orleans with KLM, all stops on 1 ticket, entering the US at JFK, do we need to collect our bags, go through customs and border control, go re-check them and then still have enough time to make our flight? What is the process like? Is it very stressful to get your bags and re-check them? Or do they check all of that on our last stop New Orleans?


    Yes, in JFK you will arrive in Terminal 4, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk immediately after. Then you will go through security and to your departure gate, which will also be in Terminal 4.


  • Connection time
    Jul 6, 2015
    Hello, my mom is traveling from Poland today. Her flight from Poland got delayed and she is not scheduled to land at 5pm with her connection flight on jet blue leaving at 6.33PM. She has a wheel chair and has to do immigration and customs. Does t speak much English.. Shall I change her connection flight


    If she is on two separate reservations, i would definitely recommend trying to change her second flight. If it is all one reservation they should take care of that for her. She may even make her connection (since she has wheelchair service to speed her through procedures and there's always a chance the second flight will be delayed too).


  • International to domestic connection time
    Jul 5, 2015
    Hi , we are travelling in late July to MCO via JFK all on ..and booked by American airways. We have a 1hr 50 window between the flights, will this be enough as I am now worried about the time taken to clear customs and security etc. we are travelling with checked baggage and an autistic child who really could do without the stress.


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Jul 3, 2015
    Hi, I am flying from Hong Kong to JFK on CX830, landing at 1:05 PM in T7. I'm debating whether to take the Delta flight leaving JFK T4 at 15:25. I have to clear immigration and customs then collect 1 bag , head to T4 check in my bag at Delta and go through security. I will be flying Business class on CX and plan to fly First Class on Delta. I will have separate tickets, and will have 1 checked bag and 1 carry-on. I am a UK citizen. Thanks


    slightly over 2 hours is possible if everything goes smoothly.


  • connecting turkish airlines flight to dom. american airlines flight
    Jul 4, 2015
    Hi, I am hoping for some good advice. I am flying from Istanbul to JFK on Turkish Airlines, landing at 11.20 am in T1, and have to catch a connection on American Airlines leaving JFK T8 at 15:20. I'm worried whether this 4 hours of connection time is enough to make it to second flight. I have to go through customs and borders first, then collect bags in that terminal, transit to T8, check in bags again at American Airlines plus go through security at T8? I am not a US citizen. I bought separate tickets, and I plan to check 1 bag and 1 backpack.


    4 hours should be enough time. Yes, you have the procedure correct.


    doing the same connection we are (9 of us) coming in on Turkish @4:50...LV from T1 @ 6:50. Can we get there in time?


    Jul 2, 2015
    I'm traveling VCE-JFK-AUS. My plane lands in JFK at 5:04 at terminal 4 and my connecting flight leaves at 7:25 at terminal 2. I have 2 checked bags and a carryon. Having never flown international before, is 2:21hrs enough time to make the connecting flight? Because its the last flight from JFK to AUS for the day.


    Yes, that should be enough time if your flight from Venice is on-time.


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