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  • Luggage & Timing question
    Dec 20, 2016
    4
    Hi guys, I will be arriving from Casablanca at JFK's Terminal 1 with Royal Air Maroc and will be departing at Terminal 5 to Portland with Jetblue. I will only have 2h35 layover, is it enough? Also do I need to grab my luggage and drop it in T1 or take it with me to T5? Thanks so much

     

    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs. If it's two separate reservations you will have to take your bags with you to T5 to re-check. If it's one reservation then you can re-check your bags in T1. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    i't's one reservation, the 2 companies are interlined I believe, I'll just drop the bags in T1 and head to T5 to catch my flight. Thank you ZAP

     

    Dear all, can you answer please, do i need any transit visa if i change terminal? i'm flying from canada to europe visa JFK aiport. i need to change from terminal 4 to terminal 1

     

    Passo, what country are you a citizen of? If you are a citizen of a country that requires a visa to visit the US, then you need a visa to transit the US, whether you have to change terminals or not.

     

  • Time to transfer
    Dec 17, 2016
    1
    Arriving JFK at 3:30 pm via Delta and departing 5:30 via Aer Lingus. Will i have enough time?

     

    If your Delta flight is domestic it's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. If not, no.

     

  • Can I make this Connection?
    Dec 17, 2016
    1
    I have 10:27am flight to JFK that arrives at 12:21pm and then I have 41min layover connection for my Jetblue flight to LGB which leaves at 1:02pm.It is all on one tickect and on Jetblue. i will have 7 people traveling total. CLT - JFK - LGB.

     

    That is enough time if the first flight is on-time but it leaves no time to spare.

     

  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 1
    Dec 17, 2016
    3
    My mom will be arriving from Syracuse on 22nd Dec at JFK terminal 4. She has her connecting flight to New Delhi from JFK Terminal 1 with a 5 hour lay over. Will I be able to meet her during this time? Will she able to come out of security area if she has already checked in at Syracuse?

     

    Yes, she will have to come out of security to get to Terminal 1 but she will REALLY have to hurry to make her connection.

     

    even with 5 hour lay over? will i get an hour at least?

     

    Sorry, I thought you said she had a 1 hour layover. Yes, you will have at least 2-3 hours then.

     

  • DUB-JFK-MIA Delta Airline
    Dec 16, 2016
    3
    I am very sorry! By accident I deleted the email with your answer! We are traveling 18-Dec-16 from DUB arriving to JFK al 13:53 (terminal 4) and after departure (terminal 2) from JFK at 15:25 to MIA, all the route with Delta in the same booking and with suitcases. 1st time in JFK airport. Please could you help me with qq: is it enough time?, In which terminal do I do immigration, pick up suitcases, drop up suitcases, custom, bus, etc. Any suggestion?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin so all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta runs a shuttle inside security between Terminal 4 and Terminal 2.

     

    I have a Latin American passport and I am residence in Ireland... can I pre-clear US immigration and Custom in DUB?

     

    Everyone on flights from Dublin to the USA pre-clears in Dublin, regardless of citizenship.

     

  • Uber/Lyft
    Dec 16, 2016
    0
    Are Uber and/or Lyft services available on Christmas Day at JFK? What is fare to midtown Manhattan

     

  • Connecting Flight
    Dec 16, 2016
    4
    Hi, I will be arriving from Singapore at JFK's Terminal 8 at 1.25pm and will be departing at Terminal 8 at 2.59pm to Orlando. Do you think I have sufficient time and do I need to collect my luggage?

     

    They are both on a single booking

     

    There are no flights from Singapore to New York - what airline are you flying on your first flight and where is it stopping first?

     

    I am going from singapore - london - new york - orlando all in a single booking

     

    OK, so both flights are on American? If so you have just enough time. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate in JFK.

     

  • Alitalia MXP-JFK connection with AA JFK-LAX
    Dec 16, 2016
    1
    HI, I Will Land at Jfk at 4.25 pm with delta from Italy and my connection to LA Is with American Airlines at 8.00pm. I Will have enough time to pass the controls, pick up the bag, change terminal and recheck the suitcases ?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Do I have to go through customs twice?
    Dec 15, 2016
    1
    I am flying from Baltimore to London on Virgin Atlantic but the flight (both ways) stops in New York (JFK). Do I have to get off the plane at JFK, get my luggage, go back through the regular check in process and then get on the NY to London flight? Or is it like any other connection where my bags are just moved to the next flight and I can just go right to my next gate?

     

    In JFK on the way to Baltimore you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. On your way back to London all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate - there is no US Customs when leaving the US. Note that your flights between Baltimore and JFK will be operated by Delta.

     

  • AirBerlin ticket from Berlin to Orlando
    Dec 15, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm arriving with Airberlin to JFK Terminal 8 on December 21, 4pm with ESTA and leaving at 6 pm probably also from Terminal 8 to Orlando (AA). Do I have to get my luggage and check it again? Is this enough time for immigration? I have 1 reservation from AirBerlin for all flights. (If the flight from Berlin is delayd am I eligible to get a later flight ticket?)

     

    Yes, you have to 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. If you miss your connection, you will be rebooked on the next available flight, which is not until the following afternoon unless they send you through another AA hub.

     

  • enough time to connect ?
    Dec 13, 2016
    1
    Arriving with Jet Blue from Haiti at terminal 5 at 14.59 and leaving with Swiss at 19.25 from terminal 4. Do you think it is enough time ? thanks

     

    Yes, that should be enough time, even if the flights are on two separate reservations.

     

  • terminal connection
    Dec 12, 2016
    1
    How long will it take to connect from terminal 5 to terminal 1

     

    Physically getting between the two terminals takes 10-15 minutes on the AirTrain, but you will have to go through security again in Terminal 1.

     

  • Transfer from Terminal 4 to Terminal 5
    Dec 12, 2016
    1
    Arriving to JFK from Frankfurt at 11:15 am (Singapore Airlines) at Terminal 4 and leaving at Terminal 5 at 1:54 pm with Jetblue to San Juan, PR. Baggage cannot be checked through. Is this enough time for immigration (with ESTA), transfer to Terminal 5 and checking there? Thanks

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Delta single ticket from Brussels Transfer to Miami
    Dec 10, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm considering buying a ticket from Brussels to Miami with KLM (operated by DELTA - KL 6141 and KL 5408) which has a transfer time of 1 hour 38 minutes on JFK. I'm not eligible for Global Entry, just on Visa waiver. Will I have enough time to catch the connecting flight?

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Transfer from International to Domestic
    Dec 11, 2016
    3
    Am arriving to JFK from Dubai at 8:45pm (Emirates Airlines). Then planning to take the 11:10pm flight to Boston (Jet Blue). First - will i have to do immigration at JFK or Boston? Secondly, do i have enough time to catch the flight to Boston? Thanks.

     

    In JFK you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk (if your bags are tagged to Boston), then go to Terminal 5, through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly and everything is booked on one reservation.

     

    Thank you. What if the Boston flight is booked on a separate reservation? Thanks

     

    Then you will have to take your bags to the JetBlue ticket counter in Terminal 5 to re-check them, then go through security there.

     

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