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  • Layover for International Flight
    Oct 30, 2016
    We only have an 1:04 connection in JFK from TPA to catch a flight to Amsterdam. The flights are on the same reservation for KLM Royal Dutch (operated by Delta). Do we go through customs in TPA or JFK? And will we have enough time to catch our flight?


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4 where you depart.


  • Connecting time.
    Oct 30, 2016
    I'm flying to JFK from Montreal on Delta and will arrive in Terminal 4. I need to get to another flight Jet Blue Terminal 5 going to Punta Cana. How long to get from terminal 4 to 5? Do I need to clear security in terminal 5? Does an 1h between arrival and departing enough if I have no check bag?


    Yes, you have to go through security again in Terminal 5. I don't think 1 hour is enough time, even without a checked bag, even though you will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Montreal.


  • Denver JFK Doha Jet-blue to Qatar airways Connections
    Oct 30, 2016
    I am flying to Doha from Denver. Jet-blue Denver to JFK. JFK to Doha Qatar airways. Probably I have to go from Terminal 5 to terminal 7 or 8 in my connections. I have single ticket for me and my baggage. I have only carry on. I have wheelchair assigned tickets. How to connect JetBlue arrivals to Qatar Airways departure at JFK airport?


    In JFK your wheelchair pusher will take you from T5 to your departure terminal and through security and to your departure gate.


  • from New Orleans to JFK on jet Blue terminal 5 Then on Air China
    Oct 26, 2016
    I'm flying from New Orleans to JFK on jet Blue terminal 5 Then I fly out on Air China at terminal 1 to Beijing,China. Do I have to get my luggage and check in again going through security?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK, just take the AirTrain to Terminal 1 and go through security. however, if you purchased two separate reservations you will have to claim and re-check your bags.


    thanks a lot. Yes, I have the same reservation.


  • Antigua to JFK and then London
    Oct 26, 2016
    Hi, I'm arriving in JFK Terminal 5 by JetBlue from Antigua. I land at 8 PM and have a flight to London from Terminal 7 on British Airways. I wil have one checked in luggage. Do I have enough time to take the flight? Thanks


    You didn't post when your flight to London leaves, so I don't know if you have enough time. But with checked bags on two separate reservations you need 3 hours. Maybe you have a chance if you are on the 10:55 PM British Airways flight - it will be close. If you're on the 9:30 flight, no way.


    Oops.. yes I am taking the 10:55 Pm flight to London


  • Montreal - JFK - Orlando
    Oct 25, 2016
    We arrive from Montreal 8:57 at JFK and depart 11:05 to Orlando both on Delta, giving us about 2 hours to transfer. Do we have to collect our luggage? Do we have enough time? Thanks.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time. Note that you will arrive in Terminal 4 and depart from Terminal 2, Delta operates a shuttle inside security between T4 and T2.


  • manchester to orlando via jfk
    Oct 24, 2016
    i am flying with AA from Manchester UK to Orlando with a connection at JFK. I land at 1.30pm Terminal 8 and my connection flight with AA is at 2.55pm Terminal 8. Do i have to collect my checked bags at JFK and re check on Orlando flight. And do i have enough time from landing and flight take off to collect re check and board my connecting flight. slightly panicing here


    Yes, 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, go through security and to your departure gate. This is a very difficult connection, bordering on impossible.


  • arr Terminal 4, dep Terminal 2
    Oct 24, 2016
    I'm arriving from Toronto, on a Delta flight. This will be at Terminal 4. I have 1hr40 min to make my connection, another Delta flight, which departs from Terminal 2. Is this long enough? What's the fastest way to make this transition - I hear there is a shuttle? Where do I pick this up?


    Yes, that is enough time. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between T4 and T2. it is well marked and is also shown on the map on Delta.com You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.


  • JKF terminals and place to sleep
    Oct 24, 2016
    Hi. I am arriving into JFK Terminal 4 from London at 11pm at night. I then need to get a domestic delta flight from JFK to Atlanta from terminal 2 at 6am the next morning. Some questions: I assume i can grab a shuttle from terminal 4 to 2 but is this open 24 hours? Where is the best place to grab some shut eye for a couple of hours - is the lounge better in terminal 2 or 4? Finally, I am travelling on separate tickets so assume I need to obtain luggage and go through security etc again but would be good if someone can confirm. thanks


    The AirTrain runs 24 hours. However, you are best staying in Terminal 4 until security opens in Terminal 2 at about 4 AM. There is no where for you to stay in Terminal 2. You also won't be able to check your bags again with Delta until the morning.


  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 2
    Oct 25, 2016
    Hi Myself and a friend are arriving Terminal 5 at 13.20 from Dublin (Pre-cleared US customs and Immigraton in Dublin). Can we make a 14.55 Delta flight (probably from T2). Thanks for your help. Clive


    With checked baggage that would be very difficult. Without checked baggage it's possible but still risky.


    Thanks ZAP. Your comment has resolved our uncertainty and, as I am sure you know, certainty is the holy grail of air travel. Much appreciated. Clive


  • connecting at jfk from paris to las vegas
    Oct 23, 2016
    Hi there Arriving at Jfk form Paris at 16:05 what layover should i plan to travel to vegas ? 2/3/4 Hours ? Thx Dan


    If you are purchasing two separate reservations I would want 3-4 hours. If all tickets will be on the same reservation, 2-3 hours should be sufficient.




  • Transferring between LGA to JFK
    Oct 22, 2016
    Will land from Toronto via American Eagle at 8:03am then need to gather luggage and be at JFK for flight departing 10:40 for Johannesburg via SA airlines. Is this durable?


    LGA is a mess right now due to construction. I really don't think that's enough time realistically.


  • best meeting place for ground transport to NYC, between Term 5 & 8
    Oct 21, 2016
    Need to meet daughter arriving Term 5, 3:30. I arrive Term 8, 3:00 and need to claim baggage. Suggestions please. Also will need ground transport to NYC . Should I just wait in Baggage to meet /


    You could meet her in the Terminal 5 baggage claim or you could each take the airtrain to the transfer point to the Jamaica station where you transfer to the Subway or LIRR and meet her there.


  • Connection between 8 and 7
    Oct 22, 2016
    Hello, my flight arrives from Montreal to terminal 8 at 2:35pm and I have a new flight to Heathrow from terminal 7 to 6:35 pm. My booking is BA but first flight is AA... my questions is: Is it easy to move from 8 to 7? Thanks in advance for your help.


    Yes, you just have to take the AirTrain one stop from T8 to T7 and go through security. You have plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal.


    Thank you. Do you know if I must pick my luggage or it can transit directly


    You will not have to pick up your luggage in JFK.


  • help with transfer time
    Oct 20, 2016
    I am flying from Orlando to JFK then flying to Iceland. All of the flights are delta (or airfrance). Do I have to get my checked bags and go through security again? i will have approx 70 Min between flights. Is that sufficant time? thank you


    Both are Delta. You don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK on you way to Iceland, just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2 there is a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4 where you will depart.


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