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I want to buy a Miami-Barcelona Delta ticket and it has a 1h 26m layover in JFK is that time enough to catch the JFK-BCN flight? Thanks
What airlines?
I mentioned it, you probably missed it: Delta all the way. Thanks
Yes, that is enough time. all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. if you arrive in Terminal 2, it is connected to Terminal 4 where you depart inside security by a shuttle bus.
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Hi there,

We have the option of flying Dublin - Heathrow - JFK - Lima with a 2h 35m layover in Heathrow and a 3h 25m layover in JFK. We land in JFK at 8pm.

Do you think that the time in JFK would be enough to get through immigration & customs etc. We can avail of the ESTA system so I believe that speeds things up however we unfortunately can't do pre-clearance in Ireland because we're flying via Heathrow.

We're flying American Airlines the whole way too but not sure if we need to collect the luggage at JFK and run through Customs again or not. I'm hoping this is an IFI itinerary.

Our alternative option is Dublin - Philadelphia - Miama - Lima but that option has a 7 hour layover in Miami so the first option is preferable.

Your advice would be most appreciated.
Yes, that should be enough time. In JFK you will have to claim your bags to go through customs, then re-check them at the re-check desk.
Greetings. Arriving at JFK terminal 5 on jet blue at 0830 leaving for Guangzhou on China Air from terminal 4 at 1115. I'll have to collect and re-check bags. Do I have sufficient time? Will I have to go through tsa security after collecting bags? Thank you!
That is very difficult. you will have to go through security again in Terminal 4 after you re-check your bags with Air China (there is no "China Air").
My apologies, i should get my airlines straight before asking for advice. My carrier is China Southern but I don't think that changes your response? Thanks again!
Correct, that doesn't change the response.
I am traveling from RDU to JFK on one Delta ticket and then traveling from JFK to FCO on separate Delta ticket. Carry on only. Will I need to go thur security in JFK. Not sure which terminal. I have long layover so not concerned with time. Thank you for your help.
You will not have to go through security in JFK. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. 2 and 4 are connected inside security by a train. Make sure to try to check in online for your Rome flight before leaving Raleigh.
Arrive from London on Delta at 3:42pm.
Leave to Orlando on Delta at 7:25 pm
Need to claim and recheck my bag.
Is this enough time?
Are they in the same terminals?
Yes, that is plenty of time. You will arrive in Terminal 4 and depart from terminal 2 or 4.
My wife will be visiting me in Canada this summer.

She's a Russian citizen, with a valid Canadian visa, but does not have a valid U.S. visa.

Assuming she takes this flight, would a valid visa be required for her to pass via JFK for her international flight connection?

Fri, 18 Aug
YUL 2:25pm 2:25PM to SVO 11:35am 11:35AM
Arrives Sat, 19 Aug
14h10m, 14 hours 10 minutes, 1 stop: JFK
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Yes, she will need a US Transit Visa
Our American Airlines flight gets into Terminal 8 at 3:40 pm, and our Aer Lingus flight leaves terminal 5 at 6:30 pm. Will this be enough time to have a checked bag?
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will be flying from CHS to JFK on delta then from JFK to EDI on American. If I check a bag, will I have to claim it and go back through security? On the return trip will 2 hrs be enough time to do it all again?
Yes, you will have to claim your bag from Delta, take it to American in T8 on the airtrain, re-check it and go through security. On the return trip 2 hours is not enough because you will also have to go through US Immigration and customs.
Hi I am flying into JFK terminal 4 on emirates and have a connection on sun country again from terminal 4. My ticket is booked through from Dubai to Minneapolis and I have 2 hr 45 mins transit. Will i have sufficient time to pass through customs and be in time for my connection? Also do indeed to collect my luggage? Kindly advise thx
Yes, you will have to claim your bags to bring them through customs then re-check them with Sun Country at their check-in desk. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
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