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  • Connecting Flight
    Jul 10, 2014
    1
    I'm arriving JFK at 06:00 hrs via cathay pacific. Connecting flight, JetBlue, to CHS at 07:45 hours. I have just a carry on. Is 1 hour and 45 minutes sufficient for me to go through custom and transfer from terminal 7 to terminal 5? Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time, especially considering you will have no checked baggage. To save time you can also check in to your JetBlue flight on-line before leaving Hong Kong.

     

  • would i make it?
    Jul 11, 2014
    4
    Hi, i'm flying into JFK on august 3rd at 15-50 pm to terminal 8, my flight from JFK to Miami is at 18-39 pm i dont know which terminal? would i be able to make it? Do i have to go through US customs in JFK?

     

    Where are you flying into JFK from? What airline are you flying to Miami? I can't answer your questions without that information.

     

    Im flying to JFK from Helsinki by Finnair Im then travelling to Miami with Delta (they said it would be terminal 2 or 4)

     

    Yes, you unfortunately won't know what terminal your Miami flight will use until the day before. (you can check-online at Delta.com). You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs in Terminal 8. If your purchased tickets together and your bags are tagged through to Miami you can then re-check them in Terminal 8, otherwise you will have to take them with you to T2 or T4 via the airtrain and check them at the Delta counter there (and pay a checked bag fee). Then you will go through security and to your departure gate. Note that if you end up in the wrong Delta terminal, you can still go through security there as Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between T2 and T4.

     

    Thanks for your answer! But would 2 hours 50 minutes be enough?

     

  • Minneapolis to JFK to Phnom Penh
    Jul 9, 2014
    1
    I'm flying in on Sun Country arriving at JFK at 10:34am and then flying out again on Asiana at 1pm. Do you foresee any problems with this?

     

    It should be doable as long as your sun country flight isn't heavily delayed. You will have to transfer your bags yourself from Sun Country to Asiana.

     

  • JFK-SFO with Delta
    Jul 9, 2014
    1
    Hi, I am arriving from Tel Aviv to JFK on Saturday 5:11 AM. I have the next flight to SFO (both booked together via 1 reservation at Delta) at 7:00 AM. Will I be able to make it? TNX!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in Terminal 4 where you will clear US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with Delta. Then you will go to the departure level and go through security and to your departure gate which will also be in Terminal 4.

     

  • connecting flight from rome to toronto
    Jul 9, 2014
    1
    flying from Rome to Toronto with a connecting flight at JFK..tickets were booked together and are with British Airways..both will be in T8... I have 1:40 min ... is this enough time and will I have to collect my checked bags and recheck them?

     

    Both flights will be operated by American. Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with American, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate. You will go through Canadian Immigration and Customs when you get to Toronto. You should have enough time but there's very little extra time in case of delays.

     

  • Checked baggage transfer from terminal 2 to terminal 4
    Jul 8, 2014
    1
    Hi. we have a connecting flight from terminal to terminal 4 run by delta. Will they transfer my checkin luggage or do I have to take to terminal 4 with me. I am concerned as layover is just 1hr 37

     

    Yes, your bags should be transferred automatically. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between T2 and T4 so if your inbound flight is on-time you should have plenty of time for your connection.

     

  • Transfer time
    Jul 5, 2014
    1
    I'm arriving JFK at 15.00 hrs via Qatar Airways. Connecting flight, JetBlue, to CLT at 17.00 hours. Do I need to recheck in my checked in baggage? Is 2 hour sufficient including security check-in? What the terminals involved for QA and JetBlue to CLT at 17.00 hours?

     

    You will arrive at Terminal 8 and depart from Terminal 5. On arrival, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. Note: If you bought both flights on one ticket, your bags thereafter will be automatically transferred; if not, you need to take your bag along and re-check it in at T5. To get to T5, look for the signs to 'Airline Terminals Train' and board the train at T8 - next stops: T7 & T5. On arrival at T5, you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. You have enough transfer time.

     

  • Connection between Terminal 5 and 1
    Jun 28, 2014
    2
    My JetBlue flight from Charlotte arrives around 09:40 pm and my Korean Air flight to Seoul departs at 12:50, my baggage is checked through from Charlotte (JetBlue-Korean Air has a interline agreement). Will I have enough time considering security etc. BTW it will be on a Tuesday night.-Thanks

     

    Yes you have plenty of time for transfer. On arrival, look for the 'Airline Terminals Train' sign and take the train to T1 (running counter-clockwise - your next stops after T5, are T7, T8 & T1. On arrival at T1, you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.

     

    Thanks sajun14...that takes a world of worry me!

     

  • Luggage Storage by Terminal 7
    Jul 2, 2014
    1
    We are arriving to JFK at Terminal 5 at 8:00 am and departing at 2:10 pm via Terminal 7 to Iceland. We would like to collect our bags and store them so we can escape JFK for a few hours. Any suggestions on a close location to store them? Are there any services that will check them early? Thanks!

     

    Did you receive an answer ? I am very interested too. Thanks !

     

  • ATL-JFK-KEF
    Jun 27, 2014
    1
    I am getting married in Iceland in May 2015 and Delta does not fly there but from June to Sept so I will be flying from Atlanta to JFK (Delta) then flying Icelandair to Reykjavik. How much time do I need to leave in between flights going each way? Also, I'm assuming I'll have to go get my bags from baggage claim at JFK and go back through security or can I check them all the way through from Atlanta?

     

    Icelandair and Delta do have an interline baggage agreement, however, for your bags to be transferred you will need to book the tickets together on one reservation. Even if your bags are transferred you will have to exit security, take the AirTrain to Terminal 7, get your IcelandAir boarding pass, and go through security to make your transfer. I would want at least 2.5 hours for such a transfer.

     

  • Connection between T4 and T2
    Jun 24, 2014
    2
    My flight from Frankfurt lands in JFK at 4:40pm by Delta and the only flight left to go back home to Charlotte NC is at 6:15pm (with Delta too). I only have 90 minutes. Is this enough time to go through custom, get my luggage, re-check them in and get on the flight?

     

    It's barely enough time. Lucikly the Charlotte flight is more likely to be delayed departing than your Frankfurt flight will be arriving.

     

    Thank you for the info! I will make sure to hurry and pray the flight to Charlotte will be late. LOL. :)

     

  • Connecting within Terminal 4?
    Jun 24, 2014
    1
    I have a flight connection within terminal 4. Flight from Seattle gets in at 9.48pm (ET) at Terminal 4, Gate B34 and my flight to Amsterdam leaves at 10.55pm (ET) from Terminal 4, no gate yet. Is this feasible? I've looked at other comments and don't think I'll have to hit security, but is transferring like this within a terminal quicker?

     

    Yes, transferring within the same terminal is quite easy. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Check in time
    Jun 23, 2014
    1
    My flight from London lands in JFK at 7:05pm. The only available flight to go back home to Austin, TX is at 8:59pm. Is this enough time to get my luggage, re-check them in and get on the flight?

     

    Yes, that is a reasonable connection time considering that both of your flights will be in Terminal 8.

     

  • MU connections at JFK
    Jun 19, 2014
    0
    Will be flying into Terminal 1 Sept on China Eastern from Shanghai and need to connect on another China Eastern flight but operated by Delta to Miami at terminal 4. Can anyone help walk me through the procedure.1. Can bags be dropped off after customs at T1? 2. Do I take the skytrain or will there be a transfer shuttle? 3. Do I need to check in again at terminal4? Airline office in manila (MU and DL) seem to be unsure of answers so if anyone has gone through this with China Eastern, this would be most helpful.

     

  • T1 - T5 connection
    Jun 28, 2014
    1
    Hi there! I am flying from Europe to JFK with Lufthansa.And I am landing at JFK TERMINAL 1 at 7:50pm.My next flight to CHICAGO is at 9:45pm with Jet Blue TERMINAL 5.So its only 1hour 55 minutes layover.Will it be enough to go trought custum,take laguagge and check in again? Can I skip Custum and do it in Chicago?Advices? Thanks!

     

    No, you cannot skip customs and do it in Chicago. You will barely have enough time for your Transfer.

     





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