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  • ARN - JFK - CHS
    May 12, 2016
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    I have Delta flight arriving from Stockholm to JFK at 11.05AM and a connecting Delta flight to Charleston SC at 01.40PM (2,35h layover). Do you know what terminals are likely to be used, and if that connection is reasonable to make? I assume that we will have to claim our luggage and go through customs/immigration? I should mention that the flights are on one ticket. Thanks in advance!

     

    You will both arrive in Terminal 4 and depart from Terminal 2. I think you have enough connection time. Yes, you will have to claim your bags to take them through US Customs then immediately re-check them at the re-check desk.

     

  • 3 hours connection time T8 to T4. Enough?
    May 12, 2016
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    Hi, I am arriving from Helsinki, Finland at 3.50 pm at terminal T8. My connecting flight to Atlanta is from T4 at 7.25 pm. They are separate tickets flights and I am travelling with both carry on and checked baggage. Is the time enough for the transfer or do I need to be prepared to rush? Also this is my first flight to the US. So could someone guide me with the steps in making the transfer. Thanks in advance.

     

    You should have enough time. You will arrive in T8, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs. Then take the AirTrain to Terminal 2 or 4 (Delta uses both for domestic flights to Atlanta), check your bags, with Delta, then go through security, and to your departure gate.

     

  • Int connection time
    May 11, 2016
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    Arriving from UK 15:38 with Delta Need to make a connection departing with AA to Bermuda at 17:25 I'll be travelling hand baggage only. Would this be a disaster? any advice appreciated. ta

     

    Yes, I don't think that would be reasonably possible, even without checked bags. Security lines in JFK are really bad right now.

     

  • Domestic flight connecting to an international
    May 11, 2016
    1
    Hi there, my mother arrives in a delayed flight from Columbus (CMH) at 3:36 PM to terminal 8 and has to recheck bags and get on her flight to Buenos Aires (EZE) that departures from terminal 7 at 4:10 PM. She's only got 35 minutes. Can she do it? Can she request to go to the top of the line at security?

     

    That's pretty much impossible.

     

  • T 1 to T4
    May 11, 2016
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    Landing 4.45 PM on T1 coming from Paris by DL. Need to catch an intl flight departing 7.30 PM from T4 by DL. Is there enough time for immigration, baggage collection, baggage check in etc?

     

    Delta flights don't arrive in Terminal 1. However, if your flight is operated by Air France it will arrive in Terminal 1. You should have just enough time for your connection.

     

  • Delta Int Terminal 4 to Delta Terminal 2
    May 11, 2016
    1
    I am flying Venice, Italy to JFK arriving 4:45pm Terminal 4 and then JFK to Denver leaving 6:30pm Terminal 2, both on Delta. Will there be a problem?

     

    Yes, that is a very difficult connection. It's not impossible, but everything has to go perfectly in order for you to make it.

     

  • Terminal 4 Connecting flights
    May 10, 2016
    2
    Hi, I'm travelling from India through Emriates and arriving in JFK terminal 4 at 8.50 am. I've a connecting flight to MSP at 11.25 am in terminal 4 itself. Will that time be enough? Please let me know the steps to be followed between my arrival at JFK and departure of the connecting flight. Thanks in advance.

     

    What airline are you flying to MSP? Upon arrival you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, if your bags are not checked to MSP you will then have to take your bags to the check-in counter of the airline you are flying to MSP and go throughs ecurity and to your departure gate. This is a doable but difficult connection.

     

    Thank u... Sun country airline to MSP

     

  • Jet Blue to Emirates connection
    May 10, 2016
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    Hello! We will be flying in on Jet Blue arriving at 1:08pm and then flying out on Emirates at 4:30. These are separate tickets, but we are working on packing backpacks and not checking bags. Will this be enough time? I should also have my TSA precheck KTN by then, the husband already has his. Thank you in advance!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to take the AirTrain from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4, get your Emirates boarding passes if you don't already have them, and go through security.

     

  • Delta Terminal 2 to Virgin America Terminal 4
    May 10, 2016
    1
    I am flying from BOS to JFK arriving at 10:13am in Terminal 2 and have a flight on Virgin America terminal 4 departing at 11:50am. I booked these separately, but will check in online and do not have checked luggage. How do I transfer? Is this enough time?

     

    It is possible if your flight from Boston is on-time. Delta has a shuttle bus inside security from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4 that you can take. It arrives into the Delta gate area of Terminal 4, but you can walk inside security to the Virgin America gates.

     

  • ATL to JFK, JFK to Dublin
    May 9, 2016
    1
    Flying from ATL to JFK arrive 8:15pm terminal 2. Flying to Dublin from terminal 4 10:10jpm departure. Taking only carry on; no checked bags. How do I get to terminal 4? Do I have to go through security at terminal 4? Do I have enough time to make my connection?

     

    Delta has a shuttle bus inside security from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4. You don't have to go through security if you take the shuttle. You have enough time.

     

  • ORD-JFK-TLV
    May 9, 2016
    1
    Arriving in JFK at 5:59 PM on American from Chicago. I'll be traveling with a tour group on a separate reservation to TLV on Delta departing at 11:59. The rules of the tour require me to meet them in T4 four and a half hours before the flight. Will I have enough time in the event of a delay in Chicago?

     

    Yes, the flight could be delayed up to an hour and you'd still probably be OK.

     

  • SNN - MOB connection at JFK
    May 9, 2016
    1
    Hello, I arrive on Delta (Aug 2nd) from Shannon Ireland and have 1 hour 25 mins to get a connection to Atlanta. I don't know the Terminal numbers yet. Have I enough time to make the connection (all Delta flights)?

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 4 and depart from Terminal 2 or 4. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Shannon and you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in JFK. If you depart from Terminal 2, Delta has a shuttle inside security from Terminal 4 to 2.

     

  • Arrive from Shannon; connect for Atlanta
    May 9, 2016
    2
    Hello there. I arrive from Shannon Irl at 1355hrs and depart for Atlanta at 1530hrs. I don't know what terminals. Is there sufficient time ?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Shannon. What airlines are you flying? If both flights are Delta that should be enough time.

     

    Thank you. All Delta flights. Ignore my repeated question and thank you again.

     

  • T-8 Int to Domestic
    May 9, 2016
    1
    We are flying into JFK from LHR on Jun 30 with American Airlines both flights. We land at 1:00 pm and go to Florida at 2:59 pm. I have two questions. Do we have enough time to clear customs and checked bags? We are travelling Business Class does that give us any line perks? Thanks

     

    You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, you can use the priority security line when going through security prior to your flight to Florida.

     

  • connect from Delta terminal 4 to terminal 2
    May 12, 2016
    3
    I will be returning fro a flight from Paris in late evening on Delta . I would presume that will be terminal 4. I will have a separate ticket to return back to Buffalo from JFK . Do you know which terminal I wold most likely depart from to return to Buffalo. It would be a morning flight at 8AM.We will stay in the terminal overnight because we are arring at Jfk at like 9:30 PM. How do I connect to terminal 2.

     

    Your flight to Buffalo will also depart from Terminal 4. You won't be allowed into the secure area until the next morning, about 4:30 AM.

     

    Very helpful. Thank you so much. We will just park ourselves where we can in the terminal. Seeing we will be flying Delta, and check in is usually 24 hours in advance, I can check in once we arrive.

     

    Next question. Seeing we will arrive and leave from the same terminal: Our trip to and grom JFK is a separate ticket fornm our Europwean ticket, which is part of a trip package that had...for real...free airfare from JFK. It just so occurred that they used Delta, which is my usual airline So, if we spen the night in the terminal and do not have checked bags, do we somehow go through a security check (walking out at one the areas and coming back in, or are we ok as long as we are ticketed? If we check a bag can it be rechecked after customs and then where would we wait in the terminal until our morning flight.

     

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