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  • Air France to Delta
    Jun 15, 2016
    Hello there. I have a question about connecting flights. I am arriving at JFK Terminal 1 from Amsterdam with Air France at 10.20am. I have a connecting flight with Delta at 12 noon (in either terminal 2 or 4). So I have an hour and 40 minutes between flights. My question is what happens if I have checked baggage? Do I have to pick it up when I land or is it loaded onto the next flight automatically? Will there be enough time for this or should I travel with carry on only (which is possible just a pain due to liquids). Thanks so much for your response. Kind regards, Annette


    Air France does not fly from Amsterdam to JFK. That flight will be operated by Delta or KLM and arrive in Terminal 4. Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. You barely have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thanks for your reply. It was extremely helpful. Sorry I should have said I am flying to JFK from Amsterdam via Paris. So I guess I will have even less time from what you have said. Thanks so much.


  • separate bookings--how much time to connect?
    Jun 13, 2016
    I'm flying Jet Blue from Syracuse to JFK, landing at 8;19 pm. My AirFrance flight to Paris leaves JFK at 11:30 pm. The bookings are separate. Seemed brilliant at the time. Do I have enough time, and how much depends on whether I check a bag I have to go retrieve? If this is too risky, I could pay the change fee on JetBlue but the previous flight is noonish.


    It's definitely possible if you don't check a bag and the JetBlue flight is on-time. If there's a delay or you check a bag it gets more difficult.


  • do I have enough time to catch my 430pm flight in terminal 4
    Jun 13, 2016
    I arrive into terminal 5 130pm. Need to collect luggage and goto to emirates in terminal 4 to check in with bags for 430pm dep flight to Dubai. Do I have enough time and best way to go to terminal 5


    Arrive on Aerolinas Argentina 8:30 travel to LA on Delta at 11:45on separate ticket---do I,have,to,go,thru,security again.


    Both of you barely have enough time. ***, the only way between terminals is the AirTrain. Bfc, Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, change terminals on the airtrain, re-check bags with Delta, and go through security.


  • jetblu to icelandair connection
    Jun 13, 2016
    Arriving JFK on Jetblu from Chicago in T5 and depart Icelandair T7. Must we pass through security again?


    Yes, you will have to go through security again in T7


    Thank you.


  • enough time for us and our bags to transfer?
    Jun 10, 2016
    I will be flying Delta 2574 from ATL. It lands at 4:08 and allows 2 hrs & 27 min layover before departing Delta 418 to Milan. Will this be enough time for us and our bags to transfer? Thanks!


    You don't need to do anything with your bags on your way to Milan. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. You just have to take the shuttle from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4 and go to your departure gate.


  • non US national flying in by BA from LHR and onwards to SFO
    Jun 10, 2016
    I am flying in from LHR by BA eta 18.05 (Terminal8) and then onwards to SFO @20.00 (same Terminal 8). Do I need to collect my bags, customs/immigration/security etc? is the two hours enough?.


    If you are arriving in T8 then both flights will be on American Airlines. Yes, in JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security. You should have just enough time.


  • TLV-JFK-AUS will I make it?
    Jun 10, 2016
    Hi, I'm flying Delta from TLV to JFK this Saturday, non-US citizen, 1 baggage to claim, layover of 1h 43m and then flying to AUS. Is the layover long enough to allow me to get to my AUS flight Would the airport give me any kind of priority in line? Thanks!


    There is no priority for short connections in the US. This is doable but very difficult. Prepare to be rerouted through another Delta hub such as Atlanta if you miss your connection.


  • Is an 1:40 enough connection time
    Jun 9, 2016
    arriving in JKF from CPH on DL arriving at 4:45 PM... leaving 6:25 PM on DL to MCO we have checked baggage and we do not have global entry Travel Date is Friday Aug 26th Is 1:40 enough connection time ?


    It's not impossible, but it's very difficult.


  • Terminal 2 to 4
    Jun 9, 2016
    Arriving JFK terminal 2 with 1 hour 15 minute until flight to Rome at terminal 4. Guess need to take shuttle. Do I go through security again and is this ample time to catch Rome flight?


    If you take the shuttle you don't have to go through security again in Terminal 4.


  • ORD-->JFK, JFK--> KEF (Iceland)
    Jun 8, 2016
    Flying Delta from O'Hare to JFK, then to Iceland. Have 90 minute layover. Leave in a few days and currently freaking out about missing my flight. This should be enough time, right?


    Yes, if both flights are on Delta then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4.


    thank you for your help!


    Jun 8, 2016
    Because of the french strike, I've just been put on an international Delta flight DL42 then DL 412, with a 1:35 layover in JFK. Will I have to get my luggage? Is it manageable? Will it be in Terminal 4? Thanks for your answer.


    No, you do not have to claim your bags, both flights should be in Terminal 4. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Making a connecting flight
    Jun 14, 2016
    I will be flying Boston to JFK, then onto France with one hour to connect. Both flights on Delta. Do I need to go through security again? Will I make it? I'm not familiar with this airport


    No, you do not have to go through security again. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. If you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4. You should have enough time.


    Have a flight from Minneapolis to Manchester through JFK. Land at 21.30 from MSN with my flight to Manchester leaving at 22.45. I will check my luggage through but I'm worried about connection time and security and immigration. I'm not a US citizen. Can you help please


  • 3.5 hours for Customs and Terminal change
    Jun 7, 2016
    Arriving from Buenos Aires at 9:55am. Can I make a 1:30pm flight to Phoenix with a terminal change? Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 8
    Jun 7, 2016
    I am flying to JFK from RDU on Delta flight 4066 and have to change to Air Berlin flight 7249. I have a 4 hour 40 minute layover. How would I go about getting to terminal 8?


    You take the AirTrain. You have enough time.


    I'm just confused as to where the AirTrain stop is, is there one outside of the baggage claim? I've never been to JFK.


    Yes, it is outside security, the way to it is very well marked.


  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 4
    Jun 7, 2016
    My son will be flying on JetBlue from Boston, then on to Milan on Emirates Airline (both legs of the trip booked together via Emirates). His layover at JFK is 3 hours and 40 minutes. Will he have to go through security at JFK? Is this enough time?


    Yes, he will have to go through security again in Terminal 4. He has enough time.


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