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  • Connecting flight in JFK to international plane
    Dec 8, 2013
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    I'm going on a Jetblue flight from Rochester NY to JFK, and then have a 6 hour layover, and will be taking an international flight from JFK. Will I be able to meet a friend in the neighborhood during the layover, or is that not allowed? I don't mind going through security again.

     

    Yes, you can go wherever you want as long as you get back to JFK 90-120 minutes before your intl flight.

     

  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 8
    Dec 5, 2013
    2
    I am getting into JFK terminal 4 from Phoenix at 630 via Delta. I am planning on buying another domestic flight via American Airlines which is Terminal 8. Do I need to go through security again or can I just hop on the AirTrain? The next flight is at 8 Thanks

     

    I will just have my carry on bags with me

     

    You will have to go through security again as the AirTrain runs outside security. Make sure to check in online for your AA flight before you leave Phoenix. You should be OK as long as your first flight is on-time, bu things at JFK frequently are not on-time.

     

  • Bon Fire Restaurant
    Dec 3, 2013
    0
    Food is ok. But we asked for some boiled water for our baby food so that the water would be sterilised and instead of saying this was not possible due to US regulations or providing the water a little later after it had cooled sufficiently the staff simply said they could not boil water! The manager was even less courteous and professional....we had a terrible experience, surprising given the excellent service we received in the rest of the USA with our baby.

     

  • T8 to T4
    Dec 2, 2013
    4
    Hi I arrive to JFK with American Airlines at 11:45 terminal 8 from Toronto Pearson (already cleared U.S. customs in Toronto), I am a first time solo flyer and am a bit nervous about messing up my connection. my next flight is an EL AL flight from terminal 4 to Tel Aviv at 6pm. I know I got enough time to make this connection (no kidding) lol but I'm not sure where exactly to go

     

    correction I get into jfk at 12:45

     

    All you have to do is claim your baggage from American and take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train to Terminal 4. It is clearly marked. The El Al check-in counter may not be open yet when you get to T4 so you'll have some time to kill.

     

    Everything is under one ticket... Do I still need to pick up my baggage if it's under one ticket?

     

    In that case, no you shouldn't. AA and El Al have an interline agreement and should be able to check your bag through to Tel Aviv, the last time you will have to touch it is in pre-clearance in Toronto.

     

  • Arriving from LHR on BA and connecting with Delta to Charleston
    Nov 26, 2013
    2
    Hi, I will be traveling from London via JFK in early December. My flight from London is with BA arriving at 2:25 pm and I will be connecting with Delta at 6:30 pm. The tickets were purchased separately. I would greatly appreciate any information as to how to best make the connection and if I have enough time to do so. Thank you so much.

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 7 where you will go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, and go through US Customs. You will then have to take your baggage on the JFK AirTrain/Air Terminals Train to Terminal 2 where you will check-in with Delta and go through security. You should have plenty of time.

     

    Great! Thank you.

     

  • connecting flights
    Nov 21, 2013
    1
    arriving from Montreal via American Airlines, terminal 8, leaving from terminal 4 via Emirate Airlines 90 min later, how do I connect

     

    ZAP were your tickets bought on the same reservation? If not you need to book an earlier flight on American - you will not have enough time for your connection. You get between the two terminals via the JFK AirTrain/Air Terminals train which runs outside security. 90 minutes is not enough time to claim bags from American, take the AirTrain, check in with Emirates, and go through security, especially considering that JFK is very delay-prone.

     

  • Raleigh to Amsterdam via JFK
    Nov 13, 2013
    4
    Hi, I will be travelling to Amsterdam via JFK soon. My flight operated by Delta should arrive in at 14.56 on a saturday and my connecting flight also operated by delta leaves at 16.40. I am first time solo flyer so am a bit scared of connections! Im wondering if that is enough time to be able to do it successfully, and what steps I need to go through to have a smooth transition? I am from the UK if that helps (or hinders) Thanks!

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 4. Delta runs a shuttle bus that runs inside security between these two terminals. All you will have to do is take the shuttle bus between the two terminals and go to your gate. You should have enough time.

     

    Thanks for your help (on both my questions) - From your response I won't have to get my baggage (or go through customs, presumably because the flight is from the US to the US)?

     

    Yes, you won't have to do anything with your baggage in JFK and that is the reason why.

     

    Thanks for your help

     

  • im in transit for 3 hours from air canada to american airlines
    Nov 3, 2013
    1
    IM nerver been in JFK and I go whit my daughter of 3 years ,please help. I read that is terminal 7 to terminal 8

     

    Yes, Air Canada Express operates into Terminal 7 and American operates from Terminal 8. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • Connection from Emirates(International) to Delta (Domestic)
    Oct 29, 2013
    1
    Hi- My parents are travelling to US next week in Emirates and reaching JFK at 1:30 PM. They have a connection flight to Pittsburgh at 19:30 through Delta in Terminal 2( DL 2931). The ticket is booked in a single booking. So i have couple of questions a) can my parents drop the checkin baggage in the delta counter outside the international terminal? b) Is there an option for airline assistance which they can opt to take from International terminal to DElta terminal as they are travelling first time Thanks in advance

     

    Delta will not have a counter in Terminal 1, however, if their bags are checked through to PIT they can drop their bags at the International re-check desk after they clear customs in T1. Emirates will probably have someone greeting the flight who can probably get them directions to Terminal 2 in their native language. They will also have to get their Delta boarding passes once they get to T2.

     

  • T4 to terminal t2 delta conections from uk to canada
    Oct 23, 2013
    3
    Hi I'm traveling with delta from the uk to Canada Quebec. I have to change in jfk. I land at t4 at 16.10 and my flight to Quebec leaves from t4 at 1800. I will have checked bags. Is this enough time and what the quickest way to get from t4 to t2 ? Thanks for the help

     

    Sorry ment to say arrives t4 departs t2

     

    On arrival at JFK you will need to go through passport check, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance & re-check-in your bag where indicated. The Delta shuttle bus will take you to Terminal 2. You have enough time.

     

    Alternatively, since you will already be outside security after re-checking your bag, you take the AirTrain to T2 and go back through security there.

     

  • do I have to take an airtrain from termenal 4 to termenal 1?
    Oct 22, 2013
    3
    Hello there I'll be flighing from mco to jfk and arrive at 2:14 pm then I have to collect lagages and head to termenal 1 to cach a flight on the saudia airlines how would I transfer please? Do I have to take an airtrain with my bags? Help please and thanks alot.

     

    I forgot to mention I will be arriving with delta from termenal 4 then to termenal 1 thanks

     

    Your MCO-JFK flight may actually arrive in Terminal 2. If your tickets were bought on separate reservations, yes, you will have to claim your bags in Terminal 4 or 2 (probably 2), then take them on the Airtrain to Terminal 1 to check them with Saudia. The Airtrain is the only way to get between these terminals.

     

    Thank you so much for you reply..appreciated

     

  • Terminal 5 to 7, 2 hours ok, Recheck bags to International?
    Oct 21, 2013
    1
    I want to buy a ticket on Jet Blue to arrive at terminal 5 at 7:03 AM, then depart international on Cathay Pacific at 9 AM. (2 hours) I will need to claim my bags and transfer them myself because Jet Blue does not have an agreement with Catha Pacific. And go through security. Is this enough time at this hour of the day?

     

    That will be very difficult but it is doable if there are no delays. You take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train between terminals.

     

  • First Time in the US and nervous. Help
    Oct 20, 2013
    2
    Hi! My friends' flight is scheduled arriving from Moscow to JFK T4 at 2:18 pm and at 4:00pm they have to take the connecting flight to Miami with the same air company ( Delta ) in T2. Layover time 1 hour 40 minutes and flights were bought on one ticket. Do they have enough time? What is the best(the fastest) way for them to switch terminals?And is there someone at the airport who can assist them( they don't speak English). Thank you!

     

    On arrival at Terminal 4 of JFK, your friends need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and then re-check-in bags where indicated. Continuoulsly running Delta Shuttle bus service runs between T2 & T4 ( from/to gate C60 at T2 & gate B23 at T4) andd eliminates the need for security check - add about 12 minutes of transfer time. T4 has Concourses B (gates B20-38) and Concourse A (gates A2-7). they have enough time for transfer.

     

    They can also take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train since they will already be outside security after clearing customs in T4. In that case they will go back through security in T2.

     

  • I ARRIVE AT JFK BY TURKISH QAIRLINES THEN ONTO ORLANDO BY DELTA
    Oct 17, 2013
    1
    COULD YOU PLEASE BE SO KIND TO ADVISE US WHEN WE ARRIVE WITH TURKISH AIRLINES 13.25 LOCAL TIME AT JFK AND HAVE TO TAKE A CONNECTING FLIGHT ONWARDS TO ORLANDO FLORIDA DO WE HAVE ENOUGH TIME SINCE THE DELTA FLIGHT IS SCHEDUALED FOR 16.OO ? OR IS IT SUGESTED TO WAIT THERE AND TAKE THE LATER ONE WHICH DEPARTS AT 19.30 ? THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANY INFO PET

     

    You have plenty of time between 13:25 & 16.00 (1:25pm - 4:00pm U.S. time). You will arrive at Terminal 1 (T1) & depart from Terminal 2. On arrival, you need to go through passport check, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance, then re-check-in your bag where indicated. If you purchased both Turkish & Delta flights on one ticket, your bags will automatically be transferred. If not, you would have to take your bags after customs clearance and check them in with Delta at Terminal 2. Connecting from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2: The 'Airlines Terminals Train' (follow signs) - runs every 10-15 minutes, counter-clockwise, in the unsecured areas of the terminals - your next stop after T1 would be T8, T7, T2,, T4 & T2. On arrival at T2, you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.

     

  • From Terminal 8 to Terminal 4 - How long will it take us with luggage?
    Oct 14, 2013
    2
    We will be arriving from Canada at 1145h terminal 8. Our flight to Grenada departs at 1355h terminal 4. The tickets will be purchased separately. Is this ( 2hrs 10 mins ) enough time?

     

    1. If your Canadian airport does not have U.S. Customs clearance, you will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance, and then take your bags to your connecting Terminal 4 (as you have separate tickets) - JFK has Terminals 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8 - connected by the Airline Terminals train running counter-clockwise every few minutes in the unsecured areas of the terminal; where you will need to go check in your bag at your connecting airline counter, through through security check and on to your gate.

     

    1. If your Canadian airport does not have U.S. Customs clearance, you will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance, and then take your bags to your connecting Terminal 4 (as you have separate tickets) - JFK has Terminals 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8 - connected by the Airline Terminals train running counter-clockwise every few minutes in the unsecured areas of the terminal; where you will need to go check in your bag at your connecting airline counter, through through security check and on to your gate.

     





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