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  • Will I make it?
    Aug 6, 2016
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    Aloha, I'm traveling from LA to JFK on Virgin America and arrive at 7:30a. If I book a flight to Buffalo through JetBlue at 8:39, with no bags to check, will I make it? Thank you!

     

    It's possible, but the flight from LA absolutely needs to be on-time for you to make it.

     

    Thanks Zap. I'm gonna risk it for a biscuit.

     

  • Asiana to American Airlines
    Aug 6, 2016
    1
    I'm arriving on Asiana at 11am at T4 and need to connect to AA for a domestic flight departure of 12:30p out of T8. I have Global Emtry and TSA Pre, but will need to collect my bags and recheck them with AA. This enough time?

     

    It's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. I'd say you'd have no chance without Global Entry.

     

  • Tips required to ensure that family of 5 make the connection
    Aug 5, 2016
    1
    I have booked a flight with BA holidays to Orlando with connecting flights in JFK but am concerned at some of the posts on here about the time taken to transfer. Flight details are from London Heathrow, BA 1506/AA105 arrives Terminal 8 at 18:05 and Orlando/MCO connecting flight BA4676/AA1120 departs from Terminal 8 at 19:30. What can we do to minimise the risk of not catching the connection. We are a family of 5 UK nationals on ESTA.

     

    Sit as far forward in the plane as you can, don't check any bags, and run. That's a very difficult connection and below the minimum International to domestic connection time at JFK.

     

  • has T2 US immigration facility?
    Aug 5, 2016
    1
    Hello, I will arrive at the Terminal 2 from Zurich. I have to meet my girlfriend that will arrive with a domestic flight at T4. Do you know if the T2 has a US immigration facility? or will I do the US immigration check at T4 and so get out from at T4 arrival? Thanks for the help.

     

    No, Terminal 2 does not have an immigration facility. If you are on a Delta flight from Zurich, you will arrive in Terminal 4.

     

  • 3 hours enough time?
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    I arrive at 1:45 from Bermuda at terminal 8 and have a 5:10 flight to Paris from terminal 7. No checked baggage. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Bermuda, so all you have to do in JFK is take the AirTrain to T7, get your boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security.

     

  • DUB-JFK-MCO Connection time and bags
    Aug 5, 2016
    2
    Hi, flying from Dub via JFK to MCO with Delta on one ticket, Sept 22, have 1hr 40min connection time, will clear customs in DUB, can I check bags through or will I have to collect? Travelling with wife and 3 kids, one of which is an infant, flying into T4 and out from T2 will I have enough time? DL45 is flight and seems to be frequently late!

     

    Yes, you won't have to claim your bags in JFK. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta runs a shuttle from T4 to T2 inside security. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you for that info, it is a relief not to have to collect and recheck bags

     

  • time between flights
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    we are flying into jfk arriving at T5 at 14.50 then having to collect baggage and re check in for a different airline at T8 leaving at 19.20 how easy is it to get from one terminal to the other and is it possible to do in this time scale our flights are in August if that makes a difference

     

    That should be plenty of time. The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security fairly quickly.

     

  • Transfer time
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    I am flying Moscow to Washington via JFK on Aug 17th. The carrier MOW to JFK is Aeroflot and will arrive at Termnal 1 at 12 25. My JFK to WAS flight is with Delta and leaves Terminal 2 at 14 59.I am a British national travelling on visa waiver and my wife is Russian, travelling on a Russian passport. This will be her second visit on her current visa. Will we make the connection if everything goes according to plan?

     

    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Transfer time..?
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    US citizen arriving AA flight from London terminal 8 - leaving from terminal 2 Delta -- connecting time of 2 hours 10 minutes - will we make it?

     

    Without checked bags you have a chance. With checked bags - no chance.

     

  • 2h enough time to transfer to an international flight?
    Aug 4, 2016
    2
    Hi, I am arriving with JetBlue at terminal 5 and have exactly 2hours until my international flight leaves to Europe. Are 2 hours enough to pick up my luggage, get to Terminal 1and to check in (including suitcase) and make it through security checks in time before the gate is closing? Thank you in advance for help, I haven't been to JFK before and don't know how long all this takes.

     

    Sorry- one correction, it's not JetBlue - I am arriving from Denver with Sun Country Airlines at Terminal 4. Next flight is 2 hours 10 min later at Terminal 1 with LOT to Warsaw.

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Time connection
    Aug 4, 2016
    2
    Hi, I am traveling this month from Brussels to miami with a stop in JFK terminal 4 with only 1h30 time to get my connection in terminal 2...I travel with my son and we have a ESTA Visa. I am afraid I won't have enough time: go through immigration, change terminal . Do I need to claim bags or will the luggage automatically be transferred?

     

    Flying with Delta

     

    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go to Terminal 2 and go through security and to your departure gate. You barely have enough time if everything goes perfectly. This is a difficult connection.

     

  • PTY-JFK-DXB
    Aug 3, 2016
    3
    AM FLYING PTY TO JFK IN COPA AIRLINES AND FROM JFK TO DXB FROM EMIRATES . BETWEEN THIS TWO FLIGHT I HAVE CONNECTION TIME OF 2.HOURS AND 45 MINS , IS IT SUFFICIENT WITH 2 KIDZ?

     

    Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

    In one reservation from Expedia.

     

    Then that should be enough time. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. Both flights are in Terminal 4.

     

  • Brussels - JFK - Orlando
    Aug 3, 2016
    2
    Hi, Traveling from Brussels to Orlando tomorrow with a stopover in JFK all with Delta. 2 adults, 2 teens on a Visa Waiver (ESTA) . Arriving at Terminal 4 and need to get to Terminal 2 (will take the Delta jitney after rechecking bags). We have 2h40 mins but are way in the back in the plane. All have carry-on and luggage. Will we have enough time, last time we sailed through immigration, using the automated kiosks. But not sure this happens every time.

     

    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thanks Zap.

     

  • Manchester to San Fransisco
    Aug 3, 2016
    2
    I am flying on Delta DL221 from Manchester UK on 12/8/16 arriving at JFK T4 then transferring to DL483 for onward flight to SFO also T4. Do I need to collect baggage, go through security,customs etc and check in again at JFK ? I have about 1 hour 30 minutes connection time?

     

    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

    Thanks for the reply, so is that effectively the same as arriving at the airport and going through arrivals, customs, security and baggage claim as if I was staying in New York, or is there a separate flow for passengers who are transferring flights

     

  • Lounge access T8
    Aug 3, 2016
    3
    If I'm flying DUB-JFK-SJU with Aer Lingus and AA (Booked through BA website), what lounge access would I have in T8 with AA, we have a longish layover (5 hrs)

     

    What do you have that would give you lounge access? All the lounges in T8 are AA Presidents Clubs.

     

    Hi, we're flying business class, I've only flown business with Delta before so was wondering what lounge access you get flying business with AA.

     

    I believe since you are arriving on a OneWorld transatlantic flight in business class you will have access to the Presidents club in JFK T8. Just flying JFK-SJU in business class would not give you such access.

     

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