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  • AA International to AA Domestic
    Mar 2, 2016
    My wife and I (85) will arrive to JFK using AA and after that we will fly JFK to Washington (DCA) with AA too. We are both use wheelchair. Is there assistant through Immigration? and Will be the procedure to drop my luggage after Custom ? or Do I need to get out the terminal ?. Thank you


    Wheelchair assistance will push you through immigration. Everything will be in Terminal 8. Yes, you will re-check your bags at the re-check desk after clearing customs.


    Thank you. I have another question. Will Wheelchair assistance can also help through the re-check bags? Do we have to go through security again? Thank you


    Yes, they will help you with your bags the best they can. Yes, you will have to go through security again after you clear customs and re-check your bags.


  • Re-checking in after a jet blue flight
    Mar 2, 2016
    Hi, I arrive tomorrow at JFK on a Jet Blue flight from the Caribbean which was booked on one reservation and have another reservation for a connecting flight on Jet Blue but they could not link the two reservations for me, so I have to re-check in for my next flight after clearing customs, can anyone help me as to where or how close the check in is after clearing customs as I have to re check my bags as well. Thanks for any help you can give me.


    You just have to go up to the departure level. It shouldn't take much time at all.


  • Emirates- MXP to JFK to AUS
    Mar 2, 2016
    I will land at JFK Terminal 1 from MXP at 7:00pm on a Saturday night. and am wondering if I will have enought time to get through customs and claim luggage to make a connecting flight to Austin Terminal 5 at 9:00pm? Thank you


    With checked bags, no I don't think that would be possible.


  • T4 to T2
    Mar 1, 2016
    We are coming into JFK Terminal 4 on a flight from Toronto at 7:50am, and need to catch a 9:15am flight to San Juan in Terminal 2. Are we going to need to go through security at Terminal 2? Is that sufficient time?


    Note that most flights to San Juan use terminal 4, but if you do need to go to Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between T4 and T2. You have plenty of time.


    Mar 1, 2016
    I'm flying into JFK at 10.45am on Turkish Airlines, then out of JFK to Las Vegas at 5pm on Delta the same day. I'm not a US citizen, but have visa waiver. Is this enough time with security and baggage collection and rechecking?


    Yes, that is plenty of time.


  • short layover at JFK coming from MXP and on to LAX
    Feb 29, 2016
    AA flight 199 leaving MXP 10:25 am arriving JFK 1:35 pm; departing JFK on AA flight 117 at 3:00 pm to LAX. Will have no checked bags, only carryon. In business class so will be off first. Will this be enough time to clear immigration and customs and make next flight to LAX?


    Considering you don't have checked bags and are flying business class, you should have enough time.


  • terminal 5 to 2
    Feb 29, 2016
    hi i am flying into terminal 5 from shannon ireland arriving at 14.35 i must make connecting flight to seattle in terminal 2 at 18.50 is this enough time to colect bag and go through customs


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Shannon. No flights to Seattle depart from Terminal 2. What airline are you flying to Seattle?


  • terminal4 tonterminal11
    Feb 27, 2016
    how to reach from terminal 4 to terminal1 how much time required


    The AirTrain. If both tickets are on the same reservation and the first flight is domestic 90 minutes would be required, if two international flights or two separate reservations, I recommend at least 3 hours.


  • Connection with American Airlines
    Feb 26, 2016
    I Will arrive From Dallas to jfk for a connecting flight from jfk to Paris (France) (Also on American Airlines) - just handbag.... Does 1h10 for the transfer is ok ?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate both in terminal 8.


  • T8 to T7
    Feb 27, 2016
    We are arriving on an AA flight at 12:30 at T8, and have a 2:45 flight on Cathay Pacific at T7. Will we have enough time to make the transfer. Where do we find Air Tran,and how long does the ride take and how often does the Air Tran run.


    The AirTrain runs very frequently, just follow the signs to the Airtrain or pointing to other terminal numbers. You should have enough time.


    Thank you, do we have to go through security again


    Yes, you do.


  • Connecting from Toronto to London
    Feb 25, 2016
    Flying from Toronto on first Delta flight of the day, getting to JFK at 0750, aiming to make a Virgin Atlantic flight to London leaving 0915. Is this enough time to make the connection? Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4.


  • Connecting flight time gap is 1.35 hrs
    Feb 24, 2016
    We would arrive at JFK from Heathrow through British airways at 13.05(terminal 8). We have a connecting British airways flight ( operate by American Airlines) to RDU at 14.40. Is the waiting time enough?


    If both flights are on American and use Terminal 8 that is barely enough time.


    Thanks ZAP


  • American - YUL JFK LHR
    Feb 24, 2016
    Hi, AA offers a flight from YUL (montreal) to London (LHR) via JFK. Connection time is exaclty 1 hour in JFK. As Montreal as pre-immigration this part should be fine. However I think I need to get from T8 to T7? Possible??? Thank you!!!


    If both flights are on AA then they will both be in T8 and it is possible. If the flight to LHR is operated by British Airways then it will depart from T7 and you will have to take the airtrain and go through security again in T7, which makes it a bit more difficult.


  • T8 to T5 2 Hrs 45 Mins
    Feb 22, 2016
    Hi, Is 2.45HRs a comfortable amount of time to arrive in T8 from Orlando, Collect bags, get to T5 ,recheck in with Aer Lingus and still make my flight. I would arrive in T8 at 615PM and the EI flight is at 9PM Or would I be pushing it? Thanks SK


    I think that would be enough time.


  • T4 to T8
    Feb 22, 2016
    Flying from the UK - land at 13.35 in JFK (T4) and have a 15.40 flight from T8 - is this enough time?


    On Two separate itineraries I think that will be very difficult if not impossible if you have checked bags.


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