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  • short connection
    Apr 2, 2016
    1
    I'm considering an international flight that goes into JFK on the Delta Shuttle (from DC) and then on another Delta flight to Spain with a 45 minute connection. This seems very tight but is one of the airline's options. Is this reasonable? How fast is the terminal switch, which presumably would go through TSA again??

     

    Delta shuttle flies to LGA, not JFK. Is it Delta connection? If so that should be fine. You don't have to change terminals, both flights will be in Terminal 4. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Dont know the terminals
    Apr 2, 2016
    1
    First time to JFK, I am arriving from PHX to JFK on Alitalia (Operated by Delta) at 13:49 and connecting with Alitalia flight to Rome-FCO departing at 16:10, carry on luggage only, all same ticket. Do you know what will the terminals be? and is this enough time between flights? Thank you for your help.

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 1. You should have plenty of time. The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security.

     

  • Terminal 7 to Terminal 4
    Apr 2, 2016
    1
    I am flying from YVR on Cathy Pacific arriving T7 at 0700 with connecting flight on Delta T4 to Toronto at 0755. No bags. Can I transfer terminals without clearing security/immigration?

     

    No, when you arrive you will go through US Immigration and Customs, then take the AirTrain to T4 and go through security. You do not have enough time for this connection.

     

  • From terminal 4 to 8
    Apr 1, 2016
    1
    Hi, I arrive from Atlanta in terminal 4. I should meet a friend that arrives from Barcelona in terminal 8. May I take the inter terminal trains to the terminal 8 even without tickets?

     

    Yes, you can take the AirTrain to Terminal 8 to meet your friend at the exit of customs.

     

  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 1 connection for Korean Air flight
    Apr 1, 2016
    1
    Hi…I'm traveling from RDU to JFK to ICN. I am scheduled to arrive at JFK Terminal 8 on an AA flight, then transfer to Terminal 1 for Korean Air. I am scheduled to have 2 hours for the transfer (if the originating flight is on time)…is this enough time?

     

    If you have checked bags that's really borderline if that's enough time since if it's on two separate reservations then you will have to claim your bags from AA and bring them on the AirTrain to Terminal 1 and re-check and go through security.

     

  • how to get from ter 4 to ter 8 with baggage
    Mar 31, 2016
    2
    i am arriving from London by Virgin on Term 4 and leaving by AA to CLT at Term 8. Will have 2 heavy bags that are not booked through as they are different airlines. Suggestions to take them to Terminal 8.Is there a check in counter at Terminal 4 for American airlines. Any help to carry bags to term 8?

     

    You will have to take them with you to Terminal 8. Plan on carrying your bags yourselves.

     

    Thanks .

     

  • International Connection
    Mar 31, 2016
    1
    Hello, if I fly from Paris, France to Sao Paulo, Brazil via JFK with Delta (same ticket), do I need to go through immigration and recheck bag or can I go straight from my arrival gate from Paris to my departure gate to Sao Paulo?

     

    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, go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Transfer from terminal 8 to 5
    Mar 31, 2016
    1
    Hello, I am flying in on Alaska Airlines at 0605 which arrives at terminal 8. I then have to transfer to terminal 5 to make a jetblue flight to St. Lucia at 0758, is this enough time? Will I have to go through security again?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again. That is barely enough time with checked bags. Definitely possible without checked bags.

     

  • AA domestic flight-->JFK-->AA international flight: layover time?
    Mar 31, 2016
    2
    We are flying on a busy travel day (around Thanksgiving) on a domestic AA (American Eagle affiliate, Envoy) from DC to JFK, have a 3 hour layover, then have an international flight on an AA flight (operated by AA). No checked luggage, all the same ticket. 1) intel so far tells me this is sufficient layover time: is that correct? 2) what will the terminals be, if you know, and how much time should we plan for that? Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. you will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal D.

     

    Sorry, both flights will be in Terminal 8. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • International connection Terminal 4 to terminal 8
    Mar 30, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am due to arrive with South African airways in Terminal 4 and have a 1 Hour connection on AA in terminal 8 to Haiti. Is this enough time and do I need to collect baggage and clear customs.

     

    That is absolutely not enough time. Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, change terminals, re-check your bags, and go through security. That's completely impossible to do in 1 hour.

     

  • 3 hour connection
    Mar 29, 2016
    2
    Hi hope someone can help? I'm due to fly into JFK on a BA flight into terminal 7 and I have 3 hours to get into terminal 2 for a delta domestic flight. Is this enough time to clear immigration , get baggage and go back through security for the domestic flight and re check in bags ?

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Note that domestic Delta flights can leave from Terminal 2 or 4, so be sure to check delta.com after you arrive.

     

    Thank you, I've just rechecked and it is terminal 4 ! You may have just helped us make the connection, thanks sgain

     

  • Delta domestic to Intl
    Mar 29, 2016
    3
    First time to JFK, coming in from Atlanta to JFK, leaving JFK to Santo DOmingo, Dominican Republic. Do i have to change terminals? Will luggage make transfer in 70 minute layover? Coming back to I have to claim luggage and recheck? Thanks!!!

     

    What airlines are you flying? Yes, on the way back you will have to claim your bags in JFK to clear US Customs.

     

    oops, we're traveling on Delta all the way. sounds like we may not be checking luggage. Is customs clearing slow at JFK?

     

    It's medium speed. On the way to Santo Domingo, you may arrive in Terminal 2, you will depart from Terminal 4. if so you have to take a shuttle bus that runs inside security from Terminal 2 to 4. If you arrive in Terminal 4 you just have to walk to your departure gate. 70 minutes should be enough time.

     

  • T4 to T5
    Mar 28, 2016
    2
    Hello, Flight from Milan lands in T4 and have 1.5 hrs before catching Jetblue flight out of T5. US citizen, no checked bags. Do I have enough time?

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly and you are already checked in online for your JetBlue flight.

     

    Got it. Thanks ZAP!

     

  • Sorry
    Mar 28, 2016
    0
    Sorry for the dup post.

     

  • JetBlue Bag check in
    Apr 7, 2016
    1
    Easy question I hope. Does JetBlue have a bag check in at Terminal 4 arrivals after Customs? Time isn't an issue I hope since I have about 5 hours between my SQ flight to B6.

     

    JetBlue does not have a bag check in T4 no. Clear custom, pick up your bag, take the Airtrain to T5 (easy, just make sure you get on the right train!), and check in. 5 hours should be more than fine.

     

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