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  • Customs and check in to another flight
    Jan 2, 2015
    I am on a non-stop flight from Milan to JFK on June 22nd. Arrival time is 7pm. I have to catch a Jetblue flight to denver at 8:38pm. I know it is a gamble. But will 60-75mins be enough time to clear customs and re-check in/clear security.


    On two separate tickets with checked baggage that will be very difficult if not impossible.


  • Is one hour enough for this connection? Please help
    Jan 1, 2015
    Hello, I have a flight from DCA to SFO with a layover at JFK for 60 min (DELTA). I won't have any checked luggage. Is this enough time? I may have to change from T2 to T4? Flight arrives at JFK around 7:15 AM.


    That is enough time if your first flight is on-time. Both flights will likely be in Terminal 4.


  • ccs-jfk-lhr
    Jan 1, 2015
    hello I have a connection flight from CCS(SVMI) to JFK with american airlines, i will arrive in T8, after that i have a fligth to london heathrow with the same airline, I arrive 6:05 PM and the flight to london is at 9:25 pm in the same T8..Do I have enough time fot the connection? 2. Do i have to claim my bags and re check outside in the counter? thanks.


    You should have enough time. You will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go through security and to your departure gate.


  • 3 hour layover
    Jan 1, 2015
    Hello, I have a 4 hpur connecting inJFK from Madrid Spain. Final destination is Toronto. I checked my bags in Madrid, do I have to pick them up at JFK on the way to the terminal for my Toronto connecting flight? Also do I have to go through customs at JFK?


    Yes in JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags, go to your departure terminal and through security. You have plenty of time.


  • HTR-JFK-SCL Oneworld, int´l arrival Terminal 7 connecting to 8
    Dec 31, 2015
    Hi, I have a HTR-JFK ticket with British Airways that arrives at 5:20 pm at Terminal 7. My connecting flight is with LAN (also Oneworld) leaving at 8:00 pm from terminal 8. Is 2 hrs. and 40 mins. enough time to connect?


    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • will i get my discount
    Dec 31, 2015
    Hi, I'm travelling from Jamaica to New york JFK then a connecting flight to London Heathrow will I be able to go to the duty free in New York even though it is a connecting flight ?


    Yes you will. You will go through US Immigration and customs after you arrive from Jamaica.


    Dec 30, 2015
    Hello, I am traveling from ATL to JFK on Delta arriving at Terminal 4 and JFK to CDG departing from Terminal 1. How do I go from 4 to 1 and do I have to go through security again and how much time is needed to do everything that needs to be done and arrive at my departing gate at Terminal 1 without rushing??? And what about the checked baggage?? All help would be appreciated!!! Thanks in advance!!!


    You need to take the airtrain to terminal 1 and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


    How much time do I need for security and going from terminal 4 to 1???


    I'd want at least an hour for this connection.


  • Terminals??? CLE - JFK - Paris (CDG)
    Dec 30, 2015
    Hi everyone. I'm travelling from Cleveland (CLE) to Paris (CDG) through NYC (JFK). Booked through Delta, but flight to Paris is operated by AirFrance. What is the terminal I should arrive at and wherefrom do I take off to Paris? #4 and #1??? Do I have to collect and check-in my luggage again? Than you!


    You will arrive in Terminal 4, take the Airtrain to terminal 1, and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


    Thanks! I've never been at JFK. How do I find the Airtrain and is it free-of-charge? Does it specify the route to Terminal 1?


    It is free between terminals. There are many signs. It will say which one to get on to go to terminal 1.


    Thank you! Gooled it. I will use the yellow (Airline Terminals Train) line.


  • connetion flight transfering baggage at the same terminal
    Dec 28, 2015
    arriving at Terminal 4 and depart at the same terminal 4 at delta airlaine going to narita tokyo japan and we have 50 mitutes connetion flight do we have time to transfer our baggage in just 50 minutes or the airline will do that for us?


    If both flights are on Delta and your first flight is domestic that is enough time. You won't have to do anything with your baggage and just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If that is not correct, where are you flying from and what airline are you on?


    yes its a domestic flight we are coming from BWI/WASNINGTON DC to JFK arrive in termianl 4 and depart at the same terminal 4 then going to Narita/tokyo japan to the Philippines...they are all on delta flights,,,


    Yes, then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


  • Exiting airport between connections
    Dec 27, 2015
    I'm arriving from San Juan Puerto Rico T4 and flying to Abu Dhabi from T5 Etihad Airways all the way.. with a 3 hour wait... Can I step out between connections to meet friends at the airport? Thanks!


    I think you have your terminals reversed. If you are flying JetBlue from Puerto Rico you will arrive in Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 4. Anyway, yes, you can meet your friends when you transit between terminals because you will have to exit the secure area anyway.


    Thanks Zap..this helps..any idea where i would clear outward immigration. ..San Juan or JFK.. I'm not a US citizen...


    There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. You will go through the immigration of your final destination when you reach it. You will just show your passport to the airline agent when boarding your flight to Abu Dhabi in JFK.


    Great. .thank you!


  • Flying From Abudhabi
    Dec 26, 2015
    Hi Im Flying from Abudhabi and need to get a connecting flight to Las Vegas by Jet Blue, How do I change flights from International to Domestic


    You will preclear US immigration and customs in Abu Dhabi. You just have to take the airtrain from T4 to T5 and go through security.


    Would bags be checked all the way through or would bags have to be collected and re-checked ?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation then your bags will be transferred and you don't have to claim them in JFK.


  • Is one hour long enough
    Dec 24, 2015
    We have an hour for a connection flight flying from Vancouver to London. Will that be long enough for the second flight and do we have to go through customs again?


    You will preclear US immigration and customs in Vancouver. There is no US customs when leaving the US.


  • 1 hour long enough for connecting flight?
    Dec 24, 2015
    Will an hour be long enough for a connecting flight from Vancouver Canada to London? Do we have to go through customs with the luggage again?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver unless your are flying Cathay Pacific. What airlines are you flying? Are your tickets on one reservation or separate?


    Hi thank you for replying. It's either with delta or virgin airways. We are still Booking through virgin travel agents. They inform me an hour is long enough!! I think it will be one reervation. But will ask these QS when I go again. Does it make a difference with one reervation?


    If you are booking it all with virgin it will be one reservation. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


    Thank you for replying. I've been told it's two hours now! So there will definitely be enough time now. Have a lovely Christmas!


    Dec 23, 2015
    Hi, I have a booking from FLL TO JFK (Jet Blue) landing at 21:09hrs and connecting EK JFK TO DXB departure @ 23:00hrs (Connecting time is 1hr 51mins). This is a single ticket booking done with Emirates. Recently i noticed that for FLL to JFK it was mentioned as "ONLINE CONNEX TRAFFIC ONLY " Can some one please explain what does this mean.Can i make it in 1hr 50mins from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 ? Will i hav to go through customs again with my baggages or it will be through check in ? would appreciate your help. Thanks in advance


    "ONLINE CONNX TRAFFIC ONLY" just means that you can only book the Emirates codeshare on FLL-JFK if you are connecting to an Emirates flight in JFK. There is no US Customs when exiting the US. All you have to do in JFK is take the AirTrain from T5 to T4 and go through security. You should have plenty of time.


    Thank you so much ZAP for your quick reply. I assume that my baggage will be tagged from FLL directly to DXB .


    Yes, it should be.


  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 5 JFK
    Dec 23, 2015
    In march I have a trip planned from Qatar to Las Vegas but I have a transit flight via JFK. I have from 15.15 to 17.41 to get from T8 to T5. I have been informed by the airline that I will not have to collect my luggage or get a new ticket. Will I have to pass through security. Do I have enough time to catch my transit flight? Your feedback is much appreciated.


    The airline is incorrect. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to T5 and go through security. You should have plenty of time.


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