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  • aa to Qatar airways
    Sep 23, 2016
    Hi, I'm trying to book a flight on Qatar airways. Domestic arrival in JFK via AA and then connect to Qatar airways. I see they have flights with a 41mins layover in JFK, is this enough time for the connection? I see that Qatar airways operates from Terminal 7/8, not sure which is which. Thank you


    The Terminal depends on which flight you are on, the morning flight uses Terminal 7, the evening flight uses Terminal 8. If you're on the evening flight that's doable but risky. If you're on the morning flight, that's impossible.


  • enough time to between flights
    Sep 22, 2016
    Hi, I am flying in next May to JFK Airport on a Qantas flight from Melbourne, Australia (via LAX) arriving at 4:40pm into I believe terminal 7. I have decided that when I arrive at JFK to get a flight to Montreal for a few days before returning back to New York for the rest of my trip with Delta Airlines, they have one at 8:05pm (I already purchased a few months ago my ticket from Melbourne to JFK and back). I will have cleared customs and immigration in LAX (as that's the first point of entry into USA), so only have to get my luggage, changed terminal, check in etc. Is there enough time when I land to catch the Delta flight? I prefer not to have to stay in manhattan or at an airport hotel for the night.


    Yes, that should be possible if the flight from LAX is on-time.


  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 4
    Sep 22, 2016
    I am arriving from Ireland at terminal 5 at 1:20 and depart from terminal 4 at 3pm with one person and one bag to check. Is this possible?


    Since you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ireland, that should be just enough time for your connection.


  • 1 hour transit terminal 4
    Sep 21, 2016
    Hey everybody, I'm travelling from San Francisco to Venice through JFK , I got 1h5min transit time arriving and departing from the same terminal , T4. I got no luggage, just a small trolley Is it feasible? thank you


    Yes, that is possible. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thank you ZAP, but not sure: there should be a passport control since I'm European


    There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All they do is enter your passport number when you check in and you show it to the gate agent when you board the plane.


    wonderful! thank you so much ZAP


  • Time to clear customs in term 1 and make connecting flight in term 4
    Sep 21, 2016
    I will be arriving on Sunday, Nov, 13, on Aeroflot 100, scheduled for 12:25 at (I believe) Terminal 1 How much time should I leave to clear customs and get to a Delta flight from Terminal 4?


    If you're purchasing two separate reservations i'd leave at least 3 hours.


    thanks so much for your hlep.


  • 1 hr 20 min Delta Connection Arriving from VCE
    Sep 21, 2016
    Arriving into terminal 4 on Delta from Venice. Sitting in Econ Comfort so not the back of the plane however, we depart from Terminal 2 on Delta...is 1 hr 20 mins enough time to clear customs and get to terminal 2?


    That will be very very difficult. It's shorter than the recommended International to Domestic connection time at JFK.


  • Is 2:00 hours enough
    Sep 20, 2016
    I will come in to Terminal 1 on Aeroflot and will need to leave from Terminal 8 on American Airlines. Is 2:00 hours enough time to clear customs and immigration?


    With checked bags on two separate reservations, no, I don't think that's enough time. I'd want 3 hours.


  • Connection time at Terminal 5 between international and domestic fligh
    Sep 20, 2016
    I am arriving JFK Terminal 5 on TAP airlines from Portugal, and have a 2 hour window to catch a Jet Blue flight also from Terminal 5. Is two hours enough?


    If both flights are on the same reservation that should be enough time. If it's two separate reservations and you have checked bags that will be difficult.


  • Sleep In Airport or Hotel?
    Sep 20, 2016
    Arrive at 9pm on Jetblue (Terminal 5). Depart at 9am (next day) on Cathay Pacific (Terminal 8). I have lounge access and am considering sleeping in the airport. The primary reason would be to not have to go through TSA security again the next morning, however it looks like I cannot stay inside security and go to Terminal 8. If I have to go through security again anyway, I guess I should just exit and get a hotel. Options?


    Yes, you will have to go through security again anyway in the morning and also the lounges aren't open all night.


    Thank you very much. I'll book a hotel.


  • Connection between terminals?
    Sep 20, 2016
    I arrive on Alaska Air from Seattle terminal 8 at 6:00 am and have a connecting flight on Delta terminal 2 at 7:00. Is there a way to go from one terminal to another without going through security again?


    No there is not, T8 is not connected to any other terminals inside security. This is a very difficult connection, bordering on impossible.


  • Customs
    Sep 20, 2016
    I'll be arriving JFK on 9/21, connecting to Indianapolis. Will go through customs @jfk or Indy?


    Where are you flying into JFK from? What airlines are you flying?


  • enough time to a connection flight
    Sep 20, 2016
    Iff I have a flight from Las Vegas ( LAS) with Delta ( terminal 3) arrival 21.43 and my flight to Amsterdam AMS with KLM is leaving 22.40 ( terminal 4) is there time enough and is the bagage labeled to AMS


    JFK does not have a Terminal 3. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from 4. If both tickets are on the same reservation your bags will be tagged to AMS. If you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4. You should have enough time.


    Thank you very much


    Sep 19, 2016


    What airlines are you flying? Do you have checked bags?


  • Delta domestic
    Sep 19, 2016
    Flight arriving from DC to JFK , going to Boston with a 42 min layover at JFK. Both delta flights, is the time enough?


    Yes, that is enough time if the flight from DC is on-time.


  • Connecting time
    Sep 18, 2016
    I arrive on Virgin Atlantic from LHr into JFK at 1150 my connecting flight departs on Delta at 1340 is that enough connection time


    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


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