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  • is it enough time for connection SEA to KBP via JFK?
    May 25, 2016
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    hello, I want to fly with luggage from SEA to JFK by JetBlue (arrival to terminal 5 at 22:00) where should transfer to Terminal 7 to fly to KBP by UIA at 00:30, so connection is 2:30 hours. looks that it will be separate ticket. Questions are - is it enough time to transfer with such connection ? - can luggage be registered to final destination (Kiev) or it should be collected at JFK and checked-in one more time at departure terminal ? Thank you in advance.

     

    You would have to claim your bags in T5 and take them to T7 to re-check them. That's barely enough time if the flight from Seattle is on-time.

     

  • Syr-JFk on jet blue; connecting flight Jfk-bkk Delta
    May 25, 2016
    1
    I Booked separate airline; jetblue for domestic and delta international. Do i need to claim my baggages at jfk and check in at delta airline again for the international flight to bangkok? I have 5hours between the connecting flight. My second question. Which terminal will i arrive from syracuse and which terminal should I go for delta jfk to bkk. Thank you for your help!

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, claim your bags, take them with you on the airtrain to Terminal 4, re-check them with Delta, and go through security.

     

  • Do I have enough time?
    May 25, 2016
    1
    I fly in to JFK at 2:15 on a Emirates flight comming from South Africa through Dubai, I am suppose to fly out at 4:30 on an American Airlines flight. Is 2 hours enough time to get through customs and from terminal 4 to terminal 8 or so I have to rearrange my flights? These are two separate reservations.

     

    That will be very difficult.

     

  • Landing terminal 5 Jet blue and departing from terminal 5 jet blue
    May 25, 2016
    3
    Am landing at terminal 5 from jet blue at 2:30 pm and departing from terminal 5 with jet blue at 4:00 pm. Do I need to go through immigration and customs ? Do I have enough time to catch my next flight with 1 hour 30 min layover ? Thanks

     

    WHere are you coming from and where are you going to? I can't answer your question with the information you provided.

     

    I am coming from Port Au Prince Haiti by jet Blue, arriving in JFK at 2:30 PM and taking the 4:00 pm flight Jet Blue to San Francisco. Thanks

     

    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. This is a fairly difficult connection but not impossible if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connecting flight to St. Lucia
    May 25, 2016
    1
    We will be flying from Boston to JFK and will have 1hr and 55 minutes to go thru customs at JFK to St. Lucia. Will that be enough time?

     

    There is no US Customs when exiting the US. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • YYZ to JFK to SNN
    May 25, 2016
    3
    Hi there. We are US citizens flying from YYZ in Toronto, connecting in JFK for our flight to SNN in Ireland. All flights are Delta operated. Anything we should be wary of? Layover in JFK is approximately 3 hours. Flights are later in the evening on a Wednesday. Any and all help is greatly appreciated!

     

    That is plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you so much for the info! We were worried about having to go through customs, then back through security, etc. Peace of mind is nice to have. Thanks!

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Toronto.

     

  • Connecting flight time
    May 24, 2016
    1
    We are arriving into JFK from Richmond VA on Delta then leaving for South Africa on South African Air. Is 2 to 2 and a half hours enough time to make our connection?

     

    That would be barely enough time if everything went perfectly.

     

  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 1 in 2.5 hours?
    May 24, 2016
    4
    Is transferring from terminal 8 to terminal 1 in 2.5 hours possible? Anything I should know?

     

    Where are you flying into Terminal 8 from? Where are you flying to? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate ones? I can't answer your question without that information.

     

    Sorry for not a lot of information. I'll be flying into terminal 8 from Boston via AA and flying to Tokyo from terminal 1 via JAL. The tickets are on one reservation.

     

    Then yes, that is possible. All you have to do is take the AirTrain to Terminal 1 and go through security.

     

    Awesome, thanks so much!

     

  • Terminal change in 60 minutes?
    May 26, 2016
    2
    I have PreCheck. I would not check any bags. With my carry-on and some hustle, do you think I could connect from Terminal 8 (AA) to Terminal 4 to make my connecting flight in 60 minutes on a Sunday evening?

     

    It's not impossible, but I personally wouldn't try it.

     

    Thank you ZAP

     

  • international connection
    May 24, 2016
    1
    i'm a us citizen returing from scotland on delta. 3:55 pm arrival on delta. 7:00 connection on American. what's your feeling on that amount of time to clear customs and change terminals?

     

    That should be enough time.

     

  • From Terminal 4 to Termina 1 in 1h15minutes
    May 24, 2016
    2
    I am arriving at JFK with a Delta domestic flight at 6:05pm a friday afternoon, and I am supposed to leave to CDG at 6:20pm with an AF flight leaving from Terminal 1. Both flights are under the same ticket number. Is the connection time (75 minutes) sufficient, and what is the best way to connect (in particular, can I stay behind security checks)? Thanks.

     

    You cannot get to Terminal 1 inside security - you have to take the AirTrain to T1 and go through security. This is a difficult connection, but if you miss it, Air France does have a later flight to Paris.

     

    OK thanks ZAP, let's try this then.

     

  • Terminal 2 to Terminal 1
    May 24, 2016
    1
    I have a Turkish airline flight arriving JFK at 10:45 am, and a domestic Delta flight leaving at 1:39pm. I believe Turkish Airlines arrives in Terminal 2, whereas Delta departs at Terminal 1, plz check for me to re-confirm. I booked both flights separately, which means I need to go through immigration and collect my baggage. How do I go from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1? And also do you think this is enough time for me to make my Delta flight?

     

    You have the terminals backwards. You will arrive in Terminal 1 and depart from Terminal 2 or 4. They are connected outside security by the AirTrain.

     

  • JFK to Athens
    May 23, 2016
    1
    We are arrivng to JFK from MSP (3769)at 4:49pm tomorrow and have a flight on the same delta reservation that leaves at 5:41pm for Athens (413). Will we need to go through security etc again/ will that be enough time?

     

    No, you do not have to go through security. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from MSP is on-time.

     

  • Connection T4 to T%
    May 23, 2016
    1
    I'll land from Johannesburg flying South African Airways at 06:40am at T4 and I will depart to SFO with JetBlue at 09:00am from T5. Is there enough time to the connection?

     

    It's a difficult connection, but not impossible.

     

  • how long will it take? which terminals?
    May 23, 2016
    1
    Hi, going to land 6:45 on a Thursday evening DL 40141 from PIT. then need to get bags and go to another terminal and re-check the bags and catch a flight to Oslo Gardermoen on Norwegian air flight DY7002. Can you please tell me which terminal I will land in from Pittsburg and which terminal I will take off from to Norway and how to get between the terminal and how long it takes. THANKIS

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 4 and depart from Terminal 1. I recommend at LEAST 3 hours between flights as you will have to transfer your bags yourself and go through security in T1.

     

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