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I have a 1 hour 50 minute layover at JFK from from San Juan to Portland. Is that enough time to get through customs and make my connecting flight
Hello I arrive at JFK @ 12:55 terminal 4, my connecting flight to Orlando is @ 15:52 terminal 5. Is this enough time with also re-checking bags, customs , immigration etc. Thanks
Hello - my parents are flying into JFK - Terminal 7 - while their dog is in cargo. Where do they pick up their dog? Is it as irregular baggage at the terminal or somewhere else outside of the terminal?
Please let us know the process.
I am travelling from UK to JFK in October for a week to give a lecture. My daughter, 25, who has Down syndrome will accompany me. Will it be possible for me to be near her at the immigration control and would it be possible to skip the potential queue? Thank you
Yes, she can travel with you through immigration, but I don't think you would get to skip the line.
DL flights on same res arrives in JFK 545pm next flr departs JFK to fco at 745pm. Is this enough time? Tvl age suggests a longer layover?
Yes that should be enough time, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
I have parents flying from the UK (BA). My mother is in a wheelchair and unable to walk. My father helps my mother with getting her around. What assistance is there, if any, at JFK airport that can help my parents getting mom off of the flight, through border control/customs/baggage collection and exit where they will then be able to meet me? Is there a particular service I can contact at JFK airport who can help my parents? Thank you for any thoughts/guidance. AE
We are arriving at JFK on domestic American in terminal 8 and are departing for Germany from Terminal 4 on Singapore airlines.
Will I need to go out for counter check in, scan passport, anything else forced the Singapore? There is no Singapore counter from our domestic departure. Or if I can get a mobile boarding pass from Singapore, can we go straight to Terminal 4 for departure?
I'm flying from Manchester, UK to JFK then to Toronto Pearson. It was booked in one go with American air. Will I need to go through immigration/security upon arrival at JFK? There is only a 2h 20min layover. Can I follow signs for 'connecting flights' or similar? And will this allow me to notnhave to go through long queues?

I will only have carry on luggage.
Yes, in JFK you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security. You have to go through the same lines as everyone else. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am flying from ATL, on Delta, to Venice, Italy. I have a connecting flight at JFK. I have a 3:30 min layover. Once I land at JFK do I have to go through sec again? I thought once I checked in at origin I was good to destination. Just checking
All you have to do on the way to Venice is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
My father broke his ankle and cannot use one of his feet. We will arrive on JFK but need to get on a connecting flight to DC. How do we get disabled assistance? Do we need to order in advance?
Yes, he should order it in advance by calling his airline.