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  • Connection
    Nov 17, 2015
    Hi, I'm about to book a flight wich will arrive with klm at 7:34pm at jfk. Now I only found a connection to minneapolis with sun country air at 9:00pm. Is it possible to make this flight with re-checking in my bag? Or do you know any other options?


    No, that wouldn't be possible. If you want to take that flight into New York you'll probably have to spend the night there and fly out to MSP in the morning. Otherwise find another route.


  • Jetblue 21 hour layover
    Nov 11, 2015
    I am surprising my wife and we are flying to Grand Cayman for her 40th birthday. I purposely purchased a return flight that has us stopping at JFK for an extended layover so she we can have dinner, breakfast and lunch in her favorite city. My question is, what is Jetblue's standard luggage procedure for such a long layover? WIll they keep our luggage stowed in the aircraft or we will claim it and have to recheck it the next day? This will also determine if I have clothes shipped to the hotel we are staying at that evening. Thank you!


    You will have to claim it and check it the next day.


  • Meet
    Nov 10, 2015
    Iam arriving at terminal 5. And friend is arriving terminal 8 were is best place to meet


    Probably the Arrivals level of the terminal of whoever is arriving later. If you plan on taking the AirTrain into the city. You could also meet at the airtrain transfer station.


  • Recommed bus time from Port Authority
    Nov 7, 2015
    Hi, I'm arriving from Malaysia at JFK at 4.30am. I'm thinking of taking the Airporter to Port Authority at 6.30am. I read that this is an open return ticket so i dont really need to lock in a specific time. From Port Authority, I"m leaving at 10am to DC via Greyhound. Is that too much time in between? Would I be able to book an earlier bus from Port Authority? It'll be quite tiring travelling so long..


    You'll get to the Port Authority about 7:30, maybe a little after. So you'd have a little over 2 hours to kill at the Port Authority. There is stuff to do there at least.


  • Customs Broker Help with Accompanied baggage
    Nov 6, 2015
    I will be arriving at JFK with commercial samples in my accompanied luggage. If I run into a challenge at U.S. Customs, can you recommend a customs broker who is accustomed to helping individual people (I am not part of a big corporation). Thanks


  • connection terminal 4 to terminal 5 - 3 hr connection January 1st
    Oct 31, 2015
    Hi I'm travelling from Tel Aviv to JFK (via El Al) and land in terminal 4 at 6:00. Do I have enough time to clear customs, get luggage, and go back through domestic security to make my Delta flight to Detroit lwhich leaves at 9:00 (on new years day and I will have TSA precheck)?


    Delta flights to not use Terminal 5. They use Terminal 2 and 4. That should be enough time.


  • Shuttle services anywhere in New York area
    Jan 7, 2015
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  • 2hr Stopover en-route to Toronto
    Jan 7, 2015
    I will be arriving from Dubai on Emirate flight at 07.45 on Monday morning with connecting fight on Delta at 09.55 to Toronto (tickets purchased separately). Will there be enough time to clear immigration/customs after arrival to clear and check in luggage for the next flight?


    Further to previous message, forgot to mention both flights are to/from T4.


    Your flight to Toronto will actually depart from Terminal 2. And you are really pushing what's possible since you have two separate itineraries. i would not have booked that connection.


    Thank you ZAP, fortunately I hadn't yet confirmed the booking so will reschedule to a later flight to Toronto. Kind regards


  • Baggage - Collect or booked straight through?
    Dec 21, 2014
    We are flying from London Heathrow DL0003 to Bogota DL0449 via JFK terminal 4. Two questions please: (1) Will our baggage be booked through from LHR to BOG, or do we have to pick this up at JFK and book it in again for the flight to Bogota? (2) The wait between flights is 2 hours 14 minutes. Assuming flights are on time, is this sufficient to ensure we can get to departures on Level 4? I am concerned that if we have to collect our baggage and book it in again, this may delay everything. Thanks.


    You will arrive at Terminal 4, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


    Wow Zap, thanks for the fast reply. Much appreciated and very helpful. Regards.


  • connecting flight layover etsa or visa necessary?
    Dec 5, 2014
    Hi, I am an Irish citizen, flying from Toronto to Amsterdam via JFK New York. This is a single booking through Delta airlines - not two separate bookings. It says on my confirmation email the Toronto to JFK flight is with Gojet Airlines DBA Delta Connection, and my JFK to Amsterdam flight is with KLM. I would love to know if: - If I need to go through any customs or immigration check at JFK - If so do I need to apply for an ESTA - If my bags would get checked through or not - If not is it a simple get off plane and go to the designated gate for the second part of the journey - If anybody knows if I would need to change terminals I appreciate any help on here, difficult to find answers online.


    You will preclear US Immigration in Toronto. You do not have to do anything with your baggage in JFK. You do need to complete ESTA because you will have to go through US Immigration in Toronto and have an Irish passport. You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from terminal 4. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security.


    ZAP - thank you so much for this reply, takes a lot off my mind and makes things a ton clearer, really appreciate it.


  • Can T5 arriving passengers use wingtips lounge in T4?
    Dec 4, 2014
    I arrive in JFK at 7.30am on Sat on JetBlue T5, can I have access to the Wingtips lounge in T4 for couple of hours? I depart from T5 again Sunday night.


    No, because you will not have a boarding pass departing JFK on Saturday.


    Sigh! Are there any showers facility available for arriving passengers in JFK, I need to head out for a wedding lunch.


    Dec 5, 2014
    Hi. I Fly DL476 on Jan 26 from FLL to Brussels via JFK. What do I need to know about the connecting flight at JFK to BRU DL 408. Do I need to re-checkin my bags and do I need to go through security again? It seems that arrival and departure is terminal 4. Thanks.


    No you do not have to do anything with your bags. Yes both flights will likely be in T4 but you may arrive in T2 which is connected inside security by a Delta shuttle bus.


    I will be arriving at JFK coming from FLL at 6.35 pm and my connecting flight to BRU is at time 7.38 pm. Do I have enough time to catch my flight?


    That's probably enough time. It doesn't leave a lot of time for delays but it should be enough time, even if you arrive in Terminal 2 (you will depart from Terminal 4).


  • Arriving from Helsinki to T8, will my family make the connecting fligh
    Nov 18, 2014
    Hello, our party of 5 are arrviving from Helsinki at 15.55 pm and need to make it to our connecting flight (American airlines) to San Francisco departing at 1745, everything in T8. We have ESTA, but still need to go through customs at JFK in order to get into the US. Do we also need to pick up our luggage and check it in again to SF? What are the odds on making it to the connecting flight?


    That should be enough time. You can recheck your bags at the transfer desk after you clear customs.


  • Bag storage between flights
    Nov 13, 2014
    I will have 15 hours between flights at JFK. Is there an area where I can store my bags so I can leave the airport and see the sights?


    There are baggage storage facilities on the lower levels of Terminals 1 and 4


  • Meeting Moscowvite... but where?
    Nov 12, 2014
    Greetings! Transaero flight from Moscow coming in Saturday... age old problem of having to meet someone with no cell phone in an airport the size of a small city!! Can I go to the baggage carousel without a ticket? How do I know which terminal she's arriving at? Is it on the ticket? Sorry so dumb!! Sigh!! Any and all ideas are greatly appreciated!!! Thanks in Advance!!!


    Transaero uses Terminal 4. You cannot go to the baggage carousel for an international flight, however, you can meet her at the exit of customs. There will be a lot of other people waiting and standing there as well.


    First of all, ZAP... wow! - thank you!!!! You are amazing!! Forgive me, but the Customs' exit... Terminal 4? I'm sure there is signage... do all international travelers go through the same customs exit regardless? (I read that online somewhere) - I'm actually trying to give her a phone before she boards a US Airways domestic connecting flight. Seriously, thank you again!!


    Yes, usually all passengers come out the same exit. In T4 there is only one - here is a map of the lower level of T4 - http://www.jfkiat.com/maps/arrivals.pdf


    Perfect!! Thanks a TON!!! So helpful!! We're putting our scheme together right now!! =O)


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