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  • Domestic to International luggage transfer
    Nov 7, 2016
    Hi, I'll be flying from ORD to LHX and transferring at JFK in a couple of days. Will I need to collect and recheck my luggage at JFK or should it be transferred through? I'm flying Delta in the US and Virgin to London, and the tickets were bought as one journey. Thanks.


    You don't have to do anything with your bags at JFK. Just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Meeting family flying into different terminal
    Dec 6, 2016
    Hi my flight arrives into terminal 8 around 40 minutes after my parents land in terminal 7. Can anyone recommend the best place for them to wait for me please.


    Are both flights international? They could just wait in the arrivals level of 8 at the exit of Customs.


    Yes both are international, they aren't the best at finding their way so was looking for them to do the least possible and for me to find them. Thanks


    if you and them arrive at the same terminal, I'd say let them stay at the arrival terminal and wait for you. If this is the final destination though, their luggage will be on the claim waiting for them for 9 hrs. If it's a connecting flight, then no worries - luggage wshould go to final place.


  • London Heathrow - Layover JFK
    Nov 2, 2016
    Good evening! I will be traveling from London Healthrow to Orlando, Florida with a layover at JFK in the near future. Will I actually go through customs at JFK or will I go through customs when I arrive home in Orlando? Thank you for your help and happy travels.


    Yes, in JFK you will 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. What airlines are you flying?


    I will be flying Delta. I will not have any checked baggage - just a backpack, so maybe the process will be a little easier for me. Thank you for your response.


    Yes, in that case the process is the same, you just don't have to do anything with bags.


  • Time land from Cape Town and catch train at pen station
    Oct 21, 2016
    How long does it take when you land at jfk from Cape Town and need to catch a train at penn station


    I'd want 3.5-4 hours.


  • Time to go through customs and migration
    Oct 21, 2016
    Hi, I am arriving from Argentina on november 10th in the morning. How long (aprox) will it take to go through customs and immigration? I have to make a connection in LGA afterwards. Thanks!


    I would estimate about 60 minutes. I would want at least 4 hours between my scheduled arrival at JFK and scheduled departure from LGA.


  • where to check in
    Oct 17, 2016
    hi,not a USA citicen, I will arrive international flight on dic 18 at 6pm in terminal 4 and depart from terminal 5 in different airline at 10pm, where do i go after inmigration and costums to do the check in for jetblue? thanks


    When you arrive you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. Then if your bags are not checked through to jetblue you will take them with you on the AirTrain to Terminal 5, check them with JetBlue and go through security. You should have enough time.


  • International to domestic connection at JFK
    Oct 12, 2016
    We are flying from FCO>JFK>DFW all with delta. We have to claim luggage, go through customs and recheck it at jfk, correct? Then go through TSA security again if im right. Is 3 hours enough to make this connection at jfk?


    Yes, you have to do all that. Yes, that is enough time.


  • Terminal number
    Sep 29, 2016
    Leaving tomorrow with Interjet Flight 961. What terminal ?


    That flight operates from Terminal 7 as opposed to the rest of the Interjet flights that use Terminal 1.


  • 3 hour connection between 2 flights
    Sep 28, 2016
    Good day, I'm flying from Mexico City to Moscow via JFK and have 3 hours in between, however my flights were booked separately, which means I have to go through immigration, collect luguage and check in again. Is it enough time and would it be possible to use speed line for immigration? How can I do this in the shortest possible time? Thank you.


    That's barely possible if everything goes perfectly. There is no "speed line" for immigration when entering on a Visa.


  • luggage retrieval & customs
    Sep 21, 2016
    I am flying from PUJ (Dominican Republic) to Philadelphia with and over night layover at JFK. Will I be able to retrieve my checked luggage in order to go through customs at JFK and then recheck the bag to continue to PHL?


    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs but you will not be able to re-check your bags until the next morning.


  • Best meeting point @ T8
    Sep 19, 2016
    I will be flying in this Sunday from SFO on AA arriving around 3.45pm at T8 and my friend is arriving the same time at T8 from Berlin on AB. Where is the best spot to meet up ? P.S. I do have to pick up my checked luggage and don't think I am allowed back, to meet her at the international Arrival Gate. Thank you for your help !


    Meet at the exit of customs on the lower level.


  • Connection time at JFK
    Sep 9, 2016
    I would be arriving at terminal 4 of JFK at 7-20 AM on 20th Sept,2016. Next I would be flying to Mexico by a Delta flight at 9-40 AM. Is the time gap enough?


    If both flights are on the same reservation then that should be enough time.


  • jet blue transit desk
    Sep 8, 2016
    Hello, I have a question about baggage transit/transfer desk. In July 2016, When I arrived at JFK from Incheon(South Korea) for going to Santo Domingo, there was Baggage Transit desk of Asiana and I used it. But I couldn't find Baggage Transit Desk of JetBlue when I arrived at JFK from Santo Domingo for going back to Incheon. So I went to Asiana Check-in desk for doing my check-in(Boarding Pass) and I did check-in my baggage once again. Is there any Baggage transit/transfer desk of JetBlue in JFK Airport? and If you know it, Where is it?


    Only in Terminal 5.


    Thank you. I already know that JetBlue uses Terminal 5. But I couldn't see the baggage transit desk when I arrived at JFK Terminal 5. Anyway, if I go there once again, I will try to find it. Thank you so much!!


  • 1.5 hour lay over to clear customs
    Sep 3, 2016
    how long a layover do i need on american airlines in jfk coming from st martin going to boston to clea customs


    That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • US Citizen entering JFK from Halifax Customs, Security etc
    Sep 2, 2016
    Flying Delta from Halifax. A US citizen. What all will I have to do between flights? I have 45 minutes between flights. Am worried about being able to make it.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax. If both flights are on Delta all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


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