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  • BA terminal 7 to AA terminal 8
    Apr 17, 2016
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    I just would like to know whether we need to carry the luggage after immigration and custom all the way from terminal 7 to terminal 8 or is there any local "check-in" in terminal 7 (international arrival) itself in JFK?

     

    ...and I have 3 1/2 hrs time in between flights (obviously most of the time will be spent on immigration and customs)

     

    If both tickets were purchased on the same reservation then your bags will be tagged to your final destination and you can re-check them at the re-check desk in Terminal 7.

     

  • Layover time
    Apr 17, 2016
    1
    I'm taking a flight from Korea on Korean Air to JFK arriving 11:30 AM and taking a 1:59 Jet Blue flight to Savannsh. I have Global entry pass, will I have enough time? Thanks

     

    With no checked baggage and global entry I think this is possible. With checked baggage I think it would be really difficult.

     

  • Adequate transfer time
    Apr 16, 2016
    1
    I'm traveling fro Atlanta to JFK and have 2 hours to catch Korean Air to Seoul. 1 ticket. Is this enough time?

     

    That should be enough time. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4, then take the AirTrain to Terminal 1 and go through security.

     

  • enough time?
    Apr 12, 2016
    1
    Im traveling from LHR to Lax via JFK, have to clear Immigration, and probably recheck bags, have a 2hr 15 minute layover, will this be enough time?

     

    What airlines are you flying? Are your flights all on the same reservation or two separate ones?

     

  • transfer between Delta flights
    Apr 10, 2016
    2
    Will fly from Schiphol to JFK to Santo Domingo with Delta (4 hrs time for my transfer). Will Delta takes care of my baggage or do I need to collect and re-check them?

     

    Yes, 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. Yes, you have plenty of time.

     

    Tnx ZAP!

     

  • Rental car
    Apr 7, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm arriving from Germany(Danish Citizen) on the 13th at 12:05 - I'm going to Syracuse, however since the connecting flights does not fit my schedule, I will rent a car. How long do you think the wait will be from arriving (just hand luggage) until I can be on my way in a pre-rented car?

     

    Probably at least 2 hours. Realize that the traffic around NYC is horrible. It will take you at least 5 hours to drive to Syracuse. Also I recommend not taking the default google maps route that has you going across upper Manhattan to the George Washington Bridge and into New Jersey, Instead I recommend the route that takes you straight north from JFK across the Whitestone Bridge and the Bronx and then up into Westchester County and then eventually across the Hudson at the Tappan Zee Bridge.

     

  • time required to transfer from domestic flight to international flight
    Apr 6, 2016
    1
    Hello, We are flying into JFK from CHS on a Jet Blue flight and are getting on a Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul set to leave 1 hr and 30 min after our Jet Blue flight arrives (and we purchased to two tickets independently). Is that enough time? I assume checking bags is not an option? Thanks!

     

    With no checked bags that's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. If you haven't booked this yet I would really reconsider.

     

  • Baggage drop off at midnight
    Apr 3, 2016
    1
    Im coming from Caracas,VE to SFO, doing the following route:dec1st CCS-MIA-JFk(arrive at 11pm in JFK) and dec 2nd JFK-SFO at 10:30am. All with AA. Today I got an email from AA saying that my reservation was changed from the entire route to SFO to a leg for each day(ccsmiaJFK one leg and JFK-SFO the other) so I now have as the last destination JFK on dec1st (day my trip starts and drop my cheked bags in venezuela)and my bags will be cheked all the way to JFk(I know I have to redrop them at mia) wich means that I will have to check in for my next day flight to SFO. During my layover I would like to go downtown without my bags , so my question is: can I dropoff my bags at 11pm/midnight for my next day 10:30am flight to SFO!?

     

    You will have to ask the AA agents in JFK.

     

  • Transit Visa
    Mar 31, 2016
    1
    Hello, I'm flying from Kiev to Barbados and I pass through JFK, I arrive at terminal 7 on Ukraine International Airlines and depart Terminal 5 with Jet Blue, can anyone please tell me if I will have to clear customs in JFK and will I need a transit visa. My ticketing is all done with one agent.

     

    Yes you will go through US Immigration and Customs in JFK. Yes, you will need a transit visa.

     

  • changing terminals at JFK will I need a transit visa
    Mar 29, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm a Georgian citizen and I'm flying into JFK in May with UIA I arrive at terminal 7, I have to transfer to Terminal 5 for a Jetblue flight to Barbados, will my luggage be checked right through to Barbados and will I need a transit visa

     

    Yes, you need a transit visa. Ukraine International and JetBlue do not have an interline agreement. You will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 5 to re-check them with JetBlue.

     

  • Milan to SFO
    Mar 28, 2016
    3
    I'm scheduled to arrive in JFK from Milan at 19:00 on a Monday night. My connecting flight leaves from the JetBlue terminal at 21:20. I'm a US citizen and all the tickets are under the same reservation. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    If I check a bag will that still be enough time? Thanks ZAP!

     

    Yes, it should be.

     

  • Distsnce from gate to baggage claim
    Mar 25, 2016
    1
    I am arriving to jfk at 2PM with my parents and have a super shuttle reserved. How long is the walk from terminal 8, gate 40 to baggage claim? My parents are 79, can walk short distances but will need help if greater than 5 min walk

     

    It's probably a 5-10 minute walk.

     

  • traveling to london
    Mar 18, 2016
    1
    hi, im traveling from phoenix to jfk and then have my connecting flight to london, air france, terminal 1. do ihave to check my bags again nyc if i already went through the process in phoenix? and will i have enough time to catch my flight if i only have 1 hour and a half from arrival to departure time? thanks.

     

    If all tickets are on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags in NYC on your way to London. You just have to take the AirTrain to Terminal 1 and go through security. You should have enough time in that case.

     

  • From Italy to Argentina layover in JFK is luggage to be rechecked ?
    Mar 6, 2016
    1
    Hi, Departing in Italy with layover in JFK, do I have to recheck The luggage ? thank you

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security.

     

  • automatic checkin luggage transfer?
    Aug 6, 2016
    2
    i am arriving at JFK airport at TERMINAL8 from boston the flight is British Airways operated by american airlines,and have a another flight after 2 hrs from TERMINAL7 JFK to London which british airways. will my checkin bags transfered automatically from terminal 8 to 7 .

     

    Yes, if both tickets were purchased on the same reservation then your bags will be transferred. All you have to do is take the AirTrain to Terminal 7 and go through security.

     

    Hello, I'm flying from LA to JFK arriving at 7:30a through Virgin America. If I book a JetBlue flight to Buffalo at 8:39a with no bags to check will I make it? Thank you!!

     

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