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  • question
    Dec 8, 2015
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    i have a flight to jfk on american airlines 4309 and a friend coming in on LAN532. Will I able to meet her before crossing the immigration passport control together?

     

    American 4309 is a domestic flight - you don't have to go through immigration/passport control.

     

    So is there no way that I can meet my friend before immigration controls or wait for her at the baggage area? Am I right to say that domestic flights and international flights do not arrive at the same area in the arrival halls?

     

    Correct. When you arrive you will come out on the same level that people wait for their departing flights on. Your friend will be sent down secure corridors to Immigration, the International baggage claim and customs. You can meet her at the exit of customs, which should be on the lower level.

     

  • jfk terminal 8 domestic & international
    Dec 7, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'd be arriving on a domestic flight at JFK from Washington and I have a next flight to Korea at Terminal 8 as well. Are the domestic and internationl terminals the same or are they separate?

     

    Terminal 8 is just one terminal. All gates are connected. However, there are no nonstop flights to Seoul that leave from Terminal 8. Are you making a stop first? What airline are you flying?

     

  • How many hours in advance should I arrive at the airport
    Dec 3, 2015
    1
    My flight is at 8:05PM (Flight #83) from JFK to SAN. How many hours in advance should I arrive at the airport during christmas holidays?

     

    90 minutes if you don't have checked bags, 2 hours if you have checked bags, just to be safe. But less than that is doable.

     

  • Transfer from Terminal 3 to 8
    Nov 30, 2015
    4
    Hi, arriving on the 16th of December on AA0105 from LHR, next flight AA0235 at 2015 to Boston, does this seem enough time? All booked on the same ticket, Also, on the way back I have a 7 hour wait, any suggestions greatly received!

     

    JFK no longer has a Terminal 3. All AA flights are in Terminal 8. Your transfer times seem sufficient.

     

    Thanks Zap,says terminal 3 on the ticket but if it's all in termina 8 then hopefully it will be fine

     

    Where did you buy that? It's probably means you leave from LHR Terminal 3. In JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security.

     

    My bad and you're right! Flying from LHR Terminal 3!! Thanks for your help:)

     

  • Connection
    Nov 17, 2015
    1
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    0
    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
    1
    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.

     

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    Jan 7, 2015
    0
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  • 2hr Stopover en-route to Toronto
    Jan 7, 2015
    3
    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
    2
    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.

     

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