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We are traveling 18-DEC-16 from Dublin arriving to JFK al 13:53 (terminal 4) and after departure (terminal 2) from JFK at 15:25 to MIA, all the route with Delta in the same booking and with suitcases. 1st time in JFK airport. Please could you help me with qq: is it enough time?, Which terminal for Immigration, pick up suitcase, drop suitcase, customs, transfer,etc? Any suggestion?
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin so all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta runs a shuttle inside security between Terminal 4 and Terminal 2.
I have an Italian passport, I have a flight to New York JFK, ESTA and I'll stay in New York four nights then I'll go to the Caribbean, but I would come back from Havana to Milan with the transit at JFK, is it possible? Can I have any problem?
Yes, you can transit the US any time you want as an Italian citizen. I don't know if your connection is physically possible because I don't know how much time you have or what airlines you are flying.
Thank you, I'll arrive at JFK at 5:45 pm and I'll fly to Milan, in the same day, at 7:20 pm.
Can see the my terminal
Who is Balducci and why does it matter that he can see your terminal?
Hello, I am arriving at JFK on 24 Dec at 15:30 from Mexico on Aeromexico (terminal 1) and have to connect to a flight from Royal Air Morocco to Casablanca that departs at 20:15 (terminal 1). Do I have enough time to go through immigration, collect my bags, and check in to Air Morocco?
Yes, you have to do all that. If you are a Mexican or Moroccan citizen you need a transit visa.
Yes, i hace a tourist visa. But, is enough time 4 hours and a halo to do al that?
Yes, that should be enough time.
hi, am flying HK>JFK arriving Christmas Eve at 1210pm

Looking at booking a car to get us to our accommodation but unsure how long it will take re: baggage reclaim and clearing customs and immigration. Any advice greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
I would book the car for 1:15 or 1:30 PM.
I want to buy a ticket for my mother to travel from Moscow, Russia to Toronto via JFK airport. I want to meet her at the JFK airport so that we can travel on the same flight to Toronto. Is it possible to meet her at the arrival gates of her terminal and help her navigate through the airport? I want to do this because she can't speak English and will need help. If not where is the best place to meet her?
No, it is not possible to meet her at the arrival gate. You have to meet her at the exit of US Customs in JFK in her arrival terminal.
I would recommend her to get a wheelchair service, this way a designated person will meet her at the gate. You can give her a note in english that will say that she speaks no english and needs help to get through customs or to get to the next gate (wherever the Toronto flight is leaving from). Obviously, she doesn't need to use wheelchair, it's just the way they set it up for airport workers. Good luck!
My family and I are due to land with Norwegian Air at 8:30pm, I would like to book transport from the airport to our hotel but need to know a rough tie to book the car as I don't want to incur any charges. We have never been before and I am getting different times from different people.
Can anyone give me some advice?
Immigration shouldn't be to busy then, so I think you will be out of customs around 9:15 if your flight arrives on-time.
I'm on this flight on 11/12 please can you advise how long it took you to clear customs/immigration please? Thanks.
I'm not flying until January hopefully a quiet time!
My sister and I are both arriving at JFK from two different airports in Europe within the same hour. As she is not an experienced traveler and her english is not as strong, I want to meet her as early in the arrivals process as possible. Any recommendations where in T4 to wait and meet? Can that be pre-immigration or best in the luggage area? Thanks
I am arring JFK and then i fly to Havana by Jetblue. I am a Vietnamese with Vietnamese passport. Vietnamese do not need visa to entry to Cuba but if fly from US, pax have to choose one of 12 reasons to travel to Cuba. If i choose reason "support to Cuban people", any problem happen to me?
No, the JetBlue website is just required to ask that. Since you are not a US Citizen your answer will not be used for anything.
Thank you so much
Flying from RDU on KLM Flight 5481 and must catch my connecting international flight to Amsterdam on KLM Flight 644. With a short overlay of 1 hour and 40 minutes, do I have enough time? My flight information says I arrive at terminal 2 and I will depart again at terminal 4. Do I have to re-check my luggage at JFK? Do I have to go through security at JFK and how fast will I have to run to my gate?
Your first flight will be operated by Delta. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4 - use that. You don't have to do anything with your baggage on your way out of the US. You have enough time.
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.