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  • Portland to Ixtapa through LAX
    Feb 26, 2017
    I only have 40 minutes to make my connection in LAX. I'm flying from PDX to ZIH on Alaska. If my flight is on time, do I have enough time to walk to the next gate?


  • Connecting flight from Calgary to phoenix
    Feb 25, 2017
    We arrive at lax 11:09 am and have a connecting flight to Phoenix at 12:48 pm. It sounds like we have to clear customs when we arrive at lax and then pass through security to catch the connecting flight? I'm worried that 90 minutes isn't going to be enough time.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. What airlines are you flying? Are both flights on the same reservation?


    Feb 24, 2017
    my trip is YYC-LAX-SFO-TPE, do i get screening checking in LAX, need to take my checked baggage and re-check in? how long does it takes? i am not US residents. my connect time is 2.5 hours. I book the entire trip through United Airline. Thanks


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Calgary. since the Calgary-LAX flight is operated by Air Canada. You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 7/8. You will have to walk to T7 and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags. In SFO all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • AA Flight to Southwest Flight
    Feb 24, 2017
    Hello, Arrive at 7.20am on American Airlines AA72 from Sydney. I have a connecting flight with SOUTHWEST Airlines at 10.10 ( 2.5 hours ). I am hoping I can check my bags directly thriough at Sydney ? Will I have enough time to clear customs and get to the connecting flight or will I be better to catch the later one departing at 1.55pm ? About to book flight now....... Thank You


    You cannot check your bags through to Southwest in Sydney. Southwest does not interline bags with any other airlines. You will have to take your bags to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest. You have enough time if everything goes smoothlly.


  • TBIT to Domestic with AA
    Feb 24, 2017
    Hi, I'm arriving with AA from SYD-LAX, arriving 6.15am. I've got a connecting AA flight to Seattle leaving 7.50am. I assume I'm going to make it if flights are on-time? I know I have to clear customs when I arrive - would I then check my suitcase in at a transit desk or do I have to take it to the next terminal?


    Oh - I'm an Aussie with ESTA


    You can re-check your bag at the transit desk. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • international 1:25arrival domestic 3:45 departure
    Feb 23, 2017
    Flying in from Tokyo to LAX at 13:25 and departing fromT5 to PDX by Delta. I am not a US national but have Esta.Enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time.


  • New Orleans to LAX to Brisbane with hour and 30 min layover
    Feb 23, 2017
    Hi there! I have a Virgin Australia flight (run by delta) from New Orleans at 7:15 PM getting to LAX at 9: 35 PM and then a virgin Australia flight to Brisbane at 11:05. Do i need to get my bag and go through security? WIll I have enough time?


    You don't need to get your bag. You can now take the tunnel from T5 where you arrive to T4 and then walk through the new connector building to the International Terminal where you depart without going trough security. You have enough time if the flight from New Orleans is on-time.


    Thank you!


  • International to domestic - 3 hours
    Feb 20, 2017
    HI, I'm flying in from London with British arriving at 12:50 pm and leaving with Alaska to SEA at 4:10 pm - not on the same ticket, will that be enough time? I understand Alaska uses terminal 6 and I'll have to check my bag to SEA - thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time.




  • Delta connection coming from JFK to LAX and then to El Salvador
    Feb 20, 2017
    I am traveling from JFK to LAX with DELTA and have around 45 minutes to take my next flight to El Salvador (also with DELTA). Is 45 minutes enough time to make the connection? I get to LAX at 11pm, thanks!


    Yes, that is enough time if the flight from JFK is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Flight connection, domestic to international, separate tickets
    Feb 18, 2017
    I have a domestic flight via Delta arriving in LAX at 11:00pm booked separate from my international flight out of China Airlines at 1:05am. I will not have any checked luggage. Will that be enough time to walk to TBIT, check in at the counter, and go through security?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the Delta flight is on-time.


  • American Airlines domestic connection
    Feb 17, 2017
    I have 55 minutes to make an American Airlines connection at LAX and will need to change terminals. OMA to LAX then LAX to HNL. I have never flown through LAX. Is 55 minutes enough time to make the connection?


    Yes, that's enough time if the flight from Omaha is on-time.


  • Best Airline for El AL Connection to Tucson
    Feb 17, 2017
    Will arrive on El AL at 7:30 am and want to know which terminal would be the closest and take the least time to get to if we are flying to Tucson, AZ...


    American's terminal is the closest and can provide you other options to get there if you are late arriving by connecting through Phoenix.


    Does it make a difference if the AA flight is American Eagle? Which terminal would it be? And thank you for the answer.


    For American Eagle flights you go to Terminal 4 and then after security there is a bus that takes you to a little building called the American Eagle Remote Terminal where your flight will depart.


    Thank you!


    Feb 16, 2017
    Landing from SYD in LAX on Virgin Australia (booked through Delta) connecting to a Delta flight to ATL. We have 1 hour and 45 minutes between flights...enough time to get luggage, and clear customs and immigration and security?


    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Is 3 hours enough?
    Feb 16, 2017
    I'm flying in from Australia and have 2hr 55 minutes to connect to my domestic flight to Orlando. I'm flying Virgin Australia from Australia and connecting to a Virgin America flight to Orlando. There is literally only one flight for me to go on through Virgin and hence my conundrum.


    Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Virgin America and Virgin Australia aren't related except the name. But yes, it should be enough time.


  • Flying from pdx to lax
    Feb 15, 2017
    Hi I am flying from pdx to LAX I am going to China ester air 2hr you think I have time I have no bag to check in only carry on?


    What airline are you flying from Portland? That should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.


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