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  • Honolulu to London
    Sep 2, 2015
    Hi everyone I have a flight from Honolulu to LAX and from there to London heathrow. Both Flights are with UNITED. I only have a 2 hour layover in LAX. Would this be enough because it is the same airline i am traveling with? The ticket was bought together so i think luggage will just be sent to the next plane. Thanks


  • Westjet Terminal 2 to TBIT
    Sep 2, 2015
    Hi we arrive Tminal 2 on west jet from Vancouver and are heading t TBIT. 2 questions - do you know if we need to collect our bags and clear immigration for the US before heading to TBIT? Do we walk or the the shuttle - we are not young but willing. Thanks for the help. Annie


    You will pre-clear US Immigration in Vancouver. if both tickets were bought on the same reservation your bags will be checked through to your other flight. If you purchased two separate tickets then you will have to claim your bags in T2 and take them to the TBIT to re-check with your second carrier. If you can, it is almost always faster to walk than to wait for the shuttle.


    Thank you for setting our minds at rest. Very kind


  • From GuangZhou to LAX then to Toronto
    Sep 2, 2015
    Hi everyone, I have flights from GuangZhou arrives in LAX TBIT at 7:40pm, then to Toronto from T2 at 10:10pm. Would i have enough time to go through immigration? The flghts were booked separately so I would have to check-in again. Good thing is that I don't have luggages. Also, any suggestions on how to transfer between terminals? Would walking be an option?


    Many thanks in advance!!!!


    Yes, at that time that should be enough time, especially without checked bags. Just walk from the TBIT to T2. It should take less than 10 minutes.


    Thank you so much!!!! Very much appreciated!!!


  • from tokyo to lax to sfo
    Sep 2, 2015
    hi, i'll be arriving from tokyo w/ layover at lax then take another flight to go to sfo all under delta under 1 ticket/itinerary reservation. i have 2hrs and 30 min layover in lax, is this enough time? would i have to go to immigration then collect my bags before my connecting flight? also, will i go to the sign saying "connecting flights"? thanks.


    Yes, that is enough time. Yes, you have the procedure correct, I'm not totally familiar with the signage of the international arrivals hall in Terminal 5 where you will arrive, but the re-check desk should be fairly apparent after you clear customs.


    Many thanks!


  • Term 6 to TBIT
    Sep 1, 2015
    Is there a shuttle bus inside security that runs between t6 and tbit? I'm trying to avoid going out of security.


    No, there is not. There are no shuttle buses from any terminal inside security to the TBIT.


  • T7 to TBIT
    Sep 1, 2015
    Arriving tomorrow on United @ 1930 and changing to ANZ @ 2230. I see you recommend walking as opposed to using shuttle. Approx how long at a normal or slightly fast pace? Thanks for the info.


    It's about a 10 minute walk at a normal/slightly brisk pace. You should have plenty of time, especially if your bags are checked through to ANZ.


  • Air Tahiti flight
    Aug 31, 2015
    I booked an Air Tahihi Nui flight from JFK to LAX to PPT (Papette, Tahihit) all on the same ticket. The Air Tahiti Nui flight from JFK is operated by American Airlines and arrives at LAX at 9:54pm. My flight from LAX to PPT leaves LAX at 11:40pm which allows 1 hr & 40 minutes for American to transfer my luggage to my connecting Air Tahiti Nui flight. I am assuming this is doable otherwise Air Tahiti Nui would not have packaged the flights this way. Does anyone have any experience with this?


    Yes, that is enough time if your flight is on-time, but you will have to stop at the Air Tahiti Nui ticket counter to get new boarding passes, even if AA is initially able to issue them.


  • BonnyK
    Aug 31, 2015
    My mother in law is coming in on US Air from PHL and then transferring to American Eagle in Sept. Does US Air come into terminal 6 ... is there a bus that will take her to American Eagle?


    Yes, US Air is currently using Terminal 6. You can walk inside security from T6 to T4 via underground walkways (passing through T5 first)


  • worried about connecting flight.
    Aug 31, 2015
    wondering if anyone can help. I arrive in LAX at 0655 at Thomas Bradley airport and have a flight out to ny at 0910 from terminal 5. Is that lots of time


    That's enough time assuming both tickets were purchased on the same reservation, but it's not "lots" of time.


    thanks, yes, ticket all done at same time. actually flying from nova scotia to Brisbane and then back to Canada via LA/NY to Halifax.I know this is a very hectic airport.


  • Flying San Diego to Melbourne, transferring at LAX
    Aug 31, 2015
    I depart from San Diego and arrive at Terminal 8 LAX at 7.50pm, and I have a LAX-Melbourne Australia flight from Terminal 7 departing 10.30pm. Have I allowed enough time to make it on to the flight to Melbourne?


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. 7 and 8 are connected inside security.


  • delta to tbit
    Aug 31, 2015
    first time lax and bit traveler. delta arrives 2pm and international flight @ 9pm. how do i go from delta to tbit? shuttle? walk? how about my baggages? cart? i have an elderly with me, can i use wheelchair assistance? its just il be carrying our baggages or pushing a cart, and i can't push wheelchair @ the same time. any help will do. also any suggestions/opinions will do.thanks everyone


    I would just walk, but you have plenty of time to take the shuttle if you want to and that's easier for you, which it probably will be.


  • Flying from Tokoy to SD, transferring in LAX
    Aug 30, 2015
    I'm coming from Tokyo and will arrive at Terminal 6, i need to get to Terminal 5 for a flight to SD, my final destination. I have checked in bags, so do i need to get the bags, then immigration and then get to terminal 5? or can i get to terminal 5 directly without collecting my bags?


    You will have to collect your bags to go through US Customs. What airline are you flying from Tokyo? No airlines that fly to Tokyo use Terminal 6.


  • SYD-LAX then LAX - YYC
    Aug 29, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying Qantas from SYD to LAX arriving at 6:30am in Terminal B. Then I need to catch another flight from LAX to YYC (Calgary). There is a 8:35am flight by Westjet. The next one is Air Canada at 2:45pm. I prefer the 8:35am Westjet flight but I'm worried about not having enough time. Can you advice? Thank you.


    It's possible but difficult.


  • Terminal 2
    Aug 27, 2015
    Hello: I arrive in Terminal 2 with Aeromexico and my connecting flight with Westjet leaves from Terminal 2 as well. Do I have to leave the terminal and go through security again or can I simply remain within Terminal 2 after going through immigration and customs? Thanks!


    Once you clear customs you will be outside security. So you will have to go back through security to get to your departure gate.


  • Kelvin
    Aug 27, 2015
    I am flying from Hong Kong to San Francisco and have a connection flight from LAX. I will be landing at LAX at 9:40am. Is it possible to catch a connection flight to SFO at noon or even 11:00am?? I want to know how long for us to go through US immigration, claim our bags etc. The 2 flight tickets are separately purchased. Thanks!!


    Noon is doable, but not risk-free. 11 AM, no way. There's so many flights from LAX to SFO, I would choose one around 1 PM if it were me.


    Thanks for your reply. Just one more thing to ask. I will probably take 12:00 flight to SFO. As I will arrive at LAX on Christmas Day and the airport would be busier, is it still possible for me to take 12:00 noon flight?


    Christmas Day itself is not a busy day.


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