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Hi there,

I am transiting through LAX airport and I am afraid about the connection time regarding the fact that all passenger seem to have to get their baggages and drop them again before jumping in the connection flight.
My details:
1. Wed 28 June: Arriving at LAX (Terminal B) at 06:55am (Virgin Australia VA7) _ Connection (Terminal 2) at 10:12am for Orlando (Virgin Australia VA6604 - Operated by DELTA AIR LINES).
2. Sat 1 July: Arriving at LAX (Terminal 2) at 21:40pm (Virgin Australia Operated By Delta Air Lines VA6604) _ Connection (Terminal 2) at 22:44pm for Sydney (Virgin Australia VA6551).

Do you think this is enough transit time to catch both connections?
Those connection times are sufficient. On your way back to Sydney you don't have to do anything with your bags in Los Angeles.
Do we have to go through security again ?
And best route through the airport for this flight
Yes, you will have to go through security again. You arrive in Terminal 2 or 3 and depart from Terminal 5. The best route is to walk along the curbfront.
Curbfront as in outside lax? I thought I read there is a bus u can take,,
Thanks ZAP
We only have carry-on as well :)
Hi there,

I will be arriving at LAX from Fiji (Flying from Australia) at 3:30pm, I am looking at a domestic connecting flight at 7pm with Southwest. Would this be enough time a first time USA visitor?

Kind regards,
Yes, that would be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest.
Hi, we are flying to Calgary (YYC) tomorrow with connection at LAX.
The flight will arrive at LAX at 7:29 AM in T4 with AA, and the departure flight to YYC with WestJet will be 8:45 AM in T2.

Do we have to exit the security zone and re-enter to catch the flight?
Is there any shuttle behind security that can take us from AA to WestJet?

Yes, you have to exit security and go back through security in T2. There is no shuttle inside security. You have just enough time if your AA flight is domestic.
Hi, arriving on an international flight at 1335 into TBIT, connecting to a virgin America flight at terminal 6 at 1535. Is that enough transit time?
Doing the return journey, arriving at Terminal 6 at 1602 and catching an international flight out at 1750.
Code share carriers - assuming on the return I can check my bags through? Is that enough time to transit?

Thanks appreciate your advice.
Yes, that should be just enough time on the way into the US and plenty of time on the way out.
Hi - realised I may have made a mistake and pay to amend my flights.
My worry is that a Virgin Atlantic flight booked to arrive at 16.10 (T3) and fly our with Hawaiian Air at 18.05 (T5?). I'm thinking it's not enough time to clear immigration (as non-US) collect bags, check in at Hawaiian, clear TSA in 1hr 55m. Feel like it was a rookie error.
Virgin Atlantic does not use Terminal 3. They use the International Terminal. You realistically do not have enough time for that connection with checked bags. Yes, Hawaiian uses Terminal 5 at LAX.
Have a United airlines flight arriving at LAX Terminal 6 and have to catch a connecting United flight to Melbourne from Terminal 7 with just over 1 hour layover. Do I have to re-clear security or will this time be long enough?
United no longer uses Terminal 6. You don't have to go through security again, just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks! Realized the flight landing at Terminal 6 is code shared with Air Canada so maybe that's why?
Yes, that would be why then.
Hi, I recently found a flight with the following Itinerary:

Aug 31, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm
From Tampa Intl. (TPA) To Los Angeles
Intl. (LAX) Korean Air 7476 operated by Delta

Layover 2h 50m stop in Los
Angeles (LAX)

11:50pm to 4:35am +1 day Overnight arrives on Sat, Sep 2
From Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) To Incheon Intl. (ICN) Korean Air 12

I have a few question regarding the above schedule

1. If I have checked in baggage, will they be transferred through automatically‚Äč or I have to retrieve them and check in again at Lax?
2.What happens if I can't make
the connecting flight due to a delay on the Delta flight? Does Delta
finding me an alternative flight since the Delay was on the Delta End?
3. And is the layover time enough to make the transfer from one terminal to another in LAX, especially since I have to get out of the terminal 2/3 security and walk to Terminal B?

Yes, your bags will be transferred automatically. If you miss the connection you will be booked on the next day or evening's flight to Seoul. The layover is plenty of time.
Arriving LAX 9:35pm on Delta 1682, departing 11:50pm Delta 6794 (operated by Virgin Australia). Would that flight depart from TBIT? If yes, is there enough time between flights. Do we have to go through security if we depart from TBIT? Thank you.
Yes, Virgin Australia flights depart from the TBIT. Delta operates a shuttle bus inside security from their gates in Terminals 2 and 3 to the TBIT. You have plenty of time.
Flights I am looking at are both Delta but gives me only 1 hr 1 min connection time in LAX. Coming in from Orlando going out to Sydney Australia..... seems like not much time but as Delta are offering the flight I am wondering if they know it is a super easy connection or something.
Any request users of these flights?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in LAX is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.