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  • Delta to Air Tahiti
    Sep 19, 2016
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    We will arrive into LAX on Delta at 20:50 and have a flight on Air Tahiti at 22:40. Any way to make it with checked bags if ticketed separately or should we do carry ons?

     

    I highly suggest only doing carry-ons, the Air Tahiti Nui check-in desk will close at about 21:10, leaving you only 20 minutes to get off the plane, claim your bags, and get them to the International Terminal, assuming your Delta flight is on-time.

     

  • American Airlines to Air china
    Sep 19, 2016
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    We have separate tickets from mia to lax 9:14 to air china 11:30. Do you think we will have enough time. My seats are right next to the exit so i will get out fast in the american airlines.

     

    With checked bags that will be difficult but not impossible. With no checked bags you should be OK.

     

  • 3 hour layover Southwest to TBIT
    Sep 19, 2016
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    Hi! I will be arriving at Terminal 1 at 830pm for an 1130pm flight to Incheon on Korean Air. Is 3 hours enough time to make the connection, security, immigration, etc?

     

    That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You just claim your bags from Southwest in T1, take them to the TBIT, check them with Korean, and go through security. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US.

     

  • American connect to air nz
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    We are travelling PHX to LAX on American and then to Auckland on Air NZ.We assume American will use Terminal 4 and Air NZ TBIT. Will we need to collect and relodge luggage at LAX? I assume we can walk between terminals?

     

    You will likely actually arrive in Terminal 6. If you purchased two separate reservations, yes, you will have to claim your bags from AA and re-check them with Air New Zealand in the TBIT. Yes, you can walk between terminals outside security along the curbfront.

     

  • Customs
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    Hi flying Delta Sydney to Calgary with Lax as transit. Is 2 hours layover enough to connect westjet-code shared delta ticket. Any info on customs baggage and security

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 5 or 6 or the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go to Terminal 2 and through security. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • 2 hours lax connection
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    Flying on a Sunday. Sydney-LAX-YYZ. Connection in LA is 2 hours. Canadian passports. Is this doable?

     

    What airlines are you flying? Are your flights on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

  • Transfer advise West Jet to Qantas
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    West Jet arrival from Calgary for flight to Melbourne with Qantas

     

    I would want a least 3 hours if on two separate reservations.

     

  • Switching flights
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    I have a friend from Germany flying from Fort Lauderdale on Spirit Airlines to LAX. She has about 5 hours time there until her next flight, but she has to go through customs to get her next flight ticket and go BACK through customs to get to her plane...is this enough time??

     

    There is no US Customs or Immigration when Leaving the US. She just has to claim her bags from Spirit, check them with her second airline, and go through security. She has plenty of time.

     

  • Switching terminals
    Sep 19, 2016
    4
    I'm flying into terminal 2 and I have to catch a connecting flight in terminal 6 can I stay behind TSA security when changing Terminals.

     

    No, you can't. Terminal 2 is not connected to any other terminals inside security. What airlines are you flying?

     

    I'm flying west jet Toronto to Los Angeles then I'm flying American Airlines To Reno Nevada.

     

    I appreciate your help on this matter. Thank You.

     

    Then you will need close to 2 hours between flights.

     

  • Changing FLights
    Sep 19, 2016
    2
    We are flying via Charlotte on AA arrive 1850 and then depart via Qantas to Australia at 2205. Do we have too pick up bags go through TSA then to TBIT?

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags. Just take the underground walkways and the connector building from your arrival gate in T4 or 6 and your departure gate in the TBIT.

     

    Thank you ZAP

     

  • SW to United flight to Mexico
    Sep 18, 2016
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    Do United flights to Mexico leave from TBIT or Terminal 7/8? If I arrive on SW with 1 checked bag how long should I allow to make this connection to UA flight leaving at 1:10pm in early Dec

     

    All United departures are from Terminals 7 and 8. I would want at least 2.5 hours between flights.

     

  • Connection Inside Security?
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    We are traveling on an AA flight arriving remote terminal 6 and will be flying China Southern to Guangzhou. If we only have carry on bags will we be able to connect inside security to the international terminal or will we need to go out of the security area and rescreen at the international terminal?

     

    Yes, you can go directly to your departure gate via the shuttle from the remote terminal and then the underground walkways and connector building. However, if you can't check in online for your China Southern flight you will have to get it from your departure gate.

     

  • mayor
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    best way to get from delta terminal 5 to Tom Bradley Singapore terminal 2

     

    Singapore uses the International Terminal, not Terminal 2. The fastest way is to walk.

     

  • Enough time?
    Sep 25, 2016
    2
    Hello! I will be arriving from Haneda at 1900 in TBIT via Japan Airlines and have a separate reservation for a flight to ABQ, NM at 2050 via Southwest with carry-on only/no checked bags. Is this sufficient time for customs/security/walking to terminal 1? Thanks in advance! :)

     

    With no checked bags you have a chance if you check in for your Southwest flight before you leave Japan, but it will still be difficult.

     

    Hi!! I was extremely worried after your reply, but made it with time to spare! Here is my experience for other readers that are curious: I forgot to add that I have global entry and TSA pre-check. Global entry was a breeze - I was able to pass customs in less than 30 minutes. Walking from TBIT to 3 to 2 to 1 was definitely a hassle and time consuming with no shuttles going the opposite way. Southwest check in was fairly quick. So from TBIT at 1900 through customs and waking to terminal 1, I was able to do that in about an hour. However security was horrible with no organization at 2000 on a Sunday night. I made it to my gate with about 15 mins to spare even with the security nightmare. Thanks again for your advice & help!

     

  • Southwest to Hawaiian airlines connection
    Sep 15, 2016
    1
    Hi, We are flying in to LAX on Southwest in Terminal 1 at 7:55 am and leave LAX for HNL on Hawaiian Airlines (Terminal 2) at 10 am. If we check 1 luggage on Southwest, would we have enough time to claim our bag in baggage claim and still make it on time to our flight in Terminal 2 that leaves at 10 am?

     

    That would be barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

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