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  • Brisbane to LAX to Detroit MI
    Mar 21, 2016
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    Is 2 and 1/2 hour layover typically enough time to depart my international flight from BNE and claim my bags at LAX and reboard a flight to Detroit? How far is the international terminal from the domestic terminal for Virgin Australia?

     

    Virgin Australia does not fly domestic flights in the US. Your flight to Detroit will be operated by Delta and depart from Terminal 5. You will arrive in the International Terminal. You should have enough time.

     

  • TBIT internal connection
    Mar 20, 2016
    1
    If I fly into TBIT on Copa and leave on Cathay for HKG also from TBIT, do I need to go through immigration and customs? Would 1 hour 40 mins be enough time for the connection? Thanks.

     

    You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with Cathay, and go through security. That is not enough time for that connection.

     

  • Terminal change
    Mar 20, 2016
    1
    My arrival is Hawaiian Airlines, Terminal 2, at 740 AM. I depart with Southwest (Terminal 1, I guess) at 1050AM. Almost 3 hours. I will be claiming checked bags and rechecking them with southwest. Is that enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Qantas SYD-LAX arrive 6.30am then T2 departure to Mexico at 11am
    Mar 20, 2016
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    Gives me 4.5 hours to clear immigration, get backs, then go to T2 and recheck backs and go through security again. All good???

     

    Yes, as long as the flight from Sydney is on-time that should be plenty of time.

     

  • LAX to MEL
    Mar 18, 2016
    1
    Hi - Ive made 2 separate bookings with my 1st flight (domestic) arriving Tuesday at 8pm with Virgin America. My next flight is at 10:15pm with Qantas. I have 1 checked bag....do you think I can make the connection?

     

    You barely have enough time if everything goes perfectly. You'll habve to claim your bag from Virgin America in T3 and re-check it with Qantas in the International Terminal before 9:15.

     

  • Phila-Lax-Tahiti
    Mar 17, 2016
    1
    I will arrive to LAX with AA 596 at 6:49 pm and connect with AF 76 at 11:55 PM for Papeete. Do I have enough time to collect my luggage and board my flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Connecting Flights from LAX (Terminal 5) To San Diego (Terminal 2)
    Mar 17, 2016
    2
    Hi, I have a connecting flight from PH to LAX to San Diego with a layover time of 1 hour 10 mins from LAX to San Diego. I bought the ticket online under 1 itinerary for all connections. Do I have time to go through all the legalities (immigration, baggage check out check in) given that it's only an hour? Or do I ask the online ticketing to adjust my time?

     

    Hi, I forgot to include that im flying with delta (from ph-narita) then compass dba delta from lax to san diego. Thanks.

     

    1 Hour 10 minutes is not enough time for an International to Domestic connection at LAX. Also, your flight to SAN will not be from Terminal 2 - Delta does not use Terminal 2. It will also be in Terminal 5.

     

  • Delta International Baggage Recheck Facilities
    Mar 16, 2016
    1
    Coming in on Delta economy (Terminal 5) and connecting to EVA Air to Singapore, TBIIT. Does Delta's remodel make this transfer any smoother? Go through security?

     

    If your tickets are on two separate reservations then you will have to claim your bags and bring them to the international terminal to check with eva. If your bags are checked through then you can go directly to your departure gate through T4 and the connector.

     

  • customs
    Mar 16, 2016
    1
    how much time do I need to allow to get through customs? And if I have two separate itineraries, do I have to get out of the airport and go through security again?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, take your bags to your departure terminal, check them with your second airline and then go through security. I recommend at least 3 hours between flights purchased on two separate reservations.

     

  • terminal 1 to terminal 2
    Mar 16, 2016
    1
    leaving HI to BOS. My original connection time when I booked the flight was 2.5 hours, so we were happy to have breakfast in the terminal while waiting. Now the flight arrives at 7:45A in terminal 1, and departs at 8:25A in terminal 2. It seems like we would have to do security again, even if we could run between. I can't believe the airline changed this! Is there any way we can make this? My husband has a disability so we will use Handicap for him to speed things along. Will that help?

     

    I think you have your terminals reversed - no flights from Hawaii arrive in Terminal 1 and no flights to Boston depart from Terminal 2. What airlines are you flying?

     

  • Flying Sydney, AU to Vancouver all on American Airlines
    Mar 15, 2016
    1
    Is 2 hours enough time to change planes? (From Term. B to Term 4, through security, customs, etc.?)

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Is 1:15 in LAX long enough from GUA-SLC
    Mar 14, 2016
    1
    Hi, we're flying a big group (10 U.S. Citizens) back from Guatemala City to Salt Lake City. Is one hour fifteen minutes long enough to make it to our connecting flights? Flying Delta all the way. A little worried about getting through Customs. Two of us have Global Entry, but the other 8 don't. Will someone with experience help me out? Thanks!

     

    No, that is not enough time for an International to Domestic connection through LAX with checked bags.

     

  • Connecting from American Intl (SYD) to American at LAX
    Mar 14, 2016
    1
    Hi, we have a two hour connection time to go from the LAX International Terminal to T4 American. With CBP, Baggage recheck etc is this time enough? Flight arrives at 8.00 am from Sydney. Also is there baggage recheck for American in the International Terminal or will we have to take it over to T4 ourselves? Many thanks

     

    If your bags are tagged through to your final destination then you can re-check them in the International Terminal right after you clear customs. 2 hours should be enough time.

     

  • connection from Terminal 6 to Terminal 7
    Mar 14, 2016
    1
    I am flying in from Hawaii on Amercian, and would like to hope on a flight to Santa Barbara late in the eve on United. My plane arrives about 9:30, and the flight to SB leaves at about 11p. Can I walk through the terminals (have only carryon) and make this connection? Do i need to go to street and go through security again.?

     

    Yes, Terminals 6 and 7 are directly connected to each other. All terminals on the South side of the airport T4 to T8 are all connected by walkways inside security.

     

  • American to Aero Mexico
    Mar 13, 2016
    1
    I am arriving on American Eagle terminal 4 going to AeroMexico terminal 2, with 2 hour layover, do I have to take bus and go thru security again or is there underground terminal connections?

     

    You will have to take a bus from the American Eagle remote terminal to Terminal 4, then walk or take the shuttle to Terminal 2 and go through security. If you have checked bags and are on two separate reservations you will also have to claim your bags and re-check them with Aeromexico. This is a very difficult connection.

     

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