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  • distance bet terminals
    Aug 29, 2016
    how far is southwest airlines to eva air. are these two located in different terminals? whats the best mode of transportation to get to each other? my family of five( inc a baby) has a connecting flight to eva air. have 3 hrs to do that. 8 baggages with!


    Yes, Southwest is in Terminal 1 and Eva Air is in the International Terminal. It's about a 20-25 minute walk or about the same time in a shuttle. You should have enough time.


  • Manila > LAX > ATL
    Aug 29, 2016
    Coming home from Manila. Connections are Manila > LAX > ATL. I have 90 minutes between LAX to ATL. I have a checked bag. Is that enough time to get my bag, clear customs and make my ATL connection?


    What airlines are you flying ? Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations?


  • Transfer from TBIT to Southwest Airlines Terminal 1
    Aug 29, 2016
    Hi I am arriving g by China Southern from Delhi india at 7.40 pm and need to board the 10.05 pm Southwest flight from Terminal 1. Will I be able to make it ? I have to go through immigration and customs. I have 2 large bags and two carry ons


    Hi I also need to know if I can get assistance to wheel my bags outside. Can I get a taxi to take me from TBIT to Terminal 1. Us 2 hrs 20 mins enough time to go through immigration and customs? This is my second visit so can I use the kiosks?


    You cannot take a taxi between Terminals. You either have to carry them yourself or take them on the shuttle bus. If you have more than you can carry you'll have to send some of it ahead via the mail. You can only use the kiosks if you hold a visa-exempt passport or are a permanent resident. If you are an Indian citizen you cannot use the kiosks on repeat visits unless you become a permanent resident.


  • connecting flight to melbourne
    Aug 29, 2016
    I will be flying united from boston to lax and only have 55 minutes to connect to another united flight to Melbourne. Is this enough time to make the flight?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Is an hour long enough?
    Aug 25, 2016
    How long does it take to get from terminal 3 to the international terminal? I have no checked bags...


    Once you leave security in T3, you can get to the security checkpoint in the International Terminal in less than 5-10 minutes.


  • Connecting flight to Chicago in 2hours
    Aug 24, 2016
    I have flight from beijing to los angeles to chicago. I don't need time for baggage claim but i need time for immigration. Is it possible for me to do immigration and board on the chicago flight within 2 hours ?


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


    One reservation with Air China


    OK, so your flight to Chicago will be operated by United. In LAX, you will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags (if you have checked bags), go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, exit the terminal, walk to your right, the fourth building you come to will be Terminal 7, go inside, go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time.


  • T1 to T8 with luggage
    Aug 23, 2016
    Is is possible for a 'senior' citizen to wheel one bag and a carry on from term. 1 to term. 8? I see via the map that there are 2 parking lots in between. I'm not sure how big these lots are.


    As long as you're a healthy senior citizen and the bag isn't absurdly large or heavy, I think that's possible. note that the entrance to Terminal 8 is actually in Terminal 7.


  • connecting flight time
    Aug 23, 2016
    we'll be arriving from taiwan(eva air) at 3pm & have a connecting flight with southwest airlines at 6:50pm. is that enough time considering customs & immigration?


    That should be enough time.


    Aug 23, 2016


    No, there are no skycaps in Terminal 1. I suggest packing or renting a cart and pushing the bags to the International Terminal.


  • Southwest/American Terminal Connection
    Aug 23, 2016
    I am looking at an itinerary that would fly on Southwest from OAK to LAX landing at 3:15pm then connect with an American flight to Lihue at 5:30pm. Would I have enough time to check bags from OAK, retrieve and recheck with American? Looking to fly during the December holidays when I assume airport will be busier than normal.


    That would be just enough time if everything went smoothly. It's a long walk from Terminal 1 to Terminal 4 or 6 where you depart.


    That's what I am nervous about but isn't there a bus that transits around to all terminals?


    Yes, but it is very slow and gets stuck in traffic.


    Thank you very much!


  • From Qatar Airways to Virgin America
    Aug 21, 2016
    Good Day Helpful Advisor(s), 1) I will be arriving LAX via Qatar Airways at 1.25pm, and will be taking Virgin America to Las Vegas at 3.35pm (approximately 2 hours gap). Is this do-able or should I take a later flight. 2) I need to collect my baggage and re-check in for Virgin America, needn't I? Thank you very much. Appreciate some feedback.


    This is going to be very very close. I reccomend booking a connection of 2h30m+. If it was all one airline, I'd say that you could go with it, and if you miss the flight, the airline will rebook you. However, since it's two different airlines, neither Qatar nor Virgin America would rebook you, meaning you'd have to pay out of pocket. Id say take the later flight.


    Thank You Very Much Andy! I will choose a much later flight.


  • LHR to Hawaii via LAX
    Aug 21, 2016
    Hi, I'll be travelling to Hawaii, going through LAX as our onward connection to Hawaii. Will I need to recheck into our Hawaii flight or will this be arranged as a transfer (using same airline) . If so, please advise on appropriate connection times required. Thanks


    From where are you flying into LAX and with which airlines are you flying?


    Hi, I'll be flying in from London Heathrow on British Airways. the onward flight to Oahu was also booked through BA but possibly operated by American Airlines.


    In LAX you will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, walk to your departure terminal (either 4 or 6, go through security and to your departure gate. At least 2 hours is recommended. Your flight to Hawaii will indeed be operated by American.


    thank so much for the help. we have a 4 hour change over and 3 on the way back so fingers crossed that will be sufficient.


  • CONNECTING T7 TO TBIT with luggage
    Aug 21, 2016
    what are the choices and best for 2 elderly people


    please reply


    If you have time then take the shuttle that runs outside security. It's slow but you won't have to carry your bags the whole way then.


  • Transfer time needed NY - LAX - SYD
    Aug 21, 2016
    I am departing LAX to SYD on Qantas at 10:30 pm. What would be the minimum connection time I should allow arriving from NY? The flights will be on separate tickets. Would American Airlines be the best option as they arrive at Terminal 4?


    Yes, American would probably be the best option. I would plan on arriving in LAX by at least 8 PM.


    Thanks, will we need to collect checked luggage on arrival at LAX, and re-enter security at TBIT or can luggage be checked through from NY if flights are on separate tickets from New York to LAX on American then from LAX to SYD on Qantas?


    Since AA and Sydney are OneWorld partners, the agent in JFK should be able to tag your bags to Sydney if you show your Qantas reservation. However, they are not obligated to.


  • Enough time
    Aug 20, 2016
    I'll be flying American into LAX from Arkansas with a 58 minute connection time to fly American to Tokyo. Is this doable?


    Yes, you will go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time, as long as your flight from Bentonville/Little Rock is on time.


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