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  • Barry
    Apr 22, 2013
    1
    Flying qantas from Brisbane to Vancouver layover 3hours in LAX. Continuing code share with Alaska airlines to Vancouver. Will qantas do seat allocation for the alaska airlines or do i have to get that at ALaska Airlines at LAX

     

    Hey Mate, No Qantas wont do the seat allocation for you online. Your preferences will be forward to AS but that is all. If you LAX-YVR was with Alaskan ticket number you can pick seats that way, though I assume you have a qantas ticket the whole way though. When you are at the gate, listen for your name as usually they want to see your passport again and sometimes will issue you with an AS boarding pass. This can be avoided if you go to the AS counter when at Terminal 6 (if can be bothered).

     

  • best connexion
    Apr 18, 2013
    1
    arriving on Southwest T1, i have 1h to get to T6. What would be the fastest way? Thank you

     

    The fastest way is to walk straight across the lower level from T1 to T6. However, if you have time, you can also take the shuttle bus on the lower level (Bus A - airline connections).

     

  • arriving in lax with bike
    May 25, 2013
    4
    im arriving with qantas at bradley terminal, i go through imigration then grab bag and bike box then go to customs after customs can i put my bag and bike box on conveyer after customs or do i have to bring it to my connection flight with alaska airlines to vancouver? and how far is it from bag pick up to customs? as i know if i can drag my box that distance... on way back i fly with alaska airline from vancouver to lax with connecting flight with qantas to australia through bradley do i need to go through immigration and customs at lax and do i have to grab my bag and bike box in lax before i go to connection flight? thanks

     

    There will be a re-check in Bradley. On the way back you will pre-clear US immigration in Vancouver. Then just have to go to the bradley terminal with yourself and your carry-ons.

     

    How far is bag pick up to customs in lax? Can I drag a bike box or do I need a cart? And how much is the cart and what notes or coins do they take? Thanks

     

    Usually the walk from the intl baggage claim to the customs counter to re-check isn't very far. I've never been through immigration in the TBIT so I can't tell you for sure if there are carts available or not. If there are they would take U.S. Currency (quarters and probably small bills) and possibly Credit Cards.

     

    Carts are free inside TBIT FIS area.

     

  • another question
    Apr 17, 2013
    3
    what shuttle bus a, b, 1, 2

     

    Bus A (Airline Connections)

     

    THX. how busy do u think it is

     

    It really depends on the time of day, but the lower level at LAX is usually kind of a mess.

     

  • Terminal 7 to 2
    Apr 17, 2013
    1
    Hi I have 1 hour 20 minutes to get from terminal 7 to 2 ua flight and air Canada flight at terminal 2. I'm new to lax and I need help

     

    You can take the shuttle on the baggage claim level or walk straight across the area between the terminals on the baggage claim level. Either way hope your flight is on-time and RUN. If there's a lot of traffic when you come out the doors, I'd definitely try to hoof it over to T2.

     

  • Walking time from Terminal 5 to 7
    Apr 16, 2013
    1
    I'm arriving on Delta at T5 and need to meet other people ASAP at United at T7. Anyone know the time it takes to get between the two terminals? Many thanks!

     

    It's about a 10 minute walk along the curbside.

     

  • T6 to T8
    Apr 16, 2013
    2
    One hour connection in to T6 out of T8. It looks like you don't have to go through any security. it mentions a tunnel between the terminals. how long is the walk

     

    At LAX, T6, you can walk (to the right) from outside the arrivals level to T8, which should take about 10 mins, (the tunnel is only between T5 & T7) - or take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Either way you need, at T8, go through security check.

     

    That is 100% incorrect - T6 and T8 are connected beyond security. You will not have to go through security.

     

  • American Airlines Five Star Service
    Apr 12, 2013
    0
    Has anyone tried American Airlines new Five Star Service program at LAX? Just wondering if its worth the money.

     

  • Terminal 4 to TBIT in 90 minutes
    Apr 13, 2013
    2
    Arriving at terminal 4 and departing from TBIT, is 90 minutes enough time if bags are checked through? I've heard you have to leave the terminal and go through security again. I'm departing on air tahiti.

     

    Yes - 90 mins layover at LAX is quite enough. On arrival at T4, exit and turn left; TBIT is around the bend (5-min. walk). Yes you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.

     

    Thank you for your reply!

     

  • T8 to T7 in 1 hour 12 minutes
    Apr 11, 2013
    2
    Hi. I will be flying on a Skywest Airlines dba United Express flight into LAX. I am pretty sure it will be arriving into T8. Will I have enough time to catch another flight from T7 if I have 1 hour, 12 minutes? I am new to LAX. This will be on a Saturday morning at 7:30am. Thank you very much for your time.

     

    Yes, that will be plenty of time. T8 and T7 are directly connected and you won't have to go back through security.

     

    Oh awesome! Thanks so much for answering. :) I appreciate it.

     

  • 40 minute connection time
    Apr 11, 2013
    1
    I fly in on SkyWest and need to make a Delta connection in 40 minutes. Looks like SkyWest comes in to terminal 8 and Delta is in terminal 5. Is it a quick hike?

     

    SkyWest is not a marketing carrier. If your SkyWest flight is a Delta Connection flight both flights will be in Terminal 5. Only if your SkyWest flight is a United Express flight will you have to go from Terminal 8. If you let me know your flight number and where you're flying to LAX from I can let you know.

     

  • AMS-LAX-LAS: what to do with baggage?
    Apr 6, 2013
    1
    Quick question and probably an easy one for you guys: I will be arriving from Amsterdam with KLM and connecting to Las Vegas with Delta (one ticket). I expect to arrive at T2 and will depart from T5. I know that I will have to pick up my baggage and take it through customs myself, but I'm not sure about the next part. Will I have to carry my suitcase to T5 myself, or can I leave it in T2? Thanks!

     

    There should be a re-check in T2.

     

  • T5 to T4
    Apr 4, 2013
    2
    I have a 69 minute layover and am flying in to T5 and need to switch to T4. Will I be be able to make the connection without leaving the secured area?

     

    T4 and T5 are not connected beyond security. You'll have to hurry, but I think you'll still have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

    Thank you! Keep you fingers crossed for me!

     

  • International arrival from the UK to T6
    Apr 1, 2013
    6
    Hi, we are arriving from the UK into T6 with United airlines and then flying out of T6 to Kahului again with United airlines. We have a 6 hour layover unfortunately. First question, does anyone know if we have to re-check our baggage in for our 2nd flight? (it's all on one ticket with United) and Second question, any ideas what there is to do in T6 for 6 hours.....could we go to another Terminal maybe? Thanks for any advice :-)

     

    Yes, you will have to re-check the baggage after you clear customs. It's a simple re-check counter, you don't have to take it upstairs. Yeah, you could take a walk outside - maybe even take a hotel's shuttle van to that hotel's bar. Or you could walk over to the encounter restaurant in LAX's iconic "theme building" - http://www.encounterlax.com/

     

    Great thanks for your quick reply. Once we have re-checked our bags in again though are we OK to leave the building? I take it we won't have gone through security at that point? Sorry, not been to LAX before so not sure how it all works there.

     

    Right, you will be in the non-sterile area when you re-check your bags, so you can do whatever you want as long as you get back to T6 about an hour before your flight to Maui.

     

    On arrival at LAX you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag where indicated. As you have plenty of time, I would suggest you go to the Bradley Terminal (TBIT, or TB) with an abundance of amenities & services, and which is the largest of the 8 terminals arranged in a U shape (TBIT in center, T4, T5 & T6 to the right of the U). After baggage recheck, you can take the escalator at T6, ground level, down to the tunnel connecting T6,5&4. At T4, take escalator up, exit and go to your left around the bend to TBIT - should not take more than 10 mins. Also, the center of the U shape has parking garages and in the midst of them is the 'Theme Building' with the Encounter Restaurant. On your way back from TBIT you can also use the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Starting from TBIT, the next stops are at Terminals T4 –T8. Back at T6 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.

     

    Thanks, that's great - good to know we can leave the airport and get some fresh air, thanks again :-)

     

    Thank you moapr13, really helpful too. I'm sure this is what we will do as 6 hours is too long to be hanging around T6!

     

  • Sorry
    Mar 28, 2013
    1
    I ment I had a flight from terminal 7 and had to get to a flight in terminal 2

     

    That will be quite difficult in the time you have. You can take the shuttle around the baggage claim level or attempt to walk across the center of the airport. You'll then have to go through security again in T2.

     





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