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  • 1.5 International Connection
    Feb 12, 2015
    Arrive at 9:05 AM on China Eastern and then need to depart on United at 10:30 AM. I am flying business, and have Global Entry and Carry on...should I be able to make the flight?


    Yes, but if you purchased two separate tickets you will have to check in online for your United flight before you leave China and run to Terminal 7 once you clear customs.


    Feb 20, 2015
    We (3 adults, 1 senior, 2 kids) will be scheduled to arrive at LAX via Southwest Airlines at 7:30 am. From there we are taking a flight to OGG at 8:50 am. SWA will not transfer bags to Delta. Will we have enough time to get bags, checkin and reboard on Delta. Any suggestions to help make this a smooth transition?


    No, that's not enough time. Change your Southwest flights to fly in the night before. You should have researched this before purchasing tickets.


    Yeah, that's what im doing - researching. And I haven't actually purchased SWA tickets but thanks for being condescending.


    you're a jerk. a ton of other people have said the same thing this person said. nothing new. we are all just trying to get information, no need to be rude.


    PS my comment above was for zap not the original poster.


  • is 2 hours enough time for connection
    Feb 11, 2015
    We are flying Virgin Australia from Brisbane to LAX landing at 8:30am, connection is delta at 10:40am. is that enough time to go collect luggage go through customs, and re-check bags for the connection


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Delta connection
    Feb 11, 2015
    I'm flying with delta from orlando to Sydney with connection in LAX, but I just have 37 minutes to change planes. I bought all the tickets together. Is 37 mins enough time? Please help I'm very worry.


    37 minutes should be enough time - all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 5. However, it obviously leaves very little time to spare if your flight from Orlando is delayed.


  • Terminal 3 to International Terminal
    Feb 10, 2015
    I am travelling from SFO to Kathmandu. I purchased my tickets through Cheapoair-purchased in one order, not purchased individually. Here is a run down of my flight: SFO-->LAX on VIRGIN AMERICA. Landing in Terminal 3 LAX --> CAN on CHINA SOUTHERN , taking off from BHIT CAN--> KTM on CHINA SOUTHERN (different flight) My questions: 1.) Will my bag make it from SFO to KTM (Kathmandu, Nepal) without me having to reclaim and recheck my baggage? 2.) How do I get from Term. 3 to BHIT?? Do I have to check in a second time through Security? 3.) Can I exit the airport for my 5 hour layover in LA? 4.) When I get to CAN (Guangzhou) Do I have to travel through international security another time?? Please any answers would be greatly appreciated! I am travelling alone for the first time!!!


    Yes, your bags should go directly to KTM. T3 and the TBIT are next to each other, you can just walk between them. You will probably have to go to the China Southern counter to get your boarding passes as Virgin America probably won't be able to issue them (but they might). You will have to go through security in LAX TBIT. Yes, you can leave the airport, although 5 hours doesn't leave you much time to do much. You will in fact be technically "outside the airport' when you change terminals. You will need to tell the airline you are using a 72 hour transit without Visa in China. Yes, you will have to go through Chinese immigration and customs in Guangzhou.


  • Connection between terminal 1 and TBIT
    Feb 10, 2015
    Hi! We're flying SouthWest from SFO on a June Sunday, flight not yet booked. Departing LAX same afternoon on Air NZ out of the TBIT at 4.45 pm. I can see it's about 16 mins walk between the two. We will only have carry on. Debating whether we would be okay with arriving with SouthWest at 1.10pm or whether we should book the preceding flight (arrives 1135 a.m.). What would you recommend?


    The 1:10 PM should work.




  • JFK - LAX - MELB
    Feb 9, 2015
    I leave JFK and arrive at LAX at 21:04 flying Qantas operated by Ameican Airlines and my flight with Qantas departs from LAX for MELB at 22:50. Is this anough time between terminals? and do I need to pick up bags and recheck them at LAX? my flights are on the same ticket.


    Your bags will be checked straight through to MEL. All you have to do is walk from T4 where you will arrive to the International Terminal where you will depart and go through security.


    Feb 9, 2015
    Im flying houston to manila on EVA via connection at LAX. My flight to LA is on United and I know EVA is over at the international terminal and I have a 3 hour layeover. Will I have to recheck my bags at TBIT or can I go straight to security? My ticket is under one reservation


    You will not have to collect your bags in LAX. Just walk from T7 to the International Terminal and go through security.


  • Help with baggage between terminal 7 and international
    Feb 8, 2015
    My wife will be taveling through LAX, flying in on United, flying out on Air Fiji (International). She has two separate tickets so she will need to pick up her bags from terminal 7 and take them to the international terminal. She will have 3 large check-on bags, plus her carry-ons. What is the best method to get from Terminal 7 to the Internation Terminal? Thanks for any help


    If she has plenty of time she can try to hustle them on and off of the shuttle bus. If she wants to bring them herself then she should purchase and pack a foldable luggage cart.


    Thanks, but I forgot to mention that she has trouble with her legs and needs someone else to help lift the bags. Will a skycap take them for her? What about using a taxi? And how much would that cost? Thanks for any help. And, yes, she has plenty of time (about 5 hours).


    Oh, and one more thing - if she uses the shuttle will there be someone who can help her put the bags on and off? Thanks.


    There's nobody whose job it is to help people, but there's a good chance she can get someone to help her.


    Thank you much


    Feb 8, 2015
    I am an Australian and already completed ESTA. I am flying in from Hong Kong on 7 March arriving LAX 0650. I have a connecting flight to Houston Hobby via Southwest departing terminal 1 at 0955. I have one checked baggage. Will I have enough time to get the connecting flight knowing that I have to do baggage check in again at Southwest counter?


    Yes, as long as your first flight is on-time that should be enough time.


    Thank you. It is nice to have such a quick response.


  • Terminal 5 to 2
    Feb 7, 2015
    I am arriving delta thu 2:45 and departing Hawaiian air 5pm. Tickets purchased separately so will need to get bags. Will we make it?


    That is barely just barely enough time. If your flight is delayed at all you won't have enough time to get your bags to Hawaiian on-time to check them.


  • One hour, same airline
    Feb 6, 2015
    I have a 55min connection between two different United Airlines flights (UA357 from SEA to LAX arriving at 9:30pm, then UA1542 from LAX to MCO leaving at 10:28pm). Is this enough time to get from one flight to the next?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All United gates at LAX are connected inside security.


  • SFO to LAX to Heathrow connection
    Feb 6, 2015
    I am flying American from SFO to LAX arriving at Terminal 4 at 2:22 pm tomorrow. I need to connect to my American (British Airways) flight at 4:10 pm out of International. Will I have enough time - do I have to get my luggage and re-check in at the terminal?? Or can I check my luggage through to Heathrow form SFO?


    If you purchased your tickets together your bags will automatically be transferred to British Airways and you should be issued both boarding passes in SFO. All you have to do is walk from T4 to the International Terminal and go through security. They are building a secure area walkway from T4 to the International Terminal but it isn't finished yet.


    Yes my tickets are on the same itinerary. Thank you SO much for taking the time to answer my question! This is very helpful and reassuring, now I don't have to jam everything into a carry-on for a one-week trip! You rock!


  • ASAP Questionï¼› change from terminal 3 to terminal B
    Feb 5, 2015
    i am taking vergin america first arrive in LAX in terminal 3 at 8:05 am , and i have a connecting flight in terminal B depart at 9:40am . will that be enough time for me to get my two checked baggage and connect to the next flight? thank y'all so much


    Yes, that should be enough time, assuming your first flight is on-time. It doesn't leave much to spare if you are delayed though as most check-in counters in the International Terminal close an hour before the flight.


  • Arriving by United, then travelling by southwest
    Feb 3, 2015
    Hi. I am travelling by United airlines from Honlulu to LAX and arriving at 5 Am. I then need to catch the next flight at 7:20 AM by southwest. I will need to collect the baggage and then drop it off at southwest. I will check in online for southwest. but bagge will still need to be collected and dropped. Will that be enough time to go from one terminal to the other and make the connection.


    I think that will be barely enough time. The fastest way between T7 and T1 is to walk straight across.


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