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  • Virign australia to Southwest flight
    Mar 5, 2017
    Flying in from Australia on Virgin Australia at 0655am and looking at booking a flight for 1120am on Southwest to San Francisco. Will this be long enough connection time


    no problems -- we've arrived LAX on the same Virgin Australia flight and made onward connections on SW in less time


    Thanks, I was looking at a shorter time but thought I wouldn't risk it. I will go ahead and book that flight. thanks for your help


  • Flight connection, domestic to international, separate tickets
    Mar 6, 2017
    I have a domestic flight via Delta from DTW arriving in LAX at 10:10pm booked separate from my international flight out by Cathay Pacific at 11:55am. I try thru checked luggage from DTW.I am not US citizen . Will that be enough time if 1. I no need baggage check? 2. I have to do baggage check again? Thanks


    sorry Cathay pacific 11.55 PM.


    Delta won't check your bags through to Cathay. This connection is very difficult, nearing impossible.


    Thanks on your response. I asked Delta in Facebook messenger said Delta has Electronic Ticketing Agreements (IET) with Cathay Pacific then I can Request Through baggage check from DTW.


    Whoever answered your question isn't up on current policy. Delta won't check bags through to airlines that aren't SkyTeam partners if the two tickets are on separate reservations.


    Sirs, How about if I change to AA arrives LAX 9.43 PM?


  • Is layover of 38 minutes long enough?
    Mar 3, 2017
    I am looking at booking a flight and the cheapest option is American but the layover at LAX is only 38 minutes. Both flights are domestic and both will be on American. Not sure if we will have to switch terminals or not. Is 38 minutes enough time? The next option is quite a bit more money.


    You may or may not have to change terminals. Where are you flying from and to?


    From St. Louis headed to Maui. Thanks!


    That is just enough time if the flight from St. Louis is on-time. Both flights will probably be in Terminal 4.


  • Connection time between WOW and United
    Mar 3, 2017
    I land at 8 pm on WOW Air and need to catch a 11 PM United flight to San Diego. Will I make it, if I need to check a bag on WOW?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the WOW flight is on-time or close to it. You will have to transfer your bags yourself to Terminal 7 to re-check them with United.


  • Connecting Flights From IAH to HNL
    Mar 2, 2017
    I will be flying in from Houston on Southwest Airlines arriving at 8:25 am on March 7 in Terminal 1 with a connecting flight in Terminal 2 to Honolulu leaving at 10:00 am on Hawaiian Airlines. Will I have enough time to make it between these terminals? I'm freaking out. Please let me know if this is enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time, especially if you have no checked baggage.


  • arrival @ TBIT & connect to domestic AA
    Mar 2, 2017
    Hi, I'm non-US citizen with ESTA. I'm on a flight with international arrival at 6:50 in LAX TBIT and will be connecting a flight to ATL with AA at 10:30.. Will I have enough time for the connecting fight? I think I need to go through the customs and claim my bag and then check in & do security check to AA domestic flight..


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • short connecting between two international flights
    Mar 1, 2017
    i am foreigner i would be arriving from mexico by UA business class at 12.15 pm terminal 4. need to catch etihad flght to mumbai business class at 4.30 pm terminal it possible ??


    United doesn't use Terminal 4. United uses terminals 7 and 8. Please double check your reservation. Where in Mexico are you coming from? Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? You should have enough time.


  • Enough time to change flights?
    Feb 28, 2017
    Hello! I am flying from London and landing in LAX at 16:10, my next flight leaves at 18:00 with a different airline. I need to pick up my luggage and check it in. Will it be enough time? Thank you!


    I am not american and I need to go through costumes and everything


    What airlines?


    Landing with Norwegian, leaving with Delta


    I also can fly with AA and have 2 hours 15 minutes. But it is a bit more expensive


    Both connections will be very difficult. I think the Norwegian one would be particularly difficult, but I personally would not try anything under 3 hours.


  • Enough time between terminals 2 and 5
    Feb 28, 2017
    I am flying into LAX from Cape Town via DOHA on Qatar Airlines (seemingly arriving at terminal 2). I have a connecting flight to Honolulu 1 hour 25 minutes later scheduled on Delta (seemingly from terminal 5). Is that enough time, or should I rather take the next flight to Honolulu on American that would give me an extra 2 hours?... but then 3h25 at LAX in transit!


    That's not realistically enough time. You need the 3 hr 25 minutes.


  • Connecting flight
    Feb 27, 2017
    I fly from Toronto into LAX via WestJet and depart to Maui on Delta- less than a 2 hour layover. Do I need o check in again or get baggage? How long will it take to get from terminal 2 to 5? I think those are the correct terminals.


    If it's all on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags in Toronto as you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. It's about a 10-15 minute walk from T2 to T5 and then you have to go through security again in T5. You should have enough time though.


  • Enough time from Terminal 2 to 3 with luggage?
    Feb 27, 2017
    I arrive with Hawaiian Airlines 34 at 21:45 and need to collect my luggage. Will I make it on time to catch Spirit Airlines 184 to Cleveland at 23:37? What if HA is late?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Hawaiian flights are rarely late, but if they are, you will be stuck in LAX. Spirit, does not accomodate people who miss their flights because of connections they booked themselves.


  • Portland to Ixtapa through LAX
    Feb 27, 2017
    I only have 40 minutes to make my connection in LAX. I'm flying from PDX to ZIH on Alaska. If my flight is on time, do I have enough time to walk to the next gate?


    Yes, that is enough time. All Alaska gates are close together.


    Just verifying, this will be going from a domestic to international flight. Thank you, I appreciate your response!


    Yes, that doesn't matter.


  • Connecting flight from Calgary to phoenix
    Feb 25, 2017
    We arrive at lax 11:09 am and have a connecting flight to Phoenix at 12:48 pm. It sounds like we have to clear customs when we arrive at lax and then pass through security to catch the connecting flight? I'm worried that 90 minutes isn't going to be enough time.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. What airlines are you flying? Are both flights on the same reservation?


    Feb 24, 2017
    my trip is YYC-LAX-SFO-TPE, do i get screening checking in LAX, need to take my checked baggage and re-check in? how long does it takes? i am not US residents. my connect time is 2.5 hours. I book the entire trip through United Airline. Thanks


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Calgary. since the Calgary-LAX flight is operated by Air Canada. You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 7/8. You will have to walk to T7 and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags. In SFO all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • AA Flight to Southwest Flight
    Feb 24, 2017
    Hello, Arrive at 7.20am on American Airlines AA72 from Sydney. I have a connecting flight with SOUTHWEST Airlines at 10.10 ( 2.5 hours ). I am hoping I can check my bags directly thriough at Sydney ? Will I have enough time to clear customs and get to the connecting flight or will I be better to catch the later one departing at 1.55pm ? About to book flight now....... Thank You


    You cannot check your bags through to Southwest in Sydney. Southwest does not interline bags with any other airlines. You will have to take your bags to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest. You have enough time if everything goes smoothlly.


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