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I am looking to book a flight arriving from Charlotte into LAX on 20.33 on the 13th Jan and leaving LAX for Auckland at 23:10. This is all with American Airlines. I have never flown through LAX before and wondered if there was enough time? Thanks!
Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Arriving on a separate booking on United (probably, not booked yet). Need to catch international flight out of TBIT later in the day. no luggage. Questions: Is it possible to remain inside airport/security and check in for China Air flight? do they have a way I can check in at the Gate since I am already inside the airport? I don't mind having to go through security again, I am just concerned about exiting the safety of being inside the airport.
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There is no "China Air". Are you flying "Air China" or "China Airlines"? They're different. It really depends when you arrive. You will likely have to leave the secure area to check in at the check-in desk at the TBIT.
Sorry about that. It's China Airlines. So it is United (Terminal 7 or 8?) and then China Airlines to Asia. Never traveled internationally. China Airlines' site says they have online check in, but not sure if this allows gate check in with home-printed boarding pass like domestic flights I have been on (since I presume they need to check my Passport).And thanks for your help by the way! Anyway, I was hoping to be able to use the tunnels and am leery about leaving what I believe to be the safe(r) zone.
We are arriving at LAX terminal 5 at 10:14 pm on Delta and have a connecting flight on Air France at 11:55 pm from Terminal B. Is this a long enough layover and do we have to claim our bags and check them again?
If both flights are on the same reservation and your flight from Detroit is on-time that is enough time. You don't have to claim your bags in LAX if both flights are on the same reservation. It is now possible to go from T5 to the International Terminal inside security using pedestrian tunnels and the new connector building.
I'm flying to LAX from Cebu Philippines and will arrive at 6:20pm via Philippine airlines, my flight to Las Vegas departs at 10:40pm. Via American Airlines , Is there enough time for me to catch the flight, ? Coz I have to go through immigration, costumes and switching terminals,
I have SOUTHWEST flight from PHX to LAX arrival at 8:25 AM .May be at terminal 1 and I have connecting international flight to SYD at 11 AM from Terminal B. I am travelling with my wife and checked luggage. Is this time enough to catch the connecting flight? Do i need to go through customs on terminal 1? Is there any option or suggestion to catch it?
There is no US Customs when flying on domestic flights or leaving the US. you will have to claim your bags from Southwest, take them to the International Terminal and check them with your second airline then go through security. You have enough time if the Southwest flight is on-time.
I'm worried I won't have enough time between flights in lax. I'm flying into lax from Japan and only have a two hour layover before my flight to Dallas. I also am traveling with my two kids under the age of three alone. I'm worried I won't have enough time to get checked bags, go through customs and security, recheck bags and get to my gate. Can anyone put my mind at ease or give me advice so I can hopefully make my next flight? Also, we are traveling the week before Christmas... I'm sure that makes it worse..
It's possible, but you're right it doesn't leave a lot of time to spare. On a better note, American flies frequent flights from LAX to Dallas if that's the airline you are on.