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  • Jetblue terminal to TBIT
    Sep 7, 2016
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    Starting in FLL to LAX on JetBLue then onto MNL on Philippine Air. CAn I check my bags thru to MNL or do I need to claim and recheck?

     

    If you purchased two separate reservations you will have to claim your bags in LAX Terminal 3 and re-check them next door in the TBIT with Philippine Airlines.

     

  • TBIT - T4 Connector
    Sep 6, 2016
    2
    Is TBIT to T4 connector is now available from Int'l flight to AA with checked baggages? Tks

     

    It's not really useful for that purpose. Once you arrive in the TBIT you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags at the re-check desk. At that point you will be outside security. The connector runs inside security. It's easiest to walk to T4 and go through security there.

     

    Tks a lot for your help.

     

  • short connection SFO-LAX-HNL
    Sep 6, 2016
    2
    Hi - My travel agent has booked a connection from San Francisco to Honolulu through LAX with AA all the way - the inbound arrives at 10.42 am and the outbound to HNL is 10.35. American have confirmed this is a valid connection and will be fine to connect, but I am still unsure. Is anyone able to comment if you've done this connection before, whether reasonable etc? Bags would be checked through, but it looks as if the inbound is on American Eagle - does this add in a terminal change too? Would we need to come out of security and back in? Sorry for all the questions... Heard too many US airport horror stories!

     

    So your departure departs before your arrival arrives? Clearly you've mistyped something. You will not have to go through security in LAX.

     

    Duh... That should be a departure at 11.35!

     

  • Domestic Connection
    Sep 6, 2016
    1
    I am flying LAS (Las Vegas) to Honolulu through LAX. I am arriving by Southwest at T1 at 7AM and departing through T6 by Alaskan Airlines at 8:25 AM. Do I have to clear TSA security in LAX? Do I have to recheck my bags? Is this enough time overall?

     

    Yes, you will have to claim your bags, carry them to Terminal 6, re-check them with Alaska Airlines, and go through Security. You do not have enough time. I would recommend changing your Southwest ticket to fly into LAX the night before.

     

  • Connection Time and Back Through Security?
    Sep 4, 2016
    1
    I am flying Hawaiian Air from Honolulu to LAX, and then Delta/Air France from LAX to Paris. I have 2 hours between flights. Does anyone know if that's enough time, and do I need to go back through security at LAX?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again in LAX. Also if your tickets are on two separate reservations you will need to claim your bags from Hawaiian and re-check them with Air France.

     

  • T1 to T2
    Sep 4, 2016
    1
    Do I need to go through security to walk from T1 to T2 ?

     

    Yes, you do. T1 and T2 aren't connected to any other terminals inside security.

     

  • LAX CONNECTION
    Sep 3, 2016
    1
    I am flying from PHL to Lax via Aamerican Airlines, then going on to LAX to Sydney with a stopover in Fiji via Fiji airways. I'm planning on carrying my bag onto the AA flight but I want to check it for my Fiji flight since it's free. I have over 4 hours but my question is will I have to leave the terminal to go the counter to check my bag or can I hate check my bag, take the terminal tunnel and never have to go back through security? If I do about how long should I expect it to take to get out of the terminal in which I land (7?) and through security and back into TVIT?

     

    Yes, you will have to leave your arrival terminal and go to the Fiji Airways check in counter to check your bag, then go through security. You will arrive in Terminal 6. You have plenty of time.

     

  • T7 to T2 in 1hr 10 mins.
    Aug 31, 2016
    1
    I bought a ticket from United that require a connection in LAX. The ticket only gave me 1hr 10 mins at LAX and I just found out I need to get from T7 to T2. I have 1 will have 1 checked bag. The flight is Kauai -> LAX -> Toronto. It is on 1 ticket. What will happen if I miss the flight?

     

    If you miss your connection you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Toronto. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • T6 to TBIT
    Aug 30, 2016
    4
    We arrive at T6 on United from Honolulu (no checked bags), then must get to TBIT to check in at Norwegian Airlines ticket counter. I've been reading about the pedestrian tunnel from 6-4 then a walkway to TBIT. Is this the route we should be taking? If so, how long of a walk is it? Thank you

     

    United doesn't use T6 anymore. You will arrive in T7. Since you will need to take bags with you to the TBIT you can't use the tunnels/connector. You have to walk along the curbfront to the TBIT. It takes about 20-25 minutes.

     

    Oh, I'm sorry, I forgot that you didn't have checked bags. If you are able to check in online for your Norwegian flight you can use the tunnels/connector. Otherwise you will have to go along the curbfront in order to get to the Norwegian ticket counter to get your boarding pass.

     

    Thank you so much. Didn't know they changed terminals. I guess we'll have to walk along the curb as we need to check in at Norwegian counter for our lounge passes. If we time it right with shuttle arrival, would it be quicker to take it from 7 to TBIT?

     

    It's pretty much always faster to walk than to use the shuttle.

     

  • Is this much too tight?
    Aug 30, 2016
    1
    I read that the connection between the international terminal and domestic terminals has improved from the 2-3 hours some travelers indicated, but does anyone know if a 55 min connection time will work with the terminal improvements? I'm on American Airlines arriving at the international terminal and need to catch my AA domestic flight . I bought two separate tickets due to big price difference. So, with customs, bags and possibly rechecking, is this still impossible? I think I'm desperately dreaming but thought I'd ask. Thanks

     

    Oh dear, sorry I should have read more posts. Looks like I am dreaming. Two hours minimum connection time. Sorry for the redundant question.

     

  • layover confirmation
    Aug 30, 2016
    1
    Am flying from phoneix to manila on september, phoneix to lax via southwest, and lax to manila via korean air. My questions are can southwest tag my luggage at phoenix all the way to manila. Also, how far is the terminal of southwest to korean at lax, or is there a shuttle, and is ever there is a shuttle, where do i take the shuttle, thjank you

     

    No, Southwest does not interline bags with any other airline. It is about 25 minutes from Terminal 1 to the International Terminal, either walking or on the shuttle. The Shuttle runs on the lower level.

     

  • From Terminal 2 to TBIT
    Aug 29, 2016
    3
    Hi im arriving at LAX in Terminal 2 and i've a connection flight at TBIT with Korean AIr with checked luggage and 3 hours in between the two flights, some recommendations? Do I have to pass through security again?

     

    Yes, you will go through security again. Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Where are you flying into T2 from?

     

    Yeap the two tickets are in the same reservation, I arrive at T2 with Aeromexico but I have to move to TBIT to take Korean air

     

    3 hours is just enough time. You will arrive in T2, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go to the International Terminal, Get your Korean boarding passes if you don't already have them then go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • distance bet terminals
    Aug 29, 2016
    1
    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 us.help!

     

    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
    1
    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
    2
    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.

     

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