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  • Is 1 Hour 19 Minute Layover Enough Time for Our Bags to Make Next Flig
    Mar 28, 2016
    Hi, We will be traveling out of San Jose, Ca on Delta this June going to Cancun, Mexico. Question, we land at LAX and we have an 1 hour and 19 minute Layover. Is this enough time for us and our checked bags to catch our next flight to Cancun?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Hi, I do want to add that we are on the same ticket for the connecting flight to Cancun which is Delta.


    Thank you ZAP!


    Enough time for even the bags to make the next flight/


    Yes, your bags just have to be taken from one plane to the other.


    Thank you ZAP!


  • United Domestic to Intl Melbourne time
    Mar 26, 2016
    My itinerary booked on same ticket on same airline (United): United Chicago to Lax, layover 58 minutes, United LAX to Melbourne. We will most likely have 2-3 checked bags since travelling in a family of 5. Is this enough time to get on the international flight? Do we have to go through international security in LAX? What happens if the domestic flight is delayed? Will United put us on the next available flight or the next available United flight? Will we have to pay extra if we miss our flight due to domestic flight being late?


    There is no such thing as "international security". All you have to do in lax is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you miss your connection you will be rebooked on the next night's flight to Melbourne with no extra charge.


  • Fly in (international) at Terminal 2 and out (United) at Terminal 8
    Mar 28, 2016
    Fly in (international) at Terminal 2 and out (United) at Terminal 8, with two heavy check-ins. Is there a United recheck-in counter in terminal 2, or I just have to drag the baggage cross the airport myself to 8? ticket purchased separately. TIA.


    Since your flights are on two separate reservations you will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 7 to check with United (there are no counters in Terminal 8).


    Thanks, Zap! Hypothetically, if if is in one reservation, what would be different?


  • Transit Time
    Mar 25, 2016
    Arriving with Domestic Flight from Las Vegas at T5 and then have 2 1/2 hours to get to International Terminal to catch my direct flight with KLM to Amsterdam. All on same ticket so no need to pick up luggage. is 2 1/2 hours enough? I guess so. Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • MEL - LAX connection to LAX-YYZ
    Mar 24, 2016
    Traveling with a toddler in tow, will 2h40m be sufficient to make this transition? Traveling Qantas and Air Canada


    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly


  • Layover time
    Mar 24, 2016
    I have a layover at LAX in May from 11:06am to 12:15pm. I am flying with American Airlines, my connecting flight is on American Eagle. I will be going from LAX to SMF so it is a domestic flight. Will I have enough time to get to my next gate and catch my connecting flight?


    Where are you flying into LAX from? If it's domestic that should be enough time. You will likely have to take the shuttle bus to the American Eagle remote terminal for your flight to Sacramento.


  • Newark to LAX to Sydney
    Mar 23, 2016
    Is 90 minutes enough time to land in LAX coming from Newark and then catching a UA flight to Sydney?


    If the flight from Newark is also on United, then yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 7.


  • T6 to T4 on American Airlines
    Mar 22, 2016
    We are traveling to Las Vegas next week with a connecting flight through LAX. We have a terminal change from T6 to T4 with a 45 min layover. What is the best (and quickest) way to go from terminal to terminal. I am traveling with a toddler so I do not want to miss our connection. Is it true that I will have to go through security again? Any help/guidance would be appreciated.


    You do not have to go through security again. There is a tunnel inside security connecting T6 and T4 through T5.


  • SJC to LAX to NRT
    Mar 22, 2016
    Hello, My party is traveling from San Jose to Tokyo with a 45 minute connection in Los Angeles. Both legs are Delta flights but I'm worried that we will have to change terminals because the second delta flight is international. Does anyone know??


    You will arrive in Terminal 5 or 6 and depart from Terminal 5. They are connected inside security by a tunnel. You have enough time.


  • connection
    Mar 22, 2016
    I am flying from RDU to LAX and have a 1 hour 50 minute connection to Sydney on Virigin Australia. Can I check my bags all the way through and is that enough time?


    What airline are you flying to LAX? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations? I can't answer your question without that information.


  • Layover
    Mar 22, 2016
    I will arrive from BNE on Virgin Australia and departing Delta at T5 (all booked on one ticket), there is only a 2 hr layover...will that be enough time


    That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Departure/ Arrival gates
    Mar 21, 2016
    How can I find out arrival and departure gates for flights in June? They are not on my E-tickets. Coming from Anchorage to Portland to LAX then on to Atlanta. All Delta flights.


    Almost all Delta flights use Terminal 5. A small number of flights use Terminal 6, which is connected to Terminal 5 by a tunnel inside security.


  • BNA to LAX to Brisbane
    Mar 21, 2016
    I've got a midweek AA flight arriving 7:37 pm at Terminal 6 and 11:20 pm departure to Brisbane Australia on Qantas. Is that enough time to transfer luggage, check-in and the TSA recheck?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


    They moved my lax depart time on my return flight. What about a 6:30 am inbound from Brisbane and outboard at 10:05 from term 6? That route back adds in customs / immigration to the mix.


    Yes, that should be fine too.


    Last question. My AA domestic flights are partners with my Qantas, therefore AA has their own flight numbers associated with my Qantas flights ( flight QF 16 on Qantas is also listed as AA 7409). It would be great to be able to use the AA flight number on my Qantas booked flight and avoid the whole checked bag handling/ checkin and TSA mess at LAX. Is that even possible? (The Qantas booking part was included in the complete vacation package where LAX was the only departing airport I could use)


    In Nashville you should be able to show your Qantas confirmation to the AA agent and get your bags checked to Brisbane, although they are not obligated to. On the way back they could do the same, but you would still have to claim your bags in LAX to go through US Customs, the only difference is that you could then re-check them at the re-check desk in the International Terminal right after customs vs. having to take them to Terminal 4 or 6 to re-check.


    Thanks for all your help


  • Brisbane to LAX to Detroit MI
    Mar 21, 2016
    Is 2 and 1/2 hour layover typically enough time to depart my international flight from BNE and claim my bags at LAX and reboard a flight to Detroit? How far is the international terminal from the domestic terminal for Virgin Australia?


    Virgin Australia does not fly domestic flights in the US. Your flight to Detroit will be operated by Delta and depart from Terminal 5. You will arrive in the International Terminal. You should have enough time.


  • TBIT internal connection
    Mar 20, 2016
    If I fly into TBIT on Copa and leave on Cathay for HKG also from TBIT, do I need to go through immigration and customs? Would 1 hour 40 mins be enough time for the connection? Thanks.


    You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with Cathay, and go through security. That is not enough time for that connection.


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