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  • Connecting flights
    Oct 19, 2016
    We land into LAX via Southwest at 11.20 and need to catch emirates flight at 3.45pm. We may have nearly 6 large bags. Is there an easier way to go to International terminal. Thanks


    You either have to walk or take the shuttle bus with all your bags.


  • United ORD to LAX to OGG
    Oct 17, 2016
    Flying United from Chicago to LAX to Maui in Feb 2017 with a 45 minute layover. Is that enough time or should I reboot for longer layover?


    It's enough time if the flight from Chicago is on-time. With February whether who knows. All you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thanks for the prompt response. Hadn't thought about weather since it's so nice here now. Something to consider!


  • Connection help
    Oct 19, 2016
    My 93 yr old mom is arriving LAX on AA and leaving to Hawaii on United 2 1/2 hrs later. She does have someone meeting her at LAX and will be traveling with her to Hawaii. My question: is there any assistance to get them from AA baggage claim to United counter? I've contacted both airlines and they will only provide from plane to baggage claim (AA) and from counter to plane (United).


    Yes, that is correct. If you didn't want that gap you shouldn't have booked a 93 year old on a separate-ticket connection.


    Gee, thanks for that judgement....really helpful......what I am asking is if there are any services that can help? Not familiar with LAX, but I know other airports that have those kinds of help for seniors/disabled.


    No, there is no such service.


  • TBIT to Terminal 6 transfer
    Oct 13, 2016
    Flying in on 17 November on JAL 62 1000 PST. Transfering to American 6046 that leaves at 1415 PST. Is there enough time for a 4hr 20min layovr


    Yes, that is plenty of time.


  • How much time should I allot to get through customs and make my flight
    Oct 12, 2016
    Hi, On Sunday, November 6th I have a flight from LAX (Terminal #2) at 14:10 to Vancouver international. What time should I get to LAX to go through customs and make my 2:10pm flight to Van? My hotel is a 40 minute drive away without traffic.When should I leave my hotel?


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go through security and to your departure gate and board. I would plan on arriving at LAX at around noon, so that means leave your hotel at 11:20.


  • Domestic connecting flights
    Oct 9, 2016
    Hi I arrive at LAX from Orlando at 11am If I booked my next flight to San Francisco at 2 pm - would that be sufficient time to allow for a connecting flight or should I allow more time? bearing in mind non-refundable tickets for a family of 5 I want to play it safe


    If both flights are on the same reservation that is plenty of time. Even not on the same reservation that should be enough time.


  • Luggage help?
    Oct 6, 2016
    I'm flying out to Australia and if I go from DTW to lax to Sydneydo I need to check my bags in again at lax?


    If both flights are on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags at LAX.


  • Do I have enough time
    Oct 9, 2016
    I am taking a American Airlines flight f640am to 8:52am from ATL to LAX to connect to an international flight with United airlines 10:50 am to Narita. Do I have enough time to go through security and make it to the gate


    Do you have checked bags? With checked bags that will be very difficult bordering on impossible. Without checked bags you don't even have to go through security.


    Hi Zap Thanks for answering I do not plan on checking bags I will just have a carry-on. So just to be clear I can walk from my arrival gate to the departure gate without going through security and I will have enough time to make my connection.


    Yes, you can.


  • Stop over
    Oct 3, 2016
    I land at lax at 6:05 from Australia and I'm flying to Mexico. If I book a flight out of la for 9:30 will that give me enough time?


    If both flights are on the same reservation that's definitely enough time. if it's two separate reservations that's just enough time.


  • transfer alaska - delta
    Sep 30, 2016
    i land from puerto vallarta on Alaska airlines - my flight to amsterdam (on Delta airlines performed by KLM) departs 1,5hour later - is that enough time to transfer to another terminal (dont know which one) and do i have to check in my bag again?


    You will arrive in Terminal 6 and depart from the International Terminal. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, walk to the International Terminal and go through security. That is a very difficult connection, but not impossible.


    Thanks for the reply and info. Do you think i will make it in 1.5 hours?


    If everything goes smoothly it's barely enough time.


  • TIme needed to get through customs
    Sep 25, 2016
    Flying in from Istanbul on a weds flight arriving into LAX at 620pm how much time do I need to catch a connecting flight to PHX on Southwest?


    I would want at least 3 hours, so that probably means only the last Southwest flight of the evening is an option.


  • Help with transfer
    Sep 25, 2016
    Hi, in a few weeks me and my wife fly from Amsterdam to Las Vegas via Lax. I know that we have to disembark and go through immigration and customs and that it could take a long time with long lines. Because I suffer from cancer and have a low energy level, I was wandering if there is a special treat for people like me and if so, what I have to do to get it. I am especially concerned about long distance walk and long waiting (standing) with immigration and custom services. Thanks in advanced for your reply! Ron


    If you can't walk or stand for a long time, request wheelchair service from your airline by contacting them before your flight.


  • Separately ticketed transfer
    Sep 23, 2016
    I am flying American in to LAX from Hawaii and have One hour 45 minutes between my arrival and my departure via United to NJ. I am told that because my flights were ticketed separately, they will not transfer my luggage. Will I have enough time to claim my luggage from baggage claim and then check them in to United? AA lands at 11:07pm and United takes off at 12:45am.


    Yes, you will have to claim your bags, take them to United, re-check them, and go through security. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. If you can do this without checking a bag I highly recommend it.


  • International Transfer
    Sep 23, 2016
    I arrive at LAX from Peru at 8:20pm on Sunday, I have a flight to Tokyo at 11:50 pm. Do I have enough time to get through customs & make the next flight?


    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Switching Flights
    Sep 18, 2016
    I have a friend from Germany flying from Fort Lauderdale on Spirit Airlines to LAX. She has about 5 hours time there until her next flight, but she has to go through customs to get her next flight ticket and go BACK through customs to get to her this enough time??


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