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  • Family Global Entry Interviews MIA Connection
    Jun 26, 2016
    Hi We are a family of four - two adults two teens flying STX-MIA arriving on AA at 12:58 pm connecting to DFW on AA at 3:50. There are Global Entry interview times available every 15 minutes starting at our arrival time and running through 2:45. Given the logistics of deplaning, exiting and re-entering security, do we have enough time to do the GE interviews during this layover? If so, I'm guessing that I should book the first one for 1:45? I'm trying to avoid waiting until October and possibly having to pull the kids out of school to get it done at DFW. Thanks!


    Yes, I think 1:45 would work.


  • Changing flights... time!
    Jun 20, 2016
    Hello... please, I am bit lost. I will arrive in MIA at 11:20am and I'll have an international flight to catch at 3pm and I am afraid I won't make it. Do you think it is enough time to get the bags, going again trough immigration, changing the gates... I would really appreciate the help.


    Where are you flying into MIA from? What airlines are you flying? You haven't provided enough information to answer your question.


  • my daughter traveling on her own
    Jun 20, 2016
    My daughter is traveling from Barranquilla, to DC and has a connection in Miami airport. Is that complicated? will she have to get her luggage, go through customs and go to the AA counter?


    She will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to her departure gate.


    Jun 19, 2016
    originally booked flight with AA that was cancelled by AA. I'm assuming it was because of the short layover times. Flying form home airport TRI to CLT, CLT to MIA, and MIA on to ANU. As of right now I could pay for flight with very short layover times or I have to choose overnight layovers in order to book with miles. What is the likely hood of catching a 945 am flight from MIA to ANU if arriving from CLT at 903 am?


    It's not impossible. But it depends on the flight from Charlotte arriving on-time.


    We fly TRI to CLT all the time and only once have we not taken off on time but it was CLT that had lots of delayed flights coming in and made us wait at our home airport about 45 minutes. So any amount of delay with first or second flight would make it impossible to catch the final flight. Guess we will be getting a room and flying in the night before or hanging in the airport for awhile.


  • SJO-MIA-AUS with big group
    Jun 17, 2016
    Tomorrow a group of 29 students and adults are arriving in Miami from San Jose, Costa Rica around 7:24pm. We then need to make the last flight to Austin, TX at 9:35pm...this gives us a little over 2 hours to make our flight assuming the first one is not delayed. Will this be enough time? Any advice for this group? We really do not want to miss our connection as it is the last flight of the day to Austin and we are a big group of students/adults. Thanks


    It's possible. Immigration shouldn't be too crowded in the evening.


  • Connection flight
    Jun 17, 2016
    I booked a flight with American Airlines from São Paulo (Brazil) to Barcelona (Spain) with connection in Miami (the flight is tomorrow, 18th of June). I have 1:45 h between flights. Since they were booked in pack on the AA website, I hope there's enough time to transit, am I right?. I am not sure what do I have to do when I arrive there and if I'll have to collect my luggage or not. Thanks.


    You will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. You have just enough time if everything goes perfectly. Since both flights are on AA and your connection is international to international you should not have to claim your bags.


  • Transfer and security
    Jun 16, 2016
    we arrive from UK, have 3 hr stopover then AA flight to Jamaica. Do we have to go through security and do we have to change terminals ? Thanks


    You will arrive, go through US Immigration and Customs, and then security. You should not have to claim your bags or change terminals if both flights are on AA.


    Also, 3 hours should be enough time.


  • transfer time
    Jun 15, 2016
    Do we have sufficient transfer time flying into MIA from Madrid with AA at 3:25 pm and continuing with AA to San Jose, Costa Rica at 6:13? We have 2 children around 6 years. Can we directly check the luggage from Madrid to San Jose (same airline)? Thank you


    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, if both flights are operated by AA your bags can be checked through to SJO, but you still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security in Miami.


    Thank you very much!


  • transfer
    Jun 11, 2016
    Do i meed to go through security between terminals D and G if I am arriving In a domestic flight going to an international gate? the fast way to transfer?


    D and G are not connected inside security. Where are you flying from G? The only international flights that depart there are Cuba charters.


    Sorry it is F term. Barcelona It is not connected to D term?


    No, F is not connected inside security to D, only E is. I assume you mean Barcelona, Venezuela on Avior? Because AA flights to Barcelona, Spain leave from D or E.


  • Domestic to International on AA
    Jun 10, 2016
    Thinking about booking a flight arriving in Miami from Houston at 8:41am then departing to Ecuador at 9:45am all on AA. Will this be enough time to make the connection?


    Yes. that is enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate on your way to Ecuador.


  • Connection Terminal D to F
    Jun 10, 2016
    Hi, I am traveling from MSY to HEL thorough MIA with AA seems like will be terminal D arriving at 20;50 pm and departure to HEL at 10;30 pm from Terminal F is it good time to go between terminals and do I have to go out from D term. outside and have security check again on entrance to F terminal?


    You will depart from E not F. There is a walkway from D to E inside security. If both tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Many thanks for info! I have been asking because airline agent advise me that all flights by Finnair made from F so I didn't know how to transfer.


  • Return from Int to Domestic
    Jun 10, 2016
    I arrive at 5:10 am on a Saturday from Int Flight from Brazil. Have a domestic connection from MIA to PHX at 7:30. Is there enough time?


    Both flights on AA.


    That should be enough time.


  • Domestic to International Transfer
    Jun 10, 2016
    I have two separate reservation. DCA to MIA. Then MIA to Brazil. Both on AA? Will I need to get bags and go thru security at MIA again?


    You can have AA join your two reservations together and check your bags through to Brazil in DCA. Then all you have to do in Miami is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Can I make my connection?
    Jun 9, 2016
    I'm traveling from Chicago to Cancun through Miami on AA. If I get to Miami at 9:01 can I make my connecting flight at 9:49?


    Yes, if your flight from Chicago is on-time that's enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Baggage & Security
    Jun 9, 2016
    Hi. I am travelling London to MIA to New Orleans. Do you know whether I have to collect and recheck bag at MIA? and what security / customs will I have to go through? thanks


    Yes, in Miami you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.


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