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I will be arriving on AA908 on May 13 at 6:47, I have to make the immigration, claim baggage and recheck in the domestic flight to Orlando AA195 that departures at 9:30. I will be able to do the connection? I have different inteneraries!
Yes, that should be enough time. You can show your second Itinerary to the check in agent in Buenos Aires and have your bags tagged through to Orlando. That way you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk after clearing customs instead of having to re-check your bags at the AA check-in desk.
I'm travelling from Brisbane to Miami via Los Angeles. I arrive at Miami at 4.08pm on AA and want to book a flight Miami-Havana at 6.35pm also with AA but the tickets won't be on the same booking. Is that enough time to make the flight?
Yes, that's enough time. You will have cleared US Immigration and Customs at LAX so all you have to do in Miami is claim and re-check your bags. You might even be able to get the Qantas agent in Brisbane to check your bags through to Havana by showing your confirmation to HAV - (you'll still have to claim your bags to go through US Customs in LAX, but then you won't have to do anything with your bags in Miami).
Hi, first trip to San Juan. We fly Air Canada to MIA landing 11:30am. I need to get to AA for 2:00 departure. I have never been to Miami and its looks very complicated. Could anyone help walk me through the procedure of claiming bags and getting to the AA departure. I am worried if I make a mistake we might miss our flight. Thank you so much
You will arrive in Terminal J, claim your bags, then follow the walkways to Terminal D, re-check your bags with American and go through security. You should have enough time.
If I arrive from Jamaica to Miami at 17:24 with America airlines and then have a connecting flight to Madrid also with America airlines at 19:15 do I have enough time? If I didn't what would happen?
That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. if you miss your connection you will probably be rebooked on the Madrid flight the next day as it's unlikely there are any later departures to Europe that evening.
Hi, I Arrive at MIA at 4:38am on an AA flight from Quito. Will I be able to make a 7am AA flight to Dallas? There's another flight to Dallas at 9am but that will only give me a one hour layover to catch the last American eagle flight of the day to my hometown. Trying to decide on the best option, knowing delays can always happen. Any advice? - The international and domestic AA tickets were purchased separately, Thanks
Have booked AA flight Orlando-Mia-Punta Cana We delibertaley booked the early morning MCO-MIA segment to have plenty of time to change gates for the PUJ flight AA have just emailed they have changed our flights, and now we only have 40 minutes to change gates in MIA Worried this is not enough time, and even if we get on PUJ flight, worried not enough time for our luggage to get on the PUJ flight with us
You can call AA to reject the schedule change and either ask for a refund or different flights. I agree that 40 minutes, while theoretically possible, is too risky.