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  • Baggage Re-check
    Dec 2, 2014
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    My parents are flying from India to Raleigh via British Airways with connection flight to London to PHA and PHA to RDU via US Airways. Do they need to claim the baggage and recheck them after customs at PHA? If so, do they recheck at the US airways Counter or will there be a quick re-check desk past the customs?

     

    You will claim your baggage after going through US Immigration in Philadelphia, Then you will go through US Customs, then there will be a US Airways/American Airlines re-check desk. Then you will go up to the departure level, through security, and to your departure gate.

     

  • Luggage Question
    Jun 24, 2014
    5
    I am flying from ROC to PHL for an international flight from PHL to VEN. Do I need to get my luggage when we land in PHL and bring it to International or does the airline do it

     

    Assuming both of your flights on US Airways, you do not have to do anything with your baggage in PHL on your way out of the USA.

     

    If she arrives by United Airlines, she will arrive at Terminal C or B; All other international arrivals use Terminal B. Terminal A is for all domestic airlines (United's are in both A & C). While United shuttles between gates of TC & TA, the Airtrain makes its round in the unsecured areas of the terminal, with need to go through security check to reach connecting gates. If arriving at early morning or evening rush hours, transfer time is not enough, as all international arrivals need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance & re-check-in their bags.

     

    She will arrive in B or C and depart from B.

     

    Thanks if she is on UA will they book her on another flight?

     

    Yes, if she misses her connection in EWR they will rebook her. United has lots of flights from EWR to LAX.

     





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