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  • connecting flight
    Feb 8, 2016
    Hi, My flight will reach PHL airport at 4.20 PM from London Heathrow. I have a connecting flight to Pittsburgh at 6.25 PM. Is it enough time complete immigration, baggage claim and catch next flight at 6.25 PM


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Enough time
    Jan 27, 2016
    Am arriving at Terminal A from Heathrow at 20.15. Have a connecting flight to Newark at 22.50 from Terminal F. Is it enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. In Philadelphia, 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 take the shuttle bus to Terminal F.


  • My father needs assistance
    Jan 12, 2016
    My father needs assistance after landing in philly today. He is on Delta Flight 375 from Atlanta and he lands at 12.58pm. How do I get in touch with the Delta desk at the gate to ask them to help him to baggage claim where my mother will meet him? Thank u!


    If he needed wheelchair assistance it needs to be requested before the flight. There's nothing you can do right now. He'll have to ask for help himself or find his own way out.


    I actually got the number for delta operations within the Philadelphia airport from delta customer service. I called them and they arranged for my father to be escorted to delta baggage claim. It is a medical emergency so in this case travelers are accommodated. I wanted to leave this feedback in case anyone else is in this predicament. Thanks so much!


  • transfer times
    Jan 5, 2016
    Have booked flights from the UK (LHR) to connect at PHI. arrival time will be 15.30. Departure time to TPA is 17.49. is this adequate time to negotiate CBP and transfer?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


  • connecting flights
    Dec 28, 2015
    I am flying from Manchester NH to Cancun, April 16, 2016 with a stop in Philadelphia at 8:32am. My connecting flight is at 9:45am. Is that enough time to make it to that flight


    That should be enough time. All you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates at PHL are connected inside security.


  • Connection
    Dec 5, 2015
    Have flight from toronto landing at 1637 and then flying to Venice at 1835. Do i have enough time? Thanks


    Yes. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You just have to go to your departure gate in Terminal A. It appears that flight arrives in Terminal F. If so, American operates a shuttle bus inside security from Terminal F to Terminal A. You should have plenty of time.


    OK,it actually arrives at 1657. The Toronto to Philly is AA and the Philly to Venice Italy is with British Airways. I was under the impression that they were both out of Terminal A


    British Airways does not fly from Philadelphia to Venice. That flight will also be operated by AA. Your flight from Toronto may not arrive in Terminal F, but it definitely won't arrive in A. American Eagle flights do not use Terminal A.


  • From London to PHL
    Dec 4, 2015
    I'm travelling from London to Orlando on American Airlines with a 2 hour layover in Philadelphia on 24th Dec. Arriving Philadelphia 11.50 Terminal A and departing Terminal A at 13.55. Is it sufficient to clear immigration, customs and re-check in bags?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Doha - Philadelphia - Hartford
    Dec 2, 2015
    Hello, My flight from Doha (via Qatar Airways) arrives at 7:30am and then my connecting flight to Hartford, CT is at 9:45. Is this enough time to clear immigration/customs/recheck. I am an US Passport holder.


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Flight from Dhaka to Philadelphia to Toronto
    Nov 23, 2015
    I will be returning from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Toronto, Canada via Qatar Airways..After catching my Qatar Flight from Dhaka and Doha, I will reach Philli on Terminal A and catch my connecting flight to Toronto on AA at Terminal F ..I want to know if I can do direct checking of my luggage from Dhaka to Toronto as I am travelling with my wife and child and don't want to fetch 6 suitcases in Philadelphia..Do we have to do immigration at Phili airport although we are catching a connecting flight to Toronto? We are Canadian Immigrants with Bangladeshi PP


    In Philadelphia you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and take the shuttle bus to Terminal F. You are legally required to do so, there's no way around it.


    Any idea how long the whole process will take? And re-checking desk, is it closer to US customs or i have a long commute/walk before I go to Terminal F


    The re-check desk is right after customs. The minimum International to International connection time in Philadelphia is 90 minutes.


  • Traveling from Montreal to Miami via PHL
    Dec 17, 2014
    Hello, I'm travelling with US airways from Montreal to Miami with a 2hr and 25 min connection time in PHL. Do I have to recheck my bags there and pass through US customs or i just pick them up in Miami?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal F, and will have to take a shuttle bus (which runs inside security) to your departure terminal.


  • Chi - Phil to London is 2 hrs enough layover time?
    Dec 4, 2014
    Flying from Chicago to Philidelphia catching a connecting flight to London and have 2 hours in Philly. Is this enough time to get bags and go through customs. American Airlines


    You do not have to claim your bags or go through US Customs when leaving the US. You will go through UK Immigration and Customs when you get to London. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


  • Connection
    Oct 5, 2014
    Landing from London at 4:20 pm, next flight to RDU is at 6:15 pm, can i make that with immigration and re-check of lugage?


    That time should be sufficient.


  • Pick up an arriving passenger at Terminal F
    Sep 25, 2014
    Can I pick up an arriving passenger on the departures road at terminal F?


    Meet your party at the arrivals door for Terminal E.


  • Onward flight
    Aug 27, 2014
    My son is travelling from CIncinnati to Manchester changing at Philadeplhia. He arrives at Terminal C at 7.55pm and leaves from Terminal A at 8.50pm to Manchester on 31.8.14. As he is travelling on his own, I wonder if u could let me know if this will be enough time for him to catch the connecting flight home.


    Yes, that should be enough time. All he has to do in PHL on his way to Manchester is to walk from his arrival gate to his departure gate, which are connected by walkways inside security.


    Thank u very much for your reponse. U have put my mind at rest now


  • Electronic devices connecting flight
    Aug 15, 2014
    Hi, when you fly from Europe to the US electronic devices need to be able to be switched on and be fully charged before flying to the US. We will fly from Amsterdam to Philadelphia and from Philadelphia to Knoxville. After the roughly 9 hr flight from Europe to the US I'm pretty sure the iPad and iPods batteries will be done. Will this be a problem for our flight from Philadelphia to Knowxville? Are we allowed to bring those kind of devices on board with empty batteries when you have a connecting flight? Thanks for the help!


    They do not have that requirement when going through security at US Airports.


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