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  • Arriving From LHR on BA departing to PDX on AS with GE
    Oct 8, 2016
    We'll be arriving from LHR on BA in F (than you Avios) and departing on AS to PDX. Family of 4 all with Global Entry. Is two hours sufficient? Lots of flights SEA to PDX so if we're delayed on the inbound not the end of the world if we miss the flight to Porltand.


    If both flights are on the same reservation that should be plenty of time. If it's two separate reservations and you have checked bags it will be a little difficult despite having Global Entry.


    I'm hoping to get it on one reservation. Am I correct that the difference is that if it is on one reservation then once we clear customs there is a place to drop bags that are checked all the way to their final destination but if not then we need to take the bags to the check in counter and recheck them?




    I travel from Chennai via Emirates to Portland through Dubai and Seattle. Do I get assistance for Dubai (to spot the gate or terminal) and baggage collection and re check in Seattle as I am a first time traveller with kids.


  • 1hr52 connection in SEA
    Sep 23, 2016
    Hi all, I have a connection from Austin (AUS) to Kelowna (YLW) on Alaskan/Horizon all booked on one ticket and was wondering if there were any issues for that connection? We are in a group of 4 Australian citizens. Thanks in advance


    That is plenty of time. All you have to do in Seattle is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • LAX connect to Germany
    Sep 15, 2016
    We are flying in from LAX on Southwest, arriving at 11:10am, with checked bags. We have a flight on Lufthansa at 2pm. Will that be enough time? Am I correct at assuming we will have to get off the plane, go get our bags at the carousel and do normal check-in for Lufthansa? Any information or tips is greatly appreciated. Thank you.


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, you have the procedure correct.


  • vegas from redmond oregon
    Sep 15, 2016
    I'm not familiar with the layout of SEA, so forgive me for such a simple question. IS 40 minutes layover time enough for me coming in from Redmond Or headed to Vegas all on Alaska?


  • Alaska Air to Condor Air
    Sep 14, 2016
    I have one hour to get to Condor Air flight after arriving on Alaska Air tomorrow. Will I have time? Take underground train to South Satellite?


    If both flights are on the same reservation that is enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Connection to vancouver
    Sep 12, 2016
    Hi. I arrive on BA from Heathrow at 11.20a.m and will then be catching a delta flight to Vancouver. Think I have to collect luggage go though customs and check in again (I've two different tickets). How long should I allow to be safe?


    On two separate reservations you need at least 3 hours between flights, preferably a little longer, as the process in Seattle is quite complicated.


  • SJC > SEA > YVR
    Sep 10, 2016
    I have two options for flights from San Jose headed to Vancouver Canada. One gives me a 2 hour connection in Seattle, the other gives 3 hours. I wondering if 2 hours is enough time if I have a checked bag or if I should just go with the 3 hour connection. Thanks!


    2 hours is enough time if everything is on the same reservation. All you have to do in Seattle is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • International connection
    Sep 10, 2016
    My wife and I will be returning from Taipei to Seattle on Monday April the 3rd. We land at 7:30pm and have a 2h15m layover before our next domestic flight. Is that enough time to catch the domestic flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thank you for the quick response. I forgot to mention we have checked bags. Will that change anything?


    You still have enough time. 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 to your departure gate.


  • Connection Time
    Sep 10, 2016
    Arriving in SEA from Edmonton, Canada on Alaska Air at 715 Am. Connection departs at 835 Am on Hawaiian Air to Honolulu where we then depart to New Zealand. Will we have enough time to connect? Do we need to go through customs in SEA?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. Are all your flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?


    Its the same reservation and we may be checking a bag.


    In that case all you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Alaska to American Connection
    Sep 9, 2016
    I have and Alaska Airline flight coming in From Anchorage at 9:20 am and I must to an AmericanAirlines flight to DFW at Do I have time even that they are in two different terminals? Do I have to go throughTSA security changing terminals?


    Seattle only has one Terminal. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • VICTORIA to Seattle to LAX
    Sep 7, 2016
    We are Canadian coming from Victoria BC to Seattle then connecting to LAX. We have 1.5hrs between arriving in Seattle and taking our connection flight to LAX> Can someone explain to me where I go to grab my luggage, then to customs, then drop off baggage, then go thru security. is this all in the same area, different floors etc.... I am worried if I don't know my way around we wont have time. There is 5 adults and 4 children in our group.


    You will arrive in the S Satellite, all of those procedures will take place in the basement of the S Satellite. If your flight to LAX also departs from the S Satellite you will then just go upstairs. If you depart from a different concourse you will take the underground train there after going through security. You should have enough time.


  • Return to US from Victoria, BC
    Sep 7, 2016
    My Delta flight from Victoria, BC arrives on a Monday at 5:05pm, and my connection (domestic flight) departs at 6:15pm. My luggage is a carry-on, and I am a US citizen. Will that be enough time for re-entry and connection to my flight? Any idea what the wait times are like at SEA-TAC immigration/customs? Thanks!


    With carry-ons only you should be OK.


  • Alaska Air connection time
    Sep 5, 2016
    Greetings, I'm looking at a flight from DEN to SEA with a 40 min time between the next Alaska Air flight to FAI. No checked luggage. Any chance I'll actually make the connecting flight? Thanks in advance!


    Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If your flight from Denver is on-time you have a good chance of making it.


    As long as the gates are in the same terminal! ;-) Thanks.


    Seattle fortunately, only has one terminal.


    Perhaps I misspoke. Same concourse. ;-)


  • london-seattle-juneau
    Sep 4, 2016
    Hi, I am french, I am flying from London to Juneau with BA (code share with alaska airlines). They gave me only 1h20min in Seattle... Can I make it?


    That is below the minimum recommended International to Domestic connection time in Seattle. It will be very difficult.


  • Delta transfer Victoria-Sea-Tac
    Sep 4, 2016
    Hi Flying on Delta from Victoria B.C. to San Jose Costa Rica with transfers at Sea-Tac and LAX. We have 1h 15 mins to make our connection at Sea-Tac mid afternoon on a Monday. Enough time as no pre-clearance in Victoria ?


    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


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