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I have 2 separate tickets,. Manchester to Amsterdam flying KLM arriving 16.00. My next flight is Amsterdam to Buenos Aires via Heathrow with British Airways t 20.00. i do understand I need to collect my baggage as it is 2 different tickets but can I use or is there a British Airways transfer desk rather than going through customs and re-checking in again landside?
You have to go through passport control and go landside.
flying Heathrow to Schiphol then connection to Kristiansand using klm. 45 mins is the time that KLM have given for the transfer. What is the easiest way to get through. So far been very stressful and this is a weekly trip
That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Flying into AMS from ATL on DL72 arriving 805am with connection to Bucharest via KLM departure @920am. Is this enough time? Do I need to go through customs and recheck bags? Tia
You don't have to do anything with your bags. You have enough time.
Will I need to go through passport control/customs?
Arriving on KLM at 9:50am with carry on bag only. Need to depart on Croatia Airlines at 11:20am.
Do I need to go thru security? Do I have enough time to make the 11:20am flight. Are the two airlines close in proximity?
Where are you flying into Amsterdam from?
San Francisco
Then you go can go directly to the Croatia Airlines Transfer Desk and departure gate.
Need to transfer from KLM to Croatia Airlines. What is walking time between the two?
Is it all on one reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags? Where are you flying into Amsterdam from?
San Francisco is departure city. Same reservation. Haven't decided whether to check my bag or not. Suggestions?
Two elderly folks are travelling from Mumbai, India to Portland, USA.They have a connecting flight to catch from AMS and the layover time is 2hrs. We have opted for wheel chair assisstance too. I want t know if the assisstance will wait for the passengers right outside the flight gate or will they have to go to any counter for help?
Also, will there be any passport control or checking for passengers travelling from India and going to USA. Will 2hours be sufficient?
The wheelchair pusher will be on the jetbridge waiting for them. They will have to go through Security and US Security questions in Amsterdam. They should have just enough time.
Hi, Thanks for the reply. It was useful. I also want to know whether the wheelchair assistance will support them throughout these security checks and US security questions and leave them at the next gate where they have to catch the flight to Portland?
Also, what is this US security question? Is it like checking their visa and passport?
US Security questions are why they are coming to the US (if they are a non-US citizen or permanent resident), where they will be staying, how long they will be staying, etc. The wheelchair pusher will take them everywhere they need to go.
So is that called the passport control? And how long will it usually take to complete all these?
No, Passport control takes place when they get to the US. The questions in Amsterdam only usually take a few minutes at most.
Hi, APpreciate the replies.
Could you also let me know what would happen if by any chance the flight that lands in AMS got delayed and due to that they are unable to catch the connecting Delta flight to Portland. Will the Jetairways be rebooking them in the next flight?
They will either be booked on the next day's flight to Portland or to Portland through a US hub with a later flight from Amsterdam, such as Atlanta or Minneapolis.
I will be traveling from LAX to AMS getting in at 9:05a then going AMS to Cape Town at 10:00a, both on Delta with checked baggage. Only a 55 min layover. Is that enough time?
Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We are scheduled to arrive to AMS from Prague on KLM#1350 at 7:40 AM and depart to Seattle on KLM operated by Delta #6033 at 9:50 AM. Is this enough time?
We are scheduled to arrive from Prague on KLM#1350 at 7:40 AM and depart to Seattle on KLM operate by Delta #6033 at 9:50 AM. Is this enough layover time? Thank you!
Yes, that should be enough time.
I have the below connection,
Arriving from Detroit DL 138 10:25AM Connecting flight to New Delhi DL 7534 11:20AM

Is it possible to make this connection? There is only 55 minutes for changing.
Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.