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Hello
I'm flying from Calgary, Canada to Houston, Texas (3 hr. layover) then on to Panama - all United airlines.
Will I need to claim my bag in Houston, clear customs and then check my bag again to Panama?
OR will my luggage go directly through to Panama? And if that is the case, do I just get on my connecting flight to Panama or will there be a screening/customs stop I will need to pass through first? And can I assume that either option would all be done in the same terminal, since only flying via United? Thanks for any guidance you can provide me.
My sister is flying from Germany on January 14th 2019; unfortunately she has a broken foot that can not walk, she has special assistance in all her flights but has a layover of one night in Houston and next day will depart to Honduras (TGU) She needs a hotel that can provide special assistance that will pick her up and take it to the shuttle and back the next day. Please provide me with information in order to make the reservation at the hotel. Thank you.
My mother is 89 and has mobility issues. I need to make sure there is a wheelchair at the plane for her when they land. There is someone flying with her so they will be able to get her through the airport. She is coming from Toronto on Air Canada.
Also I want to be able to get as close to her as possible when she lands to help out. How close can I get and what would be the best parking for me when I get there?
My mom is flying back to Amsterdam schiphol on her own this saterday on flight KL 662- Cornelia Van Kats
She needs my help to travel to the gate because her bad vision and she can barely speaks English. Can I get a Non flying boarding pass to bring here to the gate. And where can I get this.
Thanks for your help, Regards Cornelia Deerenberg
My daughter is coming from Calgary to Jacksonville, FL and has only a 50 minute layover in IAH. She will have her 2 and 4 year old with her. Are there services from someone to meet her at the gate in a shuttle and take her to the next light out? Is IAH easy to get around in? She will be going through customs in Canada before she leaves so that shouldn't be a problem. Please advise. She is flying on United.
HI AM TRAVELLING ON EMIRATES FROM DXB TO IAH ARRIVING IN TERMINAL E AND TAKING THE CONNECTING FLIGHT TO AUSTIN FROM TERMINAL C. THIS IS MY FIRST TIME IN IAH. ARE THERE ANY MEET AND ASSIST SERVICES TO HELP ME AM WILLING TO PAY ?
THANK YOU -GEETA
My wife is comingto IAH airport through Emirates international flight. She have many luggage bags. So she need help in getting all those baggage from the baggage area get them outside.

Is there any porter or skycap is available at the Baggage Claim?

Thanks
I (German national) will have just an hour for the transfer from my flight from Calgary to my flight to Quito. Can I check my baggage through - so that I don't have to pick it up and re-check it in Houston? Can I then use the one stop line at iah? I'm not sure whether the iti programm (international to international) applies. Thanks
Hi Eck,

Flights into IAH from Calgary are considered "domestic." Your luggage should be checked-in all the way to UIO, and will transfer automatically if both flights are with United Airlines.

If you are using multiple airlines, be sure to confirm that your luggage will be transferred to the 2nd airline, when you check-in (it usually is, but it never hurts to ask).
I will be traveling to IAH alone with 3 small children from Amsterdam. Will have family picking me up curbside at the airport, but are porters available at international baggage claim? Won’t be able to handle 3 kids, stroller, car seats, and luggage alone. Thanks!
Hi SE,

There are a limited number of porters available to assist with luggage once you process through passport control, and make you way down the baggage claim, it would just be a matter of finding one that is available. Email me at [email protected] - I have some additional options available to assist you, but I don't want you to publish your information on this public board.
Is there somewhere at IAH to store luggage?
Some people have had success paying the hotel to store their bags, but that's it. There's no specialized baggage storage facility.