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Nov. 7 I arrive from New Orleans at 7:51 AM on United Airlines UA1117 and I leave at 8;45 on UA1776 to Calgary. Will my checked bag be transferred directly to the ongoing flight and, in general, should I be able to make the connection? Any suggestions to increase my odds of making it?
Yes, your bags will be transferred for you. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Thanks for the reassurance. The tight connections makes me nervous.
Hi! Does anyone know approx how long customs line are the night of thanksgiving? Before black friday? With and without global entry?
It really depends on the time of the day. There aren't really any more international flights on those days, so it really shouldn't take any more time than normal.
Hi there. I'm flying from Dublin to Houston on January 1st, landing at 3.15pm flying via London. I have the chance to swap and fly through Newark landing in Houston at 4.05pm having being pre cleared in Dublin. Which do you think would get me through quicker? Thanks.
It would be about the same. I personally would avoid the connection in Newark.
That's great, thanks for the quick reply.
We will be arriving in IAH at 5:20pm in Cancun MX. We need to clear customs and make it to our connecting flight to SNA by 7:00pm. Will that work? Was not aware that we would have to do this when booking the flight.
That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am USA citizen traveling from Panama (Central America) to St. Luis with a 1hour and 25 min Layover. Is it enough to make the connection?

No, that is not enough time. It might be possible without checked bags, but it is below the minimum required international connection time.
Anyone know where the pets as cargo drop off for Lufthansa is?
I am arriving Air NZ terminal D & leaving terminal A to Toronto on Air Canada. Is there a recheck of bags at Terminal D for Air Canada flights (is all on one ticket & is code share)? I have 3 hrs between flights - presume this is enough? Thanks
Yes, you can re-check your bags in Terminal D at the re-check desk. You should have enough time.
Many thanks
Hello -we are flying from Cabo San Lucas to Houston and then connecting to Newark. Our flight will arrive in Houston on a Sat eve at approx. 4:55pm and our flight to Newark leaves at 7:30pm. After we go through customs do we have to reclaim our bags? How does the check in with bags works for the connection? I am hoping 2 hours will be sufficient? Thank you!!
Yes, 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. You should have enough time.
Hi, I have a flight from Mexico to Tokyo with a 1hr 30min layover in IAH. The flights are with ANA. I have a checked bag. Can I make the connection when both flights are in terminal E? Will my bag go all the way to Tokyo? Thanks
Your bags will be tagged to Tokyo but you may have to claim them in Houston. You will go through US Immigration, US Customs, and Security. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
My child and I are both traveling internationally but from two different terminals. My child is Terminal D and I'm Terminal E. Question - Can I go through TSA screening in terminal D and get to terminal E without going through TSA screening again?
Yes, you can, they're really just two sides of the same building.