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Which terminal to LaGuardia does United fly out of?
United does not fly to Houston-Hobby airport. They fly to Houston-Intercontinental. Flights from Houston-Intercontinental to LaGuardia would almost always depart from Terminal C.
Thanks for the reply
I am going to Doha from Dallas and I am going to reach Dallas before 90 minutes of flight so is it enough time for transit luggage claim and check in next flight?
Where are you flying into Dallas from? Are both flights on the same reservation or are they two separate reservations?
I am flying to Dallas from Queretaro Maxico by AA and going to Doha by Qutar Airways
Then that is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Can i fly to dallas love field from denver international airport with my mexican consular id
No, a Mexican Consular ID is not acceptable identification to go through security. You need to use your Mexican passport if you do not have a US drivers license.
I'm have a flt fr Sg transit in sfo to Toronto.. Just wondering do I need to clear custom and emigration and do I need a US visa? To do the trasit in sfo?
Pls advise, thanks
You will go through US Immigration and Customs in SFO. Whether or not you need a transit visa depends on your citizenship. What is your citizenship?
Hi, I am traveling to Boston on Delta arriving at 7:45 p.m. Then I am departing on Aer Lingus at 9:00 a.m. I am switching airlines and am wondering if I will have enough time to get from the Delta gate to the Aer Lingus gate. Is there a security line to go through?
I'm guessing you depart at 9 PM? Yes, you will have to go through security again. With checked bags this is impossible. With no checked bags this is barely possible if everything goes smoothly.
Delta charged their schedule and I now have 35 minutes to connect between domestic flights. Is this enough time? Thanks
It's possible - it obviously leaves no time to spare if there's a delay.
Flying on Icelandair to Seattle and need to book separate flight on Alaska Air to SJC. How long do we need to clear customs, gather bags, check in (inc. luggage)? Available flights are 2.15 hours or 4.15 hours after arrival - would prefer earlier flight if doable. Advice?
I don't think the 2:15 connection is reasonable. You'll have to go with the 4:15
We are flying from Cancun on AA895 arriving at 4:41 PM and have connecting flight to Chicago AA1908 at 5:55 PM . Do we have enough time ? I guess we have to clear customs, pick up bags and re-check so it seems to me like close call
Yes, you will have to 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. 90 minutes is the minimum allowed to do that. This is well below that.
Thank you , and hearing that I wonder why airline is allowing that option ?
I guess to avoid it we have to do carry on only. What are your thoughts ?
I don't know - it seems that since the merger, AA has been offering a lot of impossible connections through former US Airways hubs, I think they forgot to program in the minimum connection times for those hubs into their system. Going without checked bags will help, but it's still a risky connection.
I will be arriving in MIA from Barranquilla, Colombia, and then connecting on a domestic flight. How much time should I allow between flights on the same airline (American)?
I would want at least 2 hours, preferably closer to 3.
Thank you!
I am flying into Houston Intercontinental airport and I have a 1 hour layover for my flight to Cancun, Mexico. Will that be enough time to make it to my gate?
Where are you flying into Houston from? Are both tickets on the same reservation?
Flying from Kansas City into Houston and yes both tickets are on the same reservation.
Yes, that is enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal B you can take the Skyway train to Terminal E inside security.