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I will be arriving with a dog (large dog in a crate) at the LAX international terminal, in transit to Seattle. After I pick up the dog and pass through customs, can I take her to a pet area to relief/walk before checking her back into Alaska Airlines? Which area is closest? And if I can do I keep her in the crate or am I allowed to walk her in a leash between customs-pet area-re-check area. Any help /contact information to get more help is appreciated.
We will be arriving on Hawaiian Airlines on Friday afternoon at 4:25p and need to fly out on Delta at 5:55p. Will we have enough time?
With no checked bags that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. With checked bags it will be pretty difficult since you will have to claim them and transfer them yourself to Delta.
We arrive at LAX at 9:15am tomorrow in Southwest terminal. Our Hawaiian flight departs at 10am. We have carry-on luggage only. Is there any chance we will make the 10am flight?
Even with no checked bags I don't think you have a chance to walk all the way across the airport and get through security in time.
I will be flying via Southwest into LAX at 0750. Would I have enough time to book a flight out of LAX at 1000 via United? No checked bags.
Yes, that should be possible, especially if the Southwest flight is domestic.
I'm coming to Lax late Feb 2018 from Australia Qantas and heading to New Orleans flying with AA. Do I need to pick my bags up from baggage and take them to the domestic terminal? I'll have a 7yr old with me too. It says that my connecting flight is Terminal O. I am just confused about the baggage, customs and my connecting flight.
Thanks for your help.
If everything is on the same reservation then you arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and walk to your departure gate in Terminal 4 or Terminal 5.
My elderly parents are arriving on Scandinavian flight from Stockholm at 12:20 pm Feb 15 and need to connect to San Diego. Is it easier to fly with AA or United? Seeing that United is part of Star Alliance do they have a transfer check after customs? How much should they allow for the transfer?
Yes, if they fly United they could ask the SAS agent in Stockholm to tag their bag to their final destination and they should be able to do so, in which case they can leave their bags in the TBIT after they clear customs. However, if they don't want to bank on that AA's terminal is closer to the TBIT than United's, however, the flight to San Diego on AA will require departure from a remote terminal reached by bus, while the United flight will depart from a regular gate in Terminal 8. I would allow at least 2 hours for the transfer, preferably a little more.
Thank you.
I leave on Aeromexico at 1:15pm. If I book a United Express that arrives at 11am will that be enough time with no checked bags?
With no checked bags I think you can do it, but you'll have to hurry to Terminal 2.
We'll arrive at LAX from Papeete at 9:40 am on a Friday and have a Southwest flight at 12:15. After clearing Customs, will we be able to check our bag with Southwest at the transfer area? Will we have to go through security again for the Southwest flight?
You have to take your bags to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am arriving from Kona at 9:15pm on United at terminal 7 or 8. Since I have two checked bags, where do I pick them up and have to check them in at Delta counter? Is that near terminal 1 & 2? Will I have enough time for a 10:45pm departure?
Delta check in is in Terminal 2 or 3. You claim your bags in Terminal 7. That is a very difficult connection but not impossible if everything goes perfectly.
Sorry Zap, I meant Terminal B.
How far is the walking distance ? I forgot to mention, will have one check luggage and with slightly mobility difficulty.
Any shuttle bus ? Thank you again.
What is this in reference to. There is a shuttle bus that runs between all terminals on the lower level but it is very slow.