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Hi Im arriving into Lax from Heathrow on Tuesday for a connecting flight to Las Vegas will i need to collect my luggage and clear customs before i get my connection
Yes, you need to claim your baggage to take it through US Customs in LAX.
I am arriving at LAX from Sacramento I believe on AA 6050 and connecting with Qantas QF94 is two and half hours enough time to make connection and do you have to go through security and passport check?
That is enough time. All you have to do is take the shuttle from the American Eagle Remote Terminal, then walk to your departure gate in the TBIT through the connector building. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. You just show your passport when you board the plane at LAX.
I am flying on United to LAX arriving at Terminal 8. I am flying to Sydney via Quantas. Will I be able to forward my baggage from United to Quantas. It is on one reservation. Also, Do i walk to TBIT from Term 8 or is there a bus that will take my wife and I? Thank you!
If it's one reservation then yes your bags should be tagged through to Qantas. You can walk from T8 to the TBIT inside security but it's a bit complex, you have to walk through walkways to Terminal 6, then walk up Terminal 6 and go down to a tunnel to Terminal 5 and Terminal 4 and then through Terminal 4 to a new connector building to the TBIT.
I was impressed how easy it was. Thank you for the info.

Have a good weekend!
I am arriving on United at terminal 7 and connecting to Skywest at terminal 8. Will i be able to walk to terminal 8 on the same level, or will I need to use an escalator to go to a different level in order to reach terminal 8?

It's all one level.
Thank you very much!
Correction:
When arriving at United Terminal 7 and connecting to Skywest at Terminal 8, do i need to go through security again?
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No, you just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
When arriving at United Terminal 7 LAX, and connecting to Southwest Terminal 8, do i need to go through security again?
Southwest does not use Terminal 8. They use Terminal 1. Do you mean United Express/Skywest? Please double check your reservation.
My domestic Delta flight, DL110, arrives at 9:10 AM. I need to connect to Delta flight DL7 departing at 10:54 AM for Tokyo. These tickets are separate. Will I have to go back through security and will I have enough time to make my connection?
Show the Delta agent at your first city the confirmation for your second flight to get your bags checked through to Tokyo and issued both boarding passes. You have enough time.
China Southern International arrival to Delta Domestic Departure flights: how to connect? Can I walk? Do I need security check again?
If both flights are on the same reservation you will 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 walk to Terminal 2 or 3, go through security and to your departure gate.
Hi,

I arrive (Southwest) at Terminal 1 at 8:50am. I need to catch a connecting flight (Delta) at 9:50am at Terminal 3. I have only a carry-on, no checked bags. Two separate reservations.

Will I have enough time to make it to my second flight and if so, what is the quickest way to get there?

Thanks so much for your help!
You need to run to Terminal 2 or 3 and go through security again. You barely have enough time if everything goes perfectly. Check in for your Delta flight online before leaving on your first flight.
You need to run to Terminal 2 or 3 and go through security again. You barely have enough time if everything goes perfectly. Check in for your Delta flight online before leaving on your first flight.
We are arriving from Sydney at 635 am and are checked through to Vancouver departing at 835 am is this enough time and will we need to collect and re check in baggage? Arrive Terminal 1 depart Terminal 2?
You do not arrive in Terminal 1. You arrive in the International Terminal. What airline is your flight to Vancouver on? Is it one reservation or two separate reservations with your flight from Sydney.