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I will be arriving from Europe and I believe international flights arrive at terminal A. I will need to purchase a SIM card for my iPhone (unlocked) so I can make calls in the U.S. Is there a tech store that sells SIM cards in the airport? Thanks in advance.
Yes, you can but I would strongly advise against buying from the vendor just outside of the International Arrivals area. The vendor misconfigured both my phone and the length of the agreement. He did not set the phone up for data so I fixed that while on the road. I'd asked for three weeks which is what he put on the receipt but he only configured it for two weeks. When I contacted him about it first I did not have the receipt handy and he accused me of seeking "free services". Once I forwarded him the receipt he said that I'd have service "shortly". One day later he promised me a refund and shortly afterwards stopped responding to emails. Three weeks and several emails later, no response and no refund.
Am I able to use Skycap services for checking luggage for an American Airlines transatlantic flight? I depart PHL for Shannon, Ireland on Aug 13 and would like to use the Skycap to avoid waiting in line inside the terminal.
Curbside check-in? You can use that for most international flights.
Is there a fast track lane to go through security? I saw one in the terminal serving united and delta, but I never saw one in the terminals operated by american. I am European and I not always get the TSA precheck.
Yes, there should be. It is called "Priority" or "Priority AAccess" and OneWorld Emerald are allowed to use it.