Qantas Transfers from MEL-LAX and LAX-JFK

Discussion in 'Your Questions' started by mjt57, Jun 14, 2018.

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  1. mjt57

    mjt57 Active Member

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    Tomorrow my daughter and the grandkids are flying to New York on the 93 or 94 (forget which one it is) from MEL to LAX, then from there to JFK on another QF flight.

    Who's done this recently?
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    How much time is there spent between getting through customs and then checking in for the next leg?

    Thanks.
     
  2. eddie 73

    eddie 73 Intern

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    It is fairly smooth and QF allow sufficient time. But prepare for long customs lines, and painful bag recheck process. I normally get enough time to also go outside for 3 cigarettes between flights.
     
  3. mjt57

    mjt57 Active Member

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    Thanks, Eddie. She was concerned about this. She has 3 kids in tow, all under 12. Anyway, she's halfway across the Pacific now, according to FR24.
     
  4. eddie 73

    eddie 73 Intern

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    Big job with 3 in tow, she’ll be fine. Lots of Aussies arriving on 3 different planes, from syd, bne, mel, and loads from each flight disembarking & heading for the connecting jfk flight gate. It is a super tiring journey, they will all hit their pillows hard at destination. Enjoy flight tracking them.
     
  5. Quickstatus

    Quickstatus Senior Member

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    QF Flights departing australia have odd numbers , and flights arriving into australia are even numbers
     
  6. mjt57

    mjt57 Active Member

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    Thanks. Last time she only had two of them. The youngest (he's just turned 7) is on his first trip over there.

    Just waiting for QF11 to depart for JFK.
     
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