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Hello everybody,

I am booked to a flight LAX-HKG-MNL via Cathay Pacific with 1 hour and 40mins stop-over time at Hongkong airport.

I am trying to find a direct answer to my questions but cant find any online. I hope you guys can help me...

Questions:

Upon arrival to hongkong:

1. Do i need to get my CHECKED IN baggage? and check it in again for my flight to MNL?

2. Do i need to go through immigration??

3. Is my stop-over time enough??

4. Anybody experienced the same flight? do i need to ride the train from LAX terminal to MNL terminal?

Thank you


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Hi,

1. No. The airline will handle the checked luggage.

2. No. You will not go through customs. You will be in the Transit area only. You simply go from one plane to another.

3. Yes. I've done the HK transit with a 40 minute layover. If your plane is late and you do not make your connection, then the airline will take care of your new flight, stay, etc.

4. I have not been on this flight. Huh? There is no train from LAX to MNL.

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Your check baggage should fly straight thru from LA to Manila. You will not go thru Immigration in Hong Kong, Unless you leave the airport. I have had stopovers in Hong Kong before. You will have plenty of time. What I usually do when I arrive at an airport for a stop over, I found out where my gate is for connecting flight and go to the gate. once I know where I need to go to catch my plane I will explore the airport.

Train from LAX terminal to MNL terminal? Did you mean from one terminal in LAX to another terminal at LAX. you can walk from one terminal to another one there. LAX is not that big. or you can take the shuttle

enjoy your trip


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Thanks everybody for your reply... I was able to visit Hongkong before and we rode a train to get to our designated gate...our mistake before was we explored the airport before trying to find our gate only to discover that each terminal is really far from each other requiring you to ride a train/shuttle... thats what i am worried about that my an hour is not enough..... but as you guys explained, i figured it should be easy breezy

Thanks for the advice, it will surely help... :)


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TIMELINE

I-129F Sent : 2013-09-27

I-129F NOA1 : 2013-10-08

I-129F RFE(s) : none

I-129F NOA2 : 2013-11-02

Interview Date : 2014-03-13

Interview Result : Approved

Visa Received : 2014-03-22

US Entry : 2014-04-17

Marriage : 2014-05-12

Processing Estimates/Stats :

Your I-129f was approved in 25 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 156 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

Adjustment of Status

Event Date

CIS Office : Los Angeles CA

Date Filed : 2014-06-06

NOA Date : 2014-06-19

RFE(s) : none

Bio. Appt. : 2014-07-11

Interview Date :2014-09-22

Approved : Yes

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