Matt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 46
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1383 times:
Well the way things are going nowadays, if I were to take a flight (would only be of in an absolute dire emergency) that left, say at 10AM on Thursday, I'd be sure to cut it close and get there no later than 7:03 AM on Monday.
Jhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6204 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1372 times:
It really depends on the lines at security. Houston's Terminal A usually isn't bad, so I ususally arrive at the airport 30-40 minutes prior to departure. If's it a Friday night and I have luggage to check, I might get there 60-90 minutes prior to departure.
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Capt.Picard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1366 times:
Depends on the check-in facilities available. BA have a great Self-service & online check-in system, whereby seats can be chosen 24hours before departure online, & then changed at the last minute at the Self-service machine.
In this case, no less than 60 minutes before departure. And there is a dedicated baggage drop-off point for those with more than just hand-luggage.
Otherwise, I usually aim for 2-3 hours before (with a seat request made at time of booking)...
Greg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1338 times:
I'm usually the idiot that is holding the plane up. I check in about 20 minutes prior to departure. Once(and thankfully only once), British Airways denied me boarding on a flight from the UK to the US. Conversely, I have no trouble arriving about twenty minutes to departure in the States and getting on the flight. I'd freak if I had to check in TWO HOURS prior!
Why are check-in times different between Biz and Coach?