I hold an American passport and will be returning from Amsterdam. The flight goes from Amsterdam to KEF in Iceland, there is 2 hour layover, then I continue to Newark. This portion of the trip was purchased on the same itinerary, so I am not worried about rechecking my bag during this portion.
However, I will then be traveling from Newark to Nashville on a different airline, purchased on a separate itinerary. I arrive to Newark at 7:00pm on Iceland Air and my flight to Nashville departs at 7:55pm on United. These airlines are both in Terminal B.
- Is it possible to go through customs, recheck my bag, and make my flight in this short window of time?
- If I was to leave my bag at Newark in order to make my flight, would I have any avenues for regaining it?
- If in dealing with customs and rechecking my bag I miss my flight to Nashville, will United put me on standby/rebook me for a future flight or would I have to buy a whole new ticket?