Flying with Baggage Internationally
You can check your bags at the ticket counter when you arrive at the airport. You must check baggage at least 60 minutes before your flight's scheduled departure. If traveling from Aruba, check your bags at least 75 minutes before the flight's scheduled departure.
If you’re a connecting Passenger, you must claim all luggage upon arrival in the U.S. After clearing Customs, recheck all luggage with a Customer Service Agent before proceeding to connecting flight(s).
No, you must check in at the ticket counter or kiosk in order to have your passport verified, check luggage, and receive your boarding pass.