Certain countries authorities require all airline companies to disclose passenger personnel data to their immigration authorities. These data need to be communicated before the departure otherwise boarding may be denied.
When booking tickets, customers are kindly asked to provide the information required at time of reservation of their flights so as to avoid long queues at time of check-in at the airport.
It is also possible to enter, check or complete this information online on the "Manage Your Reservations" tool that you can access from the homepage.
Countries concerned: Afghanistan, Algeria, Saoudia Aarabia ,Canada, China, Corea, Dubaï, Egypt, Spain (from non-shenghen countries), USA, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lybia, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Sudan, Syria, Chad, Tunisia, Turkey,Yemen.
You can request authorization for free online, via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).
- It is recommended that you make your request a minimum of 72 hours before your flight departure.
- ESTA authorization is valid for 2 years, as long as your passport is valid during that time.
- This form will eventually replace the information sheet which currently must be filled out in the airplane before landing in the United States.
- It is advised that you present a copy of this authorization to United States passport control agents and customs authorities in order to facilitate entry.
These countries are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom