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(Updated 09:10 CET 12 AUG 2017)


Electronic Devices – TSA (DHS – Department of homeland security)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is implementing enhanced security measures, both seen and unseen, at all last-point-of-departure airports in 105 countries around world. The enhanced security measures are both seen and unseen; however, passengers flying to the United States may experience additional screening of their person and property. There are no changes to items allowed in carry-on and checked baggage.

The enhanced security measures include but are not limited to:

·       Enhancing overall passenger screening;

·       Conducting heightened screening of personal electronic devices;

·       Increasing security protocols around aircraft and in passenger areas; and

·       Deploying advanced technology, expanding canine screening, and establishing additional preclearance locations.

For further information:
Fact Sheet: Aviation Enhanced Security Measures for All Commercial Flights to the United States

 

 

Restrictions of admittance to USA June 29th 2017

Effective on June 29 th 2017 the United States will for a period of 90 days limit entry for below foreign nationals travelling to the USA. Should you have any questions regarding your visa, please contact the US Embassy.

  • Iran
  • Libya
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Yemen 

The new rules will have impact on issuance of new visas

for persons from the six countries. At check-in the decision whether to accept a passenger or not with an airline, lies with the US authorities. Full refund is permitted in case of rejection of VISA related to this travel ban.


Road works in Berlin will affect traffic to/from Berlin Tegel (TXL)

In Berlin there will be 3 larger construction sites, 23JUN17-03SEP17.

The road works may to a certain extent, and depending on the time of the day, heavily affect the landside access of TXL Airport, mainly for those arriving by cars, taxis or long distance buses.

It is recommended to allow extra time for travel to/from the airport and if possible use public transport, underground (U-Bahn) or City trains (S-Bahn). For details check here


Travel to France

All French airports except Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly (ORY) have border controls for Schengen arrivals and departures.

All passengers must present a valid National ID card or valid Passport when arriving or departing from France. Passengers inhibited to present a valid National ID card or valid Passport will be refused entry to France.


 

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