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Swaziland has changed its country name to Eswatini

Swaziland has changed its country name to Eswatini

21 September 2018 Swaziland has changed its country name to Eswatini. In the country and nationality dropdown lists of IATA Trav...
Family Member Residence Cards - travelling to the United Kingdom

Family Member Residence Cards - travelling to the United Kingdom

15 August 2018 If you are a non-EEA family member of an EEA* national, you must meet the following conditions to enter the Un...
Plan your journey - is your passport valid?

Plan your journey - is your passport valid?

14 August 2018 Before you travel please check if your passport is valid for long enough in order to enter the destination cou...
FIFA World Cup FAN ID card - VISA exemptions

FIFA World Cup FAN ID card - VISA exemptions

14 August 2018 Passengers with a printed or electronic FAN ID card (2018 FIFA World Cup) can enter the Russian Fed. without a...
eTA requirements for Canada

eTA requirements for Canada

20 July 2018 eTA requirments for Canada Visa exempt passengers visiting or in transit through Canada, with the exception o...
Restrictions on Nationals of Qatar

Restrictions on Nationals of Qatar

06 June 2017 Nationals of Qatar are refused entry and transit in: Bahrain. This does not apply to nationals of Qatar who are fathe...
USA: Executive Order

USA: Executive Order

16 March 2017 The Executive Order "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States" did not enter into force...
Plane Stories website

Plane Stories website

04 December 2015 Explore the world of aviation Flying is all about people. A million people board planes every day. The jobs of 50 mill...
Statement on tragic week for aviation

Statement on tragic week for aviation

24 July 2014 Every day, approximately 100,000 flights take to the sky and land without incident. In 2013 more than three billion peo...
Celebrating 100 years of commercial flights!

Celebrating 100 years of commercial flights!

24 January 2014 We're celebrating 100 years of commercial flight which began on 1 January 1914 on a 23 minute flight across the bay from...
Schengen Area, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania: New Passport Validity Requirements

Schengen Area, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania: New Passport Validity Requirements

17 July 2013 On 26 June 2013, the European Union published regulation EU 610/2013, modifying Regulation EU 562/2006 (Schengen Borders...
The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index – A Global Ranking of Countries based on the Travel Freedoms their Citizens Enjoy

The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index – A Global Ranking of Countries based on the Travel Freedoms their Citizens Enjoy

26 August 2010 In today’s globalized world, visa restrictions play an important role in controlling the movement of foreign natio...
Cooperation to Keep Flying Secure

Cooperation to Keep Flying Secure

30 December 2009 Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reiterated that the security of passengers and employees is ...
Frequently asked questions – Influenza A(H1N1) and Air Travel

Frequently asked questions – Influenza A(H1N1) and Air Travel

29 May 2009 Is it safe to travel? The World Health Organization (WHO) is the expert international body coordinating the global resp...
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) launched

Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) launched

23 January 2009 With effect from 12th January 2009, the procedures for travellers to the United States wishing to enter under the Visa W...