The immigration authorities of many countries require all airlines to provide passenger passport information prior to departure of any inbound or outbound flights to ensure safety and security. Currently these countries include:
Passengers travelling to the UAE from certain countries also need to provide Advanced Passenger Information. Currently these countries include: Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Yemen.
Please be aware that information requirements are subject to change at any time.
Required passenger information for all API countries (note that additional information requirements vary by country):
If travelling to the United States of America, the following additional details are required.
Passengers who refuse to supply this information prior to travel will not be allowed entry to the USA and therefore will not be accepted for travel at check-in. It is important that the information is accurate to avoid delays at the airports both on departure and arrival into the USA.
US Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs), transit passengers and departing passengers are exempt from the U.S. address requirement.
In addition to the Advanced Passenger Information above, the USA requires your next of kin contact details, in case of an emergency. This will include the person's name and the telephone number.