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Monday, April 22, 2013

Good news for NZ pax transiting at LAX

Its good news for passengers on NZ1/2 transiting between AKL and LHR at LAX with US Customs approving a move that will allow NZ transit pax to avoid having to go through standard security queues to access the terminal during transit.
The system, which has been trialled for several months, still requires transit passengers to complete the standard US visa. But they're then issued with a special 'token' and can forego the usual security queue.
This should make the transit process a lot nicer for passengers who are now able to access the Air New Zealand lounge or the general (airside) terminal including shops/amenities etc, instead of previously being forced into a gate lounge during transit.

Read the full story on the changes at ausbt.com HERE

1 comment:

Euan Cameron said...

This is fantastic news! Might change my mind about going via LAX next time I go back to the UK.

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