Posts: 1156
Joined: Fri Dec 31, 1999 5:50 am

Photocopying Passports At Check-in

Wed Dec 26, 2001 11:29 am

On a recent return frlight from Lima to MEX, upon check in at Aeromexico I had to present my passport while waiting in line for the picturepage to be photocopied. When i got to the counter, I was asked to sign the photocopy, which the agent kept. All passengers had to do this.

I had never been asked to do this before on any international flight.

I also noticed that Lan Chile was doing the same thing, as was AeroContinental on it's international flights.

Does anybody know what this is all about? I know that some airlines wil electronically scan your passport upon check in. Is this just the manual way of accomplishing this?
Not all who wander are lost....

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: 9vswr, Aab498, Alexa [Bot], alggag, angelopga, Baidu [Spider], clrd4t8koff, Dalmd88, dk44, kriskim, lcycs300, oly720man, RandWkop, reidar76, rutankrd, StTim, The777Man and 232 guests