Is a passport required on a private jet?
A passport or correct travel document is required when using one of our private jets or helicopters, and border and entry requirements are the same. The difference comes that when flying by private jet everything becomes a lot more seamless.
Should I need a VISA to fly by private jet?
In the same way you would when crossing any Country or Sovereign states border by what ever means it is essential that you ensure that you comply with the relevant immigration requirements, declaring your nationality and status when flying in one of our private jets This includes obtaining a visa if necessary.
Whilst our flight officers can guide you on the visa requirements for your flight. It is important and indeed your responsibility to check with the relevant authorities that you have the correct entry and travel documents required. Further that you comply with legal requirements when entering another jurisdiction.
Are my travel documents checked?
After you have booked your private jet you operations officer will request a copy of your passport or ID for each of your passengers. These documents will then be used by our flight team to create an aircraft manifest which is then sent to the aircraft operations, immigration and border control agencies and the relevant FBO at the destination and departure airports in order to secure landing rights.
Depending on the country of origin and the destination very often these documents can be used to Pre-Clear passengers with relevant border control and immigration agencies thus making travel seamless and fast into and out of airports.
Passengers must still carry passports and any legal entry documents required and it is the responsibility of the individual passengers to do this as with provision of and personal legal documentation.