Air India wants US pre-clearance at Mumbai and Delhi

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    I’m pretty amused with Air India sometimes, and today is one of those days. Air India has requested the Indian External Affairs ministry to liaise with their American counterparts to get Customs & Border Protection to open pre-clearance outposts in India on the lines of Abu Dhabi airport. The Economic Times reports: The Maharaja has asked the external affairs ministry to facilitate having US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility at big Indian airports like Delhi and Mumbai. America-bound passengers can clear all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections required by the US at these facilities during departure itself. On landing in US, they can simply collect their baggage and walk off the arrival airports like domestic flyers. For the uninitiated,… The post Air India wants US pre-clearance at Mumbai and Delhi appeared first on Live from a Lounge.

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