Old Oct 12, 13, 12:05 pm
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A list of airports serving SkyTeam, and whether they have an immigration fast lane on the inbound (if relevant), or a security fast lane on the outbound, and who can gain access.

When travelling entirely within the Schengen zone, there are no immigration controls so the "inbound" column is not relevant.

American airports with SkyPriority are documented by Delta so are not presently included in this list.

If anything more than a valid boarding pass or FF card is needed to gain access to the lane, it will be noted.

Please amend and correct the list according to your experiences.

Airport code Inbound? Outbound? Notes

Africa
ADD No No
CMN Yes, only for J passengers (boarding pass required) Yes for all SP passengers (automatic gates opening upon boarding pass being scanned - tested with Y and SP and worked)
CPT No No
JNB No No
NBO Yes Yes Including separate security screening at the entrance to the terminal
MRU Inbound priority lane at immigration (no strict enforcement). Outbound priority lane for immigration which leads to fast track security.
LOS No Yes.
RAK No inbound fast track, but outbound priority lane for security and immigration on the right hand of normal security entrance
RUN Not applicable Yes
TUN No Yes

Americas / Carribeans
US airports : no priority lane at immigration on arrival. There are usually (but not always) priority lanes for security on departure, but those are usually a joke as they all lead to the TSA agent checking ID and BP and then all lanes are mixed.
BOG No No
BON No No
CTG No No
CUN No No
CUR No No
EZE No Yes, Only for immigration and not for security
FDF Not applicable Yes, all elites
GIG No No
GYE ? No
LIM No No
MEX Unknown Yes, all elites
PUJ No Yes
SCL No Yes
SDQ No No Lounge invite required
SXM No No
UIO No No
YUL No No (09/21 : no more fast track for security because ofCovid)

Asia Pacific
BKK J only J only, but all elites travelling on KL pass required. See post and replies.
BOM No No
DEL No (yes if you have a regular visum, not if you use an eVisum) Yes
DPS No No
HAN Yes Yes
HKG No No
HND No No for immigration, yes for security (only for P pax & FB gold/plat)
ICN No No
KIX No Unknown
KUL No (J/F only) Yes
PUS No No
PVG No Yes, all elites
SGN No No
SIN No (immigration) No (immigration), Yes (security at gate). Exception for immigration for P pax : private immigration counter provided by C.I.P. Lounge.
XMN No Yes

Europe

France

BES No No
BOD No Yes
CDG Yes Yes
LRH : No No
LRT : No No
LYS No Yes
MPL No Yes
MRS No Yes (Hall 4)
NCE No Yes
NTE No No
ORY (west terminal) No Yes
RNS No No
SXB n/a No
TLS No Yes, all terminals (automatic gates)
UIP : No No

Germany
BER No Yes
DUS No Yes, all elites
HAJ Na Yes (SkyP based on signs but often closed)
HAM No Yes
MUC Unknown Yes, all elites
NUE No Yes, Elite+/J only

Ireland
DUB No Yes

Italy
BLQ Unknown Yes, Elite+/J only (?)
CAG No Yes (2019 - Only when flying AF/KL though, denied with AZ flight/ticket)
FCO NA Yes Sky Priority
LIN NA Yes (Sky Priority)
MXP NA Yes (SkyPriority). No (non-SP) companion allowed.
NAP NA Yes

Spain
AGP Unknown Yes (at the right side of the normal security lane)
BCN n/a Yes
BIO No No
IBZ No No
MAD No Yes, all elites (Security fastlane in T2 --> Follow VIP Controls signage)
SVQ : No Yes, but only for J pax (Elites+ in Y not eligible)
VLC No No (there is a fast track lane at security, but it seems restricted to families with children, pregnant women, etc)

United Kingdom
BHX NA Yes Sky Priority 2 Access Points
BRS No Yes (Business class + eliteplus only)
GLA No Yes (Boarding pass showing Sky Priority is sufficient)
EDI No Yes (Boarding pass showing Sky Priority is sufficient)
LBA No Yes, all elites
LCY No No
LHR (T4) No Yes
MAN No Yes, Elite+/J only
NWI No Yes but pointless - Sky Priority members have to queue at airport information desk to get Airport Development Fee ticket with special bar code

All others
AMS No Yes, all elites
ARN No Yes, all elites
ATH No Yes
BGO Unknown Yes
BLL No Yes
BRU Unknown Yes Terminal A
BUD Unknown Yes, all elites
CPH Unknown Yes, all elites
DUB Unknown J only
EIN No No
GDN NA, Yes. "SkyPriority" on BP is not enough, they require membership card
GOT Unknown Yes
GVA No Yes
HAM Unknown Yes
HEL N/A, Yes
IST SP-signed lane, but SAV card required SP-signed lane, but SAV card required The rules of this airport are not clear. See post. See also update May 2015 here
LED No No
OSL NA Yes
OTP No No
PRG Inbound / Outbound immigration: Yes / Security : Yes - SkyPriority (Automatic Gates for departures)
SVG Unknown Yes
SVO No No
TUN No Yes for immigration on departure, No for security
TRD NA Yes
VIE NA Yes, all elites
WAW NA Yes Sky Priority 2 Access Points
ZAG NA (was No until Croatia joined Shengen) Yes - SkyPriority (Automatic Gates for access to departures and manual check for Security)
ZRH Unknown Yes, all elites

Middle-East
BEY : No (immigration arrival) / No (security both pre and post check-in) / No (immigration departure)
DOH Unknown Yes, all elites
DXB No No for J Pax. P pax are escorted.
JED No Yes
MCT No Yes
RUH Yes Yes, Terminal 1, inbound Priority queue at far left of the immigration hall but not particularly quick. For STE+, J
TLV No Yes for pre-checkin security (Both Sky Priority and C pax), post check-in security (Metal Detector/X-ray) for only C pax (not for Elites/Elites+)



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Old Jun 19, 17, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Cupart
Only for the Swiss departures sector at GVA (i.e. KL flights).
Also for AF flights leaving from the French sector. There is a priority entrance with automated bar code scanner at the right (when looking towards the security controls), which works for SkyPriority.
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Originally Posted by San Gottardo
Also for AF flights leaving from the French sector. There is a priority entrance with automated bar code scanner at the right (when looking towards the security controls), which works for SkyPriority.
Correct, and this is relatively new I guess, as I saw it for the first time now in April leaving GVA with AF (my first AF flight in a very very long time).
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Originally Posted by Cupart
Correct, and this is relatively new I guess, as I saw it for the first time now in April leaving GVA with AF (my first AF flight in a very very long time).
It has been there for a number of years, but it doesn't always serve a purpose. For example, when there is only one X-ray in operation and that is the one on the left, then the priority lane is rather unhelpful. Or, when the priority lane essentially leads you to the back of the non-priority queue as I have experienced...
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VCE has an excellent outbound security fast lane. Very poorly marked, but look for 'VIP BUSINESS' and well, the telltale lack of people in it. It was blisteringly fast. Two separate security scanners and very fast processing.

No inbound priority lanes.
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MRU ?

I do not see MRU in the wiki for Africa. Any hints from someone (maybe a miss)?

Otherwise, I'll be there next week and I'll report my findings when back.

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I do not see MRU in the wiki for Africa. Any hints from someone (maybe a miss)?

Otherwise, I'll be there next week and I'll report my findings when back.

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I don't remember any fast track for immigration, not sure for security, but my last visit there is a couple of years ago so things may have changed. I know that MK has a new lounge (used by AF) much nicer than the one before.
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Originally Posted by Goldorak
I don't remember any fast track for immigration, not sure for security, but my last visit there is a couple of years ago so things may have changed. I know that MK has a new lounge (used by AF) much nicer than the one before.
There is a fast track for immigration, but it was not active when I was there last time (4 weeks ago).
The lounge is really nice, food offering is qualitative and there is a full bar manned, with Mumm champagne available.
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Originally Posted by Goldorak
I don't remember any fast track for immigration, not sure for security, but my last visit there is a couple of years ago so things may have changed. I know that MK has a new lounge (used by AF) much nicer than the one before.
Originally Posted by olivedel
There is a fast track for immigration, but it was not active when I was there last time (4 weeks ago).
The lounge is really nice, food offering is qualitative and there is a full bar manned, with Mumm champagne available.
Many thanks to both.

Will update with any relevant data when back.

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Old Jul 11, 17, 3:03 am
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MRU : fast track in & out

There are fast ("Premium") lanes for both inbound and outbound immigration, not really enforced. The outbound one grants a direct access to a fast track security control.

Tip : there are either one (outbound) or two (inbound) immigration agents to deal with the fast lanes, opposite four or more for the regular ones. Depending on the crowd, it might be faster to use the latter (that's what we did)

Since I did not reach the 90 posts yet, I cannot update the wiki. I would be delighted should someone do it in my stead.

Merci,

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Originally Posted by schlegfr
There are fast ("Premium") lanes for both inbound and outbound immigration, not really enforced. The outbound one grants a direct access to a fast track security control.

Tip : there are either one (outbound) or two (inbound) immigration agents to deal with the fast lanes, opposite four or more for the regular ones. Depending on the crowd, it might be faster to use the latter (that's what we did)

Since I did not reach the 90 posts yet, I cannot update the wiki. I would be delighted should someone do it in my stead.

Merci,

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Hi schlegfr, i've gone ahead and updated the wiki with the info from your post
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^ merci beaucoup joyu12.
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Added GDN (was there 3 days after inaugural, since KL is first ST airline at GDN the fasttrack agent was not entirely up to speed with the rules, but in the end all was good).
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Originally Posted by tobitronics
Added GDN (was there 3 days after inaugural, since KL is first ST airline at GDN the fasttrack agent was not entirely up to speed with the rules, but in the end all was good).
Particularly useful when KLM will start operating the 6:50AM flight as the standard security, especially since the scanners have been installed (let's say they're not conveniently located), is a zoo to say the least around that time (incidentally, the red carpet alias fast track can also get very busy between 5:30-6 as crews are also channelled through there...). Gdańsk will have to start thinking about upgrading their facilities to cope with the increasing number of flights/passengers, but that's way OT.

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