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Immigration and Customs pre clearance planned for EZE

Immigration and Customs pre clearance planned for EZE

Old Nov 4, 16, 2:37 pm
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Immigration and Customs pre clearance planned for EZE

http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1953428-s...erto-de-ezeiza

It could be two years before the procedures are implemented.
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Old Nov 9, 16, 3:23 pm
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Ugh, the outgoing "immigration" line takes long enough as is, now we'll have to get to EZE even earlier for a flight?!

I wonder what it'll do to the lounges, as any lounge that will be used for USA-bound flights will need to be in a segregated area.

Will AmEx have 2 Centurion lounges, or will they only have 1 that they will use either for USA-bound or non-USA destinations?
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Old Nov 10, 16, 4:13 am
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US CBP Preclearance at EZE is a bad thing for passengers in the main. This could lead to a change in the check-in cut-off times and minimum connection times of a sort that doesn't benefit passengers.

The cost of a US CBP employee working at EZE than the cost of the same US CBP employee working at JFK or MIA. And so it's not a good use of limited money.

And if a few CBP employees at a CBP Preclearance facility get hit with the norovirus at the same time, the bench of replacements can be thin enough that the result is a further, major slowdown in being processed for admissibility into the US.

The US wants this kind of stuff in order to push out the US "security perimeter". Improving the passenger experience isn't the reason why US DHS/CBP wants this at EZE.
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Old Nov 11, 16, 11:14 am
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The newly elected folks in the US may have different ideas, we'll have to see.
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