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Royal Airport Concierge Service [ATL]

Old Dec 7, 18, 1:09 am
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Royal Airport Concierge Service [ATL]

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has anyone used Royal Airport Concierge service at Atlanta Airport? We have a non code share connection at Atlanta Airport on the 30th December (Delta 536 to British Airways 226) 5 years ago I did a connection through Atlanta and we queued for over 2 hours at passport control and barely made our flight so Iím wondering if it is possible to fast track immigration and get to the BA checkin desk as quickly as possible?
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Old Dec 7, 18, 1:23 am
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I'll be interested in responses to this. It sounds as if you are outnound from the U.S. in which case there really is no passport control. Incoming to the U.S. is a very different story and there is no immigration fastracking unless you are in pre-registered vetted program or flying private.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 1:37 am
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We are outbound from Cancun so I think we will have to clear immigration in Atlanta as this is an international flight and then onto the BA flight to London Heathrow. The flight to Atlanta is in Economy and then the flight to London is in First Class (not sure if that information is relevant to any speedy fast track options)
i would consider paying for the Royal Airport Concierge service but just want to be sure that it is definitely able to fast track us through the airport procedures.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 1:57 am
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We are outbound from Cancun so I think we will have to clear immigration in Atlanta as this is an international flight and then onto the BA flight to London Heathrow. The flight to Atlanta is in Economy and then the flight to London is in First Class (not sure if that information is relevant to any speedy fast track options)
i would consider paying for the Royal Airport Concierge service but just want to be sure that it is definitely able to fast track us through the airport procedures.
I don't know anything about the service you cite but, typically, there is no fastracking immigration when inbound to the U,S.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 3:30 am
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Originally Posted by ukdeebee View Post
We are outbound from Cancun so I think we will have to clear immigration in Atlanta as this is an international flight and then onto the BA flight to London Heathrow. The flight to Atlanta is in Economy and then the flight to London is in First Class (not sure if that information is relevant to any speedy fast track options)
i would consider paying for the Royal Airport Concierge service but just want to be sure that it is definitely able to fast track us through the airport procedures.
I think it would just be ground side services. Fast track is usually for diplomats, certain APEC and NEXUS fast track card holders, and servicemembers.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 4:57 am
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Originally Posted by ukdeebee View Post
Hi
has anyone used Royal Airport Concierge service at Atlanta Airport? We have a non code share connection at Atlanta Airport on the 30th December (Delta 536 to British Airways 226) 5 years ago I did a connection through Atlanta and we queued for over 2 hours at passport control and barely made our flight so Iím wondering if it is possible to fast track immigration and get to the BA checkin desk as quickly as possible?
The US does not have any form of fast track immigration based on status or service. You can invest in Global Entry, but itís too late for that.

You say you have a Ďnon code share connectioní. I take it that you mean you have two separate tickets, in which case you donít have a connection at all. I donít know about timings or potential Terminal changes, but understand that you wonít be able to check any luggage through and will need to present yourself to BA check in in time for your flight to LHR (and going through security again). If your DL flight is late or cancelled, you will BA auto-cancelled in BA with only a residual ticket value. If you bought flexible F tickets, not so much a problem; if they were Avios or discounted, likely to be closer to zero and youíll have to organise new transport home on your own. DL will not protect you.

Housekeeping: this does not belong in this forum, Iíve alerted a moderator.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 8:59 am
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US has paid expedited at one airport - LAX (started last year)

booking DL VIP select (or AA five star) may help but not guaranteed

global entry approval / interview can be fast

these threads (airport VIP etc) are usually in travel products IIRC
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