We have some important updates about the US Customs and Border Protection pre-clearance process in Abu Dhabi airport.
The US Customs and Border Protection pre-clearance facility is currently available for the following US flights:
• EY 131 (IAD)
• EY 101 (JFK)
Check-in for US flights opens 6 hours prior to departure at Terminal A, and closes 2 hours before flight departure.
For guests flying on either of these two flights from Abu Dhabi:
For guests transferring in Abu Dhabi to either of those flights:
Eligible guests are welcome to use our US CBP lounge located after pre-clearance formalities.
For a transitional period, guests travelling on the following flights will need to clear immigration and border controls on arrival in the US:
• EY 151 (ORD)
• EY 103 (JFK, 3:45 departure)
Guests flying on any of these flights should head to the gate assigned to their flight in Terminal A. Check-in closes 1 hour before flight departure for Economy Class, and 45 minutes before flight departure for Business and First Class.
For guests who clear immigration on arrival in the US with a connecting flight to another destination, baggage must be collected and dropped with their onward carrier. Baggage will not transfer automatically.
Stay up to date:
We will be sending regular updates to passengers and partners. To make sure everyone has a smooth journey, please ensure this is communicated to your customers, and they have updated their contact details in Manage Booking in advance so they can receive our important trip reminders.