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Argentina tightens security on all air flights: requested info must be delivered 72 hours before take off

Friday, September 26th 2014 - 06:26 UTC
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Argentina said the information will be used in the fight against “drug trafficking, international terrorism, human trafficking and illegal migration.” Argentina said the information will be used in the fight against “drug trafficking, international terrorism, human trafficking and illegal migration.”

The Argentine government announced that airlines for both commercial and non commercial flights will be required to deliver further information of its passengers to the National Migrations Office, the AFIP tax bureau, Airport Police and Civil Aviation National Administration (ANAC).

 AFIP and Airport Police joint resolution 3667 establishes that in 180 days from now, airlines will have to deliver more information, organized in 31 categories, of each registered passenger.

The document argues that the new legal framework will enable the Argentine government to have “unique, updated real-time information to optimize control and supervision processes, simplify customs, migration and airport security procedures.”

The government said that the information will be used in the fight against “drug trafficking, international terrorism, human trafficking and illegal migration.”

The resolution warns that if airlines fail to deliver the information in time and manner, they will be liable to “judicial or summary actions.”

The information airlines must deliver 72 hours before the trip includes: Airline ID code; Flight number; Flight departure/arrival time and date; Flight Origin and destination; Total number of passengers; ID of everyone on board of the flight; Nationality; Name and Surname according to ID; Date of birth according to ID; passengers file number within the national Passenger Names Registry (PNR); Reservation date; Trip itinerary; Method of payment; Billing address; Billing order; Telephone number; Information on frequent-flyer programs; Travel agency; Travel agent; Information on divided PNR; Information on ticket issuing; Date of ticket issuing; Passenger’s no show record; Passenger’s go show record; Waiting list information; Luggage information; Seat number and Seat information.

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  • reality check

    The rest of the world has Air Marshalls.

    Why shouldn't Argentina have Air Secret Police?

    Sep 26th, 2014 - 06:41 am 0
  • Troy Tempest

    72 hours notice?

    so you must notify the government if you want to leave ??

    “...control migration”??

    dollar “clamp”??

    foreign business run afoul of anti-Terrorism laws if they close shop??

    Sounds like the new Venezuela or North Korea

    Sep 26th, 2014 - 07:03 am 0
  • Klingon

    Yep, Our AFIP (tax office) are a bunch of Nazi's.
    They don't want anyone spending $ outside the country or paying for tickets in cash at blue market rates.
    The ask 32 different questions to deflect attention from the few important ones. ( How you paid for the ticket).

    The trouble is most of these airlines do not collect this data in other countries, so there is no system in place. More reason for other airlines to close shop here, so air Campora can take over Argentina with their crappy service and planes.
    So come on Pagotroll, earn your pesos and respond to this.

    Sep 26th, 2014 - 07:10 am 0
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