Passengers flying to US to be interviewed under Trump new measures. United States has announced a new security protocol for the flyers, from October 26 2017 where flyers will be interviewed before they hop on flight to the country. This would be applied to all passengers flying from any country and on any airline. Passenger will be put to additional screening by airlines, according to the protocol designed by US.This is not clear yet that how the screening will take place. Some airlines may hand out a questionnaire, while others may throw in a round of interviews before boarding. A renowned airline, Cathay Pacific said that their passengers will be interviewed at the check-in counters at Hong Kong airport. Those without check-in baggage “will also be subject to a short security interview” at the departure gate.Emirates, Dubai based airline has also announced checks for its passengers to obey America’s new safety requirements. “The new directive requires passenger pre-screening interviews at the check-in counter for originating passengers, and at the boarding gate for transfer and transit passengers,” Gulf News reports, quoting an Emirates’ spokesperson.“The Transport Security Administration may require customers travelling directly to the United States to undergo enhanced security measures. Such checks may include the inspection of their Personal Electronic Devices, as well as security questioning during check-in and boarding,” Singapore Airlines said in a statement on its website. No Indian carrier has announced.Passengers has been advised by all airlines to arrive early at the airport to allow enough time for boarding. US Department of Homeland Security had announced these enhanced security measures on 28 June, and airlines were given four months to follow.
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