(30 June 2021)
Etihad Airways has expanded its ‘Verified To Fly’
travel document initiative to
routes across its global network.
Available for the vast majority of Etihad flights,
passengers can sign-up to use the Verified to Fly service by visiting
Manage my Booking on the airline’s website and following
the simple instructions to upload and submit their travel
Travellers will receive confirmation once their documents
have been approved in line with government requirements and can
travel to the airport with confidence, knowing
they have met all essential requirements before their flight.
With the formalities out of the way, verified
travellers enjoy fast track check-in at the airport through the
dedicated Verified to Fly desk for a quicker and smoother
Early trials showed that Verified to Fly Guests saw
their processing times at the check-in desk almost halved and the
average queuing time for all travellers reduced – helping expedite
journeys and maintain social distancing at the airport.
John Wright, Vice President Global Airports and
Network Operations, Etihad Airways, said, “Verified to Fly has
proven hugely popular with our guests, as they get a fast track
experience when checking in at the airport if using Verified to
Fly. Removing guess work from the process, guests also value the
assurance that when they arrive at the airport, they have already
met all COVID travel requirements. We appreciate these are challenging times for
travellers and this has been a key initiative to simplify our
guests’ journeys as much as possible.”
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