Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Humanitarian Airfare: Certificate of Usage Required

Humanitarian Airfare: Certificate of Usage Required via Constant Contact

Humanitarian Airfare Documentation
Most airlines are now requiring a certificate of usage form to be completed and returned to AFCNET at the time of purchase. (Before Ticketing)

Airline Requirements:
Certificate for usage of Global Missionary must be completed and submitted at time of purchase of any missionary/humanitarian ticket. Additionally: Airlines at any point may ask your clients to present proof of affiliation to a humanitarian or religious non-profit.

It is extremely important for your clients to have this when they arrive at the airport. If your clients are unable to show proof, the airline may refuse your passenger with no refund.

Any of the examples below are acceptable forms of proof:

* The travelers non-profit business card
* Credentials from religious organization
* Sponsorship letter from a non-profit

Thanks for your attention to this matter.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Air France Strike

Air France Union has called for a strike beginning tonight on Monday. It will affect travel in Paris most. Air France has said that their long- hauled flights will continue to operate. If you have a connection flight in Paris, as always please check with the airline to confirm the schedule. Otherwise, it's travel as normal.