UAE OK to Board for Indians
Did you know? you may require “OK To Board”. If you are flying from the South Asia Subcontinent. Oh, but first, do you know all about OK To Board? Indian nationals read here to know more.
If you are traveling to UAE (Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi), then you might need more than just a visa. It is the “OK To Board” Approval from the airline. If Indian citizens are not having the OK To Board approval then airlines are liable to deny you boarding on a flight. There are many doubts, queries and misconceptions about OK To Board among Indian travellers. Thus we are here to provide you all the information and in any case, if you are still not convinced with the information feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 020 4902 7000 to speak our consultant who will assist you on the same.
What is OK To Board
Let us consider you have a valid UAE visa after applying for UAE visa, you need to send your valid visa copy to the airline you have booked your UAE flight with. After the verification for you UAE visa, the airline approves your ticket and marks your flight PNR as OK To Board. Please note that the airline is liable to restrict you from getting onboard if your PNR does not reflect OK To Board. Thus, BTW Visa Services strongly recommends all the passengers travelling to UAE to check their OK To Board status with their airline at least 48 hours prior to departure.
How can I get OK To Board?
You can simply get in touch with BTW Visa expert team and obtain your UAE Visa along with an OK To Board. You are required to submit all the needed documents for the application of UAE Visa. Once your visa is approved, we’ll take care of the rest, such as sending the visa copy to the respected airlines. The airline rectifies the tickets and visa copy and soon it will reflect OK To Board in your PNR.
Which airlines require OK To Board?
The simple answer to this question is all the airlines require OK To Board. Here are some of the top airlines that give you OK To Board for free; Jet Airways, Saudi Airlines, Fly Dubai, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Most of the Indian carriers like SpiceJet, IndiGo and Air India charge a nominal fee for this service.
If you prefer other airlines like IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Etihad Airways, Fly Dubai and Saudi Airlines you need to follow a very simple hassle-free procedure. All you have to do is send your UAE flight PNR to your UAE Visa agent and rest will be taken care of. Also, SpiceJet, Air India and Indigo require OTB if the passport has ECR status and is processed free of cost if the passport has ECNR status.
Apart from UAE here are some additional gulf countries that requires “OK To Board” Message from the airlines.
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By yogesh adhau| 5 Mar, 2018.