General Requirements and Policies
All travelers (including infants) on all international flights are required to
possess a current passport, a copy of which must submitted to Maritime Air Charter
Limited in advance of the flight (how far in advance depends on the destination). We
respect the personal nature of this information and do our utmost to protect the
collection/retention of personal data.
Destinations in the United States
The U.S. Department
of Homeland Security (DHS) requires certain information about all travelers
entering and departing the United States to be conveyed electronically to Customs
and Border Protection well in advance of the flight. This means that Maritime
Air Charter will require a legible copy of your passport at least one (and
preferrably two) working days prior to your departure in order to transmit your
information in a timely manner and avoid delaying the departure of your flight.
Due to time restrictions imposed by DHS, last minute passenger additions will delay
the flight by not less than two hours, and possibly longer (depending on
If you are not an American citizen, we will also require the complete address of
where you will be staying/visiting while in the United States, even if you are only
there for the day. If you do not have the address of your hotel or meeting place,
we will be happy to assist you in obtaining it online.
For those who are not Canadian or American citizens (even if you have landed
immigrant status), DHS requires you to possess a valid US Visa; an I-94 Visa Waiver
card is not acceptable on charter flights.
This exotic and interesting locale is reachable in the King Air 200 via a gas stop in Goose Bay, Newfoundland.
Passport information needs to be conveyed to Greenland customs prior to
departure from Halifax, so passengers should make sure that Maritime Air Charter
has their correct information several (working) hours prior to that time. Because of
the large distance from Goose Bay to Greenland, a full fuel load is required, so the
available payload will not be as large as it is for shorter flights (that require
Flying to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
This little piece of France is quite accessible - you need only send your passport
information a few (working) hours before the flight departs so arrangements can be
made with Saint Pierre customs. When planning your trip, however, it is important
to note that the control tower at the airport only operates during standard working
hours (with a break for lunch). Outside of these hours the airport closes and the
airplane will not be allowed to arrive or depart.