Discussions with CBP Key to Alleviating Customs Issues for Members

Sarah Wolf, NBAA’s senior manager for security and facilitation said, “The dialogue that has been going on between CBP and NBAA has opened up new lines of communication. Having more access to [CBP’s General Aviation Program Manager] Eric [Rodriguez] at events, working with the GA working group that CBP has put together to try and focus on specific GA and business aviation products to help the members have a more seamless inbound/outbound experience when they’re dealing with customs” are all examples of how keeping the lines of communication open can help members. Learn more in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

June 12, 2020

Virtual IOC2020: COVID-19 Prompting Clarification, Enhancements to U.S. and Canadian Customs Policy

As COVID-19 continues to impact operations, the unanticipated downtime has allowed U.S. and Canadian customs officials to carefully examine to their respective policies.
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May 19, 2020

NBAA, Aviation Groups Balk at Increased Fees for CBP’s User Fee Airports

Responding to notification of fee increases for Customs services at several U.S. airports, NBAA and other aviation associations are urging CBP to consider alternatives in addressing possible budget shortfalls.
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September 6, 2019

NBAA Works to Gain Preclearance Services in Canada

NBAA is working with Canadian officials and FBOs to add preclearance services for business aircraft operations leaving Canada for the United States.
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May 29, 2019

CBP Adds Preclearance Service at Shannon Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will introduce an out-of-hour’s preclearance service at Ireland’s Shannon Airport beginning June 1, 2019.
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