America’s most frequent means of transport after cars. You use the services of aero taxis (=aeros) which you hire and they take you to the destination you wish to get. The traveler may use services of domestic flights = all places including Alaska, Hawaii. For the domestic flight you don’t need a passport, you only need a plane ticket.
International flights the tourist who wants to get to USA needs a passport. You also need visa in your passport when you are from small country.
When you enter an airport, there are 2 lines:
• US citizens and residents
• separated line for tourist. You must go through the immigration. The entering visa-it is up to officers – you may not be allowed to enter the country although you have visa. -(that happens). You must fill a landing card – you must fill it in English. The immigration officers only speak English, translators are not available immediately, you must wait for a long time. It’s better to speak English.
There are many airlines in the USA – the biggest that serve both enter and domestic flights are United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines . These companies have the lowest accident rate and have the biggest number of the flights and are the cheapest in America. If you fly domestic flight, the services are not good – especialyl food is famous for being horrible.
The busiest time for flying is at Christmas and Thanksgiving.
The busiest airports are Denver, Atlanta, and O’Hara in Chicago other large international airports are in New York-JFK, Washington DC-Dulls. The large international airports in south are -Miami, Los Angeles.
Each airport is divided into many buildings called terminals. There’s usually one international terminal and ones that belong to a certain airlines, or a few airlines share one terminal. There’re shuttle busses, which are for free-go forth and back. You may park a car in front of the airport, but parking prices are extremely high so it’s better to use cabs if you want to get there.
Cabs in USA – you either arrange the price with the driver before the ride or you pay according to the meter. They are very cheap