People travelling to India (kids born in USA or Indian US citizens) from USA are not allowed to board the flight through Europe if they do not carry their PIO card with them.
We were recently travelling to India on vacation. Our flight was from Atlanta to Mumbai via Amsterdam. We started from Atlanta on time and reached Amsterdam on schedule. As we were going through the security check to board the flight to India in the Amsterdam airport, the Airline officials asked us to produce all of our passports and our daughter’s ( who is born in USA) PIO card. Damn.. We did not have her PIO card with us. (more…)