Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Secure Flight Identity Matching to Be Implemented
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is moving forward with implementing Secure Flight. This is an identity-matching program for travelers that is supposed to improve air travel security. The program is being implemented in phases. The airlines are required to obtain some specific data. Part of the implementation will be the use of full names on airline tickets and reservations that match the names on a persons identification. Read more in "The Rules on Names Could Bend a Little", The New York Times, November 9, 2009.