Air Travelers Pay Attention to Use Your Name on Your ID

Starting May 15, people traveling by air in the United States should make sure the name they are using to make reservations matches what is on the piece of identification they will be using at the airport. This is part of the requirements of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Secure Flight program in which TSA is assuming the responsibility of vetting passengers against the nations' consolidated "no-fly" watch list.

Phase two of Secure Flight begins August 15, 2009 when passengers will be required to enter their date of birth, gender and redress number (if available) when booking airline tickets.

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By Planet Data