TSA Reminds Flyers About Using Correct Information

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is launching a public awareness campaign to educate the American air traveling public about new identification requirements being phased in under the "Secure Flight" program.

With Secure Flight, the TSA is assuming responsibility from the individual airlines for uniform pre-flight watch list matching. The first requirement of Secure Flight is for passengers to make sure when booking reservations to use their name exactly as it appears on the piece of identification they plan to use at the airport. This went into effect May 15. 

The next requirements, coming later this summer, will be for flyers to provide their birthdates and sex when booking flights.

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By Planet Data