US Dept. of Homeland Security released the Secure Flight Final Rule, "which shifts pre-departure [terrorist] watch list matching responsibilities from individual aircraft operators to TSA." Under the final rule, which had a gestation period dating back to the aftermath of 9/11, airlines will be required to collect a passenger's full name, birth date and gender at the time of reservation and provide it to the Transportation Security Administration. TSA will compare the information to names on ...

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