The EU and US reached an interim agreement on the transmission of PNR data on Friday. The deal, which replaces the 2004 accord and is valid until July 2007, comes one week after a deadline set by the European Court of Justice, which voided the original arrangement. Officials said earlier last week that little separated the two sides (ATWOnline, Oct. 3). Terms of the deal include a new provision requiring the US Dept. of Homeland Security to ask for data from European airlines rather than ...

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