US Department of Homeland Security is moving forward again with its proposal to require that it be given Advance Passenger Information for US-bound international flights before aircraft take off, a switch from the current policy that requires the information to be relayed within 15 min. after departure. DHS last year tried to impose a requirement that API data be transmitted 60 min. prior to departure, a step that would have required carriers to close flights 75 min. before departure, but ...

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