U.S. wants new aviation standard to expand passenger data collection

A woman carries her luggage to departing flights entrance at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RC16217050B0

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for a new global aviation standard by late 2019 that would expand the collection of passenger records from airlines, a high-ranking state department official said on Friday, in a move that would help combat terrorism while raising privacy concerns. Nathan Sales, the U.S. counter-terrorism coordinator, urged the […]

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