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Re: Analysis from a JHU CS Prof

  • From: Lyndon Nerenberg
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 16:13:53 2001

>>>>> "John" == John Fraizer <[email protected]> writes:

    John> On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, David Howe wrote:

    >>  > There are mechanisms in place that would detect this type of
    >> > behavior.  (Prebooking multiple flights for the same
    >> individual.)  Does a domestic flight require a passport or
    >> other form of positive ID?  if not, they could book as many
    >> tickets as needed with a different name per ticket.

    John> Yes.  Photo identification to get your tickets, period, the
    John> end.

No, not "period, the end."  Under US law the only time you are
*required* to produce identification is if you are carrying
baggage on a flight (14 CFR 108.13(b)).  And I recall there is
a way around this, as well, although I can't find the reference
right now.