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Re: OT Re: Analysis from a JHU CS Prof
Eliot Lear wrote: > > > OK. You need photo-id to get your boarding pass. Since I always use > > e-tickets, the boarding pass is the only "paper" involved. > > Under normal circumstances for flights within the US the FAA seems not > to require ANY form of ID. It's many of the *airlines* that require ID, > supposedly in the name of security, but mainly to keep people from using > other people's tickets. Continental does not enforce an ID requirement > at SFO, for instance. You stick your credit or frequent flyer card in > the machine and it spits out your boarding pass, which you then hand to > the gate agent. Even if you did require photo ID for the boarding pass.. I can't recall a flight in last several years where I was asked to present photo ID and boarding pass when entering the jet way.