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Re: OT Re: Analysis from a JHU CS Prof
On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 02:54:17PM -0700, 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. some airlines allow you to check-in for flights at home (as well as using these e-machines). It will be interesting to see if they are unable to use these machines and services due to (new) FAA requirements. - Jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.