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Re: Airline ID Checking (was: RE: your mail)

At 12:44 PM 10/27/1998 -0700, X wrote:
>Does anyone know what the airlines do with the info they collect off the ID?
>Are they just noting whether the names match, or is it more sinister?

This has nothing to do with security. They are checking to make sure the
name matchs the ticket. Airlines like to think their tickets are
non-transferable, and they use this method to make sure john doe did not
buy the ticket from joe shmoe.