AirNewsTimes Uk About US Contact

AEA Airlines push for legal clarity on passenger data

AEA Airlines push for legal clarity on passenger data

Following intense political discussion, the European Parliament today approved a new data transfer agreement with the USA, creating a robust legal framework for the exchange of airline passenger information.

» Aviation - W | Friday, April 20, 2012 • Air News Times
The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has welcomed this development and is now calling on European regulators to act on requests from other countries.

“Europe’s network airlines commend the European Parliament for endorsing this agreement,” said AEA Secretary General Ulrich Schulte-Strathaus. “This new deal gives airlines flying across the Atlantic a clear legal basis for compliance with US data requests.”

Since the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks, airlines have received a growing number of data requests from governments around the world. The exchange of data between national agencies plays an essential role in the fight against terrorism, however airlines cannot legally provide ‘passenger name record’ (PNR) information until both sets of regulators have agreed on a clear data protection framework.

Now the EU-US agreement has been finalised, AEA is urging European regulators to act on approaches from at least 11 countries which are seeking access to European airline data as part of their counter-terrorism strategy.

“The EU has been sitting on these requests for far too long,” said Mr Schulte-Strathaus. “With every day that passes, European airlines are coming under growing pressure to provide this data, but they cannot and will not provide this information without the necessary legal framework. The EU must act soon or flights to these countries could be disrupted.”
Tags: AEA Airlines,
Warning: Comments which include insulting, offensive sentences or hints, assault and comments with the unwritten rules of spellingand written in English characters incorrectly will not be approved.
Login to make a comment with your user name
Yorumunuzu Sendin
Tüm Yorumları Okumak İçin tıklayın

More News

Fiji Airways Sign New Codeshare Agreement
Monday, July 6, 2015    
Tabuk on RJ network starting mid-July
Sunday, July 5, 2015    
Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii
Saturday, July 4, 2015    
RATTs are no pest at London City Airport
Friday, July 3, 2015    
Taking off on holiday with Austrian Airlines
Thursday, July 2, 2015    
Sluggish Air Cargo Growth Continues
Wednesday, July 1, 2015    
Fastjet launches new route to Malawi
Tuesday, June 30, 2015    
Heathrow bids farewell to Terminal 1
Monday, June 29, 2015    
Statement from Cathay Pacific Airways
Saturday, June 27, 2015    
Lufthansa now flying much quieter
Thursday, June 25, 2015    
AAPA: May 2015 Traffic Results
Wednesday, June 24, 2015    
Air New Zealand announces sale of Safe Air
Monday, June 22, 2015    
Boeing, Enter Air Announce Order for Four 737s
Sunday, June 21, 2015    
Malaysia Airlines Appoints New Company Secretary
Saturday, June 20, 2015    
Tabuk on RJ network starting mid-July
Tabuk on RJ network starting mid-July
Royal Jordanian will start operating regular flights between Amman and Tabu
Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii
Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii
Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii after 5 nights and days airborn
RATTs are no pest at London City Airport
RATTs are no pest at London City Airport
The most punctual airport in London has introduced new technology to aid th
Taking off on holiday with Austrian Airlines
Taking off on holiday with Austrian Airlines
Right on time for the start of the summer holidays, Austrian Airlines is la
Fastjet launches new route to Malawi
Fastjet launches new route to Malawi
Fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, is pleased to announce it has been gran
Air New Zealand pulls out the stops for the big game
Air New Zealand pulls out the stops for the big game
Air New Zealand has pulled in one of its international jets for a special o
UIA launches non-stop services from Odessa to Vilnius
UIA launches non-stop services from Odessa to Vilnius
Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled summertime se
  • Kara Kutu

  • Çok Okunan

  • Yorumlanan

AirNews'i Delicious'ta PaylaşınAirNews'i Stumbleupon'da Paylaşın!AirNews'i Twitter'da Takip Edin!AirNews Facebook Sayfasını Ziyaret EdinAirNews RSS
UK News | World | Aviation | Airlines | Airports | Business | Space | Technology | Tourism | Photos | Videos

This Site All Rights Reserved. Not be quoted without permission.

Copyright © 2008 - 2011 airnewstimes.co.uk

Design / Software: Air News Times