EU Parliament adopts proposal on airline passengers data sharing

On Wednesday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties (LIBE) adopted the EU Passenger Name Records (EU-PNR) directive proposal, presented by Rapporteur Timothy Kirkhope, a conservative MEP from the UK.

The EU-PNR directive would establish the systematic collection, retention, and analysis of passenger data for everyone flying into or leaving the EU. Passenger data contains a plethora of personal information, such as passengers’ personal and contact details, itinerary, payment methods, and sometimes even car and hotel bookings.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: passenger name records, LIBE vote, data retention, personal data, EU law, PNR, data protection, directive, privacy

Posted on Friday 17 July 2015

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