International traveller programme.
"The UK would provide a natural partner with whom to initially develop the concept further. While sharing [security] technology is important, the sharing of information with the EU is equally important," he said. He welcomed moves by the EU to incorporate two biometric features within passports in the future (See European News, 'In Brief').
Mr Hutchinson was in London to discuss proposed changes to the advanced airline passenger name lists (PNRs) supplied for US-bound flights. The US wants to change the current arrangement under which PNRs are presented 15 minutes after departure, requesting instead that the information be received an hour before departure.
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|Date:||Dec 1, 2004|
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