Phony boarding passes

A Transport Canada review of airport screening says fraudulent or duplicated boarding passes present a potential way for imposters to board aircraft at Canadian airports, the Toronto Star reported. The department urged the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority to take better steps to verify passenger identity so that individuals cannot use a phony boarding pass to access sensitive areas and plan operations or attack people.

Published: Wednesday, 08/03/2011 12:00 am EDT

A Transport Canada review of airport screening says fraudulent or duplicated boarding passes present a potential way for imposters to board aircraft at Canadian airports, the Toronto Star reported. The department urged the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority to take better steps to verify passenger identity so that individuals cannot use a phony boarding pass to access sensitive areas and plan operations or attack people.

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