Delta to Give Passenger Data to CDC

Via Tripso Daily, Delta is going to start turning over passenger data to the government. This time it’s not for security. They’re sending the information to the Centers for Disease Control so the government can track the whereabouts of passengers who have been exposed to illnesses.

Says one airline representative, “there are privacy concerns.” Gee, ya think?

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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