TSA Secure Flight Information

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Transportation Security Administration (hereinafter “TSA”) has announced the introduction of the Secure Flight Program (hereinafter “Program”). The purpose of the Program is to increase security of commercial aircraft flying in and out of the U.S., TSA will verify passenger information in an airline’s reservation system with TSA’s federal government’s Watch List. As a result of the introduction of the Program, TSA requires airlines to gather passenger information called Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD) from the customer at reservation. JAL gathers SFPD of reservations for all flights to/from  the U.S. since October 31, 2009 for all new bookings. In addition, JAL is required to gather such information for all passengers on International flights to/from Canada on/after January 15, 2014. The details are as follows.

For more information about the Secure Flight Program, please visit

■SFPD (We will gather below information at reservation)

1.Full name (same as name registered in passport)
2.Birthday (Western calendar)
4.Redress Number (applicable persons only)(*)

(*)A specific code issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help prevent being misidentified on the TSA Watch List. For those who may be subject to this process are invited to apply for Redress.
For details, click here:

■Registration on JAL Website Booking Confirmation screen

For new bookings (revenue and special award) from 2009.10.31, birthday specification column will be displayed.
Please make sure your Booking list. (If Date of Birth is not registered to your booking, button for adding will be displayed)

■Posting of Privacy Policy

Under instructions of TSA, we will post the Privacy Policy below on the web.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires you to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender for the purpose of watch list screening, under the authority of 49 U.S.C. section 114, the intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 and 49 C.F.R parts 1540 and 1560. You may also provide your Redress Number, if available. Failure to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender may result in denial of transport or denial of authority to enter the boarding area. TSA may share information you provide with law enforcement or intelligence agencies or others under its published system of records notice. For more on TSA privacy policies, or to review the system of records notice and the privacy impact assessment, please see the TSA Web site at www.tsa.gov.

February 13, 2014
Japan Airlines