On May 24, 2016, a new piece of security legislation called the Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive was enforced by the European Union. Its purpose is to make it easier to identify travelling terrorists, criminals and trace criminal networks travelling in and out of the EU.
While the PNR Directive doesn’t add an extra burden on passengers, it does introduce a new administration step for airlines, tour operators and any other service providers who book flights. Are you one of these groups? Here you’ll learn exactly what the EU PNR directive is and what you need to do to comply.