The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced that it will require a full name (as it appears on the government issued ID they will use when traveling), date of birth and gender for all passengers traveling on or after November 1, 2010 regardless of when the reservation was booked. Failure to provide this information could result in a reservation being refused by the airline.
All reservations traveling or returning on November 1, 2010 and after, must include the following information, regardless of when the reservation was booked, in order to be in compliance with Transportation Security Administration requirements.
• - Full Name -first, middle name or initial*, and last, as it appears on the valid, government-issued photo ID that the passenger will present at the airport)
•- Date of Birth
Airlines may cancel any reservation which does not contain this information at least 72 hours prior to travel.
The spelling of the middle name or initial must exactly match the government issue ID used when traveling. Not entering this information at the time of booking could result in additional fees and delays at the airport.
Please visit http://www.tsa.gov/what_we_do/layers/secureflight/index.shtm for full details from the TSA.