Japanese Airlines to screen majority-muslim country passengers before departure for US

Published: January 30, 2017
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Japan Airlines aircrafts are parked on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo February 4, 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS

Japan Airlines aircrafts are parked on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo February 4, 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS

Japan Airlines Co said on Monday it has begun screening passengers from the seven Muslim-majority countries affected by the President Donald Trump’s travel ban before their departure for the United States.

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Officials at Japan’s second biggest carrier will contact the US Customs and Border Protection agency when passengers from those countries check in at the airport before departure to confirm whether they will be allowed entry, a spokesman for the airline said.

 

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  • Bunny Rabbit
    Jan 30, 2017 - 6:35PM

    Why not . if i have nothing to hide why oppose screening ?Recommend

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