It requires airlines to hand to national authorities passenger data for all flights from third countries to the EU and vice versa.
"We have adopted an important new tool for fighting terrorists and traffickers. By collecting, sharing and analysing PNR information our intelligence agencies can detect patterns of suspicious behaviour to be followed up.
PNR is not a silver bullet, but countries that have national PNR systems have shown time and again that it is highly effective”, said Parliament's rapporteur for the proposal, Timothy Kirkhope (ECR, UK).
FULL REPORT: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/20160414STO23109/Plenary-highlights-PNR-Turkey-data-protection-Panama-papers
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