Airlines are in the front line with Passenger Name Records (PNRs). They are in a highly uncomfortable situation because they are trapped between data protection requirements and increasingly frequent demands from third countries. On the list of those knocking on their door to access the precious data are Russia, Mexico, Argentina, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Brazil, Japan and Saudi Arabia. “At the present time, European airlines are faced with worsening problems, ” acknowledges Geert Sciot, spokesperson for the Association…