"It is unacceptable that checks against the list are performed
after the plane has left the gate and may already be in the
Source: US Rep. Ed Markey (D-ME), after the second
flight from Europe to Boston was diverted to Bangor, ME, because a
passenger's name matched one on the US government's no-fly list.
This time, it was no false alarm, but Markey said passengers should
be checked against the no-fly list before they depart.