Lifestyle | Travel troubles show how China keeps its citizens digitally isolated from the West
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 7/22/16, 01:00 am
“Could I have your passenger number for this flight?” asked a polite airline check-in assistant at a busy international airport in China. Typically a passport would suffice, yet because I booked the ticket through the U.S.-based travel site Kayak.com, the airline claimed my passport wasn’t connected to my ticket.