© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A traveler passes a Delta Airlines plane in Logan Airport at the start of the long July 4th holiday weekend in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
(Reuters) – Major U.S. airlines have agreed to update computer systems by the end of 2024 to allow travelers to purchase tickets with an X gender marker, an airline trade group confirmed on Friday.
Senator Ron Wyden, in a letter to Airlines for America that was seen by Reuters, said member airlines committed to the change after he had engaged with the group. A spokeswoman for the airline group confirmed that Wyden’s letter was accurate.
Airlines for America represents Delta Air Lines (NYSE:), United Airlines, American Airlines (NASDAQ:), Southwest Airlines (NYSE:) and others.