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Border control - Articles and news items

Airport IT & Security supplement 2016

Issue 4 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  21 July 2016  •  International Airport Review

In this Airport IT & Security supplement: Jumping the queue with BorderXpress; Creating a security culture; The ‘connected’ traveller; Risk assessments; Achieving assurance in an uncertain world...

Gatwick will step-up efforts to combat human trafficking

Airport news  •  13 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Gatwick Airport has announced it will increase efforts to support the fight against human trafficking, child exploitation and modern-day slavery.

Vancouver Airport installs BorderXpress Automated Passport Kiosks at Oakland

Airport news  •  3 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Vancouver International Airport has introduced its BorderXpress automated passport kiosk solution at Oakland International Airport.

U.S. border control to use facial comparison technology at JFK Airport

Airport news  •  21 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) will begin using Facial Comparison Technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to verify those entering the United States.

Aruba installs automated Border Control eGates

Airport news  •  19 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Queen Beatrix International Airport, Aruba has announced the extension of its Aruba Happy Flow project with automated Border Control eGates at both Arrivals and Departures.

One million use Dublin Airport U.S. preclearance facility in a year

Airport news  •  11 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

One million passengers have been processed using the U.S. Customs and Border Protection preclearance facility at Dublin Airport in a single year.

Premium Passport Control launches at Gatwick Airport

Airport news  •  23 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A new Premium Passport Control service has launched at Gatwick Airport in conjunction with Border Force, offering a dedicated lane for a swift arrivals process.

Cleared for Landing: U.S. preclearance

Airport news  •  16 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discuss the outcomes and experiences of U.S. preclearance for international travellers.

Facial recognition technology installed at Orlando International Airport

Airport news  •  2 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Orlando international Airport has introduced facial recognition technology to its automated passport control (APC) kiosks in order to comply with new requirements from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

McCarran International installs next-gen automated passport control kiosks

Airport news  •  7 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport introduces SITA’s Phase 4.0 automated passport control (APC) kiosks to accelerate the custom and border process.

Airport Security supplement 2015

Issue 4 2015, Supplements  •  28 July 2015  •  Mark Johnston, Florian Schmid, Dave Bakker

In this Airport Security supplement, Mark Johnston gives an update on Glasgow Airport’s investment in new security technology, Florian Schmid explains how to adapt security measures based on the research on latest threats and Dave Bakkar makes the case for automated border controls...

Oslo Airport included in US preclearance facility project

Airport news  •  2 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Oslo Airport has been selected as one of ten airports globally to be included in a project headed by US Customs and Border Protection to establish a US preclearance facility.

The French revolution

Issue 1 2012  •  7 February 2012  •  Marie Carru, General Delegate of Proavia

For more than 35 years, the French industrialists have developed systems and equipment to match the worldwide evolution of airports and air traffic controller’s operational needs. In the 1970s and 1980s the main focus of the aviation sector was to increase air navigation safety. In the last 20 years French engineers have been heavily involved in designing emblematic airports around the world.For 10 years now, the concern has been to cope with the worldwide increase of air traffic, the rise of risks and the demand of travellers who expect services and facilities within an airport to be similar to those that they might find in their own town, has meant that an airport now needs to be secure, safe and able to offer a better passenger experience. French companies are fully dedicated to innovating solutions which improve the management of passenger flow.

Transforming the UK Border

Issue 2 2010  •  5 April 2010  •  Brodie Clark, Head of the UK Border Force

The UK has one of the toughest borders in the world and we are determined to ensure it stays that way.

A visibly strong force at the UK border: UK Border Agency – a year of achievement and strategic objectives

Issue 3 2009, Past issues  •  26 May 2009  •  Lin Homer, Chief Executive of the UK Border Agency and Brodie Clark, Head of the Border Force for the UK Border Agency

Immigration has been high on the political and media agenda for the last fifteen years. The government is committed to modernising and strengthening UK Border controls. On 1 April 2009 the UK Border Agency became a full executive agency of the Home Office. This follows a successful year as a shadow agency in which we brought together the work of the former Border and Immigration Agency, customs detection work at the border and UK visas, to establish a single and much stronger border agency.

 

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