In December 2018, Delta – in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration – unveiled the first biometric terminal in the United States. In a growing world that’s getting increasingly complicated, airports and airlines are turning to technology to streamline…
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LATAM Airlines is Latin America’s leading airline group, with one of the largest route networks in the world, offering services to 143 destinations in 26 countries, including six domestic markets in Latin America. Javier Macias, General Manager and LATAM Airlines Group, reveals how the passenger experience is key to their…
As passenger numbers continue to rise, airports are developing solutions to pressure points. In India, the use of Digi Yatra has ensured that despite the increase in passengers, efficiency and reliability have not been compromised. This can only continue to aid terminal operations and create a more seamless journey for…
Imagine an airport where you can breeze securely through controls and all restricted-access zones. Biometrics can make this a reality, discusses Franck Maurin, Product and Solutions Director for Passenger facilitation & Border Control at IDEMIA
Many believe biometric technology holds the key to seamless travel and can offer quicker, safer and more enjoyable experiences throughout an airport. Despite this, there are doubts surrounding cyber-security risks, and a wariness to part with personal identification data. Where do you stand?
Vision-Box and partners have signed an agreement to officially launch the “Known Traveller Digital Identity” service, which will facilitate paperless border clearance between Canada and The Netherlands.
Increasing safety, reducing queues and enhancing customer satisfaction: Biometric technology seemingly has it all. Here, Emmanuel Wang, VP Border Control Market and Product Offer at IDEMIA, details how it believes the technology will further develop, and the security risks that must be considered.
Voted the best airport for the seventh year running, Changi Airport was ranked number one in the world for its exceptional travel experience.
Latest NIST tests confirm new facial-recognition algorithm from Vision-Box is a highly performant solution for the seamless travel concept.
Delving deep into the airport IT and security sectors, our recent survey results offer opinions from industry professionals across the globe.
The second phase of HIA's 'Smart Airport' programme sets to initiate a major digital transformation of the passenger journey across all key terminal touch points.
Calgary International Airport to launch primary inspection kiosks (PIK) in place of paper declaration cards to create a more seamless border experience.
At ACI Asia-Pacific/ World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition, hosted at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), we spoke to CK Ng, Executive Director of Airport Operations, and Steven Yiu, Deputy Director of Service Delivery from HKIA to discover how new digital initiatives will shape the future of airports and…
JFK Airport and Vision-Box have signed an agreement to modernise passenger processing and roll out one of the largest biometric boarding platforms in the U.S.
According to the latest ICAO statistics1, 4.3 billion passengers were transported in 2018. These statistics have been steadily increasing for years and are set to double by 2030. However, while travelling should be synonymous with relaxing, the passenger experience at airports often falls short. Never-ending queues at airport checkpoints make…