Colleen Manaher, Executive Director – Planning, Programme Analysis and Evaluation at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, discusses how biometrics hold the key to the future regarding the air travel industry’s development, and what this means for the millions of passengers that travel each year.
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For our Guide to Biometrics, International Airport Review spoke to Simon Wilcox, Programme Manager for Automation at Heathrow Airport, to find out how biometrics are capable of providing a more efficient and secure journey.
With a mission to promote the responsible and ethical use of biometrics, Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute, questions whether the industry is waiting for one main player to discover how to manage biometrics at the border, and offers advice on how to get there quicker.
Dr. Atsushi Iwata, the Vice President of NEC’s Safer City Solutions Division, explains how biometric services can play a key role in creating a better end-user experience for air passengers, and how NEC has played a key role in helping airlines undertake this digital transformation.
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is striving to develop into a smart airport; leveraging innovation and technology to shape the future travel experience to be streamlined, efficient and enjoyable.
Letter from the Editor: Collaborative thinking and shared learning is key to developing IT and security in our industry
With airports constantly challenged to keep up with the opportunities and associated risks brought about by advances in technology, Tara Nolan looks ahead to this year's Airport IT & Security conference for some answers.
Gatwick Airport has pledged to invest £1.11 billion to ensure passengers are the heart of the airport’s future while also improving resilience and creating additional capacity.
Passengers flying with Vistara from Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) can now travel paperless, with Digi Yatra Seamless Flow technology by Vision-Box.
Norwegian Air, leading low-cost long-haul airline, starts boarding passengers using facial recognition at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
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…
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.