The main goal of the pilot was to understand the effect that using standard solutions was having on the amount of time taken to process TCNs.
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By 2022, Iceland, like all Schengen states, will have to comply with European Entry/Exit System (EU/EES) regulations. The new system will include the biometric identification and verification of travellers, based on a facial image and four fingerprints, at all border crossing points (air, land, and sea).
International Airport Review asked Franck Maurin, Product and Solutions Director for Passenger Facilitation and Border Control at IDEMIA and Borry Vrieling, Founder and Managing Director of Eezeetags b.v., what the future of seamless travel looks like for airports?
In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a range of topics including: VINCI’s new end-to-end biometric assistant – MONA; Bristol Airport’s quest to becoming net zero carbon by 2050; and also, a sneak preview to our Rebuilding Airports Event which is taking place in May.
With all travel corridors with the UK now temporarily suspended in order to protect the nation from the importation of new strains of COVID-19, the Chief Executive Officer of the AOA has once again stressed the urgency of immediate financial support for the UK airport and aviation industry.
ICAO's new manual will work to help countries assess their overall air transport public health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digital identity as well as touchless biometric technologies help minimise contact at airports.
The UK government's Global Travel Taskforce will work to develop an operationalised approach for testing international arrivals.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection pre-clearance programme offers airports a competitive advantage and opportunities for increased traveller volumes.
By introducing U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations at Brussels Airport, passengers can bypass customs and TSA security inspections upon arrival in the U.S.
By building a federal inspection station, the airport can expand U.S. Customs and Border Protection capabilities to 400 passengers an hour.
ACI Europe and A4E highlight how the smooth reopening of external EU borders is being jeopardised by non-harmonised, uncoordinated national measures.
Tovah LaDier, Executive Director of the International Biometrics + Identity Association, provides a brief history of biometrics and aviation from 2001 to the present, with a focus on an ongoing policy debate over the decision to use facial recognition in Entry-Exit.