The rollout of Automated Passport Control, Mobile Passport Control, preclearance and digital departure cards is helping to expedite passenger processing.
Brisbane Airport is trialling a Digital Departure Card, which removes the need for international passengers to hand write the traditional Outgoing Passenger Card.
The “one-stop” customs process allows passengers to pick-up their checked bags before clearing the Customs and Border Protection checks in a single step. Read full article »
US and Canadian travellers arriving in Miami can now use the Mobile Passport app to complete their customs declaration using their smartphone or tablet. Read full article »
Sweden’s Stockholm Arlanda Airport could soon become the first airport in Scandinavia and just the third in Europe to offer the US preclearance service.
Forty BorderXpress APC kiosks will go live at San Francisco International Airport in March 2015 to help expedite processing at the U.S. CBP checkpoint.
Passengers on the early morning flights from Abu Dhabi to New York-JFK and San Francisco can now pre-clear US customs and immigration before departure.
Helsinki Airport operator Finavia has teamed up with a renowned interior architect to create a unique baggage lobby that represents Finnish nature.
Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas airports have installed automated border control e-gates to help expedite the immigration process for e-passport holders.
A partnership between the Global Entry and EasyPASS trusted traveller programmes allows travellers to make use of expedited clearance in both countries.