U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using facial recognition technology to further secure the border control process at New York’s JFK Airport.
Passengers from the European Union arriving at Naples International Airport can now make use of e-gates to speed up the border control process.
Viracopos International Airport has implemented automated border control e-gates to create a more seamless and secure passenger experience.
The latest generation SmartGates will help to expedite the departures process for international travellers, and replace the previous two-step system.
From 3 December, UK citizens will be able to apply to join the trusted traveller initiative, available at 46 US airports and 13 preclearance locations.
Passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport can purchase a fast track pass, which will allow them to speed through passport control upon arrival in the UK.
Business and tourist visa holders, Mexican travellers with border crossing cards and airline crew are among those able to make use of the new kiosks.
SFO has become the fifth US airport to offer Mobile Passport Control, which allows passengers to submit their customs declaration via their mobile device.
Ten additional facial recognition-enabled e-gates have been installed at Prague Airport as part of the Czech Border Police’s EasyGo project.
The US Preclearance programme could be expanded to 10 new airports, including Heathrow, Schiphol, Brussels, Narita, Istanbul and Stockholm Arlanda.