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.
The installation of 92 SmartGates at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Cairns and Darwin airports will commence this summer.
The digital smart screens in the baggage reclaim hall include a “journey comparison generator”, which displays the various onward travel options.
The introduction of Global Entry kiosks at Lynden Pindling International Airport follows the recent installation of Automated Passport Control kiosks.
An additional 44 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks, including the first in the Central Terminal, will bring the total number at MIA to 80.
Following in the footsteps of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta and Miami international airports, Seattle-Tacoma Airport now offers Mobile Passport Control. Read full article »
The rollout of Automated Passport Control, Mobile Passport Control, preclearance and digital departure cards is helping to expedite passenger processing.