Aéroports de Montréal’s Antoine Rostworowski discusses how Smart Security, automation and a single passenger token can help improve airport security and immigration.
With security in US and UK airports being stepped up again, FTE explores how airlines and airports can more effectively communicate with passengers to avoid widespread confusion.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport will install biometric-based CLEAR security lanes later this year, expediting the process for pre-registered travellers.
Chicago Department of Aviation has teamed up with SpringHill Suites by Marriott, the TSA and others to create a more relaxing security checkpoint akin to a hotel lobby.
Doha’s new Hamad International Airport and home carrier Qatar Airways will trial the Smart Security concept, while the airline has also received the Fast Travel Green Award.
The co-located application centre has opened at Pittsburgh International Airport and allows travellers to choose the programme that best suits their needs.
As part of an effort to close the air travel industry’s “glaring security gap”, AirAsia will be the world’s first airline to trial INTERPOL’s I-Checkit system.
Air Canada passengers can now make use of the PreCheck expedited security screening programme – the first time the initiative has been extended to include an international carrier.
The TSA has opened a dedicated PreCheck enrolment centre at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, making it easier for travellers to register for expedited security screening.
A number of airlines and airports have already registered an interest in participating in the groundbreaking “Straight Through Travel” project – sign-up now.