FTE takes a look at a variety of solutions, ranging from offsite self-tagging and wayfinding apps to single biometric tokens and autonomous transportation.
Viracopos International Airport has implemented automated border control e-gates to create a more seamless and secure passenger experience.
The installation of 92 SmartGates at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Cairns and Darwin airports will commence this summer.
The rollout of Automated Passport Control, Mobile Passport Control, preclearance and digital departure cards is helping to expedite passenger processing.
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 »
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.
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.
Five new e-passport gates have been installed at London City Airport, taking the total number of automated border control gates at the airport to 11.
JetBlue’s new International Arrivals Concourse makes use of natural light, APC kiosks and free Wi-Fi to improve the arrivals experience for passengers.