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.
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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.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has expanded its automated border control SmartGate programme to include Canadian and Irish passengers.
Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport has announced the purchase of 20 Border Xpress Automated Passport Control kiosks, which will go live in February 2015.