Ranging from Media Stations to a bespoke gate-based wireless network, new solutions are helping airlines and airports add real value at the departure gate.
Kempegowda International Airport has invested in 180 common use workstations and 30 self-service kiosks, which will allow passengers to print their bag tags.
Travellers flying from Luxembourg Airport can now switch to an earlier flight using new self-service kiosks, which also enable self-tagging.
An additional 44 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks, including the first in the Central Terminal, will bring the total number at MIA to 80.
From embedded bag tags and smart glasses, to mood measuring digital screens and new bag drop solutions, FTE takes a closer look at some of today’s eye-catching solutions.
IATA has recognised the efforts of Hawaiian Airlines to use self-service solutions to improve and expedite the travel experience for its passengers.
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.
Beijing Capital International Airport has chosen SITA’s common-use passenger processing technology, AirportConnect Open, for implementation in Terminals 2 and 3. SITA is also working with the airport to investigate how both kiosks and self-bag drop can support the management of its passengers.
The 2014 SITA/ACI Airport IT Trends Survey reveals that improving passenger processes is airports’ main priority, with the ‘connected traveller’ impacting investment.
Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport has announced the purchase of 20 Border Xpress Automated Passport Control kiosks, which will go live in February 2015.