Premium travellers have access to the Business Class Check-in area, which includes dedicated check-in counters, customer service desks and kiosks.
The project includes a new and expanded security screening area, a landside reconfiguration and the introduction of a new passenger lounge and retail hub.
As part of its strategy to appeal to business travellers, Ryanair’s fast track service is now available at a total of 25 airports across Europe.
From 3 December, UK citizens will be able to apply to join the trusted traveller initiative, available at 46 US airports and 13 preclearance locations.
IATA’s Guido Peetermans provides an update on the Smart Security project and explains how the Melbourne Airport trial can benefit the wider Asia Pacific region.
Passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport can purchase a fast track pass, which will allow them to speed through passport control upon arrival in the UK.
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.
The Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-based system will enable the airport to provide passengers with accurate waiting times and inform staff of potential bottlenecks. Read full article »
SFO has become the fifth US airport to offer Mobile Passport Control, which allows passengers to submit their customs declaration via their mobile device.
The switchover to central security at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is now complete, with a total of five central checkpoints now in operation.