The common-use early check-in counters and lounge enable passengers flying with any of the 23 participating airlines to check-in hours before departure.
The new automatic tray return systems improve the ambience in the security screening area and allow up to four people to load trays at the same time.
The removal of borderless travel within the Schengen Area would require airports to redesign terminals and harm the passenger experience, says ACI EUROPE.
Sicco Santema, Coordinator of the PASSME project, explains why changes to baggage, boarding and passenger devices can help to create an expedited experience.
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.