Pilot program at LAX for 90 days
The airport has 1 enrollment kiosk and 3 boarding gates
Biometric eGates from Vision-box use facial recognition for simpler boarding
New terminal features 50 self bag drops from ICM
Tests at 1 ATL gate and 2 at JFK
Trial on flights from Boston to Aruba
But it adds more time and complexity for passengers
Air New Zealand passengers are the first to use the trial
Includes check-in kiosks, self bag drop and self boarding
Three month trial to be evaluated
Experiment shows how implanted NFC chip could be used.
Will work together on self-service security checks and boarding
eID system combines smartphone, biometric and NFC technology.
Gatwick Airport is to trial an automated self-service boarding system using iris recognition technology.
LAX unveiled the opening of three boarding gates at the new Tom Bradley International Terminal, two of which are designed to handle the largest commercial jetliners.
Heathrow passengers are the first in the world to use an innovative technology as part of the airport’s drive to further improve the passenger experience.
Virgin Australia announced the Virgin Australia Flight Specials app for iPhone and ‘mobile boarding passes’ across all mainline ports for domestic travel .
Passengers flying with any airline from Vienna International Airport will enjoy faster and more efficient boarding as the world’s first common-use self-boarding gates go into operation there.