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Article from BTNews 18 JUNE 2018

Orlando Airport biometric

SITA has announced that it has been chosen by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) as the technology partner for biometric exit at Orlando International Airport.

Orlando International is the first US airport to fully deploy the US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Biometric Entry and Exit Programme.  Over the coming months, SITA will integrate its sophisticated biometric technology called ‘Smart Path’, at the airport’s 30 international boarding gates.

Earlier this year, SITA worked with GOAA, British Airways and CBP to incorporate the US biometric departure check for BA.  The trial’s success has prompted airport-wide implementation of the technology.  The system makes passenger boarding quicker and easier.  BA is boarding flights in around 15 minutes. With Smart Path, passengers just need to look at the camera, without having to present boarding passes or passports.

John Newsome, chief information officer, GOAA, said: “Our decision to implement biometric exit checks across the whole airport follows a hugely successful live trial. The innovative boarding process we tested is really popular with passengers. They simply look at the camera and within seconds the gate opens and they can board the flight. It is easy, fast and most importantly, secure”.

Passengers can expect to enjoy 100% biometric boarding for international flights at Orlando International Airport by October.

www.orlandoairports.net 

www.sita.aero

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