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Nearly every passenger flight relies on SITA technology. We work with our air transport owners and members to provide technology solutions that make a difference at a community level. We innovate collaboratively, while developing and managing solutions over the world’s most extensive network – one that forms the ’communication backbone’ of the global air transport industry.

SITA Biometrics News

 

SITA unveils new airport digital ID, sustainability partner program ‘Launchpad’

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has unveiled a new partnership program to foster collaboration in four key areas. Called Launchpad,…

Sep 7, 2022

Many eyes on digital ID credentials for travel. Now about the standards…

Digital identity programs are being mulled or rolled out internationally for air travel. It is good news in terms of…

Aug 17, 2022

Three Canadian airports getting biometrics-ready kiosks from SITA

Aviation IT firm SITA is building a common hardware and software check-in infrastructure at three of Canada’s major airports. Seven…

Aug 1, 2022

Biometrics deployments to facilitate airport passenger checks gain traction in US, India

Systems to automate and expedite checks for passengers at airports with biometrics are finding more space as the travel industry…

Jul 8, 2022

SITA signs $400M revolving line of credit to develop biometrics

Biometrics vendor SITA has signed a $400 million inaugural three year-plus revolving credit line that is linked to the company’s…

Jul 1, 2022

Digitalization of air travel ramps up, driven by biometrics, amid continuing airport chaos

Pent-up demand for both business and leisure travel emerging from the pandemic is seeing passengers embracing mobile and touchless technologies…

Jun 22, 2022

SITA expands airport biometrics portfolio with new partnership, self-serve solutions

The air transportation industry continues to invest heavily in digitization and IT infrastructure, with the announcement that SITA and Skyports…

May 17, 2022

Miami International Airport plans for biometric boarding at all gates by 2023

Miami International Airport (MIA) says all of its passenger gates will feature face biometric boarding by 2023 to forge what the…

May 13, 2022

Biometrics providers continue to bring leadership talent in (or back)

Jumio, Socure, Veriff, OCR Labs, and SITA have each taken on new talent, including three c-suite executives and two regional…

Apr 29, 2022

New biometrics deployments at US, Greek, German airports

Updates and new data show steady growth in biometric applications for air travel, with a new survey from Ipsos revealing…

Apr 20, 2022

Panel recommends non-intrusive airport biometrics for India

Biometrics deployments in airports are continuing to expand, but so are concerns about the intrusiveness of checks on passengers. An…

Mar 1, 2022

TSA face biometrics make international debut in Bahamas amid expanding airport deployments

TSA biometrics have gone international, with a deployment in the Bahamas, while a CBP official updates the rollout of that…

Jan 26, 2022

TSA and CBP discuss travel biometrics progress

As January is about to conclude, many companies and government agencies are taking stock of their efforts in biometrics for…

Jan 14, 2022

More aviation spending on automation, digital health passes, end-to-end biometrics

After the global shock to air travel in 2020, investment in IT by airlines and airports just about returned to…

Dec 16, 2021

Idemia brings biometrics to Barcelona airport via Aena partnership

Idemia has entered a new partnership with Spanish airport operator Aena to deploy its biometric technology at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El…

Dec 10, 2021

Different airport biometrics adoption models at DFW, Seychelles

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) continues to pioneer digital ID and biometric approaches to improve the passenger experience and site management….

Nov 24, 2021

Airports deploy biometric gates and travel apps to streamline passenger, staff checks

Attendees of the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) recent Ground Handling Conference were urged to use biometrics and consumer apps…

Nov 18, 2021

Passenger satisfaction with airport biometrics high, more systems rolling out

Airport biometrics deployments are benefitting passengers who use them, and passenger willingness to do so is increasing in turn. New…

Nov 15, 2021

Digital credentials for air travel from ForgeRock, SITA, Malaysian startup advance

The verification of an Electronic Personnel License (EPL) without network connectivity will soon be possible thanks to a blockchain-based decentralized…

Nov 2, 2021

SITA makes Digital Travel Declaration free for governments as travel ramps back up

Air transport communications and IT provider SITA has mode its Digital Travel Declaration solution through which passengers can share their…

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