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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

 

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…

Oct 8, 2021

Delta partners with TSA on face biometrics, Emirates and SITA discuss aviation trends

Delta has recently partnered with the U.S. Transport Security Administration (TSA) to deploy face biometrics to streamline check-in and security…

Sep 9, 2021

SITA partners on Australian biometric app for ETA applications from home

The Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) app, developed collaboratively by the Australian Department of Home Affairs, SITA, and the Arq…

Aug 19, 2021

Biometric boarding for Brasilia and Newark airports

The adoption of biometrics by airports continues to develop at pace as the contactless approach is hoped to appeal to…

Aug 13, 2021

Airports adopt touchless biometrics as aviation returns to growth

The global civil aviation industry is expected to gradually recover from the COVID pandemic and reach $1.09 trillion by 2028…

Aug 5, 2021

Biometrics for travel: Elenium, SITA deployments, CBP encourages facial recognition

Deployments of biometric solutions to improve the passenger experience continue this week with Elenium partnering with Darwin International Airport (DIA)…

Jul 19, 2021

FacePhi, SITA and Collins each roll out facial recognition to airports on different continents

FacePhi, SITA and Collins Aerospace are all supplying face biometrics to aviation sector customers in new deployments. Meanwhile in Canada,…

Jul 7, 2021

Biometric gates reduce airport touchpoints in Czech Republic, Bangladesh, Finland

New deployments of automatic gates with face biometrics to reduce airport touchpoints have been announced by SITA in Prague, Czech…

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