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SITA

Website: sita.aero

SITA is the world’s leading specialist in air transport communication and information technology. SITA helps to make the end-to-end journey easier and safer for passengers from pre-travel, check-in and baggage processing, boarding, border control and inflight connectivity. SITA works with over 400 air transport industry members and 2,500 customers in over 200 countries, including airlines, airports, ground handlers, aircraft, air navigation service providers, and government.

SITA Biometrics News

 

SITA enters deal to improve management of passengers’ biometric data

SITA has signed a partnership deal with travel ID verification and data sharing company Zamna, which will enhance the former’s…

Jan 24, 2023

Biometrics deployments speed up air travel across Americas, Asia, Africa

Several biometric providers have deployed solutions or entered partnerships aimed at improving the quality and reducing times of air traveling….

Jan 5, 2023

Biometrics continue to enhance airport security, traveler experience

Several airlines and airports around the world are involved new biometrics projects designed to increase security and create contactless traveler…

Dec 19, 2022

Idemia, Incode and SITA unveil international market, operations expansions

Idemia has announced the opening of a new service center in Japan which will enable the identity technology provider create…

Dec 12, 2022

Air travel forecast to integrate new biometric and metaverse applications

Several private and public entities have recently opined on how biometrics could improve air travel, including SITA, Amadeus and Oosto….

Nov 25, 2022

SITA expands biometrics partnership with Geneva Airport, Amadeus with British Airways

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has strengthened its collaboration with Geneva Airport. As a result of the new partnership, Geneva…

Nov 16, 2022

Airline partnerships with Clear, Regula for biometric apps revealed

In an eventful first half of November for biometric technologies in air travel, Clear has expanded a partnership and increased…

Nov 11, 2022

Airport biometrics get an A from travelers, CBP gets an award and rollouts continue

Biometrics in airports are getting a favorable review by 88 percent of travelers, according to the 2022 Global Passenger Survey…

Sep 30, 2022

Ambiq CFO, Plurilock advisor recruited to guide next phase of growth

Scott Goodwin has joined Ambiq as its chief financial officer, while Plurilock has added Patrick Gorman to its Advisory Board,…

Sep 13, 2022

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…

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