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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


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…

Jul 1, 2021

US domestic air travel recovering, biometrics and health passes needed for international rebound

U.S. domestic air travel was approaching 2 million passengers per day, roughly in line with 2019 levels, even before the…

Jun 25, 2021

Idemia face biometrics deployed at LAX for international flights

Passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can now use face biometrics from Idemia on…

Jun 15, 2021

SITA, NEC and Star Alliance partner to extend touchless biometrics across airlines

A partnership has been formed by SITA, NEC and Star Alliance to expand the use of biometric identity for touchless…

Jun 14, 2021

IdRamp joins Linux’ Cardea as digital health passes evolve and roll out

IdRamp has joined the Linux Foundation Public Health’s steering committee for its open-source ecosystem for verifiable health credentials. The Cardea system,…

Jun 2, 2021

Aviation stakeholders discuss biometric data sharing and digital health pass security

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) brought aviation stakeholders together to discuss information sharing, the progress in airport biometric systems…

May 18, 2021

IATA Travel Pass adds NFC, Hawaii adds NEC face biometrics for health screening

A trial of digital identity and COVID-19 test results with NFC technology through the biometric International Air Transport Association (IATA)…

May 7, 2021

G20 health pass guidelines urging biometrics investment welcomed by IATA

Guidance and advice for the aviation industry from G20 and Jumio, as it begins its recovery from a near-complete shutdown,…

Apr 30, 2021

Passenger biometrics expansion urged in Entrust and SITA blogs, FTE honors efforts

Seamless travel along paths defined by biometrics can provide the same benefits airports are finding in other areas of travel,…

Apr 7, 2021

SITA Smart Path biometrics launched for domestic US passengers as airport investments accelerate

SITA has announced a new deployment of its face biometrics for several domestic passenger processes, while Tampa is currently installing…

Apr 6, 2021

New management appointments focus on comms, biometrics market footprint, and inclusion

Several new appointments in the biometrics industry may signal a growing focus on communications, and inclusion. FinGo has announced a…

Mar 30, 2021

New airport biometrics partnerships, tips, update and forecasts unveiled

Stakeholders are hoping that investments in contactless airport systems can revive the industry’s fortunes, and plans are being carried out…

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