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Geneva, Switzerland


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


Spirit Airlines and SITA talk biometrics for air travel reopening, Houston and Hawaii announce deployments

As the aviation industry seeks a way to restart safely and win the confidence of the traveling public, Spirit Airlines…

Jun 4, 2020

Zwipe, Sita, ACM announce leadership changes

Effective June 2, 2020, Zwipe has appointed Oslo-based Bishwajit Choudhary as Executive Vice President Strategy & Channels to lead business…

May 20, 2020

Sita becomes Premier Donor of Sovrin Foundation to boost self-sovereign identity adoption

Sita has doubled down on the Sovrin Foundation, becoming a Premier Donor to the international non-profit focused on advancing self-sovereign…

May 19, 2020

Aviation industry stakeholders and biometrics partners consider way forward as TSA pilots fever checks

Airports and airlines developing their own biometric systems could duplicate systems unnecessarily and create barriers to integration, according to an…

May 8, 2020

Airports and biometrics providers work towards relaunch with contactless “new normal”

Melbourne-area Avalon Airport has expanded its partnership with Elenium Automation to implement the company’s full suite of biometrics and other technology…

Jan 29, 2020

Malaysia Airlines pilots Sita’s single-token biometric system

Malaysia Airlines has rolled out Sita’s Smart Path Solution, a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey, after…

Jan 15, 2020

Philadelphia Airport starts biometric exit screening project

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is rolling out on January 21 a 45-day biometric screening trial project at three international gates…

Jan 13, 2020

Airport biometrics predications, deployments, upgrades and plans for future services

Biometrics is one of Future Travel Experience’s “12 technology trends for airlines and airports to focus on in 2020,” having…

Nov 29, 2019

Biometrics to drive airports security market growth as China invests and new deployments announced

Biometric systems are expected to lead the market for airport security systems in growth over the next five years, as…

Nov 27, 2019

Facial recognition arriving in Seattle and Delhi airports, Iberia mobile app, Sita talks biometric data sharing

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will join the ranks of Biometric Exit points under U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) traveller facial…

Nov 7, 2019

Air travel industry’s $50B investment in biometrics and other IT improves passenger satisfaction

The air travel industry is finally making significant headway on improving customer satisfaction levels and average processing time, and it…

Oct 31, 2019

Sita to launch single-token biometric system at Malaysian airports as data sharing startup Zamna raises $5M

Sita will introduce a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in collaboration…

Sep 23, 2019

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

Sep 16, 2019

Details on Gatwick airport biometrics deployment emerge as Algeria and Pune announce plans

Gatwick Airport is planning to extend its biometric facial recognition checks to eight more departure gates following the planned extension…

Sep 4, 2019

Panasonic to supply biometric ABC gates for Japan airports as FTE Global 2019 kicks off

Panasonic Corporation is providing more of its biometric facial recognition gates to new airports in Japan for use in new…

Aug 21, 2019

SITA and Malaysia Airports to collaborate on digital airport initiative

Malaysia Airports and SITA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore joint opportunities and collaborative innovation for Malaysia…

Aug 16, 2019

Facial recognition for travel and onboarding top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Stories on biometrics use cases from flight boarding to onboarding, and surveillance to aid delivery made up the most-read news…

Aug 9, 2019

SITA says aviation industry on board with biometrics for single travel token

The air travel industry is working together toward a common goal of enabling all commercial air travel processes with a…

Jun 26, 2019

Biometrics and other airport IT generate $1.7B in revenue for SITA

As SITA celebrates 70 years of serving the airline industry with biometrics and other information technology, the company has announced…

Jun 20, 2019

2019 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The 2019 Women in Biometrics Awards have been announced, with four leaders in the biometric identity and security industry being…

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