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Website: sita.aero

SITA is a leading global provider of solutions tailored for airlines, aircraft, and border management. Our mission is to empower the air transport industry with cutting-edge technology and seamless solutions. We strive to enhance the passenger experience, streamline airline operations, and contribute to the overall efficiency and security of global air travel.

SITA has been at the forefront of Borders technology for more than 25 years; we work with over 400 air transport industry members and help over 200 countries enhance the security and processing of billions of travelers who transit, enter, and exit their borders every year. Our international presence reflects our commitment to fostering collaboration and connectivity in the ever-evolving landscape of air transportation.

With over 2,500 customers, SITA remains 100% dedicated to shaping the next era of air transportation.

SITA Biometrics News


SITA global survey finds biometrics increases airline passenger satisfaction

SITA has released the results of its “2017 SITA Passenger IT Trends Survey”, which found that airline passenger satisfaction is…

Jun 6, 2017

Thales, SITA to enhance security at Bahrain airport

Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has selected Thales and SITA to provide the security and operations management system —…

Mar 20, 2017

SITA working group to define roadmap for secure end-to-end passenger experience

SITA has formed the Secure Journeys Working Group, a new initiative aimed at addressing growing airport security threats in the…

Mar 9, 2017

Brisbane Airport trials SITA facial recognition technology

Australia’s Brisbane Airport has launched a trial of facial recognition technology develped in partnership with SITA and Air New Zealand….

Feb 1, 2017

Italy’s fastest-growing airport introduces SITA ABC gates to expedite immigration

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport has introduced SITA’s self-serve automated border control gates to speed up the immigration process for passengers…

Sep 26, 2016

SITA survey shows airports prioritizing security technology

SITA and Airports Council International (ACI), in association with Airline Business, has released the results of The Airport IT Trends…

May 29, 2016

Biometrics industry insight, ID4Africa and behavioral analytics trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Industry insight…

May 26, 2016

SITA researching blockchain technology to store travelers ID details

SITA is researching blockchain technology as a platform that allows passengers to create and store their own secure biometric profile…

Mar 31, 2016

SITA names new CEO, awarded Air Transport News ‘IT Company of the Year’

The SITA Board of Directors announced that Barbara Dalibard has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of SITA, effective 1st July…

Mar 20, 2016

Biometrics and border management, voice, fingerprint and facial recognition trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Border management…

Mar 15, 2016

SITA reveals biometric boarding solution at Passenger Terminal EXPO

At the Passenger Terminal EXPO today, SITA revealed Smart Path, a solution that lets passengers move through an airport and…

Jan 24, 2016

Biometrics and law enforcement, facial recognition and national ID trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Facial recognition…

Jan 20, 2016

Naples Airport introduces self-service immigration technology using biometrics

Naples International Airport has installed SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates (ABCGates) to fast track passengers from the European Union who…

Oct 4, 2015

Biometrics on the move, facial recognition, biometric payment options, fraud prevention & more top news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Universal ID management…

Oct 1, 2015

Orlando IA first US airport to add facial recognition to automated passport control

Orlando International Airport is the first US airport to add facial recognition to its automated passport control (APC) kiosks. The…

Apr 28, 2015

Curacao and St Maarten look to deploy automated border crossing technology at ports of entry

The Caribbean islands of Curacao and St Maarten are looking to deploy automated border crossing (ABC) technology at their ports…

Apr 17, 2015

McCarran International Airport installs SITA’s automated passport control kiosks

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas recently installed SITA’s automated passport control (APC) kiosks to increase efficiency and streamline the…

Apr 7, 2015

Miami International Airport to deploy 44 more SITA biometric kiosks

Miami International Airport has contracted SITA to provide an additional 44 self-service automated passport control kiosks, bringing its total number…

Mar 23, 2015

SITA provides biometric border management systems for Oman, Bulgarian, Romanian

SITA recently provided its iBorders border management solutions and services to the government of Oman to facilitate the country’s visitor…

Feb 3, 2015

SITA installs automated passport control kiosks at Abu Dhabi Airport

Air transport and government IT firm SITA announced that Abu Dhabi International Airport is now using SITA’s new automated passport…

SITA White Papers


SITA Biometrics Whitepaper

The future of air travel is digital and biometrically enabled. SITA biometrics whitepaper points the way ahead for airports, airlines,…

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