biometric air travel

IATA Calls for Biometric Passenger Boarding

IATA Calls for Biometric Passenger Boarding

Alexandre de Juniac is encouraging the airline industry to leverage modern technology to improve the passenger experience. The Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) placed a strong emphasis on biometric identification and baggage tracking, and One ID and RFID systems in particular.   Speaking at the Global Airport and Passenger…

SITA Research Puts Numbers to Biometric Air Travel’s Ascent

SITA Research Puts Numbers to Biometric Air Travel’s Ascent

New research data from SITA is further illustrating the ascent of biometric air travel. Based on surveys of more than 180 senior IT executives from airports and airlines around the world, the research found an industry busily working toward a biometric future. It found that 71 percent of airlines and 77 percent of airports “are…