'Next step' for Doha Hamad Airport is exploring biometrics and technology solutions: COO

5 December, 2017

Doha Hamad International Airport (HIA) COO Badr Al-Meer said the airport's growth "stems from a clear vision and a sound investment strategy" (Airport Business, 04-Dec-2017). "Since its opening in 2014, HIA has stated its ambition to become a world-leading hub and our efforts across the board are directed towards this goal", he said, adding: "The next step will focus on exploring the use of facial recognition, biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, robotics, and augmented and virtual reality".