Zurich Airport to expand automatic passport control systems following trials

7 March, 2018

Zurich Airport plans to expand automatic passport control and recognition systems "in the coming months", according to Flughafen Zurich AG CEO Stephan Widrig, with systems planned to be used for departure areas to improve traffic congestion (sda/srf.ch/APA, 07-Mar-2018). As previously reported by CAPA, the airport and cantonal police commenced trials in Sep-2017 in response to reaching capacity limits.