PANYNJ commences biometrics boarding pilot programme at New York Newark Liberty International

    Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), via its official website and Twitter account, announced (17-Aug-2021) it commenced a biometric self-boarding e-gate pilot programme at Gate 62 of Terminal B at New York Newark Liberty International AirportPANYNJ has partnered with EASIER, Idemia and Lufthansa to deploy and manage the system, which will see passengers granted expedited boarding through the use facial recognition technology until 31-Aug-2021. PANYNJ plans to collect data comparing the speed of biometric boarding with the traditional boarding procedure, measured by passengers per minute.

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