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SITA Selected in Algiers, Krabi, Mexicali and Buenos Aires

SITA has been chosen to provide key systems to support Algeria’s new international terminal at Houari Boumediene International Airport. SITA’s Airport Management Solution is a suite of integrated software applications to allow the airport to centrally manage everything from passenger processing, baggage handling to the real-time allocation of fundamental resources across the terminal. SITA has…

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Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass Chosen for Las Vegas

Collins Aerospace Systems’ SelfPass™ biometric solution has been selected by McCarran International Airport. The solution, which is set to be installed at all of McCarran’s international gates, allows passengers to step up to the camera for a facial scan to validate their identity against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Traveller Verification Service, which retrieves…

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Smiths Secures $96.8m Contract with TSA

Smiths Detection has received a $96.8m contract from the Transportation Security Administration for HI-SCAN 6040 CTiXs, Computed Tomography (CT) 3-D Scanners. This multi-year contract was awarded under the TSA Advanced Technology X-ray programme which aims to improve aviation efficiencies, passenger experiences and security. The CTiX examines baggage contents from every angle, generating precise 3D images.…

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Gemalto to Provide Thai Citizens’ E-Passports

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand will provide 15 million high security e-passports to Thai citizens delivered by the DGM Consortium, which includes Gemalto, a Thales company, Data Products Toppan Forms Ltd., and MultiCert. The newly designed 64-page biometric travel document includes an e-Cover with a thin, flexible data page made of polycarbonate as…

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Aircalin Modernises Cabin Connectivity with SITAONAIR

Aircalin has announced that it is deploying SITAONAIR’s cabin connectivity solutions to digitise its day-to-day cabin crew processes. The connected CrewTab solution – which will be deployed across Aircalin’s A330neo and A320neo aircraft – is a user-friendly tablet interface for cabin crew. By digitising previously paper-based processes, CrewTab ensures information is accessible for cabin crews…

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Secunet Automated Border Control for Vilnius Airport

Lithuanian Airports has installed ten secunet easygates at Vilnius Airport which provide its passengers with a secure and fast border crossing experience. The eGates offer multiple biometric modalities making Lithuania the first country in Europe to install eGates which use both face and fingerprint recognition. The installation consists of six eGates in the arrivals area…

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Smiths Receives Largest Ever Order for HBS Systems from Aena

Smiths Detection’s long-term Spanish distributor, TECOSA, has won a contract with Aena SME, S.A. worth over £128 million – representing Smiths largest ever single order for hold baggage security scanners. The ECAC Standard 3 approved explosives detection systems will be deployed at Aena’s Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, Malaga-Costa del Sol, Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, Palma de…