Emirates launches ‘biometric’ pathway for contact-less passage at Dubai airport

Emirates launches 'biometric' pathway for contact-less passage at Dubai airport

Emirates launches ‘biometric’ pathway for contact-less passage at Dubai airport

Emirates airline has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The contactless airport experience is now open to all Emirates passengers travelling from and through Dubai.

The biometric path will give passengers a seamless travel journey from check-in to boarding gates, thus improving customer flow through the airport with less document checks and less of queuing. Utilising the latest biometric technology – a mix of facial and iris recognition – passengers can now check in for their flight, complete immigration formalities, enter the lounge, and board their flights, simply by strolling through the airport.

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The various touchpoints in the biometric path allow for a hygienic contactless travel journey, reducing human interaction and putting emphasis on health and safety.

Adel Al Redha, Emirates’ Chief Operating Officer, said: “Now, it is more vital than before to make use of technology and implement products, and introduce processes that focuses not only on fast tracking customers, but, more importantly, on health and safety during their travel journey. The contactless biometric path is the latest in a series of initiatives we have introduced to make sure that travelling on Emirates is a seamless journey.”

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