Air France will pilot a program by year end that will use biometric information encrypted on a small card to enable a passenger to obtain a boarding pass from a kiosk in the terminal and will provide access to a boarding portal. The so-called "smartboarding personal card" is one of a number of new technologies AF is developing to improve the entire passenger processing system. "All people are aiming for more autonomy," Deputy VP-Marketing Michel Teychene told ATWOnline. "If Air France can ...

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