UK carrier British Airways (BA) has invited two unnamed companies to do biometric self-boarding gate trials at New York JFK, building on existing pilot projects at Los Angeles LAX and Orlando. BA went live with a biometric boarding trial at LAX in December, as part of a wider project between SITA, technology providers VisionBox and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Other airlines are also involved in the LAX project. A second trial—this time with just SITA and CBP—went ...

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