Air New Zealand Introduces World First Biometric Bag Drop

“Air New Zealand is speeding up the check-in process for customers departing from Auckland International Airport with new self-service bag drops featuring world-first biometric technology,” as reported in The Financial.

“We can now streamline the check-in process for our customers at Auckland International Airport and provide a more seamless airport journey,” says John Whittaker, Air NZ Group General Manager.

Customers scan their passports and boarding passes to have their identities verified by a biometric camera before being invited to place their bags on the scale to be weighed before they’re sent through to the airline’s baggage handling system.

The automatic bag-drop follows the introduction of Airband – a wristband for children travelling unaccompanied that sends messages to their guardians letting them know where they are in their journey.

Article Source: The Financial, December 11, 2015

Image Source: Twitter – Air NZ Tandem Travel


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