Passenger Terminal Today.com
The daily portal for the latest airport passenger terminal news and views
   Sort by: relevance most recent



NEWS >>

Australia to run security checks on all departing passengers

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has put in place measures to run automated checks on all passengers departing the country.

The Outward Advance Passenger Processing (APP) program will be supported by SITA’s iBorders system, which provides real-time integration between airline systems and DIBP’s border management systems.

Outward APP, which provides interactive advanced passenger information, was put in place following legislation enacted by the Australian government to help improve Australia’s border integrity and national security.

As part of these measures, airlines are required to provide data for all travelers departing Australia in advance of their flight. The airline transmits each passenger’s data to DIBP during check-in, receiving in response a ‘board’/‘no board’ message in real time. A total of 47 airlines are now fully certified and are running around two million transactions a month through the Outward APP program.

John Gibbon, assistant secretary Traveller Branch at DIBP, said, “Outward APP delivers a faster and more seamless experience for travelers, while meeting our business needs to manage threats and ensure the integrity of Australia’s border.”

Ilya Gutlin, SITA President, Asia Pacific, said, “Australia has long been recognized as a leader and innovator in the area of border management. This sophisticated Outward APP program builds on the existing solutions that SITA has been providing to DIBP since 2000, when the country geared up for the influx of arrivals for the Olympic Games. Working in sync with the airlines, Australia now runs advanced, automatic checks on every passenger arriving or departing the country, making the journey smoother for authorized travelers while addressing issues with persons of interest.”

April 7, 2016





SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT

Click here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the passenger terminal industry. Want to see your company included? Email Damien de Roche.

View all suppliers >>

Passenger Terminal World >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION:
Passenger Terminal World June 2017 is now online.

Read now.


More Information>>

Railway Terminal World >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION: From the publishers of Passenger Terminal World, the only magazine dedicated to railway terminal and station design and technologies.


Read the free digital edition >>


TV >>

OTG opens shared-use restaurants at Newark Airport

Restaurateur OTG and design partner Rockwell Group have completed the installation of three shared-use food and beverage (F&B) outlets in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

Watch Now >>

Annual Showcase 2017 >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION:

Passenger Terminal World Showcase 2017 is now online.

Read now.


More Information >>