Dubai Airport: Passengers To Travel Without Passport Or Boarding Pass Soon

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A new biometric system which will be launched at Dubai International Airport after which passengers will no longer need a passport or boarding pass to travel from Dubai.

According to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA)-Dubai, the “Biometric Passenger Journey” will ease the travel through Dubai airports in cooperation with Emirates Airline.

The passenger will not have to show a passport or boarding pass from the check-in counter to the aircraft.

According to the GDRFA, a pilot phase of the latest biometric technology which uses a mix of facial and iris recognition will be launched in a few months.

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Test runs allowed passengers to check-in for their flight, complete immigration formalities, enter Emirates lounge and board flights, simply by strolling through the airport.

All biometric information will be stored on the GDRFA system for future travels.

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