Category Archives: Airport kiosk

Airport Kiosk

Airport kiosks are self-service machines that allow travelers to perform various tasks such as check-in, print boarding passes, check bags, and request seating changes. They are designed to automate many common air travel-related tasks while providing convenience to the user and ultimately putting less strain on airport staff 1.

In addition to these specific functions, airport kiosks can also provide the same benefits as traditional kiosks, including increased brand visibility, wayfinding functionality, news headlines, and public health messaging 1.

Here are some of the main benefits of airport kiosks:

Airport Digital Signage – How To Maximize

Digital Signage Benefits for Airport Nice article by AcquireDigital In today’s modern airports, digital signage plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall passenger experience and maximizing the benefits for both travelers and airport operators. In today’s modern airports, digital signage plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall passenger experience and maximizing the benefits for both travelers… Read More »

Airport Kiosks – Do ADA (Only) Kiosks Discriminate against Tall People?

Standing Tall – Does ADA Discriminate? Editors Note: Being able to think critically about ADA is good practice.  There are many forms of accessibility and many of those are ignored in favor of the more popular. The writer is expressing their own opinion and not Kiosk Industry Group/Self Service Kiosk Machine.  Discussion was stimulated (see comments below) and… Read More »

Airline Kiosks – Alaska Air Experiments with no check-in and only baggage kiosks

Airline Kiosk Check-In News Multiple articles on the new Alaska Air announced policy of removing check-in kiosks and forcing mobile only.  We don’t fly very often and are in the TSA program. Still, we tend to print boarding pass to have as safety valve in case we forgot to charge the mobile.  Thanks to Hilton Schwartz of Canada… Read More »

SITA robotic check-in kiosks that can move

The latest airport and airline news. In this section General News, everything about B2B aviation news

Source: www.airport-world.com

On the eve of its annual Air Transport IT Summit in Brussels, SITA has unveiled KATE, an intelligent, robotic check-in kiosk that it believes will help reduce queues at airports.

 

Developed by SITA Lab, which explores the future of technology in air travel, it notes that KATE will autonomously move to busy or congested areas in the airport as needed, promising to relegate check-in queues to the past.

Hawaiian Airports Launch New Check-In Kiosks with Self-Adhesive Bagtag Printers

Self-Adhesive Bagtag Printers For Airline Check-In Kiosks Read full article at Airport Improvement website Apr2020 — To accommodate the tags’ unique adhesive, Embross partnered with printer manufacturer Custom to add special rollers to its VelocityOne kiosks. Author: Mindy Hamlin Published in:  March 2020 The ticketing lobby at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) on the island of Honolulu… Read More »

U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Airport Terminals

U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Airport Terminals (June 7) For Airport Kiosk Accessibility Regulations, the next webinar in the U.S. Access Board’s free monthly series will take place June 7 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and review accessibility requirements for airports under the ADA and other laws. The session will focus on areas of special concern, including passenger loading zones, self-service ticketing kiosks, security checkpoints, boarding… Read More »

Airport Kiosks – BWI To Enable Some To Bypass Security

Airport Kiosk News Imagine a faster way to zip through airport security lines. One company has a new piece of technology that allows passengers to bypass security gates altogether. Source: baltimore.cbslocal.com More Information Airport Kiosk – FTE Trade Show In Vegas Storm Interface & Future Travel Experience (FTE) By Craig Keefner — See Storm’s entire range of Assistive… Read More »

Airport Kiosks – YVR’s & Glidepath deliver self-service bag drop system

YVR’s Innovative Travel Solutions and Glidepath deliver world’s most efficient self-service bag drop system CHECKITXPRESS system will improve the speed and ease of passenger and bag movement Richmond, B.C., May 18, 2018: Today, Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) and Glidepath, one of the world’s leaders in airport baggage handling, celebrated the installation of the first CHECKITXPRESS self-bag drop unit at YVR.  CHECKITXPRESS… Read More »

Airport Bag Drop Kiosks – Self Check Bag Drop at Orlando

Materna IPS at Orlando International Airport with Spirit Airlines Nice video by Materna on Orlando Airport Bag Drop kiosks.  Materna provides check-in solutions for airports and airlines. They provide kiosk check-in solutions, mobile and web check-in as well as counter solutions based on CUPPS and CUTE. Materna IPS check-in solutions allow passengers to check in at a kiosk… Read More »

CLEAR Airport Kiosk – Update on TSA and Idemia

CLEAR Airport Kiosk News We recently did a writeup on some news from Biometric Update: The battle for TSA and airports seems to have taken a new turn.  Just when we were settling into fast and speedy airline check-in thanks to IRIS biometrics, one of the players is “complicating” the situation. A recent post on Biometric Update (thanks Michael!) came up… Read More »

YVR’s Border Control kiosks for Entry and Exit

YVR’s Innovative Travel Solutions becomes first in Europe to provide permanent border control kiosks for Entry and Exit border control Cyprus airports install 74 BORDERXPRESS kiosks to enhance security, speed of service and improve experience for passengers Big news today for the airport industry with the installation of 74 BorderXpress kiosks at Pafos International Airport and Larnaka International Airport in Cyprus.… Read More »

Airline Kiosks – Lufthansa Adds Shipping & Receiving Kiosks

Airline Kiosks Employees From Imageholders – for more information email [email protected] The Client Lufthansa Cargo puts in place ImageHOLDERS Integration Kiosk (K Series) To Optimise Cargo Driver Check-In Lufthansa Cargo is one of the world’s leading companies in the transport of airfreight, covering 300 destinations in over 100 countries, and employs approximately 4200 people worldwide. Lufthansa Cargo is… Read More »

Chris Gilliland YVR on Passport Kiosks

Passport kiosks APC and more Self-service Industry Group (Selfservice.io) was fortunate to get some time with Christopher Gilliland who is the manager of Innovative Travel Solutions at Vancouver Airport Authority. Airlines terminals and ATMs and Photo Kiosks (Kodak) were the Big Three to kick off Self-Service and the american consumer.YVR has been the leading automated passport kiosk deployer for… Read More »

Facial Recognition Kiosks Come To Vancouver International Airport CBP

Vancouver International Airport will be first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition kiosk technology. Innovative Travel Solutions announced today that their biometric kiosks have been configured to meet the requirements of the NEXUS program, a joint Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP) operated Trusted Travellers program. BorderXpress NEXUS features ‘tap-and-go’… Read More »

Automated Passport Kiosk Control: A Smarter Way to Travel Internationally

Automated Passport Kiosks Automated passport control is just one of the technologies airports are implementing to make international travel easier for passengers. Source: www.burnsmcdblog.com Recent News The New York Times  Your Face Is, or Will Be, Your Boarding Pass  Returning from Iceland to Chicago O’Hare International Airport in October, I approached the airport kiosk that normally scans your passport Yahoo… Read More »

Kiosk Engineering Examples – Real Life – Video

Airport Kiosks Engineering Example – CLEAR Kiosks It’s good to see videos on LinkedIn by companies showing “what’s behind the curtain” so to speak. Most times people see the kiosk and discount the internal engineering and design that takes place. Serviceability, training and maintenance are huge factors in a long term self-service deployment. Part of the evolutionary process… Read More »

Materna Self Bag Drop with brand new Kiosk Payment

Gatwick Airport is the first airport worldwide to introduce kiosk payment for self bag drop systems so as to simplify baggage check-in for its customers. Materna recently has been awarded the contract for this and will install 50 systems at Gatwick Airport starting in April 2015. Materna’s self bag drop system comes with an intuitive graphical user interface… Read More »

Vancouver Airport installs BorderXpress Kiosks at Oakland

The passport control technology has been developed by Innovative Travel Solutions and is available at 24 international airports including, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The technology also provides service in 26 different languages.Vancouver International Airport has introduced its BorderXpress automated passport kiosk solution at Oakland International Airport.

Source: www.internationalairportreview.com

Really like their designs. Vancouver has done a great job. The passport control technology has been developed by Innovative Travel Solutions and is available at 24 international airports including, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The technology also provides service in 26 different languages.

New self-service border kiosks launching at Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 17, 2017) – Canada Border Services Agency Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Mark Laroche, Ottawa International Airport Authority President and CEO, announced that Primary Inspection Kiosks will be operating at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport starting Monday, March 20, 2017. Minister Goodale also announced that… Read More »

Airport Kiosks – NCR Chosen for Dubai Airport

GlobalAtlanta is Atlanta’s International Business News Source.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: The 50 42-inch touchscreens installed in the Dubai airport also allow travelers to check the weather at their destinations or find information about local hotels or attractions. See on www.globalatlanta.com Post Views: 1,098

Biometric Kiosk News — Security Screening Kiosks by CLEAR

Biometric Kiosk News From St. Louis Dispatch Feb 2020 — ST. LOUIS COUNTY — St. Louis Lambert International Airport on Monday launched its new biometric security screening alternative in Terminal 2 — the one housing Southwest Airlines’ operations. The new CLEAR biometric system, which identifies people via fingerprints and the iris of their eyes, is available to passengers who… Read More »

Airport Kiosk – FTE Trade Show In Vegas

Storm Interface & Future Travel Experience (FTE) By Craig Keefner — See Storm’s entire range of Assistive Technology Products (ATP) and find out more about exciting new product launches scheduled for later this year. These ATP devices are ADA compliant and RNIB Accredited, designed to offer menu navigation by means of audible content description. They allow users with… Read More »

APC Kiosks expand in North America and the Caribbean

In the past week, Denver International Airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport in The Bahamas, and Queen Beatrix International Airport in Aruba have all announced they will join the ranks of the 25 North American airports currently offering expedited border control processing to international travelers via Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks. According to Acuity’s latest count, there are 737… Read More »