Jakarta International Airport debuts new terminal with biometric border control
The Vision-Box state-of-the-art biometric border control solution consists of 32 vb i-match Automated Border Control eGates for eligible Indonesian nationals self-service border clearance and 10 vb e-pass portable biometric suitcases for enhanced mobility in passenger clearance. Additionally, it includes 32 individual fingerprint and passport scanners to expedite the processing of foreign travelers at manual counters. The integrated Automated Border Control solution provides higher accuracy in passenger identity verification at the border, while increasing airport security and passenger processing capacity.
The ABC solution is considered a centerpiece of the Indonesian government’s plan to develop new economic opportunities. It is designed to ease the strain on the country’s transportation, tourism, and aviation industries, while increasing its commercial appeal.
Completion of the 3rd terminal, as well as renovations to Terminals 1 and 2, allows CGK to increase its passenger traffic significantly. By the end of 2017, the airport is slated to reach a targeted 61 million annual passengers.
This is a remarkable 84% increase from its current 33 million annual passenger capacity. Already serving passengers since August 2016, Terminal 3 will reach its full capacity of 25 million yearly passengers once completed in 2017.
Source : traveldailynews.asia