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Face scans, robots: Planning the next generation of airports

China Daily | Updated: 2017-08-28 08:39

SINGAPORE - Passengers' baggage is collected by robots, they relax in a luxurious waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan and swiftly passing through security and immigration - this could be the airport of the future.

It's a vision that planners hope will become reality as new technology is rolled out, transforming the exhausting experience of getting stuck in lengthy queues in aging, overcrowded terminals into something far more pleasant.

The Asia-Pacific region has been leading the way but faces fierce competition from the Middle East as major hubs compete to attract the growing number of long-haul travelers who can choose how to route their journey.

Face scans, robots: Planning the next generation of airports

Face scans, robots: Planning the next generation of airports

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