Facial-recognition Now Being Used at DFW Airport to Board American Airlines International Flights

American Airlines is now using facial recognition to board passengers on international flights out of DFW International Airport.The technology matches a scan of the passenger's face taken at the gate and with an existing passport photo already on file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.American tested the program last year on select flights, but now is rolling out the facial-recognition in full, American said Tuesday.Facial scans will replace the use of boarding passes to get on the plane at the gate, although American customers will still need some kind of physical or digital boarding pass to get through TSA security lines. They will also need their passport to clear security.  Continue reading...

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