Travel industry group IATA unveils Airport Checkpoint of the Future
The International Air Transport Association recently debuted their concept for a security checkpoint of the future, which will screen passengers based on the assumed risk they present for airline travel. The main goal for this enhanced security design is to reduce waiting times and the hassles of traveling through airports. In other words, no more removing your shoes, jackets, sweaters, jewelry, belts, suspenders, laptops and so on.
Nor would you have to unpack your bags for any reason.At the moment, 19 governments including the United States are working with IATA and the International Civil Aviation Organization to refine the definitions for the Checkpoint of the Future. Whether you’re a vacationer taking a flight Hawaii, or a business professional on a regular trip to New York, the checkpoint of the future will ease the security screening process by segmenting travelers into three categories: