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JetBlue Unveils Biometric Self-Boarding Gate at JFK

JetBlue has unveiled their first biometric self-boarding gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

The gate is located in Terminal 5 for passengers flying to select international destinations.

“The success of JetBlue’s biometric boarding program is a testament to the airline’s ongoing work to create a personal, helpful and simple experience,” said Ian Deason, senior vice president of customer experience, JetBlue. “The boarding touchpoint is an area that needs innovation and we feel biometrics will change the future of air travel as we look to create a more seamless journey throughout the airport.”

The airline has held trials at other airports including Boston Logan, Fort Lauderdale, and Regan National in DC.  

by Elizabeth Atkinson