;

Muscat Int'l Airport Launches New E-Gates with Facial Recognition

  • Publish date: Thursday، 23 November 2023 Last update: Saturday، 25 November 2023
Muscat Int'l Airport Launches New E-Gates with Facial Recognition

Muscat International Airport gears up for a tech-forward leap with the installation of new E-Gates set to go operational this week. These gates, equipped with facial recognition technology, mark a significant step in airport innovation, as confirmed by Sheikh Aimen al Hosni, CEO of Oman Airports.

Advanced Features and Conference Insights

Muscat Int'l Airport Launches New E-Gates with Facial Recognition

Citizens and residents can use these new E-Gates without displaying their passports, streamlining the departure and arrival process. Meanwhile, visitors to the Sultanate will continue through the regular immigration procedure. Al Hosni shared these updates at the Airport Innovate conference, a two-day event discussing cutting-edge trends and technological advancements in the airport sector.

Tech-Driven Solutions and Global Collaboration

The conference brings together over 45 CEOs from global airport leaders to explore innovations enhancing travel experiences and operational efficiency. With discussions focused on artificial intelligence, technological readiness, and enhancing passenger movement, this event showcases 14 global institutions displaying state-of-the-art airport products.

Engineer Hamoud bin Said Al-Maawali, Minister of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology, emphasized the aviation sector's mission for tech solutions in the face of progress and artificial intelligence, ensuring seamless passenger movement.