Eight in ten air travellers want to store their passport on their phone

Passengers want technology to give them more control over their travel experience — IATA — “82% of travelers would like to be able to use a digital passport on their smartphones for as many travel activities as possible, from booking flights to passing through the airport. Biometric identification systems were the technology of choice with 64% favoring biometric identifiers as their preferred travel token.”

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  1. The US cannot do this unilaterally. Immigration in all nations would have to agree. At one point, it looked as though a frequent travelers GOES card and fingerprints would be work for entry to the US. However, the current implementation scans the Passport Rather than the GOES card.

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