JetBlue to use facial recognition check-in next month

(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

(WTNH) — The airline boarding pass could become a thing of the past.

JetBlue will start testing a facial recognition check-in program next month.

Passengers will step up to a camera where a kiosk will compare that facial scan to the person’s passport photo.

If a match is made, the passenger will be allowed to board the plane.

The facial recognition check-in program will be tested on flights from Boston to Aruba.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s