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Dubai Airports is currently testing the Smart Tunnels which will allow passengers to get through Passport Control in just 15 seconds.
What Is It?
Airports can get stressful a lot of times with long queues at the check-in and immigration. Dubai airports are aiming to be one of the most convenient and fastest airports in the world. Being the busiest airport in the world with an operating time of 24 hours round the clock, it surely gets tiring to get through. To enhance customer experience, Dubai International Airport has introduced Smart Tunnel which will speed up and reduce the time of passport control to just 15 seconds.
"Smart Tunnel" at Terminal 3 of #Dubai International Airport enables passengers to go through passport control in few seconds. pic.twitter.com/fyrk3Da28R
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) October 10, 2018
What’s In It?
The new Smart Tunnel is introduced to reduce the time of traditional passport control to one of a kind home built technology. The smart tunnel uses biometric technology, instead of human checks, that allows completing passport control in just 15 seconds. The smart tunnel is currently under beta version and is being tested in Terminal 3 Departures.