Passengers At Dubai Airport Urged To Register For Smart Gate To Avoid Airport Delays

by Ishita Agarwal
Passengers At Dubai Airport Urged To Register For Smart Gate To Avoid Airport Delays

Nearly six million travellers have used Dubai International Airport’s smart gates this year. Administrators are urging more people to sign up for the service to prevent delays during the summer rush. More visitors are choosing to pass through the gates rather than waiting in line for a physical stamp at immigration, which has relieved the strain on passport control staff thanks to the cutting-edge biometric sensors placed at the gates. 

Smart Gates Providing Ease Of The Travel 

Since the beginning of the year, 122 smart gates spread across the airport have seen usage from an average of nearly one million passengers per month. Passengers no longer need to provide identity papers at various touch points across the airport, according to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai which claims that they take just a few seconds to complete.

At all 122 smart gates, GDRFA introduced the fast-track biometric passenger trip last year. Using face and iris recognition technology allows travellers to complete passport control processes in as little as five seconds.

Additionally, travellers may speed past the gates by using their passports in as little as eight seconds. Before the Covid-19 epidemic, the agency unveiled the “Smart Tunnel,” which enables travellers to pass through passport control quickly. 



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Dubai International Airport Seems To Be The Busiest Airport This Season

19.7 million people have passed through Dubai International Airport, comprising 9.8 million at entrance points and 9.9 million at departure points. Close to 1.6 million travellers utilised the smart gates and tunnel during arrivals and over 4 million during departures. 

To assist shorten travellers’ time through the airport, the agency advised them to register with the smart gates system. Travellers may sign up for the programme at the passport check counter on arrival or departure. By the leadership’s orders to incorporate cutting-edge technology into all government services to improve the quality of life. Therefore, created smart systems at Dubai Airports are a part of GDRFA-efforts Dubai to build novel smart services.

The GDRFA-Dubai said that cooperation and coordination helped maintain seamless transit through Dubai Airports, with continuing to hold the title of the busiest airport in the world.

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