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Sharjah Airport Promotes Smart Gates

In order to inform passengers of the value in registering to use Sharjah International Airport’s 16 Smart Gates, Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has launched a month-long awareness campaign to introduce the facilities in July.


The efficient and accurate system scans passport information and captures biometric data which it then compared with information already saved to enable travellers to pass through passport control in 20 seconds.

Since the implementation of the gates in October 2016, some 850,000 travellers have already used the service.


H.E Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman, SAA, commented, “The Smart Gates have proven to reduce the passenger rush during peak hours, ensuring a smooth travel experience [...].”