Aer Lingus to trial facial recognition for its US flights

Aer Lingus passengers travelling to the United States will no longer be asked to present their boarding passes on certain flights after the airline rolled out a new biometric boarding process.

The Irish carrier has launched a facial technology trial on some of its North American routes in conjunction with the US Customs and Border Protection.

The technology has been installed on one boarding gate at Dublin Airport and is used on a ...