AirAsia to implement face recognition for flight boarding soon

SEPANG: Low-cost carrier AirAsia will be rolling out a face recognition system for flight boarding at selected airports across the country this year.

Deputy group CEO Aireen Omar said the face recognition’s pilot project is currently being tested out at Johor’s Senai airport.

“Since the pilot test began, we have firmed up and improved the whole technology,” she told reporters today.

Aireen said various airports will be selected nationwide for the next phase of this project this year.