Envoy Embraer E140s operating for American Airlines at LaGuardia. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

American Airlines Testing Touchless Check-In

American Airlines has revealed a new touchless check-in process at its base at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport, World Airline News reports. The process is being used on select international flights and relies on biometrics – namely a face scanner – to verify the passenger’s identity with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. “While fewer customers have traveled over the last year, our team used their time to go into overdrive developing, testing and implementing new ways to give customers more confidence…

Three U.S. Airports Receive Airport Improvement Grants

The United States Department of Transportation has announced three U.S. airports are the recipients of the first Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement grants of 2021. $76 million will be divided among Chicago O’Hare International, Dallas-Fort Worth International, and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International. The $76 million is the first batch of about…