Australia may be considering its own domestic registered traveler program, according to AAP. Recently there was a security breach at the Brisbane airport when nine people inadvertently bypassed x-ray checks and caused evacuation and flight delays in the Quantas terminal.
Andrew Barkla, the Australian general manager of Unisys, told AAP that registered traveler cards, such as those used in the U.S., could speed up security checks and provide better safety. The U.S. programs use smart cards along with iris and fingerprint biometrics.
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