Fingerprint to Fly?
- Rachel Spacek and David Pierson for Post Bulletin August 5th, 2017
- Source: http://www.postbulletin.com/life/travel/fingerprint-to-fly/article_2fd4a851-3533-5846-8d14-138fe7a61cea.html
Where's your boarding pass? Forget it. Delta Air Lines is letting some passengers board planes with just their fingerprints.
Delta announced recently that travelers who are members of its SkyMiles loyalty program and enrolled in Clear, a third-party biometric screening program, can choose to use their fingerprints as proof of identity at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
... "With a password, you can just change it and move on with your life. You can't do that with fingerprints," said Nasir Memon, a professor of computer science at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering.