Biometrics are the future, say aviation security experts

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 5:08 PM EST

Biometric identification methods such as fingerprints and digital photographs are tomorrow's technology to ensure security of civil aviation, participants of a conference said.

"If there is a conclusion of this conference, it is that biometrics are the future," Alexandros Papanikolaou, Athens airport security chief, told reporters on the sidelines of Avsec World 2003, one of the biggest international conferences on civil aviation security.

The brainstorming event, finishing Thursday, is jointly organised by the Air Transport Association and the Airports Council International in cooperation with the International Civil Aviation Organisation.

This year's event was held in the Greek capital ahead of the August 2004 Athens Olympics Games.

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