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This Month in Travel News – April 2018

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Delta Sky Clubs Launch a Biometric Check-in Option

All 50 U.S. Delta Sky Club locations have launched a secure biometric check-in option. This makes Delta the only U.S.-based global airline to offer customers this option at a single touchpoint across its domestic network. This is free check-in option to Delta Sky Club members who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Delta Sky Club Members with CLEAR can use their fingerprints to enter. It’s all made possible by Delta’s new biometrics program – Delta Biometrics Powered by CLEAR. Eligible customers can simply place two fingers on a fingerprint reader without using a boarding pass or membership card to access Delta Sky Clubs. This device features ergonomic finger supports to promote successful scans, sound and lighting to signal check-in response, and a sleek look.

If you have CLEAR and you’re a Delta Sky Club member, you can utilize this option immediately. If you do not have CLEAR you have the choice to enroll in Delta Biometrics by visiting a kiosk in a Delta Sky Club location.

This advancement has the potential of streamlining check-in for millions of Club visits each year. With biometrics becoming increasingly used as a form of identity verification, it’s quickly becoming an expectation of travelers as a secure, innovative solution to improve the frictionless traveler experience.

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