Miami Airport Now Using Facial Recognition Tech to Scan International Passengers

March 2, 2018 11:42 pm

A US airport has begun scanning the facial patterns of passengers arriving on international flights. On Tuesday, Miami International Airport (MIA) began screening people’s faces in order to match them to their passports, according to the Miami Herald. MIA “has the first facility fully dedicated to biometric entry screening for international arrivals” in the United States, the...

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Qantas 787 Dreamliner takes off fuelled by mustard seed biofuel on Los Angeles-Melbourne flight

January 29, 2018 5:34 am

The world’s first US-Australia biofuel flight takes off on Monday, with a Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner filled with 24,000 kilograms of mustard seed-based, blended fuel. The historic Qantas flight, QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne, is using biofuel extracted from a mustard seed Brassica carinata. The process has been developed by Canadian...

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