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Border Force broadens e-gate access

08 November 2018

Border Force director general Paul Lincoln. (Phil Goodson/Simply Photography)Border Force director general Paul Lincoln. (Phil Goodson/Simply Photography)

The UK’s Border Force has announced that non-EU passengers will be allowed to use e-gates at UK airports from mid-2019. Eligible travellers from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the United States will have access to the automated self-service gates as a means of reducing congestion at Heathrow and other UK international airports.

“We want a far more joined-up border – a continuum providing a universal permission to travel,” said Border Force director general Paul Lincoln. He added that this increased use of automation for passenger processing provides a “real platform for change from next summer”.

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