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      Apt 13 • 8401-901 • Lagoa     New equipment aims to speed up arrivals at Lisbon
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      Rua Município de S. Domingo   airport with plans to roll this out to Faro, Madeira and
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      PRINT & DISTRIBUTION                 ccording to SEF, in this new space  system, but there is no date yet for this.
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      Print-run:                           seven passenger control positions  around €5 million of public investment in 49
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      Distributors:                VASP  Awere placed, two with ‘e-gates’ for  new electronic control positions”, the
                                                                           Minister of Internal Administration told
                                    automated border control, which aim to
      Member of  apct               reduce queues and ensure the “faster   reporters, adding that the largest
      audited circulation           control” of passengers at arrivals.    placement of these structures will take
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      PRODUCTION                    SEF chose a flight from the United Kingdom  place at Porto airport, in a total of 16 new
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      publisher@theportugalnews.com  to mark the entry into operation of this  units due to their growth.        new arrivals control area at Lisbon Humberto Delgad
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                                                                                                                 new arrivals control area at Lisbon Humberto Delgad
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      Photos:                       electronic equipment, in a ceremony    Eduardo Cabrita explained that this new
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                                                                           equipment is part of the “improvement of
                                    attended by the Minister of Internal Affairs,
      GENERAL MANAGER               Eduardo Cabrita, the Assistant Secretary of  conditions at Lisbon airport”, stressing that
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      Daisy Sampson                                                                                               queues at the entrance to Lisbon airport in
      Daisy@theportugalnews.com     State and Communications, Alberto Souto  two years ago he developed an action plan  the border control area”.
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      SALES MANAGER                 de Miranda, the president the board of  that was presented to ANA and that    Emphasising that the issue of queues at
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      Sónia Seixas                  directors of ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal,  determined “a set of changes that were  border control is the responsibility of SEF
      sales@theportugalsnews.com    José Luís Arnault, and the director of SEF,  necessary in Portuguese airports to  and not ANA, José Luís Arnault
                                    Cristina Gatões.                       improve reception conditions for       acknowledged that this situation “is in fact a
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      Gaby Rodrigues                The SEF director explained to journalists  passengers from non-Schengen areas”.  problem” that has been improved.
      accounts@theportugalnews.com  that the new area will allow the processing  The minister pointed out that one of these  However, he stated that this situation
      While The Portugal News has done  of 700 passengers per hour and about 30  responses has also been the recruitment of  persists and, as an example, he referred
      its utmost to ensure all advertiser  flights per day.                inspectors for SEF, considering that it was  that, in January, there was “an average of
      information is correct, the paper is  These seven electronic devices are part of  “the biggest since 2005”.  one hour and seven minutes of waiting
      unable to verify the content and/  the 49 new generation ‘e-gates’ that SEF  Eduardo Cabrita also praised the  during peak hours”.
      or claims of adverts provided.
                                    acquired and which will start operating in  “responsiveness” that SEF inspectors have  “We are confident that with these
      Publicação registada na Entidade  the coming weeks at the airports of Faro  given to the growth in the number of  improvements and new technologies and
      Reguladora para a Comunicação  and Madeira and which allows processing  passengers.                         with these investments we can contribute to
      Social com o número 127217    “passports with biometric data more    In turn, the chairman of ANA’s board of
      Estatuto Editorial:                                                                                         reducing the situation, which is one that
      www.theportugalnews.com/      quickly”.                              directors told reporters that this new area  does not make anyone happy,” he
      editorialguidelines           Porto is also expected to start operating this  “will surely help to improve the problem of  concluded.
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