BiometricAlaska Airlines Board Room members can now scan their fingerprints instead of showing identification to enter the company’s member-only lounge at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The airline says it is hoping to assess how customers feel about using a biometric system, with hopes that it could eventually be expanded to other areas of the airport. First rolled out in Seattle in August, the program now exists in all Alaska Airlines Board Rooms, company spokesperson Bobbie Egan said. The biometric system came to Anchorage on Sept. 15. “Our point in the pilot (program) was to gauge customer interest … and willingness to sign up,” Egan said. More