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No boarding pass stamping at GVK Mumbai Airport

No boarding pass stamping at GVK Mumbai Airport
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GVK Mumbai International Airport Ltd MIAL on Monday said it has introduced DigiYatra, a technologydriven initiative at theChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj...

Hyderabad: GVK Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) on Monday said it has introduced Digi-Yatra, a technology-driven initiative at theChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA). With this,the airport is equipped with the latest technology to eliminate the physical stamping of boarding passes, for domestic airlines operating out of terminal 2.

GVK MIAL in a statement said, the live passenger dataset enables passengers to authenticate their boarding pass at pre-embarked security point, which eliminatesthe role of a physical checking personnel to stamp the boarding pass. This makes CSMIA as the first airport in India to introduce Digi Yatra,s proposed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, it added.

“With the Government’s plan of Digital India, this initiative by CSMIA is a step towards adopting new technology and digitising the travel experience of passengers, making it hassle-free,” a GVK spokesperson said.

Adding further the official said the scanning of boarding pass barcode or QR code at the E-gates Reader, will reduce the time involved in completing pre-flight boarding checks. “This pilot feature introduced by CSMIA is a forward-looking service, that is technology-driven and offers seamless digital experience to passengers,” the official added.

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