The Mumbai airport has introduced a new technology called Digi-Yatra that eliminates 'boarding pass stamping' for all domestic airlines operating out of Terminal 2, an official said on Monday. This makes the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport the first airport in the country to introduce this latest technology.
Passengers travelling within the country from T2 can now authenticate their boarding pass at pre-embarkation security check point by scanning the boarding pass barcode or QR code on their mobile phones at the E-gate Reader, using the Live Passenger Dataset. This process will eliminate the need of CISF personnel to stamp the boarding pass, therefore saving their time and improving the overall throughput of security check procedure.
This initiative by CSMIA is a step towards adopting new technology and digitizing the travel experience of passengers, making it hassle-free. The pilot feature introduced by CSMIA at reducing time involved in completing the many pre-flight boarding checks, a forward-looking technology-driven service offering seamless digital experience to passengers.
The GVK Mumbai Airport also has equipped Terminals with various self-service check-in facilities and pioneered facilities like check-in kiosks, generating boarding pass and baggage tags through CUSS, and use of self-baggage drop facility for a faster check-in experience.
(With IANS and PTI inputs)