BOARDING PASS

  • Jet Airways to test the use of mobile boarding passes February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways said it has partnered with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Bangalore airport for a pilot project to test the use of mobile boarding passes on its flights. During this trial phase, passengers can use barcoded boarding passes on their mobile phones to enter Bengaluru's...
  • Jet Airways starts testing mobile boarding passes from Bengaluru February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways has started testing mobile boarding passes on select flights from the Bengaluru airport, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. The airline said the pilot project has been kicked off on select flights from Bengaluru to Mumbai and New Delhi from February 12. To...
  • Security tightened at Mumbai airport, ADG level official to conduct checkings January 22, 2015

    Mumbai: After a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) drill exposed security lapses at the Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, a senior ADG level official is now conducting checks at the Mumbai airport. The development came after the serious security lapses were detected at Mumbai airport ahead of...
  • Unstamped handbags? No need to go back to security check points, board aircraft after manual checks now August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for passengers at the airports, a proposal by the Civil Aviation Ministry states that in case a handbag does not have a security stamp, security officials can manually check bags at the boarding gates and allow the passengers to board the flights. The move aims at...
  • Dubai: Couple forgets son sleeping in cab in a hurry to catch flight October 10, 2013

    Dubai: A couple, in their rush to catch a flight, forgot their fiveyearold sleeping son in a taxi at the Dubai airport. The boy was reunited with his family last week after two tense hours, following coordination between the Dubai Police and the taxi driver. The family reached the Terminal 2...
  • In Qatar, get your flight boarding pass on phone November 30, 2011

    Doha: Air passengers flying out of Qatar can now have a "paperless" travel experience as the Emirates airline is now offering them the option of receiving their boarding passes on internetenabled mobile phones. The mobile boarding pass can be scanned and read directly at all checkin counters, airport security check points...
  • Man boards plane with old boarding pass at IGI March 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines allowed a passenger to board with one month old boarding pass in Delhi. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) also failed to see that the pass was dated January 10 and let him fly on February 10. On February 10 at 5.55 am, 29yearold Ankush Wadhera...
  • Now get your boarding pass via SMS July 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Here is some good news for frequent flyers. Thanks to technology, your cell phone could perhaps replace your boarding pass when travelling by air. The Government plans on bringing in a new system of boarding passes to help make air travel more convenient. Long winding queues at airport...