Boarding Pass

  • Unstamped handbags? No need to go back to security check points, board aircraft after manual checks now 1 week ago

    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 five-year-old 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 internet-enabled mobile phones. The mobile boarding pass can be scanned and read directly at all check-in counters, airport security check points...
  • Man boards plane with old boarding pass at IGI March 2, 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, 29-year-old 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...