In a first, SpiceJet launches smart mobile check-in at Hyderabad airport  

Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju  at RGI Airport  - Sakshi Post

The budget carrier became India’s first airline to launch this facility under which passengers do not require to carry the itinerary printouts nor have to key-in the PNR number to initiate check in.

Hyderabad: SpiceJet on Friday launched
smart mobile check-in facility at the Hyderabad airport.

The budget carrier became India’s
first airline to launch this facility under which passengers do not require to
carry the itinerary printouts nor have to key-in the PNR number to initiate
check in.

Customers who have booked their tickets using the mobile app will have to simply open the app and touch the mobile device on the NFC Check-in poster available at the airport to retrieve their mobile boarding pass on their smartphones.

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok
Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the smart mobile check-in which uses BLE (Bluetooth
Low Energy) and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies. Near Field
Communication enables passengers to receive their boarding pass on their
smartphone when they check-in through NFC-enabled smartphones with SpiceJet’s
mobile app.

The service has been initially introduced at Hyderabad airport in coordination with GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) and will soon be available in all airports supporting e-boarding facility

Customers who have booked their
tickets using the mobile app will have to simply open the app and touch the
mobile device on the NFC Check-in poster available at the airport to retrieve
their mobile boarding pass on their smartphones. They can also avail a touch-less beacon based check-in to receive their boarding pass on the
smartphone.

The service has been initially introduced at Hyderabad airport in coordination with GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) and will soon be available in all airports supporting e-boarding facility

“This is set to relieve customers
from standing in long queues, thus further enhancing their travel experience
and offering a seamless journey,” the airline said.

The service has been initially
introduced at Hyderabad airport in coordination with GMR Hyderabad
International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) and will soon be available in all airports
supporting e-boarding facility.

“Indian market being fixated on
price and schedule, the mobile first approach, with more service centric
features has revolutionised the customer experience on ground and SpiceJet is
committed to avail the latest the industry has to offer, nurturing the travel
experience of our end customers,” said SpiceJet Ltd CMD Ajay Singh.



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